March 22, 2013
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center turns to a new network architecture and dark fiber to support the academic and healthcare needs of dozens of regional campuses and clinics.
March 19, 2013
Cisco Nexus 5500 port profiles let network engineers apply multiple port configurations with a single command. Port profiles can reduce errors and enforce standard configurations. We show you how with sample code.
February 27, 2013
802.11ac will super-charge Wi-Fi, but pre-standard products will come with limitations. Here's what you can expect as 11ac products debut in 2013.
January 15, 2013
United Oil Co., which operates 127 gas stations in Southern California, is abandoning DSL service in favor of 4G to connect its retail locations to headquarters.
January 10, 2013
2013 should be the year SDN transitions from an over-hyped R&D project to an actual product category. At same time, the market will split into several distinct architectural approaches.
December 18, 2012
Automated software updates and security features in MobileIron's mobile device management system take pressure off Needham Bank's IT department.
December 11, 2012
Network overlays dramatically increase the number of virtual subnets that can be created on a physical network, which in turn supports multitenancy and virtualization features such as VM mobility, and can speed configuration of new or existing services. We’ll look at how network overlays work and examine pros and cons.
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