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Beyond client management

The enterprise mobility trend is a firestorm that shows little sign of fizzle. Driven by more pervasive cloud deployment, greater acceptance of mobile work styles, reduced hardware costs and user fascination with the latest devices, the BYOD market alone is poised for significant growth – estimated in a recent study to reach $266.17 billion in [...]

Kurt Roemer, chief security strategist, Citrix

An SDN primer

Much like cloud in the data centre a half decade back, software defined networking (SDN) is poised to revolutionize networking. A programmable interface that enables new levels of control over hardware infrastructure, SDN promises to ease the bottleneck to the acceleration of cloud computing that networking had become. But like any technology in its nascent [...]

Sarwar Raza, director, cloud networking and SDN, advanced technology group, HP Networking

Peter Kendall, executive director, Earth Rangers

Earth Rangers Centre tour 2014

Back in the 60s, a famous Canadian media philosopher coined the phrase “the medium is the message” to suggest that the delivery technology is in itself what provides meaning. In a variation on that theme, Cisco and Schneider met at the Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology this month to demonstrate how technology can not [...]

Bleeding Hearts

So much can change in a week. A scant few days ago, people believed that seeing that little padlock on a website’s address bar meant that their information was secure. They believed that networking hardware would protect their users from intruders. They believed their phones and other devices were relatively secure. The discovery of the [...]