OS Interoperability

Few enterprises have completely homogenous OS environments - a Linux server or Mac OS design workstation is bound to slip in there somewhere. The migration of networking to TCP/IP and the rise of virtualization have made interoperability much easier between various OSes, but IT must still be on the watch for incompatibilities between OSes, including various releases of the same platform - Windows XP and Windows Vista, for example - that may work their way onto the network due to hardware refresh.


Articles

AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance Expands

Linux Foundation open source Internet of Things collaboration effort now boasts 50 members. More >

SDN Isn't Growing Networking, It's Slowing It Down

Infonetics Research points to SDN hesitation as having a negative impact on the buying patterns in the service provider space. More >

Network Infrastructure Concerns for Big Data

Big Data initiatives require a rethinking of current data center network infrastructure. Is your network ready to enable business analytics on a large scale? More >

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Interviews

What CIOs Should Be Thinking About But Aren't

A candid discussion with 451 Research Vice President Michelle Bailey about what’s right and what’s wrong with many IT departments today.

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Preparing for Tomorrow’s Network Today

Brocade's Jason Notel explains ways to bolster network functionality now to future-proof systems in order to avoid major upgrades when forward-thinking technologies become commercial products.

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Traffic Management, Visibility Vital in the Cloud

With real-time ID, intelligent management and other tools, enterprise executives gain broad insight into how their networks are being used.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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