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OpenDaylight Tutorial: Connecting OpenFlow Switches
Commentary  |  5/23/2018
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In this excerpt from "OpenDaylight Cookbook," learn how to connect an OpenFlow switch to the open source SDN controller. ...

Facebook Unveils Network Load Balancer, Provisioning Tool
News  |  5/22/2018
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Social media giant releases details about its Katran load balancing software, which it's open sourcing, and its Zero-Touch network provisioning system. ...

Martin Casado on the Future of Networking
Commentary  |  5/22/2018
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In this video, software-defined networking pioneer Martin Casado, a general partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, talks about how he expects enterprise networking will adopt SDN. He also explains how he sees traditional IT functions such as network...

DNS Server Troubleshooting: 3 Free Tools
Commentary  |  5/17/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates software utilities to test the performance of your DNS servers. ...

The Internet's Lessons in Resiliency
News  |  5/16/2018
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Enterprises can learn from how the internet's diversity of links and collaborative nature has helped it withstand disasters and address tough challenges, expert says. ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scoops Up Plexxi
News  |  5/15/2018
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HPE says it will integrate SDN startup's technology into its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure product lines. ...

How to Size Routers and Firewalls
Commentary  |  5/15/2018
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Peter Welcher of NetCraftsmen explains how to make sure you choose the right router or firewall to meet your performance and throughput needs. ...

5 Campus Network Upgrade Planning Tips
Commentary  |  5/14/2018
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Campus network design has become complex with cloud adoption and increased telecommuting. Here are some top considerations for ensuring a high-performing network. ...

CCNA Routing and Switching Vs. CCNAX
Commentary  |  5/11/2018
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The CCNAX is an alternative path to achieving the CCNA, but it's a rigorous one. Here's how to decide which path is right for you. ...

QoS for Cloud-Based UC Services
Commentary  |  5/09/2018
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Terry Slattery explains how to ensure satisfactory performance of cloud-based unified communications services. ...

Data Center Design: Installing a Modern Network
Commentary  |  5/08/2018
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In this excerpt from "Building Modern Networks," learn how to determine equipment requirements for a data center network. ...

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development
News  |  5/07/2018
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Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities. ...

Networking Pros: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
News  |  5/03/2018
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Surviving tumultuous times in enterprise IT means networking pros need to focus on learning new skills and participating in the community, panelists at Interop ITX said. ...

IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'
News  |  5/02/2018
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At Interop ITX, a Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert says enterprise IT must shift away from buying products to building its own solutions based on open source software. ...

VMware Touts Expanded NSX Strategy
News  |  5/01/2018
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Company unveils its Virtual Cloud Network vision, based on its NSX network virtualization platform. ...

Radia Perlman Debunks Network Protocol Myths
News  |  4/30/2018
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At Interop ITX, the networking pioneer talks about Ethernet and STP, and recites her algorithm poem. ...

IPv6 Paves Way to Boundless Mobility
Commentary  |  4/27/2018
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IPv4 falls short when it comes to supporting today's mobile workforce. Here's how IPv6 helps. ...

Tackling Edge Computing Challenges
Commentary  |  4/26/2018
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There's a lot of hype about edge computing, but processing data at the edge presents some tough problems. Some solutions are emerging. ...

VLAN Troubleshooting Commands
Commentary  |  4/25/2018
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Save time by using these four commands to quickly track down and resolve VLAN-related problems. ...

Network Transformation: More Than Automation
Commentary  |  4/24/2018
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New application architectures like microservices and containers will drive new network architectures to enable automation. ...

Cisco Networking Basics: IP Addressing
Commentary  |  4/18/2018
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In this excerpt from "Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions" from Packt, learn IP addressing fundamentals. ...

Troubleshooting a Router Installation
Commentary  |  4/17/2018
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In this video, see how Tony Fortunato solved problems that cropped up when deploying a Cisco 2851 ISR as a DNS proxy. ...

Network Analytics Fuels Network Automation
Commentary  |  4/11/2018
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EMA research found that enterprises use network analytics technology to automate a variety of networking tasks for increased uptime and other benefits. ...

The Role of the Network: Cost Center or Business Enabler?
Commentary  |  4/10/2018
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A recent ESG survey revealed enterprise perceptions about networking infrastructure and its corporate value. ...

Building Your Own Network Monitoring Sensor
Commentary  |  4/05/2018
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You can create a sensor to monitor wired and WiFi networks and gain insight into how networks are performing for remote end users. ...