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LATEST CONTENT TAGGED WITH NETWORKING



Debunking Four Myths about Flow Data
News  |  12/18/2018
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Enriched flow data technology has greatly matured with granularity for solving network incidents, configuration issues, capacity planning, and more. ...

2019 Predictions with Infrastructure Implications
News  |  12/13/2018
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A move back to private cloud, serverless computing, microservices, and more will play a significant role in organizations next year. Is your infrastructure ready to handle the changes? ...

Navigating with Wireshark
News  |  12/12/2018
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Tony Fortunato takes you on a quick Wireshark navigational exercise. In the video, he provides examples and discusses filters and other topics to get you started. ...

How to Keep Your Staff Current on Emerging Network Technologies
News  |  12/07/2018
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Preparing your network team to get the most out of new tools and services requires patience and understanding. Here's how to make training and education pay off for your organization. ...

Managing a Chaotic Heterogeneous Network? You’re Not Alone
News  |  12/07/2018
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Today’s reality is multi-vendor, hybrid environments that are hard to manage and secure. Those who can overcome these challenges can deliver greater performance and enhanced functionality for end users. ...

Immutable Infrastructure Use Cases
News  |  12/06/2018
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Using immutable infrastructure prevents configuration drift and increases the speed to build or rebuild infrastructure, which translates into faster turn-around times for project delivery. ...

6 Design Principles of the Modern LAN
News  |  12/03/2018
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Modern LAN design can address a wide range of challenges that network architects and administrators are encountering today ...

Introducing Immutable Infrastructure
News  |  11/30/2018
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An immutable infrastructure prevents common issues like configuration drift. It can bring more consistency and reliability in your infrastructure and a simpler, more predictable deployment process. ...

Continuous Chaos: Cloud, Containers, and Security in 2019
Commentary  |  11/29/2018
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Cloud, containers, serverless, SDN, and security are just some of the technologies that will play a major role in IT in 2019. Hold on and expect next year to bring many changes.  ...

Higher Speed Ethernet Requirements Continue to Grow
News  |  11/27/2018
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A wide variety of use cases drives demand for Ethernet speeds exceeding 100 Gigabit. In response, the industry is racing to deploy new signaling types to achieve these higher data rates. ...

10 Tips for Diagnosing Slow Applications
News  |  11/26/2018
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Top network transport factors include high packet loss, high latency, high jitter, network path changes, Wi-Fi system performance, and insufficient network bandwidth.  ...

Cisco Expands Intent-Based Networking Portfolio
News  |  11/22/2018
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The expansion of the portfolio brings IBN to the end-to-end network and can be deployed at customers of all sizes. ...

6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
News  |  11/19/2018
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Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year. ...

Why We Need Self-Healing SD-WANs
Commentary  |  11/16/2018
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Organizations need to build the necessary intelligence into their SD-WAN to anticipate problems and take corrective action. Only then will SD-WANs continue to work when outages come. ...

Why SDN and IBN Demand Better Network Visibility
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
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Automation has many positives, but also decreases NetOps’ understanding of the network. To overcome this, NetOps need tools designed to better understand, manage, and troubleshoot their infrastructure and applications. ...

Branch Offices Need Multiple Network Links to Meet User Service Expectations
Commentary  |  11/14/2018
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Branch office traffic has changed due to the growing use of SaaS, video, and voice apps. Sites need flexible bandwidth, traffic segmentation, and load balancing. Multiple network links can help. ...

Performance Testing: WinPcap versus Npcap
News  |  11/09/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato tests WinPcap versus Npcap. See which performs better. ...

Infrastructure Vendors Making Strides in 2019
Commentary  |  11/07/2018
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IT infrastructure vendors are embracing software and service-based options, and developing a host of innovative technologies. Our list highlights the ones to watch. ...

Getting DevOps Wrong: Top 5 Mistakes Organizations Make
News  |  11/05/2018
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Time spent working on DevOps projects has opened a window into some common mistakes that organizations make when trying to deliver a true DevOps initiative. ...

Preparing Your Workplace for 5G
News  |  10/26/2018
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Next-generation cellular technology is knocking at your door. Are you ready to let it in? ...

Preparing for the Intent-Based Network
News  |  10/25/2018
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Today’s emphasis on speed and agility has led to the advent of the intent-based network, an infrastructure of a higher order, powered by software that enables the network to learn, adapt, and evolve. ...

Highest Recommended SIP Trunk Providers, Friend to Friend
Commentary  |  10/22/2018
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Would you recommend your SIP trunking provider to a friend? See which providers came out on top in the Eastern Management Group's customer satisfaction study that surveyed more than 3,000 IT managers. ...

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
Commentary  |  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. ...