Networking Whitepapers


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VMware EVO:RAIL Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance
By Dell | 23/3/2015
VMware EVO:RAIL combines VMware compute, networking, and storage resources into a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance to create a simple, easy to deploy, all-in-one solution offered by Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners.
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 on Dell PowerEdge R630 with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
By Dell | 23/3/2015
Design and deploy a virtualised Microsoft SharePoint solution for up to 5,000 users on PowerEdge R630 with Hyper-V. This reference architecture guide provides enterprise application virtualisation design principles and best practices for high availability at every layer of the deployment: infrastructure, hypervisor and application. You'll also find information regarding hardware abstraction, resource consolidation, hardware and networking components, high-level technical specifications and deployment verification.
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The active advantage: Why networking leaders are embracing ADC clustering
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
This whitepaper shares information about the next generation of ADC deployment and how the importance of that breakthrough rings loud and clear among IT executives. · Data centres finally have a more efficient high-availability deployment option for application delivery controllers · Deploying ADCs in ‘active-active clusters', instead of ‘active-passive’ involves multiple active ADCs sharing the load simultaneously · The latest version of one of the industry’s most respected ADCs is the first to support active-active clustering
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A revolution in cloud networking
By Citrix Systems Asia Pacific | 12/1/2015
This whitepaper explores how a multi-dimensional scaling strategy is requisite to building a service delivery fabric for optimising the delivery of web, mobile and cloud-based applications. · An enterprise cloud network is one that embodies the characteristics and capabilities that define public cloud services · Only software-based architecture enables businesses to scale up, scale out and scale in · Businesses can leverage the network as an enabling technology to improve IT agility and responsiveness when delivering applications and services
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NFS and vSphere best practices
By Tintri | 9/1/2015
Tintri VMstore offers advanced features, extreme performance and high-availability. The use of VLANs, Ethernet jumbo frames, and redundant networks, affords flexible configurations that will meet or exceed the performance, security, and availability requirements of most customers if a consistent set of practices and configuration settings are applied across vSphere ESX/ESXi hosts, the physical network infrastructure, and Tintri VMstore.
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Guide to IT Best Practices in Application-Aware Network Performance Management
By Fluke Networks | 28/11/2014
This guide is intended for companies, organizations, and IT professionals who are looking for a network and application monitoring tool that provides a holistic view of application performance, including performance monitoring, from the end-user perspective.
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The new equation for faster IT problem-solving
By Fluke Networks | 28/11/2014
A new acronym has been defined for the solutions that address this space: Application Aware Network Performance Management (AANPM). Gartner Group has now begun tracking this as a new sector, which they have termed Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, and are developing a Magic Quadrant on the solutions available. This White Paper examines the need for AANPM and how it helps organisations to optimise the performance of business critical applications while speeding up network and application trouble-shooting and minimising downtime.
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Counting the cost of network efficency
By Fluke Networks | 28/11/2014
Making a business case for network and application performance improvement. Download today
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Application Aware Network Performance Management (AANPM) Defined
By Fluke Networks | 28/11/2014
Application Aware Network Performance Management (AANPM) Defined Business critical applications and services are in a constant state of change. Whether expanding to support new users and features, migrating to cut IT costs, or evolving to support BYOD, these systems put an increasing strain on the network and server infrastructure
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A simplified application acceleration architecture
By F5 Networks | 12/11/2014
This whitepaper gives an overview of networks and applications, describes basic principles of web application optimization, and then examines the benefits and drawbacks of various acceleration techniques to ultimately improve web application performance. •Most organisations want to improve web application performance for their users, but they can’t always justify the cost of implementing acceleration techniques •A simplified web application acceleration solution that lowers the operational and commercial barriers and improves user experience is idea •F5 offers a simple, low-risk, and low-cost acceleration solution that can significantly improve the end-user experience
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