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The Network Skills Shortage
Commentary  |  11/27/2015  | 
Networking professionals are in short supply as network demands grow. Automation can help.
OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Commentary  |  11/25/2015  | 
The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge.
Cisco Cert Tracker Offline After Pearson VUE Breach
News  |  11/24/2015  | 
Third-party certification credential manager used by Cisco and others is taken down after malware infection.
8 Enterprise WiFi Shortcomings
Slideshows  |  11/24/2015  | 
Reliable WiFi is critical in today's enterprise, but the WiFi network can fall short. Here's a look at some of common problems with WiFi connectivity.
6 Tips Toward Painless Service Provider Relationships
Slideshows  |  11/23/2015  | 
Thinking of outsourcing your WAN? These tips will help you build and maintain a successful long-term partnership with the right network service provider.
Cisco IP Helper Address Complications
Education  |  11/23/2015  | 
In this video, Tony Fortunato shows how using the ip helper address command can overwhelm a DHCP server and cause network performance issues.
The 12 Basic Truths Of Networking
Slideshows  |  11/22/2015  | 
Overwhelmed by all the change going on in the networking industry? Remember that it's all packets and protocols, along with a good helping of common sense.
Facebook Developing 100 Gigabit Ethernet Switch
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
Engineers at social networking giant say they're working on a faster version of their Wedge data center switch.
Cisco Retools CCIE Program
News  |  11/19/2015  | 
Scope of Cisco's career certifications expanded to include emerging technologies such as SDN and IoT.
10 Big 2015 Tech Mergers That Will Transform Data Centers
Slideshows  |  11/19/2015  | 
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.
25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Commentary  |  11/19/2015  | 
It’s time to make sense of the plethora of performance “Gs” in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers.
SDN Market To Surpass $1.4 Billion This Year
News  |  11/18/2015  | 
Enterprises are expanding their use of software-defined networking and taking advantage of bare-metal switches, IHS says.
Network Troubleshooting: Broadcast Analysis 101
Education  |  11/18/2015  | 
In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates how packet capture analysis can uncover network misconfigurations and other problems.
VLAN Implementation Guide: The Basics
Slideshows  |  11/17/2015  | 
Virtual LANs are core to enterprise networking. This guide covers VLAN trunks, VLAN planning, and basic VLAN configuration.
Why Cisco FabricPath?
Education  |  11/17/2015  | 
STP can't meet the requirements of today's data centers. CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira demonstrates Cisco's TRILL-based alternative technology and explains its benefits.
ONUG Spotlights Shift To Software And Services
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
Tom Hollingsworth provides a recap and analysis of the key trends discussed at the fall Open Networking Users Group meeting.
Connect Your Clouds With The Right Network
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
Enterprises have many options for cloud, including private, virtual private, or hybrid cloud deployments, but should also pay attention to the technology between them.
Open Networking Put To The Test
News  |  11/11/2015  | 
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  | 
The Internet of Things will place new pressures on many fronts for enterprise networks, including DNS and management requirements.
Cisco And Ericsson Unveil Partnership
News  |  11/9/2015  | 
Networking heavyweights ink deal to combine their forces in rapidly changing market.
Interop Provides In-Depth Education With Industry Experts
Commentary  |  11/9/2015  | 
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  |  11/9/2015  | 
Tony Fortunato shares his initial thoughts on the updated version of the popular open source network analysis tool.
Software-Defined Network Management: What We Need
Commentary  |  11/6/2015  | 
Does software-defined networking need software-defined network management?
Shining a Spotlight on SD-WAN Interoperability
Commentary  |  11/5/2015  | 
This hot WAN technology holds great promise, but isn't without its issues.
8 Open Networking Terms To Know
Slideshows  |  11/5/2015  | 
Open networking is all the rage, but it covers a lot of ground. Get familiar with some of the basic terminology so you're not left in the dark.
