VPNs are part of a security strategy based on the notion of a network perimeter; trusted employees are on the inside and untrusted employees are on the outside. But that model no longer works in a modern business environment where mobile users access the network from a variety of locations and corporate assets reside in multi-cloud environments.
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Dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) still assigns dynamic addresses for IPv4 networks, but two newer protocols – SLAAC and DHCPv6 – are vying to do the job for IPv6.
ORLANDO -- If you're trying to come up with a comprehensive, overarching cloud strategy, you're making a big mistake, according to Gartner cloud guru Daryl Plummer.
ORLANDO -- Striding onstage with an air of confidence and purpose, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella scored high marks on both the style and substance of his keynote appearance today at the Garner ITExpo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin.
Artificial intelligence projects are moving from the lab to the real world.
This exclusive research from IDG US publication, Network World, shows that Cloud and mobility are gaining in importance - and while the insights into the State of Networking are based on US sampling the picture paints a broad picture of where networking is heading ... and that is worth considering globally.
The big buzzword in networking these days is Software-Defined Networking (SDN), a de-coupling of the data plane and the control plane that allows you to manage physical devices via a software-based controller sitting on a general purpose server.
Network World tested hundreds of products in 2013, but here are our top 10 tests of the year. In order to make the list, the product review had to be a comparative test of multiple products in a single category and it had to break new ground or deliver fresh insight into an important product area.
If your data center is reaching capacity and you're thinking about cracking open the corporate piggy bank to fund a new data center, stop right there.
Orlando -- Gartner Managing Vice President Daryl Plummer, the master of the concise, astute observation, delivered his annual 'state of the cloud' report Wednesday at the company's Symposium. Here are his six key points:
According to Allen Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, 95% of all attacks on enterprise networks are the result of successful spear phishing. In other words, somebody received an email and either clicked on a link or opened a file that they weren't supposed to.
Despite the best efforts of cloud service providers and industry groups like the Cloud Security Alliance, cloud security remains a troublesome issue for IT execs.
ORLANDO -- "You have to be a masochist to want to be an IT person,'' says Robert Carter. And he would know. Carter is the soft-spoken, hard-driving CIO who has been fighting for the past 11 years to transform IT operations at FedEx, where "the planes don't fly and trucks don't roll without IT services.''
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Enterprises should consider public cloud services first and turn to private clouds only if the public cloud fails to meet their needs.
Russian security professionals Eugene and Natalya Kaspersky discussed the Russian mafia, the latest in hacker tricks and their view that the bad guys are winning.