Virtualization

VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application delivery technology

Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Microsoft's Windows Sandbox creates a safe space where you can try suspicious software or sites without risking your 'real' PC. Here's how to use it.

Cisco boosts SD-WAN with multicloud-to-branch access system

Cisco's SD-WAN Cloud onRamp for CoLocation can tie branch offices to private data centers in regional corporate headquarters via colocation facilities for shorter, faster, possibly more secure connections.

MCSA certification guide: How to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Microsoft’s associate level certifications are a smart choice to prove your skills and bolster your resume as you launch and develop your career in IT.

Red Hat is spearheading the enterprise adoption of open source: Neeraj Bhatia

According to Neeraj Bhatia, Director - Channel and Partner Alliances, Red Hat India and South Asia, open source is creating the ability and innovation needed to transform organizations. 

CCIE relevancy: Is Cisco's venerable network certification on top of programmability, automation trends?

The Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) certification is a career pinnacle for many network professionals. But not everyone thinks it's worth the investment in time and money.

Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

VMware networking and security chief Tom Gillis looks at competing with Cisco and how company will bolster NSX and more.

Five questions to ask before shopping for CDN services

Content delivery networks have been around for more than a decade, but many enterprises are taking a new look at the perks and specialization that today’s CDN services have to offer.

VMware preps milestone NSX release for enterprise-cloud push

VMware's NSX-T 2.4 includes network-configuration automation, management and security among 100 new features to better support corporate hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

How to move to a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.