29 Articles Tagged virtualization

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How Enterprise Virtualization Will Save Your Business in the Era of IoT

  • Randy Cross
  • November 30, 2015 | 4 minutes to read
  • Having a backyard full of trees is quite therapeutic during a marathon day of conference calls, but it also comes with a fair share of…
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Why a Phased Approach to Communications-in-the-Cloud Makes Sense

  • Luke Stangel
  • September 1, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • As IT departments refresh their assets, an increasing number of decision-makers are taking a close look at cloud-based software to replace aging, on-premise hardware. The…
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Why Avaya + VMware = SDN Success

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 31, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • Why it doesn’t have to be an either-or decision between the underlay and the overlay Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization, virtualization, data center automation,…
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Vishing - Another Form of Social Engineering

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • October 31, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Recently, a customer reached out to me and asked me to comment on the current state of Vishing, or Voice Phishing, as it applies to…
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10 Questions to Help You Identify the Ideal Private Cloud

  • Pat Patterson
  • September 3, 2014 | 4 minutes to read
  • Companies with contact centers are migrating to the cloud at an even faster pace than we previously noted in June. Many others are moving from…
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The Top 10 Things You Need To Know About Fabric Connect

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • August 23, 2014 | 7 minutes to read
  • Avaya’s Fabric Connect technology offers a refreshing new approach to building networks, delivering an agile, and resilient solution that makes network configuration and service deployment…
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Four Critical Network Virtualization Trends for the Next Four Years

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 22, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Soon, more than 4 million students will go to their first day of high school. By the time these young adults don their caps and…
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Why Today's Avaya Collaboration Pod News is a Big Deal

  • Luke Stangel
  • May 8, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Have you ever used a Swiss Army Knife? It’s full of everything you could conceivably need in a pocket-sized tool: knives, files, a magnifying glass…
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Why We're Joining the OpenDaylight Project

  • Jaime Weaver
  • April 30, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Interior design, gardening, and marketing all share a rule stating that individual elements seem more balanced when they are grouped in threes.  While home décor,…
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Q&A: Avaya's Alan Hase On Keeping the Network Simple

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • April 1, 2014 | 10 minutes to read
  • Networking used to a fairly straightforward affair: Computers talked to servers and not a whole lot else. Mobile devices introduced a new level of bandwidth-intensive…
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Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy at Enterprise Connect 2014: How Fabric Connect Eliminates Network Suffering

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 20, 2014 | 4 minutes to read
  • Are networks complicated these days? You bet. The demands have never been higher, as an explosion of applications over a multitude of devices call for…
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Avaya Pulls in Two Nominations for "Best of Interop" Award

  • Camille Campbell
  • March 17, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • "It’s an honor just being nominated." Featureflash/Shutterstock How many times leading up to a prominent awards ceremony--whether it be the Oscars or the Grammys--do you…
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Q&A: Avaya's Service Provider Chief, Joe Manuele, on Our Cloud Strategy, Momentum

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 12, 2014 | 5 minutes to read
  • Joe Manuele is Vice President of Global Service Providers, System Integrators, Alliances, and Cloud for Avaya. I spoke with Joe earlier this week about what's…
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How to Virtualize ALL of Avaya Aura on a Single Server

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • February 12, 2014 | 7 minutes to read
  • Paul Leatherman is the CTO at CRI (Communication Resources, Inc.), a major Avaya partner and systems integrator. I first interviewed Paul, an Avaya veteran, at the…
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What's Avaya's Aura Virtualization Roadmap?

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • February 7, 2014 | 5 minutes to read
  • Tac Berry is a senior product marketing manager at Avaya, with 3 decades of experience in marketing and business development in the voice and data…
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Avaya Debuts Networking Innovations at 'Tech Field Day'

  • Camille Campbell
  • February 6, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • If you remember grade school like I do, you remember Track & Field Day as an annual blur of 100-meter dashes, long jumps into wet…