Data Center

Tool Cool: Cisco’s “The SELL”

by Ashlee Dufek December 2, 2013 Business
Cisco

The SELL is an amazing online resource for Cisco partners to assist them in becoming more productive, knowledgeable, and competent in selling Cisco solutions.  The Sales Enablement Learning Lifecycle is divided into five key areas, making it super easy to navigate.

Am I ready for the Internet of Everything???

by Ashlee Dufek October 7, 2013 Cloud Computing
Cisco

Has anyone else seen Cisco’s “Here’s To Humanity” video about the Internet of Everything?  Like most Cisco videos, it seems to have the perfect combination of sound, sparkle, and light that draws my mind into a euphoric state where all seems right with the world.  But when I watched it a second time and read […]

What is the DDI Market and How does Infoblox Lead? Part 3: IPAM

by Eric Carter November 21, 2012 Data Center
Infoblox

Any device connected to a network maintains a unique numerical label (IP Address). The increasingly difficult task to plan, track, and manage the ever-increasing number of IP addresses on a network embodies the field of IP Address Management (IPAM). From simple conversations to financial transactions, IP networks underlie most modern business transactions.

What is the DDI Market and How does Infoblox Lead? Part 2: DNS

by Eric Carter November 19, 2012 Data Center
Infoblox

Domain Name System (DNS) enables internet-connected devices to transfer information around a network or access a domain. Without DNS, domain names (google.com, scansource.com, etc.) lack meaning, and attempting to reach a site by using its name would prove a useless endeavor. DNS serves as a Dewey Decimal System for the internet.

What is the DDI Market and How does Infoblox Lead? Part 1: DHCP

by Eric Carter November 16, 2012 Data Center
Infoblox

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is the configuration protocol that enables all network devices to communicate over an IP network. Network management devices utilize DHCP to acquire specific information before a device can communicate on the network. If the network was a football game, DHCP would be the ticket to the football game.

Extreme Networks’ BDX8 Certified as “Vblock Ready”

by Eric Carter October 26, 2012 Data Center
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Extreme Networks recently announced its BlackDiamond X8 is now certified by VCE as “Vblock Ready.” Vblock sits as the leading converged infrastructure among data center solutions, and Extreme stands to benefit from Vblock’s existing and future installs. Specifically, The BlackDiamond X8 serves to cluster multiple Vblocks and enable sub-second failover should one block fail, or […]