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by Scott Hogg, on Sep 22, 2015 1:59:00 PM

In the next few days, the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) will finally run out of IPv4 addresses. ARIN is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the United States, …

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Topics:Data CenterIPv4IPv6IPv6 Training

by Scott Hogg, on Aug 14, 2015 11:09:14 AM

As I was reading Ed Horley’s fifth blog post in his series on IPv6 planning and deployment best practices, it made me think about how organizations shouldn't wait to get …

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Topics:Data CenterIPv6IPv6 TrainingNetworking

by Teresa Kloser, on Jul 14, 2015 12:53:17 PM

For many businesses today, employees are spread across multiple locations. Transferring data between these “branches,” the central data center, the Internet and cloud-based apps is complicated and expensive. But did …

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Topics:CiscoData CenterNetworkingWAN

by Scott Hogg, on Apr 28, 2015 3:00:08 PM

One of my 2015 technology predictions was that more companies would start to deploy Software Defined Networking (SDN). Although the concept originated in the mid-1990s, SDN is finding an eager …

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Topics:Data CenterNetworkingSDNSecuritysoftware defined networking

by Scott Hogg, on Mar 13, 2015 2:29:33 PM

I was recently selected to be a member of the Cisco Champions team in 2015. This is truly an honor and gives me the opportunity to share my thoughts on …

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Topics:CiscoData CenterSecurity

by Scott DeMoss, on Feb 19, 2015 11:05:12 AM

Did you know that IT is 25 - 55% of a company’s energy consumption, the largest unmanaged expense in the enterprise? IT “plug load” is a huge—and often overlooked—savings opportunity …

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Topics:Data Center

by Ben Myren, on Jan 15, 2015 9:35:53 AM

Why has storage become such a pressing issue for companies of all sizes in almost every industry? The answer lies in rising data loads, and it doesn’t take a data …

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Topics:Data CenterData StorageScale-out StorageStorage and Archive

by Scott DeMoss, on Jan 6, 2015 1:11:09 PM

In my last post , I offered five steps for ensuring a disastrous deployment of hybrid cloud infrastructure. Below are a few more pieces of advice that you can take …

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Topics:Cloud and DevOpsData Center

by Scott DeMoss, on Dec 9, 2014 10:10:48 AM

One of the longest-lasting traditions in the computer industry is one of stubborn behavior in the face of change. Back in the days when mainframes ruled the earth and information …

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Topics:Cloud and DevOpsData Centerhybrid cloud

by Scott Hogg, on Nov 25, 2014 3:14:13 PM

Living “Life in a Dual Stack World” requires that we have tools available to help us operate both protocols with aplomb. After all, we will be performing many networking tasks …

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Topics:Data CenterDual ProtocolIPv4IPv6IPv6 TrainingNetworking

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