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Cisco: From CLI To Cloud
Commentary  |  7/14/2016  | 
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With DNA, Cisco is prepping for a future where network devices can be managed from the cloud. ...

Leveraging SharePoint For Enterprise Collaboration
Commentary  |  7/14/2016  | 
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The Microsoft tool offers a range of capabilities for businesses to streamline collaboration. ...

UNH-IOL Launches SDN Testing Program
News  |  7/13/2016  | 
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University lab establishes SDN Consortium to enable SDN interoperability. ...

Link Aggregation Terminology Explained
Commentary  |  7/13/2016  | 
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Confused about EtherChannel, PAgP, and vPC? Here's a quick guide. ...

Cisco Live: Robbins Expands On DNA Strategy
Commentary  |  7/11/2016  | 
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Cisco CEO talks up how Cisco aims to help customers with digital transformation. ...

Scale-Out Storage Architectures
Commentary  |  7/11/2016  | 
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A look at the shared-media model and how scale-out storage systems handle data distribution. ...

SD-WAN Ramping Up In The Enterprise
News  |  7/11/2016  | 
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Fast-growing market driven by interest in a cheaper and simpler WAN as companies shift to the cloud, IDC finds.   ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, July 8
News  |  7/08/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

A MU-MIMO Reality Check
Commentary  |  7/07/2016  | 
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Despite the hype, the WiFi technology has a number of practical limitations. ...

Building A Network Of Trusted Advisors
Commentary  |  7/07/2016  | 
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Having a circle of reliable industry peers and colleagues can play a major role in advancing your IT career. ...

SDN Lessons From Assembly Lines
Commentary  |  7/06/2016  | 
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Infrastructure standardization is key to achieving the cost benefits of SDN. ...

Networking Advances That Improve Storage Performance
Commentary  |  7/05/2016  | 
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Technologies like 25 GbE will help avoid bottlenecks with fast SSDs. ...

Don't Confuse Hyperconvergence With Web-Scale
Commentary  |  7/04/2016  | 
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There are big differences between hyperconverged systems and the web-scale architectures used by Google and Facebook. ...

Thwarting APT Attacks
Commentary  |  7/01/2016  | 
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Network security basics can go a long way towards mitigating advanced persistent threats. ...

WiFi Startup Promises Fresh Approach To The WLAN
Commentary  |  6/30/2016  | 
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Mist combines cloud-managed WiFi, analytics, SDN, and beacon-less location-based services. ...

How IPv6 Enables The Connected Home
Commentary  |  6/30/2016  | 
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IPv6 is ushering in the next-generation of home networking by providing seamless IoT connectivity. ...

25 Gigabit Ethernet Adoption: 3 Drivers
Commentary  |  6/29/2016  | 
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Several factors will speed adoption of the new Ethernet specification in the data center. ...

Cisco Boosts Cloud Security Capabilities With CloudLock Buy
News  |  6/28/2016  | 
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Network giant will purchase provider of cloud access security broker technology for $293 million. ...

Scale-Out Storage: How Does It Work?
Commentary  |  6/28/2016  | 
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Howard Marks explains modern scale-out storage systems and how they handle networking. ...

Information Modeling For Networking Interoperability
Commentary  |  6/28/2016  | 
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Dan Pitt describes the Open Networking Foundation Common Information Model project. ...

Network Design And Second Opinions
Commentary  |  6/27/2016  | 
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Getting an external review of your design plans can help catch oversights and provide fresh ideas. ...

How Does MU-MIMO Work?
Commentary  |  6/27/2016  | 
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A closer look at the new WiFi technology introduced with 802.11ac Wave 2 that promises greater density. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, June 24
News  |  6/24/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

How SD-WAN Supports Videoconferencing
Commentary  |  6/24/2016  | 
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Software-defined WAN technology can help ensure enterprise-quality videoconferencing. ...

Arista Infringes Cisco Patents, Says Trade Commission
News  |  6/23/2016  | 
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Agency recommends import ban of Arista switches violating Cisco private VLAN and SysDB patents. ...