SDN, NFV, and a host of other cutting-edge technologies are hitting your network faster than you can say Ethernet Fabric. But which are truly critical?

  • 5 ways going digital can supercharge value from click and collect

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Cisco 

    Customers love click and collect, and those who use it have the potential to be your most profitable. But fulfillment’s expensive and fraught with potential pitfalls. The answer’s innovation. And making your business more digital can help you deliver great customer experiences and increased sales – while reducing your costs. ...

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  • Troubleshooting Unified Communications (UC)

    Webcasts // Apr 2017 // provided by Savvius

    Unified communications (UC) changes how we analyze and troubleshoot networks. VoIP and video are highly sensitive to delays (latency), network congestion (packet loss), and jitter, which might be quite acceptable for other TCP/IP traffic. Since UC and TCP/IP traffic compete for the same network resources, we need a single view ...

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  • Enabling Root-Cause Network Analysis

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Savvius

    With the introduction of NetFlow and similar flow-based technologies, solutions based on flow-based data have become the most popular methods of network monitoring. While effective, flow-based network monitoring has a significant limitation—it lacks the depth of data to perform true root-cause analysis. This paper reinforces the concept of root cause ...

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  • Using ELK for Operational Intelligence

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Savvius

    Just as networks are critical to all kinds of operations, network data is critical to all kinds of operational analysis. Savvius provides industry-leading solutions for network analysis. Now that analysis can be used along with other types of machine data through Savvius’ integration with ELK, an open source software stack ...

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  • Ending the Blame Game: Troubleshooting Distributed Application Performance

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Savvius

    Gone is the luxury of sending network engineers to physically visit a site to troubleshoot performance issues. Today’s geographically distributed companies and distributed applications require a 24x7 proactive approach to measuring and monitoring application performance. This paper defines Application Response Time (ART), presents factors to consider when troubleshooting the performance ...

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  • Interconnection First: Building Your Digital Transformation Strategy on Platform Equinix

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Equinix

    IDC believes that Digital Transformation requires a more flexible approach to the organization and physical location of IT and application resources. Learn how to implement a new interconnection-first platform for digital business that integrates strategically located datacenters; ecosystems of networks, clouds, and business partners; and revolutionize your enterprise's own IT ...

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  • IDC Report: Rethinking Datacenter and Traditional Edge IT

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Equinix

    A major barrier that many businesses face as they engage in digital transformation is the realization that their modest, edge facilities (server closets/rooms) and inward-focused datacenters cannot accommodate new requirements. This whitepaper explores how a digital business must leverage a broader ecosystem of partners, combining strengths, sharing data, and interweaving ...

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  • IDC Report: 3rd Platform-Enabled Digital Transformation

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Equinix

    In the 3rd Platform era of technology-driven business innovation, enterprises must leverage cloud, mobility, big data/analytics, and social networking to enable new ways of maintaining and extending their own business relevance. Learn how Digital Transformation creates value, growth, and competitive advantage through new offerings, new business models, and new ...

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  • Gartner Market Insight: How to Seize the Cloud Networking Service Opportunity.

    White Papers // Apr 2017 // provided by Equinix

    The extensive use of public and private clouds along with on-premises data centers is increasing the need for companies to deploy cloud interconnect services. Technology product management leaders must strategically position themselves to fill the gaps within the MSPs' service portfolios. Learn more about the three key findings and ...

  • Make Your Infrastructure Data Ready with NetApp

    White Papers // Mar 2017 // provided by NetApp

    Your company's brand depends on the strength of its digital presence. IT experts recognize that the infrastructure performance and availability that underpin critical applications and services have become critical to customer satisfaction and business growth. NetApp helps you create a data infrastructure to support your company's ...

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