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Automating UCS Manager Configuration with Ansible
News  |  10/19/2018
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Cisco UCS Manager is the management plane service for Cisco UCS solutions. Using a policy-based management approach, server configurations are decoupled from the physical hardware. ...

What to Look for in a Network Monitoring Application
News  |  10/18/2018
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Keeping tabs on network operations and performance is a 24x7 job. The right monitoring application makes the task easier. ...

The Network Automation Paradox: Why People are Key to Its Success
News  |  10/17/2018
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The industry’s inability to move forward with network automation despite its benefits means it’s time to try a new approach. That approach must focus on people to accelerate the pace of automation adoption. ...

Mobile Security Still Needs More Work in Most Enterprises
News  |  10/16/2018
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A recent survey on mobile security confirms what most suspect. Most enterprises still have much work to do to bring mobile security up to par, especially for devices that spend most of their time connecting to data and applications on third-party ne...

Packet Level Network Telemetry – Broadening the Monitoring Horizons of SDN
News  |  10/16/2018
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The adoption of new networking technologies demands more sophisticated and flexible telemetry mechanisms for monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting the networks. ...

Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?
News  |  10/15/2018
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Evolving DevOps practices will require a new level of agility and speed to deployment. Advancements in the cloud sector have organizations wondering how the two can work together. ...

Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Certification – Achieve or Avoid?
News  |  10/12/2018
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If you’re working in a Security Operations Center, or aim to work in one, the CCNA Cyber Ops should be high on your list of qualifications to achieve. Few certifications cover this area. ...

4 Tips for Safeguarding Your SD-WAN
News  |  10/12/2018
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Be mindful of these four areas of security when considering an SD-WAN solution. By incorporating security measures like these into an SD-WAN solution, businesses gain assurance that their data, network, IT assets, and customers are protected. ...

5 Reasons Why Hardware Choices are Critical for HCI
News  |  10/11/2018
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With so much emphasis placed on the software in software-defined infrastructures, the hardware is often overlooked. Don’t make this mistake. It takes real work to make components behave as a system. ...

Too Many Choices! Picking the Right PoE for Your Application
News  |  10/10/2018
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Selecting a PoE power source for a powered device can be challenging since there are many options. Here is a brief overview to help you narrow down your choices and make the right decision. ...

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation
News  |  10/09/2018
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Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight. ...

CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies
News  |  10/08/2018
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New technologies keep on coming, but which are better to invest in now versus later? CompTIA's recently released a prioritized list of top 10 emerging technologies. ...

Why Cybersecurity Training Must Become a Priority
News  |  10/05/2018
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Because the threat landscape continues to evolve rapidly, organizations are having a hard time keeping pace with the evolving cybersecurity skills required to manage their complex environments. ...

Monitoring Windows Services for Free
News  |  10/05/2018
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Network analysts cannot simply rely on existing solutions when troubleshooting problems. Get creative and build your own Windows services monitoring tool. ...

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe
News  |  10/04/2018
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Windows 10 in the cloud offers long-term benefits. However, it is paramount to address infrastructure issues before making the Windows desktop to the cloud move. ...

6 Ways SD-WAN Simplifies Network Management
News  |  10/03/2018
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SD-WAN offers network management capabilities that can streamline operations while lightening workloads. ...

Getting Multi-cloud Right with Per-app Architectures
News  |  10/02/2018
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How by-the-app solutions can tackle common cloud migration roadblocks including ramp up, risk management, and operational overhead. ...

4 Traits of a Cyber-Resilient Culture
News  |  10/01/2018
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Companies with a solid track record of cybersecurity share these practices and characteristics. ...

Guide to Cloud Computing Architectures
News  |  9/27/2018
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Choosing the right cloud computing architecture depends on your business and technology service requirements. This excerpt from Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions explains the different cloud models including baseline cloud architectures, complex...

Test Web Page Load Time with a Free Chrome Extension
News  |  9/26/2018
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A walk-through shows you how to use a free Chrome extension to measure web page loading times. ...

Monitoring and Visibility for the Hybrid Cloud
News  |  9/25/2018
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Today’s hybrid architectures require a combination of monitoring techniques to create a modern, full-stack, hybrid cloud monitoring capability. ...

Have You Done Enough to Ensure Wireless Network Security?
News  |  9/24/2018
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Whether on a corporate or public Wi-Fi network, there are precautions you can apply to keep your network and systems better protected and your information secured. ...

Top 3 Takeaways from the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas
News  |  9/21/2018
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5G, intelligent connectivity, and shifting networking to the edge were some of the top topics of discussion at last week's Mobile World Congress Americas ...

DevOps is an Operational Strategy, Not a Project
News  |  9/21/2018
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DevOps projects fall under infrastructure management but need to be treated as internal application development. With adequate planning, workflow code can be updated rapidly as part of an operational role. ...

AWS Cloud Services Overview: What's New in 2018
News  |  9/20/2018
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Amazon offers a multitude of options in its AWS cloud services lineup, and much has changed since they were first introduced. This overview from AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide explains the most popular core services and what's new in the l...