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Thursday, July 25, 2013
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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
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This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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VoIP Planning: 3 Critical Steps

September 05, 2013 03:29 PM
Posted by Amy Arnold

Don't overlook these core considerations when implementing VoIP or you may find yourself in the middle of a disaster. Plan properly to ensure a successful deployment.

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Tags: VoIP, VoIP planning, Voice over IP, Cisco Emergency Responder, VoIP implementation, end user training

Channel: UC & VoIP, Networking & Mgmt

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Debugging Cisco Voice: How To Streamline The Process

August 01, 2013 11:54 AM
Posted by Amy Arnold

Going through pages of debug output from a Cisco Voice Gateway is tedious and time-consuming, but there's a filtering tool that can make the job easier. Here's how to use it.

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Tags: Cisco Voice, Cisco IOS Voice Gateway, call filter match-list, debugging Cisco, Cisco Voice Gateway

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, Wireless, UC & VoIP

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Troubleshooting External VoIP Calls on Cisco UCM

June 24, 2013 12:55 PM
Posted by Amy Arnold

Here's how to diagnose external calls failures on the Cisco Unified Communications Manager platform.

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Tags: VoIP, amyengineer, Dialed Number Analyzer, test route group, CUCM

Channel: UC & VoIP, Next Gen Network, Networking & Mgmt, , Data Center

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Troubleshooting Wires in Wireless Networks

June 13, 2013 12:27 PM
Posted by Amy Arnold

When troubleshooting wireless networks, sometimes you have to deal with wires and other physical components. You may even need to leave your computer and go questing.

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Tags: wireless bridge, Cisco 1300, engineer, jitter, RF, radios

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, Wireless, , UC & VoIP, Data Center

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Aruba's 802.11ac Rollout Cleans Up Sticky Clients

May 21, 2013 10:47 AM
Posted by Lee H. Badman

Aruba Networks is announcing 802.11ac access points and new software that addresses roaming problems caused by “sticky” wireless clients.

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Tags: 802.11ac, Aruba Networks, APs, sticky clients, roaming, Cisco Systems, Motorola

Channel: Wireless, , Data Center, UC & VoIP, Networking & Mgmt

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Skype and Google: The Unified Communications Killers?

April 22, 2013 05:58 PM
Posted by Kurt Marko

From Skype and Google Hangouts to integrated HD webcams and inexpensive video conference appliances, consumer technology is pushing aside 'enterprise-grade' products.

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Tags: Google, Skype, UC, Cisco, Polycom, Tandberg, Webcam, network

Channel: , UC & VoIP, Next Gen Network, Cloud Computing

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