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Technology is changing faster than you can say ‘network’. Insight and knowledge is power in this section.

January 20, 2017

9 Things Network Administrators Need to Know Before Companies Adopt the IoT

Brace yourselves ... the Internet of Things is NOT coming. It's here.

If you're a network administrator, your discussions of the IoT are probably held in future tense, but the reality is that many networks are already experiencing the stresses induced by these everything-connected devices, and the situation is only going to escalate over the coming years.

January 13, 2017

How Do Software-Defined Networking & Software-Defined Storage Work Together?

When you get to the heart of software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined storage (SDS), it really just comes down to adding new layers of software to automate most of the things that it has traditionally taken network administrators and systems administrators a lot of manual labor to accomplish. These innovations take over most of the routine, mundane, and tedious tasks that consume time and effort, freeing IT professionals for more productive (and more interesting) tasks.