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Accelerating the Delivery of Microsoft Office 365

When moving services to the cloud, data centers are no longer local, so the end user experience can suffer. A poor or congested Internet connection between the user and the cloud service will mean sluggish application delivery that puts a damper on use…

Edge Consolidation Delivers Peace of Mind for IT

To increase agility while lowering costs, IT organizations are using virtualization and cloud-based infrastructure services to consolidate and reduce the number of physical servers and data centers across the enterprise. IDC estimates that, by 2015, mo…

Schneider Electric: Riverbed Cloud Steelhead Appliances Support IT Migration to Cloud Computing, SaaS and IaaS

SteelHead appliances deliver LAN-like performance for applications running in the data centers, and have reduced optimized traffic volume across the WAN by an average of 75% leading to fewer bandwidth upgrades. Interceptor appliances avoid costs relate…

Powering the Hybrid Enterprise

How can IT achieve the flexibility and agility it needs to offer multiple types of applications in multiple locations? Just as enterprises take advantage of applications hosted in multiple locations (i.e., public clouds, private clouds, or SaaS applica…

How to Identify and Win Back Lapsed Customers

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Top Four Considerations When Choosing Your SoftLayer Data Center Location

A range of factors can influence the data center you choose. You should consider all of the factors listed in this white paper before deciding where to place your servers.Request Free!

Multicast Configuration Comparison of Cisco IOS and Nexus OS

While there are differences between the IP Multicast configuration in the IOS and the Nexus OS, the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) protocol remains fundamentally the same. If you feel comfortable configuring Multicast in the IOS, you should be ab…

Backing Up Servers to the Microsoft Cloud

For cloud-based data backup, Microsoft Azure Backup is well suited for the ends of the company-size spectrum: small companies that don’t have many servers, and large companies that will integrate it with System Center Data Protection Manager.Request Free!

An Introduction to AWS Security

AWS is an incredibly rich ecosystem of services and tools, some of which have security aspects baked in (like S3 SSE), and others that provide overarching security capabilities (like IAM and VPC) that apply to many services. With regard to data storage…

Cisco UCS B Series Uplink Strategies

This paper explains uplink strategies for traffic coming in and out of a Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) chassis. An uplink can be Ethernet, Fibre Channel, or FCoE and is a physical connection on the FI that leaves the UCS domain directed away f…