Tim is a Networking Practice Manager at PC Connection with more than 24 years of experience in network professional services and administration and operations. In his free time, Tim enjoys many outdoor activities, especially skiing and hiking.
“Elegant code” is the ultimate compliment for a programmer. It means the work is as clean and simple as it can be. Only that which is absolutely necessary is used, and as a result it diminishes the chance of a bug slipping in.
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Just because something is generally a good idea doesn’t mean you should rush right out and do it. Your best bet is usually to wait until all the facts are in and weigh the evidence carefully before proceeding. We would all agree that buying flood insurance for your home is a prudent move—unless you live in the desert. Virtualization is also a great example of something that seems like a no-brainer, but may not be in every circumstance. Read on for tips on making sure your infrastructure is ready for virtualization.
Less than a year ago, Gartner characterized the mainstream market action surrounding software-defined networking (SDN) as “mostly just tire-kicking.” That assessment of the market, however, is fast becoming old news. IDC has forecast that the “worldwide SDN market for the enterprise and cloud service provider segments will grow from $960 million in 2014 to over $8 billion by 2018.”
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It’s the rare organization that doesn’t have a wireless network. But merely enabling wireless connectivity isn’t the same as deploying a wireless network—especially if you want one equipped for the needs of an enterprise or optimized for future growth.
Over the years you have successfully persuaded your CEO to invest heavily in networking and data center equipment. Now you're back, telling your chief executive the organization needs to invest in unified communications (UC). The reasoning is clear: you need to leverage emerging technologies—such as mobile and video platforms—
in order to enhance collaboration.