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AI in Business: The Practical Reality
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
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IT executives need to start thinking about how they can integrate artificial intelligence into their operations or risk being left behind. ...

Network Maintenance Best Practices
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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Peter Welcher provides guidance on managing periodic checks of your network infrastructure. ...

Why Spanning Tree Is Important: A Demo
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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In this video, David Bombal shows you how Spanning Tree Protocol is essential for most layer 2 switched networks. ...

CBRS: What WLAN Pros Need to Know
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
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Lee Badman talks with Dave Wright, president of the CBRS Alliance, to find out the latest developments with the emerging small-cell technology. ...

Nmap Tutorial: Host Discovery
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
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In this excerpt from "Nmap: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook - Second Edition," learn how to perform a ping scan to find live hosts in your network. ...

Cisco’s Container Journey to the Cloud
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
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The networking giant is partnering with Google to enter the cloud market, but will Google’s help be enough to put it on the path to cloud prosperity? ...

Cisco's DevNet Comes of Age
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
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People who work hands-on with Cisco gear finally understand it's time to reskill, and DevNet can help. ...

Communications in the Enterprise: Regaining Control
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
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Employees are using many other means than email to communicate including text and Skype, presenting challenges for IT teams. ...

Antenna Primer for WiFi Pros
Commentary  |  6/14/2018
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Learn about antenna fundamentals and the different types of antennas available for WiFi applications. ...

Wireshark and File Compression
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
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In this video, see if Wireshark's built-in compression utility is more efficient than third-party compression tools for sharing and storing trace files. ...

How to Adopt DevOps on a Small Scale
Commentary  |  6/12/2018
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Don't be overwhelmed by DevOps. Picking individual steps in the process makes it achievable for small businesses. ...

SDN: An Innovator Reflects
Commentary  |  6/12/2018
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In this Network Collective podcast, hear Martin Casado talk about his work in pioneering software-defined networking. ...

MAC Address Learning Basics
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
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In these videos, David Bombal demonstrates how MAC address tables are populated on network switches and how disabling MAC address learning causes traffic flooding. ...

APM Overview: Diagnosing Slow Applications
Commentary  |  6/08/2018
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Terry Slattery discusses how application performance monitoring tools can help provide visibility and how to decide if APM is right for your business. ...

How Erasure Coding Is Evolving
Commentary  |  6/08/2018
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Erasure coding, an alternative to RAID, and is changing to address emerging data resiliency challenges. ...

Dispelling the Myth of Ageism in IT
Commentary  |  6/07/2018
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In this video, network architect and author Denise Donohue explains that contrary to common perceptions, older people can thrive in IT. ...

Port Scanning Techniques: An Introduction
Commentary  |  6/07/2018
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In this excerpt from "Kali Linux Network Scanning Cookbook-Second Edition," learn the basics of port scanning for network security. ...

IPv6 Makes Progress, but Much Work Remains
News  |  6/06/2018
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Internet Society report shows widespread deployment of the new internet protocol worldwide, but enterprises lag and regional registry observes slowdown in IPv6 growth this year. ...

Service Mesh: 3 Things to Know
News  |  6/06/2018
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Find out what this emerging technology is and the critical role it plays as enterprises increasingly adopt microservices. ...

Wireshark Packet Capture: Tshark Vs. Dumpcap
Commentary  |  6/05/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato compares two Wireshark methods for capturing packets. See which one performed best. ...

AI for IT: Who Will Lead the Charge for a Standard?
Commentary  |  6/01/2018
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For artificial intelligence in networking to become mainstream, we need a common standard across the IT stack. ...

The NVMe Transition
Commentary  |  5/31/2018
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A look at how vendors implementing the new storage protocol in their products and what to consider before integrating the technology into your data center. ...

Linux Foundation Offers Free Open Networking Training
News  |  5/30/2018
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IT pros can sign up for new online course to learn the basics of open source networking technologies for SDN and more. ...

Business-Driven Network Transformation
News  |  5/30/2018
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Understand business requirements before jumping into a network design in order to ensure they're aligned, networking expert Denise Donohue says. ...

Microservices Management: Securing Endpoints
Commentary  |  5/29/2018
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The proliferation of microservices can create a sense of loss of control. Here's what you can do to secure them. ...