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5 Steps To SIP Network Security
Commentary  |  12/02/2015  | 
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With network-based attacks on the rise, enterprises need to rethink their unified communications security strategy....

Network Engineers Becoming System Administrators
Commentary  |  12/01/2015  | 
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The trend towards virtualization is expanding the duties of a network engineer beyond traditional networking into server management....

Hybrid Cloud Making Headway
Commentary  |  12/01/2015  | 
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Technology advances such as live migration are making hybrid cloud easier for enterprises to deploy....

HTTP Basic Authentication Primer
Commentary  |  11/30/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato discusses the simple form of HTTP authentication and shows how to verify an application is using it via Wireshark....

Reducing Risks Of New Technology Adoption
Commentary  |  11/30/2015  | 
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Deciding whether to adopt a new technology can be nerve-wracking. Terry Slattery outlines key steps you can take to minimize the risk....

The Network Skills Shortage
Commentary  |  11/27/2015  | 
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Networking professionals are in short supply as network demands grow. Automation can help....

Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/26/2015  | 
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Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud....

OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Commentary  |  11/25/2015  | 
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The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge....

Cisco Cert Tracker Offline After Pearson VUE Breach
News  |  11/24/2015  | 
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Third-party certification credential manager used by Cisco and others is taken down after malware infection....

We Can Make Network Management Better
Commentary  |  11/24/2015  | 
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Vendors have a lot of room for future improvement on network management software. Pete Welcher outlines four key areas that would help....

It's Time To Integrate Encryption
Commentary  |  11/24/2015  | 
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What's the first step to improving information security? Quit blaming people and focus on enabling technologies like encryption....

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....