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LATEST CONTENT TAGGED WITH NETWORKING



The Network Must Change, Now
Commentary  |  2/03/2016  | 
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Networking is at a turning point, and engineers who want to stay relevant must look to the future. ...

US To Relinquish ICANN Oversight
Commentary  |  2/03/2016  | 
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The loss of US supervision could open the door to authoritarian governments censoring parts of the Internet. ...

The Cisco-Arista Battle Over CLI
Commentary  |  2/02/2016  | 
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Arista's use of Cisco's command-line interface is at the heart of the legal dispute between networking vendors. ...

Dark Fiber: Embracing The Dark Side
Commentary  |  2/02/2016  | 
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Leveraging unused fiber optic cables is becoming practical for more than large corporations. ...

Automating Firewall Administration
Commentary  |  2/01/2016  | 
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It's time to delegate the manual process of firewall policy changes to software intelligence. ...

What Old IT Pros Need To Remember
Commentary  |  1/29/2016  | 
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Here's some advice for experienced IT pros to help keep their IT careers on track. ...

The High Price Of IT Downtime
News  |  1/28/2016  | 
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Outages cost enterprises $700 billion a year, according to IHS study. ...

Big Switch Offers Free SDN Software
News  |  1/26/2016  | 
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SDN startup adds free entry-level versions of its software-defined networking products to entice new customers. ...

Packet Analysis: HSRP, EIGRP, STP And CDP
Commentary  |  1/22/2016  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato covers packet analysis and key protocol considerations. ...

Setting IT Priorities For 2016
Commentary  |  1/21/2016  | 
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NetCraftsmen experts offer recommendations for your IT to-do list for this year. ...

Dell Unveils Disaggregated NOS
News  |  1/20/2016  | 
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Vendor expands its open networking initiative with Linux-based OS10. ...

ACL Implementation Guide
Commentary  |  1/19/2016  | 
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Learn the basics about access control lists and how to configure them for IP traffic filtering on a network. ...

5G: Paving The Way For New Paradigms
Commentary  |  1/19/2016  | 
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5G will integrate compute, storage and communication functions, enabling new services. ...

OPNFV: Focus On Testing And Collaboration
Commentary  |  1/15/2016  | 
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Open source project building an open NFV platform for service providers pledges cooperation. ...

Using Wireshark To Identify Application Signatures
Commentary  |  1/14/2016  | 
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Tracking down application signatures in packets can be crucial for network troubleshooting. ...

The Problem With SDN
Commentary  |  1/13/2016  | 
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Software-defined networking is associated with both management and orchestration, but doesn't really address management. ...

Cisco Leads, But HP Nipping At Its Heels
News  |  1/11/2016  | 
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Cisco maintains its lead in several enterprise infrastructure markets, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is challenging its dominance, according to new research....

Using The Network To Diagnose Application Problems
Commentary  |  1/07/2016  | 
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IT pros can help developers by analyzing network traffic to track down application issues....

The Top 4 SD-WAN Myths
Commentary  |  1/06/2016  | 
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Software-defined WAN is hot, but there are misconceptions about the technology. We cut through the hype....

IT Spending In 2016: Slower Growth Expected
News  |  1/06/2016  | 
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Forecast for IT budgets this year indicates less growth and priorities on security, business applications, and network infrastructure....

Micro-segmentation: Split And Smear Security
Commentary  |  12/30/2015  | 
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Centralized, hardware-based security doesn't scale in modern data center networks. Distributed firewalling in software overcomes the limitations....

Wireshark 2.0 Welcome Screen: An Introduction
Commentary  |  12/24/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates the new welcome screen in the updated version of the network analysis tool....

The New Network Management Tactic: Bandwidth On Demand
Commentary  |  12/24/2015  | 
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BoD promises a streamlined method to help enterprises manage rapidly changing network demands....

IT Pros Brace For Holiday Nightmares
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
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While other employees are taking time off or partying it up during the holiday season, IT teams are busy fixing problems, according to an Ipswitch poll....

Smart Cities Need Reliable IoT Connections
Commentary  |  12/18/2015  | 
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Software-defined WAN can help smart cities of the future ensure IoT services function smoothly....