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Cisco IP Helper Address Complications
Commentary  |  11/23/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato shows how using the ip helper address command can overwhelm a DHCP server and cause network performance issues....

3 Ways To Optimize IT Operations
Commentary  |  11/23/2015  | 
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A truly effective IT infrastructure can become a competitive advantage. Here's how to make good IT operations even better....

IoT Scares WLAN Admins
Commentary  |  11/20/2015  | 
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As the Internet of Things looms, WLAN administrators are increasingly anxious about how all these connected devices will impact our WiFi networks....

Exascale Computing Requires Combined Forces
Commentary  |  11/20/2015  | 
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The tech industry must collaborate on product development and design to achieve the flexibility, efficiency, and portability necessary to make exascale computing a reality....

Facebook Developing 100 Gigabit Ethernet Switch
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
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Engineers at social networking giant say they're working on a faster version of their Wedge data center switch....

Cisco Retools CCIE Program
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
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Scope of Cisco's career certifications expanded to include emerging technologies such as SDN and IoT....

25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Commentary  |  11/19/2015  | 
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Its time to make sense of the plethora of performance Gs in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers....

SDN Market To Surpass $1.4 Billion This Year
News  |  11/18/2015  | 
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Enterprises are expanding their use of software-defined networking and taking advantage of bare-metal switches, IHS says....

Network Troubleshooting: Broadcast Analysis 101
Commentary  |  11/18/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates how packet capture analysis can uncover network misconfigurations and other problems....

Host-Managed SSDs: Using Flash Smarter
Commentary  |  11/18/2015  | 
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OCZ's Saber 1000 gives storage designers the ability to optimize their use of solid-state drives and improve performance....

Why Cisco FabricPath?
Commentary  |  11/17/2015  | 
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STP can't meet the requirements of today's data centers. CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira demonstrates Cisco's TRILL-based alternative technology and explains its benefits....

ONUG Spotlights Shift To Software And Services
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
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Tom Hollingsworth provides a recap and analysis of the key trends discussed at the fall Open Networking Users Group meeting....

Moving UC Into The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
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Before adopting a cloud-based unified communications system, organizations need to consider five things including security....

3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center....

Managing Collaboration Tools For Millennials
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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The first generation to grow up in a connected world requires a different approach to collaboration....

Connect Your Clouds With The Right Network
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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Enterprises have many options for cloud, including private, virtual private, or hybrid cloud deployments, but should also pay attention to the technology between them....

Open Networking Put To The Test
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
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UNH-IOL plugfest produces list of interoperable combinations of networking gear based on Open Compute Project specs....

IoT: The Enterprise Impact
Commentary  |  11/11/2015  | 
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The Internet of Things will place new pressures on many fronts for enterprise networks, including DNS and management requirements....

IT Teams Of The Future: Roles & Responsibilities
Commentary  |  11/10/2015  | 
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IT jobs are changing fast. Future success will require skills in areas such as data security, data management, and communication...

Cisco And Ericsson Unveil Partnership
News  |  11/09/2015  | 
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Networking heavyweights ink deal to combine their forces in rapidly changing market....

Interop Provides In-Depth Education With Industry Experts
Commentary  |  11/09/2015  | 
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The schedule for Interop Las Vegas 2016 is jam-packed with the training you need on IT's most important topics....

Wireshark 2.0: First Impressions
Commentary  |  11/09/2015  | 
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Tony Fortunato shares his initial thoughts on the updated version of the popular open source network analysis tool....

FCC WiFi Blocking Fines Leave WLAN Admins In The Dark
Commentary  |  11/06/2015  | 
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The Federal Communications Commission continues its crackdown on hotels and others that block personal WiFi hotspots, but the murky enforcement leaves WLAN administrators wondering what WiFi tools are legal....

Software-Defined Network Management: What We Need
Commentary  |  11/06/2015  | 
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Does software-defined networking need software-defined network management?...

Shining a Spotlight on SD-WAN Interoperability
Commentary  |  11/05/2015  | 
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This hot WAN technology holds great promise, but isn't without its issues....