Neal Weinberg

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

Pros and cons of cloud storage

IBM's big hybrid-cloud gamble

IBM's big hybrid-cloud gamble

Red Hat OpenShift, containers and Kubernetes are all part of Big Blue's hybrid-cloud vision as laid out by IBM's new CEO Arvind Krishna.

Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world

Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world

A new generation of private cloud options is leading enterprises to rethink their cloud strategies.

10 SD-WAN features you're probably not using but should be

10 SD-WAN features you're probably not using but should be

SD-WAN is more than an alternative to MPLS. Zero-touch provisioning, application-aware routing and microsegmentation are just a few of the features that SD-WAN products and services can deliver.

The VPN is dying, long live zero trust

The VPN is dying, long live zero trust

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...

5 reasons for and 5 against managed SD-WAN

5 reasons for and 5 against managed SD-WAN

When weighing the choice between DIY and a managed service for SD-WAN, consider current WAN conditions, IT skill levels, geographic scope of the WAN, and how much control you’re willing to relinquish.

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our rundown of what makes these 10 network-gear vendors the biggest power players within the enterprise.

VMware’s ongoing reinvention

VMware’s ongoing reinvention

Virtualization mainstay VMware wants to build and manage multi-cloud infrastructures…and more.

SSDs vs HDDs explained

SSDs vs HDDs explained

Solid state drives use interconnected pools of flash memory that are managed by an SSD controller to deliver speeds far beyond what a hard disk drive (HDD) can offer.

How to make the business case for SD-WAN

How to make the business case for SD-WAN

Potential SD-WAN savings can be broken down into hard and soft savings. Hard savings come from new connectivity contracts, including reduction in the use of MPLS in favor of less expensive options, such as broadband or cellular. Soft...

Why DHCP's days might be numbered

Why DHCP's days might be numbered

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.

What's the future of server virtualization?

What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.

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