April 08, 2016
By default Windows 10 can download updates from or share updates with nearby peer PCs on the Internet. Is it right that Windows 10 Updates Internet PCs?
April 04, 2016
Brocade said it has struck an agreement to purchase Ruckus Wireless Inc. in a stock and cash deal valued at $1.2 billion. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will add Ruckus' line ...
March 02, 2016
Cumulative update KB 3140743 brings great reliability improvements to network discovery in Windows 10, along with numerous other OS features and functions.
December 11, 2015
Blending LAN and SAN networks cuts a lot of management headaches -- and miles of cable -- out of the data center.
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Thin provisioning is a commonly used feature to stretch storage resources, but it's also commonly abused. Continue Reading
You wouldn't be an engineer if you didn't love networking, but are you looking to make a career move? Find out how to become a network architect and whether it's right for you. Continue Reading
For the promise of a truly connected home to be realized, it is imperative the industry overcome interoperability challenges at three levels. Continue Reading
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Hyper-converged infrastructure and VDI are joined at the hip. VMware vExpert Alastair Cooke explains the link to help VDI shops determine whether HCI is a good fit for their company. Continue Reading
First developed by Xerox PARC in the 1970s, and ratified by IEEE as a standard in 1983, the evolution of Ethernet has taken this LAN technology through dozens of specifications. Continue Reading
Workers want to use their USB devices with virtual desktops, but to match the performance of a physical PC, IT has to provide a strong network connection and overcome the various hurdles of VDI software. Continue Reading
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Enterprise network testing provides network engineers with a deeper insight and understanding of a network's operations, enabling better service to users. Continue Reading
OpenStack Neutron and VMware NSX provide a pluggable architecture to allow for seamless integration in the VMware infrastructure as well as the software-defined data center. Continue Reading
Enterprise mobility management (EMM) alone does not make for a successful mobility strategy. Businesses need a plan to help workers get their jobs done on the go, through the use of apps and anywhere access to corporate data. EMM and its components -- device, application, content and identity management -- play an important role in enabling mobile users, but they're not the only factors IT decision makers need to consider.
Equally important to the success of a mobile initiative is IT administrators' ability to deliver the applications employees need to do their jobs -- on any form factor they may choose. Today's workers have many device options at their fingertips, and they often work on the move. Enabling their ability to work (securely) where and how they want is an important key to increasing productivity and keeping up with workplace trends.Continue Reading
Problem Solve LAN Issues
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The proliferation of mobile devices in the enterprise presents a number of challenges for desktop administrators. Legacy, PC-oriented approaches to device management are no longer adequate because they treat all devices the same.
There was a time when all the devices on a corporate network actually were the same -- the pre-smartphone days. Back then IT only needed the one method of managing and securing the corporate-owned devices. Today employees use smartphones, tablets, hybrid laptops and other devices for work; IT must now manage and secure multiple device types and operating systems, and they have to deploy applications too. But because devices are usually employee-owned these days, admins have to find ways to hook into endpoints without disrupting users' personal applications and data. How can they do it? With security and acceptable use policies, as well as mobile device management.Continue Reading
Our company has users who reside outside the local area network. What's the best way to grant those users access to Outlook Web App? Continue Reading
TCP port 445 -- a traditional Microsoft networking port -- is a common attack vector. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend against port 445 attacks. Continue Reading