Neal Weinberg

Neal Weinberg

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Neal Weinberg is a freelance technology writer and editor. He can be reached at neal@misterwrite.net.

What's the future of server virtualization?

Hyperconvergence breathes new life into desktop virtualization

Hyperconvergence breathes new life into desktop virtualization

Virtual desktop infrastructure (or VDI) has been an intriguing idea for a long time. We look at the pros and cons of VDI and whether the emergence of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) will finally make implementing virtual desktops...

What is 802.11ax Wi-Fi, and what will it mean for 802.11ac

802.11ax is the emerging Wi-Fi standard that will likely displace the current 802.11ac standard with higher throughput and overcoming poor performance in crowded environments.

The cloud according to Daryl

Gartner analyst lays out a roadmap for adoption of cloud services.

AI gets real

AI gets real

Artificial intelligence projects are moving from the lab to the real world.

State of the Network: 2014

State of the Network: 2014

Exclusive research from Network World shows that cloud and mobility are gaining in importance.

Is SDN your next security nightmare?

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...

10 top tests of 2013

We tested hundreds of products in 2013, but here are our top 10 tests of the year.

Gartner: The cloud according to Daryl

Analyst Daryl Plummer summarizes cloud computing in 6 handy aphorisms.

How to build the immortal data center

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.

Cloud security forecast: Murky with an 80% chance of finger pointing

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.

'You have to be masochist to be an IT person': FedEx CIO

"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...

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