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Deploying Network Virtualization In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  11/09/2016  | 
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In this Cisco Press chapter excerpt, learn about different approaches to network virtualization across enterprise campus networks. ...

DevOps Basics: What Is It Exactly?
Commentary  |  11/09/2016  | 
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DevOps is one of the hottest IT skills today. CBT Nuggets trainer Ben Finkel explains what it involves. ...

Facebook Debuts 'Backpack' Switch Platform
News  |  11/08/2016  | 
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New open switch design accommodates high-speed networking requirements. ...

Network Troubleshooting: TCP SACK Analysis
Commentary  |  11/08/2016  | 
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Find out how to check for selective acknowledgment when investigating network performance issues. ...

Overcoming The IT Labor Shortage
Commentary  |  11/08/2016  | 
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Retaining skilled IT employees is difficult, especially for small companies. Cross-training can help. ...

How Network Engineers Can Avoid Extinction
Commentary  |  11/04/2016  | 
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Adapt to change and learn new technologies to avoiding becoming a network dinosaur. ...

SDN Market: A Slow Burn
News  |  11/04/2016  | 
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Gradual enterprise adoption of SDN will drive a $12.7 billion market by 2020, TBR says. ...

Machine Learning, Cloud, And Big Data: A Perfect Storm
Commentary  |  11/04/2016  | 
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Cloud and big data technologies complement machine learning, creating an array of new applications. ...

OpenStack: The Philosophical Divide
Commentary  |  11/03/2016  | 
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The open source cloud software has spawned a variety of perspectives on the best way to implement it.   ...

How SDN Interacts With Software-Defined Storage
Commentary  |  11/03/2016  | 
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A look at the relationship between SDN and SDS and potential performance issues. ...

Prepping For The Digital Transformation
News  |  11/02/2016  | 
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Poll shows many organizations are trying out new technologies like SDN, but don't feel ready for a major infrastructure transition. ...

Network Performance Analysis: TCP MSS
Commentary  |  11/02/2016  | 
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To ensure optimal performance, check your TCP maximum segment size. ...

Migrating To A Software-Defined World
Commentary  |  11/01/2016  | 
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At ONUG, IT leaders discuss challenges in shifting from legacy infrastructure, the need for open networking, and the rise of SD-WAN. ...

BGP Security: Mitigating Route Leaks
Commentary  |  11/01/2016  | 
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Learn best practices to prevent BGP route leaks and hijacks from leading to disaster. ...

How DNS Works: A Primer
Commentary  |  10/31/2016  | 
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The Domain Name System is critical to fundamental IP networking. Learn DNS basics in this primer. ...

What Haunts IT Pros?
News  |  10/31/2016  | 
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Survey shows that data security breaches and service outages top the list of IT managers' fears. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Oct. 28
News  |  10/28/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue. ...

Navigating Today's IT Choices
Commentary  |  10/28/2016  | 
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IT pros can cut through the cluttered IT landscape by adopting sales skills. ...

DDos On Dyn Used Malicious TCP, UDP Traffic
News  |  10/27/2016  | 
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Dyn confirms Mirai IoT botnet was primary source of the attack, involving some 100,000 infected devices. ...

Racing To 2.5 And 5 Gigabit Ethernet
Commentary  |  10/27/2016  | 
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The IEEE standard was approved at lightning speed. What's next? ...

SDN Post-Deployment Considerations
Commentary  |  10/27/2016  | 
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Here are three things to think about once you've got a software-defined network up and running. ...

Why We May See The End Of The Private Network
Commentary  |  10/26/2016  | 
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Tom Nolle ponders the potential demise of private networking as enterprises increasingly turn to the cloud. ...

MPLS Lives On In Hybrid WAN Era
Commentary  |  10/26/2016  | 
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EMA finds that the rise of internet connectivity for next-gen WAN does not spell the death of MPLS. ...

The New Age Of IoT-Based DDoS Attacks
News  |  10/25/2016  | 
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Last Friday's massive DDoS that exploited online cameras and DVRs was simple to pull off -- and a new chapter in online attacks. ...

Network Troubleshooting: TCP SYN Analysis
Commentary  |  10/25/2016  | 
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Analyzing SYN packets can reveal actual response times, as Tony Fortunato demonstrates in this video. ...