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Disaster Recovery In The Cloud: Key Considerations
Commentary  |  2/09/2017  | 
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The cloud offers many backup options for enterprises. Here are some factors to weigh. ...

Networking Pros Grapple With "Clockgate"
News  |  2/08/2017  | 
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After Cisco's disclosure of a faulty clock signal component, networking pros are dealing with the fallout. ...

4 Emerging Networking Trends
News  |  2/08/2017  | 
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Ethan Banks provides insight into SD-WAN and other trends impacting the job of the networking pro. ...

BGP Basics: Internal And External BGP
Commentary  |  2/07/2017  | 
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Learn about Border Gateway Protocol fundamentals in this Cisco Press chapter excerpt. ...

Troubleshooting: Devising A Testing Methodology
Commentary  |  2/06/2017  | 
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Tony Fortunato describes the steps he took to track down the source of an application performance problem. ...

Delta Outages Reveal Flawed Disaster Recovery Plans
Commentary  |  2/03/2017  | 
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Delta's recent IT failures put spotlight on the faulty nature of enterprise disaster recovery planning. ...

Cisco Warns Of Defective Clock Part
News  |  2/03/2017  | 
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Some ISR routers and Nexus 9000 switches impacted by faulty component from Cisco supplier. ...

AT&T's ECOMP: The Enterprise Implications
Commentary  |  2/02/2017  | 
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Expect the Linux Foundation to develop an enterprise version of AT&T's NFV-enabling software. ...

WAN Connectivity Options: A Primer
Commentary  |  2/02/2017  | 
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Learn about five common technologies for connecting remote sites and how to make a selection. ...

5 Subnetting Benefits
Commentary  |  1/31/2017  | 
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Learn how subnetting can help improve network performance and security. ...

4 Software-Defined Storage Trends
News  |  1/30/2017  | 
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More enterprises are deploying SDS, but they sometimes run into problems related to support and scalability. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Jan. 27
Commentary  |  1/27/2017  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

Open Networking Options Grow
News  |  1/26/2017  | 
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Alternatives to traditional network switches expand, but questions remain about their viability for the enterprise. ...

Converged Vs. Hyperconverged Infrastructure: What's The Difference?
Commentary  |  1/26/2017  | 
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Both provide an alternative to traditional IT infrastructure integration, but take different approaches.   ...

How To Secure A Network For Free
Commentary  |  1/25/2017  | 
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Tony Fortunato describes how a Windows 7 machine can be turned into a VPN server to protect corporate data. ...

5 Stadium WiFi Best Practices For The Big Game
Commentary  |  1/25/2017  | 
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Here's how NRG Stadium in Houston can avoid Bill Belichick tablet woes. ...

IPv6 Transition: A Quick Guide
Commentary  |  1/23/2017  | 
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If your company is embarking on an IPv6 migration, here are some basics to help you get you started. ...

How DevOps Enables Industrial IoT
Commentary  |  1/20/2017  | 
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With DevOps, organizations can build scalable, automated infrastructure to facilitate IoT-driven transformation. ...

Private Cloud In Retreat, Public Cloud To Fore
News  |  1/19/2017  | 
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'2017 State of Cloud' report finds private cloud losing its viability and hybrid cloud too complex; public cloud use advancing. ...

Using Containers For Persistent Storage
Commentary  |  1/19/2017  | 
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Learn how container-based storage is implemented and blurring the lines between data, storage, and applications. ...

What The Cloud Model Means For Enterprise Tech
Commentary  |  1/18/2017  | 
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As cloud providers evolve toward 'premises cloud' hosting, the old networking model isn't just irrelevant, it's impossible. ...

3 Emerging WLAN Trends For 2017
News  |  1/18/2017  | 
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Wireless networking pros see challenges ahead with IoT and emerging WiFi standards. ...

HPE Inks Deal For SimpliVity
News  |  1/17/2017  | 
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Hewlett-Packard boosts hyperconvergence portfolio with purchase of a market pioneer. ...

Open Networking: A Progress Report
Commentary  |  1/13/2017  | 
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White-box switching has grown rapidly to offer a flexible alternative for data center networks. ...

451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020
News  |  1/12/2017  | 
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Report reveals that containers are the fast-growing part of the cloud technologies market. ...