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The Evolving Enterprise WAN
Commentary  |  9/22/2016  | 
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WAN technologies have changed a lot over the years, but still leave a lot to be desired. SD-WAN promises to help. ...

OpenDaylight Boron Has A Practical Focus
News  |  9/21/2016  | 
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Open source SDN platform continues to mature on the usability front with latest update. ...

Diagnosing Application Performance Problems
Commentary  |  9/20/2016  | 
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Tony Fortunato demonstrates how to uncover HTTP issues via trace file analysis in this video. ...

IT Pros' Growing Role Deserves Recognition
Commentary  |  9/20/2016  | 
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With today's slew of mobile devices and cloud services, IT professionals have greater responsibilities. It's time for credit. ...

Data Center Lessons From The Super 7
Commentary  |  9/19/2016  | 
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Hyperscale companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google are setting the pace for infrastructure efficiency.   ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Sept. 16
News  |  9/16/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

SD-WAN: The MSP Connection
Commentary  |  9/15/2016  | 
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Managed service providers are working with software-defined WAN vendors to streamline WAN management. ...

Extreme Networks Snags Zebra's WLAN Business
News  |  9/14/2016  | 
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With the $55 million deal, the wireless LAN market gets even smaller. ...

Networking In The IoT Age: The Cloud Latency Factor
Commentary  |  9/14/2016  | 
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Many IoT sensors can't tolerate latency issues associated with cloud, creating new challenges for networking. ...

How OpenStack And Containers Are Reshaping Networking
Commentary  |  9/13/2016  | 
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Emerging technologies are changing the networking landscape, presenting new challenges. ...

SDN: Consider The Problems First
Commentary  |  9/13/2016  | 
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Before diving into software-defined networking, enterprises need to figure out what they're trying to solve.   ...

Why DBAs Need Networking Skills
Commentary  |  9/09/2016  | 
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With the rise of cloud, database administrators need to understand basic networking in order to be truly effective. ...

Getting Started With Open Networking
Commentary  |  9/08/2016  | 
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Network disaggregation is a hot trend. Here are some ways to get some hands-on experience. ...

Router Basics: The Lost Configuration
Commentary  |  9/07/2016  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato explains how a router can lose its configuration when rebooted. ...

User-Centric Networks Will Drive New Architectures
Commentary  |  9/07/2016  | 
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UCNs will have a broad and significant impact on how networks are developed and managed ...

How Do You Modularize A Network?
Commentary  |  9/06/2016  | 
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In this Cisco Press chapter excerpt, learn ways to hide information in a network. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Sept. 2
News  |  9/02/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue. ...

Networking Pro Salaries Expected To Rise In 2017
News  |  9/01/2016  | 
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Robert Half salary study forecasts starting pay increases for those who build, manage, and secure corporate networks. ...

Spotting Network Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Do
Commentary  |  9/01/2016  | 
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To protect the network, you need to understand how attackers think and use their techniques to test your network security.   ...

VMware Expands NSX Use Cases With Cross-Cloud
Commentary  |  8/31/2016  | 
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Network overlays like NSX can go beyond micro-segmentation security into multi-cloud management.   ...

Why Every IT Pro Needs Software Development Skills
Commentary  |  8/31/2016  | 
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Basic programming and scripting skills are essential in the world of DevOps and software-defined systems. ...

Applications Drive Ethernet Diversity
Commentary  |  8/31/2016  | 
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Proliferation of applications overtakes need for speed in Ethernet standards development. ...

VMware Customers Weigh In On Cross-Cloud, vCloudAir
News  |  8/30/2016  | 
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As VMworld 2016 opens in Las Vegas, customers have sharp opinions on VMware's commitment to the public cloud. ...

Cisco Gets Into The Container Business
Commentary  |  8/30/2016  | 
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Networking giant will buy privately held startup ContainerX as it continues to pivot towards the cloud. ...

Understanding DHCP Fundamentals
Commentary  |  8/30/2016  | 
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This basic guide explains how Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol works and optional DHCP functionality. ...