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How SDN Interest Has Evolved
Commentary  |  2/11/2016  | 
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Research reveals how some drivers for enterprise SDN deployment have shifted while others remain constant. ...

Data Center Interconnect Design Considerations
Commentary  |  2/10/2016  | 
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Avoid problems by taking these factors into account when designing Layer 2 DCIs. ...

5 Questions Your IT Vendors Should Ask You
Commentary  |  2/09/2016  | 
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Make sure your IT partners ask these questions so they craft the right solution for your business. ...

Network Redesign: In The Field
Commentary  |  2/08/2016  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato discusses his initial analysis of a network redesign project. ...

Beyond Open Standards
Commentary  |  2/08/2016  | 
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With the rise of disaggregation, the networking industry needs more than the IETF in order to thrive. ...

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....