With virtualization, British Columbia's health administrator saves $70,000 a year on hydro alone, but probably will not jump on the off-premise bandwagon anytime soon. What two VMware customers had to say at VMWorld
A costly and complex aspect of today's wireless networks can sometimes be the very component they're supposed to eliminate: cabling. Emerging 802.11-based mesh networks attempt to resolve this irony by using more radio spectrum and less wire in the form of Ethernet cabling than traditional wireless LANs.
Experts a recent networking conference gave a preview of some of these new Ethernet frontiers, which include Layer 2 Ethernet for last-mile access and squeezing 10 billion bits of data over a Category 6 cable
Your data centre topology is starting to scare you. You've got firewalls connected to VPN termination devices connected to load balancers connected to intrusion-detection systems, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) offloaders, distributed denial-of-service appliances, caches - all sitting in front of your server farm and back-end data storage.