The Future Of Networking Is Watson
Commentary  |  11/5/2015  | 
Forget SDN. IBM's cognitive system demonstrates the power of artificial intelligence, which will run our networks and transform IT management.
Riverbed's Take On SD-WAN
Commentary  |  11/4/2015  | 
The software-defined WAN market is hopping. WAN optimization specialist Riverbed tackles the space from a different angle.
Juniper Goes All In On Network Disaggregation
News  |  11/3/2015  | 
Networking vendor launches disaggregated Junos software and new data center switch plus new NFV products.
7 Building Blocks For Enterprise IoT
Slideshows  |  11/3/2015  | 
Behind all those flashy applications enabled by the Internet of Things is a stark reality -- enterprises must create a highly reliable and secure infrastructure before they can capitalize on it.
DDoS Mitigation: Pay Attention To The Network
Commentary  |  11/3/2015  | 
DDoS attacks are a growing threat. Monitoring firewall and load balancing activity can help IT teams detect and mitigate DDoS attacks.
IT Jobs 2016: Biggest Salary Increases
Slideshows  |  11/1/2015  | 
Find out which networking positions will be getting the biggest raises in the new year, and calculate your own target salary.
Xen Patches 'Worst'-Ever Virtual Machine Escape Vulnerability
News  |  10/30/2015  | 
Bug remained undetected for seven years and enabled complete control of host system.
WiFi Calling In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  10/29/2015  | 
With WiFi about to take off, enterprises can look forward to improved indoor calling, but they need to prepare to support it.
IT Security Horror Stories
Slideshows  |  10/28/2015  | 
In honor of Halloween and Cybersecurity Awareness Month, these tales from the IT crypt are sure to haunt your nightmares.
Cisco Ramps Up Security With Lancope Purchase
News  |  10/27/2015  | 
Networking giant continues to double down on security with acquisition of network security firm.
Wireshark: Editing A Packet
Education  |  10/27/2015  | 
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.
IoT & The Role Of SD-WAN
Commentary  |  10/27/2015  | 
The Internet of Things will require a robust virtual network. Software-defined overlays will help ensure reliable connections.
Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Commentary  |  10/26/2015  | 
Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program.
HP's Composable Infrastructure Vision
News  |  10/26/2015  | 
HP wants to enable enterprises to easily and quickly spin up on-premises data center resources via software.
7 Basic Network Security Mistakes You're Probably Making
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015  | 
With the rapid growth in cyber-attacks, securing data networks is more important and complex than ever. Be on the lookout for these common security blunders that can leave your company's networks and systems at risk.
Tom Hollingsworth On Automating the Data Center Network
Education  |  10/22/2015  | 
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
Education  |  10/21/2015  | 
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  | 
The SDN and NFV industries gathered in Europe last week, and OpenStack, microservices, and service function chaining were top of mind.
Practical SDN: 7 Ways To Deploy It
Slideshows  |  10/20/2015  | 
Enterprises can use software-defined networking for plenty of real-world functions, right now. We outline where SDN can make a difference in your enterprise environment.
Why The Business Needs SDN
Commentary  |  10/20/2015  | 
Software-defined networking provides network programmability, which helps contain operational costs and enables business growth.
IPv6 Implementation Guide: It's Go Time
Slideshows  |  10/16/2015  | 
The time is now to deploy IPv6. Our guide covers protocol basics, IPv6 benefits, how to plan a dual-stack deployment, potential security issues and how to learn more.
5 Reasons To Upgrade Your Network Switch
Slideshows  |  10/14/2015  | 
With increasing wireless requirements and other pressures in today’s IT environment, you might not want to wait until the next refresh cycle for that campus network switch replacement.
SDN's Northbound Interface Evolves
Commentary  |  10/14/2015  | 
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
Education  |  10/13/2015  | 
When building a WAN using DMVPN, there are several factors that impact hub and spoke requirements and design options.
BGP Fundamentals
Education  |  10/13/2015  | 
What’s the big deal with Border Gateway Protocol? In this video, we explain what BGP is and how the routing protocol works.
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