networking Tag Index

VCE Launches New Converged Server Platforms

Joint venture for VMware, Cisco and EMC continues to grow and bear fruit.


Tags: networking, EMC, Cisco, servers, VMware, vCenter, VCE, converged systems

Using Netsh Commands for Wi-Fi Management in Windows 8

Microsoft removed some useful GUI networking settings starting with Windows 8, but fortunately Netsh commands can handle a variety of wireless networking tasks in the newer Windows releases.


Tags: command line, networking, Windows 8, Wi-Fi, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Netsh

Linux 3.14 Stabilizes ZRAM, Reduces Buffer Bloat

The new Linux kernel includes improved memory compression, scheduling and networking capabilities.


Tags: networking, Linux kernel, PIE, scheduling, Pi, ZRAM, buffer bloat, memory compression, proportional integral enhanced controller code

Puppet Enterprise 3 Orchestrates Configuration

Software-Defined Infrastructure comes of age in the latest release of Puppet Enterprise.


Tags: Cloud, networking, Puppet, Storage, Puppet Enterprise, Software-Defined Infrastructure

Dell Debuts PowerEdge VRTX for Converged Infrastructure

Dell combines compute, storage and networking in one box.


Tags: networking, Dell, PowerEdge, Dell PowerEdge, compute, PowerEdge VRTX

Servers Still a Bright Spot for Dell Despite Decline in Overall Revenues

Dell execs blame sales execution for the company's missed expectations.


Tags: networking, Dell, Servers & Services, servers, quarterly financials

13 Free Network and DNS Tools

These 13  free network and DNS tools will go a long way toward helping you administer, troubleshoot, manage and secure your network.


Tags: open source, networking, open source software, DNS

7 Open and Free Network Servers

Free, open source router and firewall solutions abound. Many also offer other LAN services, such as a VPN server, hotspot gateway and captive portal. These seven router projects are suitable for SMBs and enterprises alike.


Tags: networking, VPN, dd-wrt, VPN server

Enterasys Pushes Data Center Management, Networking

The company takes on Cisco, Brocade, Juniper with its latest announcement.
Tags: networking, data center management

Dell Introduces New Storage, Server Virtualization Products

In keeping with its mantra of simplifying IT, the firm offers up new storage and server virtualization products with rapid deployment and provisioning at the heart of their design.
Tags: networking, Dell, EqualLogic, server virtualization, Storage

Data Center Management Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

With better data center management, can one-tenth the price and one-tenth the power consumption deliver 10 times as much compute power? Lower the bar on runaway costs, false scalability promises and unchecked power consumption to find out.
Tags: server, networking, data center management, Storage

Netgear 'VMware Ready' for Server Virtualization

Netgear's rack-mount ReadyNAS business products have passed rigorous VMware testing and achieved 'VMware Ready' approval.
Tags: server, networking, VMware, Netgear, Storage

ZTESec Offers Intelligent NICs for Cloud Server and Storage

ZTE is using NetLogic's multi-core processors and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) PHY devices for its intelligent Layer 7 network interface cards.
Tags: networking, Cloud server, NIC, amangement, clustering

Convergence of Server, Storage, and Networking Requires Super Admin

As servers, storage, and networking become more tightly integrated, the data center will be in need of a new super administrator.
Tags: server, networking, data center, convergence, Storage

Cisco's UCS Gives Law Enforcement a Boost

Stun gun maker and law enforcement tech firm Taser reveals that UCS has real uses with its new, cloud-based evidence.com portal.
Tags: networking, virtualization, Cisco, UCS, project California

Dell OEMs Juniper Gear

The networking vendor expands its footprint while continuing to challenge Cisco.
Tags: networking, Dell, Cisco, Juniper

RAID's Final Countdown

Looks like the long-running data storage technology may be headed for trouble. We examine the problem -- and various potential solutions.
Tags: server, networking, virtualization, RAID, Storage

Cisco Repairs Massive TCP flaw

Cisco just released a critical patch for its IOS operating system. How concerned should we be?
Tags: networking, Cisco, DNS, TCP/IP

Geeks Gone Wild

A how-to guide for developers looking to expand their social networks.
Tags: developer, developers, networking, careers