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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....

The Future Of Networking Is Watson
Commentary  |  11/05/2015  | 
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Forget SDN. IBM's cognitive system demonstrates the power of artificial intelligence, which will run our networks and transform IT management....

AWS Adoption Points To A Shift In Enterprise Storage
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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Amazon's success in the cloud is a big indicator of data center infrastructure and storage moving to the cloud....

Riverbed's Take On SD-WAN
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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The software-defined WAN market is hopping. WAN optimization specialist Riverbed tackles the space from a different angle....

How To Control Shadow IT
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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The ready availability of cloud services has eroded IT's control. Here are some ways to wrest it back....

Juniper Goes All In On Network Disaggregation
News  |  11/03/2015  | 
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Networking vendor launches disaggregated Junos software and new data center switch plus new NFV products....

DDoS Mitigation: Pay Attention To The Network
Commentary  |  11/03/2015  | 
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DDoS attacks are a growing threat. Monitoring firewall and load balancing activity can help IT teams detect and mitigate DDoS attacks....

How To Improve WiFi Performance: 5 Key Steps
Commentary  |  11/02/2015  | 
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WLANs are under more pressure than ever. Follow these steps to make sure your WLAN performs optimally....

IoT Security & Privacy: Reducing Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  11/02/2015  | 
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Ensuring data security and privacy in IoT networks means taking a different approach and building protection in from the start....

Xen Patches 'Worst'-Ever Virtual Machine Escape Vulnerability
News  |  10/30/2015  | 
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Bug remained undetected for seven years and enabled complete control of host system....

The SDDC: Hardware Quality Assurance Matters
Commentary  |  10/30/2015  | 
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Hardware remains crucial in the software-defined data center. Organizations must implement hardware QA testing in hyperconverged environments to avoid outages....

WiFi Calling In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  10/29/2015  | 
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With WiFi about to take off, enterprises can look forward to improved indoor calling, but they need to prepare to support it....

Cloud Heading Toward Data Center Domination
News  |  10/28/2015  | 
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Cisco's annual Global Cloud Index projects familiar trends in cloud growth, but also anticipates a shift in data center architecture....

SSD Pricing Vs. HDD Costs
Commentary  |  10/28/2015  | 
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Any way you cut it, solid-state drives are becoming a better bargain than hard disk drives....

Cisco Ramps Up Security With Lancope Purchase
News  |  10/27/2015  | 
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Networking giant continues to double down on security with acquisition of network security firm....

IoT & The Role Of SD-WAN
Commentary  |  10/27/2015  | 
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The Internet of Things will require a robust virtual network. Software-defined overlays will help ensure reliable connections....

Wireshark: Editing A Packet
Commentary  |  10/27/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato shows how a new feature in the Wireshark network analysis tool allows you to sanitize the information in a trace file before sharing it....