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Red Hat makes its case to be THE container company

Looking to establish itself as the leader in the nascent container technology market, Red Hat has enabled one of its flagship products to support containers fully and released a new container management platform, too.

12 hot application container startups

From management to storage and networking to security – these startups have application containers covered.

Here comes bare metal and NFV for the enterprise

On the heels of AT&T's plan, Pica8 and Ciena offer commodity switches and virtual network functions as CPE

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7 things to do when your business is hacked

Businesses should have data-breach incident response plans in place, but even if they do they’ll need to follow certain steps to accomplish the main goal of any such cleanup: getting the network back to supporting business as usual as...

Network analysis is like turning over rocks

Among the things that crawled out were a number of websites that supposedly were being blocked.

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Mind the gaps: A holistic approach to securing the network

Securing a network becomes more challenging when the enemies are deceptive, clever, and savvy snakes, but recognizing the gaps in their security strategies before the criminals do can help organizations minimize detection and response...

5 network trends challenging the enterprise

As cloud computing, big data and the deployment of mega-scale data centers accelerates, organizations need to continually recalibrate and evolve the network. This challenge has led to the development of new technologies and standards...

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Do departed employees haunt your networks?

Many companies have ghosts in their systems. Employees who've gone on to a better place -- say, with better pay -- but are still wandering through company files, cloud services, and social media accounts

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Google Android developer advocate: everyone’s doing networking wrong

Google developer advocate Colt McAnlis said that Android apps, almost across the board, are not architected correctly for the best networking performance, during a talk he gave Friday at Google’s I/O developer conference in San...

Alcatel-Lucent uses SDN to meld IP, optical services

Alcatel-Lucent this week extended its carrier SDN product line with an automation and network control system designed to accelerate service provisioning from multivendor IP and optical infrastructure.


What a networked society means for businesses

As connecting to everyone becomes easier, big companies will get bigger, even as they’re confronted by a proliferation of small, specialized firms. (Insider; registration required)

Microsoft aims to increase confidence in cloud services with better networking

The company upgrades physical and virtual networking capabilities

SDN ushering in 'Golden Age' of network administration

Network executives from HP, Dell and VMware say software-defined networking is taking hold, but patterns differ depending on the type of user

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To get more secure, first figure out where you want to go

If you don’t ask the right questions, you could end up with protection that doesn’t take care of your real problems.

Resilient Systems arms security teams with automated incident responses

Resilient systems has a new software module for its incident-response platform that lets network security pros respond quicker and with more certainty to attacks.

RedSeal gets new funding, executives

Network visualization and risk assessment vendor RedSeal is re-launching with new capabilities, executives and funding that will be used to hire more engineers and boost its channel partners.

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CoreOS's Tectonic shift: Enterprise-grade container management

Tectonic, the enterprise distribution of CoreOS's container management stack, leverages Google's Kubernetes -- and a round of Google venture capital

SDN management battle: TAPs vs. network packet brokers

Network management is a sticky issue when it comes to implementing software-defined networks and network virtualization.

Vectra Networks ships a new sensor for its attack-detection gear

Vectra Networks is rolling out new appliance that gives its attack-detection gear better visibility into potentially malicious activity on corporate networks.

When Intuit’s network gets taxed, it turns to Riverbed performance management tools

With TurboTax and QuickBooks becoming increasingly cloud based, user experience is key

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