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Network Redesign: VLANs And Ports
Commentary  |  2/22/2016  | 
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In the second part of this video series, Tony Fortunato begins making changes to a live network. ...

Network Policy Abstraction: Streamlining Cloud Networking
Commentary  |  2/19/2016  | 
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Policy-based networking simplifies network configuration of virtual and containerized workloads. ...

Facebook Builds A Network Troubleshooting System
News  |  2/18/2016  | 
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Social media giant developed NetNORAD to quickly track down problems on its massive network. ...

Why Private Cloud Needs DevOps And SDN
Commentary  |  2/18/2016  | 
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Building a private cloud requires treating the infrastructure as code. ...

Striving For Continuous Network Configuration
Commentary  |  2/17/2016  | 
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Networking pros should aspire to the continuous deployment model used by application developers. ...

25 GbE: Data Center Deployment Scenarios
Commentary  |  2/17/2016  | 
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25 Gigabit Ethernet provides companies with a cost-effective option for meeting increased bandwidth demand. ...

Linux Foundation Launches IO Services Framework
News  |  2/11/2016  | 
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Open source FD.io project aims to speed networking and storage in cloud environments. ...

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. ...