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  • Penguin Computing is now an Intel Xeon Scalable shop.
    7/18/2017

  • A major part of running a cloud service is ensuring that the system is healthy and performing as expected. A solid monitoring approach should provide transparency across all aspects of your infrastructure. These might include operating systems, applications, build and deployment pipelines, web traff…
    7/18/2017

  • If you ask anyone in your data center about zombies this week, chances are likely the answer will involve Game of Thrones (GoT) in some form or another. After all, season 7 is finally here and the ice zombies, or White Walkers, are more horrendous looking than ever.
    7/17/2017

  • Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there's no better time than the present to take a …
    7/15/2017

  • CIOs are seeing a rising need to revisit their networking infrastructure, as today's geographically dispersed and data-intense organizations require their global networks to better support bandwidth-hungry apps and new types of traffic; cloud connectivity; large, remote workforces; and mobile device…
    7/13/2017

  • The networking community has mixed feelings about software-defined networks (SDNs), particularly with the arrival of dockerized systems. I have discovered in my role as a DevOps engineer who has implemented multiple SDNs that organizations have three main questions about this technology. They want t…
    7/13/2017

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Day 3 at Interop ITX 2017, the final day!!

We had an eventful week exhibiting at Interop ITX! After lots of great conversations, a well-attended presentation by our CEO M.H. Raza about "Automating the Physical Layer," and a wealth of different answers to our survey questions, it's time to travel home to Connecticut. First, though, here's a roundup of day 3!

Day 2 at Interop ITX 2017, top of the stretch!

The middle and longest day was filled with:

Fiber Mountain sponsored an Interop ITX Theater presentation on Wednesday 5/17 delivered by M.H. Raza, Fiber Mountain CEO, entitled, "Automating the Physical Layer". The audience was standing room only and several attendees came to our booth immediately after the presentation and learned more about the Glass Core.

...and We're off, at Interop ITX 2017!

We are back in Las Vegas, this time at Interop ITX 2017, the rejuvenated version of Interop. As I have written in the past, Interop has a long history back to the mid-1980's and has reinvented itself many times. Interop ITX 2017 is the newest edition, with only paid attendees and no more free passes to the expo floor. UBM, the owner of Interop, intends to increase the quality of attendees, sessions and leads for exhibitors and sponsors.

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