Next-Gen WAN: Build or Buy?
Enterprises need to consider a number of factors, including security requirements, when choosing between an in-house model or managed network service for their future WAN connectivity needs.
Cisco Live's 7 Best Scenes
Attendees at Cisco Live this week were showered in APIs and ACI, and swimming in selfies. Take a look at the highlights from the annual customer event.
Cisco Expands On Its ACI Strategy
Networking giant touts its SDN platform at Cisco Live and offers ways for customers to extend ACI policy to legacy Nexus infrastructure.
Network Engineers Tackle ACI
Twitter was humming with chatter about Cisco Live and ACI today as IT professionals sought information about the SDN platform.
Cisco Faces Make-Or-Break Week For SDN
Cisco is counting on ACI, its software-defined networking strategy, to keep its hold on the enterprise infrastructure market. We'll see how that plays out this week at Cisco Live.
Ethernet Innovation Inside The Datacenter
With big data analytics, social media, and other new applications pushing east-west bandwidth demand, datacenters are deploying faster Ethernet and unlocking new capabilities.
MPLS Traffic Engineering: Tunnel Setup
Traffic engineering can greatly improve performance in MPLS networks. Find out how specific traffic paths are defined and calculated using routing attributes and protocols.
Speeding Up Storage Networks
With SSDs pushing the limits of networks, it's time to consider how compression and deduplication could help speed storage traffic.
Social WiFi Sign-In: Benefits With A Dark Side
Providing social networking credentials to get free WiFi access gives merchants a wealth of customer data for marketing and is a boon for managed service providers. But is the price too high for customers?
The Network Is The Computer, Again
Today, the old Sun Microsystems tagline rings truer than ever. In our cloud-centric world, perhaps computers don't exist at all anymore.
IT Is A Quantum World
System administrators need to take a quantum mechanical view when weighing the probability of new failure modes that come with new technologies such as deduplication.
Buy Or Build Your Own SDN?
An ESG survey shows a broad range of approaches among enterprises when it comes to deploying software-defined networking.