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HP's Composable Infrastructure Vision
News  |  10/26/2015  | 
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HP wants to enable enterprises to easily and quickly spin up on-premises data center resources via software....

Tom Hollingsworth On Automating the Data Center Network
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
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Everyone's favorite Networking Nerd joins us live next week with objective advice for increasing your data center network performance....

Cisco DMVPN: Choosing The Right Routing Protocol
Commentary  |  10/21/2015  | 
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This series on building a WAN using DMVPN concludes with a discussion on factors to consider when selecting OSFP, EIGRP or BGP as a routing protocol....

SDN & OpenFlow World Congress: 3 Key Themes
Commentary  |  10/21/2015  | 
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The SDN and NFV industries gathered in Europe last week, and OpenStack, microservices, and service function chaining were top of mind....

Why The Business Needs SDN
Commentary  |  10/20/2015  | 
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Software-defined networking provides network programmability, which helps contain operational costs and enables business growth....

SDN's Northbound Interface Evolves
Commentary  |  10/14/2015  | 
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The northbound interface has been a point of debate in SDN development, but an intent-based interface could accelerate progress....

Cisco DMVPN: Hub And Spoke Design Considerations
Commentary  |  10/13/2015  | 
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When building a WAN using DMVPN, there are several factors that impact hub and spoke requirements and design options....

BGP Fundamentals
Commentary  |  10/13/2015  | 
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Whats the big deal with Border Gateway Protocol? In this video, we explain what BGP is and how the routing protocol works....

Interop 2016: It's All About The Network
Commentary  |  10/13/2015  | 
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Next May's Interop conference will embrace the future of the network and the people who run it, offering practical and visionary insight....

Dell-EMC Has Big Cybersecurity Implications
News  |  10/12/2015  | 
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The devil will be in the details, but if the company cooks up a winning integration strategy to combine the likes of SecureWorks and RSA, it is poised to become a major security player....

Paving The Way For SDN Interoperability
Commentary  |  10/09/2015  | 
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Two new abstraction frameworks ensure interoperability between OpenFlow v1.3-enabled hardware-based switches from different vendors....

Corporate VPNs In The Bullseye
News  |  10/09/2015  | 
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Two newly discovered attacks targeted at corporate VPNs demonstrate how attackers can abuse and use these networks for their own purposes....

WLAN Spending Fuels Enterprise Network Market Growth
News  |  10/08/2015  | 
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Companies are upgrading their networks to increase wireless capacity while moving cautiously with SDN, new market research shows....

Banks Bet Their Money On Private Cloud
Commentary  |  10/08/2015  | 
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As banks move toward a cloud-based infrastructure, they must protect their assets while understanding that the network is a fundamental contributor to the cloud and to their customers' quality of experience....

Network Troubleshooting: Device Cleanup
Commentary  |  10/07/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato explains how removing unnecessary protocols and services from desktops and other devices can make the job of network troubleshooting much easier....

IT Monitoring & The Five Stages of Grief
Commentary  |  10/07/2015  | 
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Organizations often exhibit a series of behaviors when they implement IT monitoring systems that makes life difficult for IT pros doing the monitoring....

Segmentation: A Fire Code For Network Security
Commentary  |  10/05/2015  | 
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New technologies like software-defined segmentation are making it easier to prevent a compromise from spreading by separating users and network resources into zones....

HP Spearheads Open Source Network OS Initiative
News  |  10/05/2015  | 
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Linux-based OpenSwitch NOS is designed to provide data center networks with more flexibility....

Building A WAN Using Cisco DMVPN
Commentary  |  10/01/2015  | 
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Dynamic Multipoint VPN technology enables organizations to connect their offices via VPNs built over the Internet. Here's how it works....

Juniper Debuts Unite Architecture For Campus Networks
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
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New network architecture includes campus fabric for EX9200 switches and security products....

Throughput 101: Don't Guess At File Sizes
Commentary  |  9/28/2015  | 
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In this video, network troubleshooting guru Tony Fortunato demonstrates how to perform a file transfer test to determine file size....

Why You Should Adopt A Cloud-First Networking Strategy
Commentary  |  9/28/2015  | 
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The rise of hybrid cloud in the enterprise means that network engineers need to focus on enabling and supporting cloud in all its forms....

ARIN IPv4 Address Supply Runs Out
News  |  9/24/2015  | 
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Pressure to deploy IPv6 heats up with the depletion of ARIN's IPv4 free pool....

Dell Adds New Campus & Data Center Networking Products
News  |  9/24/2015  | 
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Dell aims to simplify campus networking with new architecture and builds on its open networking strategy with new data center switch....

Cisco VIRL: More Than A Certification Study Lab
Commentary  |  9/23/2015  | 
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Cisco's Virtual Internet Routing Lab provides students and experienced networking pros with a tool to build network topologies. Here's what to expect in terms of capabilities and limitations....