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LATEST CONTENT TAGGED WITH NETWORKING



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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Neat Cisco Nexus Features You Might Have Missed
News  |  9/17/2018
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A brief review of some new Cisco Nexus features you may have missed hearing about. ...

P4: Programming the Network's Forwarding Plane
News  |  9/14/2018
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P4 was designed for data plane programming of network switches but its scope now covers programmable network elements such as hardware or software switches, network interface cards, and routers. ...

5 Things You Should Know About Dark Fiber
News  |  9/13/2018
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This alternative to commercial Internet service can reduce costs, improve latency, and give organizations the redundancy they need for disaster recovery and business continuity. ...

Why Networks Are Evolving Toward Leaf-Spine Architectures
News  |  9/11/2018
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A brief overview of the benefits of leaf-spine designs, where they're commonly deployed today, and why you might choose to pursue one. ...

Life on the Network Edge
News  |  9/10/2018
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Evolving network architectures and the demands of new application areas like IoT are bringing the network’s edge into greater focus. ...

When Testing, Get Active
News  |  9/07/2018
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When troubleshooting application performance issues, ping alone may not detect the problem. That’s where active testing can help. ...

Hybrid Networking: The Best of Both Worlds
News  |  9/05/2018
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With a strong network underpinning a cloud platform, a hybrid model can address reliability, security, and compliance concerns, while simplifying IT infrastructure management.   ...

Introduction to Infrastructure as Code
News  |  8/30/2018
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Small misconfigured settings plague many IT environments, impacting security and stability. Infrastructure as code lets you apply a consistent configuration to a broad range of endpoints. ...

The 5 Biggest Mistakes in SD-WAN Security
News  |  8/29/2018
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Simply committing to SD-WAN security isn't enough. It's also necessary to create defenses the right way and avoid some common mistakes. ...

Amazon and Arista Eye the Campus Network
News  |  8/27/2018
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Arista has already announced their vision for the enterprise campus network. Amazon is rumored to be looking there as well. What does mean for the dominance of the traditional market players? ...

How IT Pros Can Bridge the IT-Business Gap
Commentary  |  8/24/2018
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By embracing a different mindset and changing their language, IT teams can better communicate with the business and finally overcome a long-standing division. ...

3 Strategies to Fight Network Siloes
Commentary  |  8/23/2018
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The problems created by old hub-and-spoke network architectures are happening again with the advent of the cloud. Following these strategies can avoid building a new set of siloes. ...

Network Architect Jobs Evolve
News  |  8/22/2018
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Technology upheaval is challenging current network architects while opening new job opportunities for newcomers.  ...

Network Design Considerations for Hybrid Clouds
News  |  8/21/2018
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When creating your hybrid cloud network, you'll need to understand your current needs and the long-term plans for your environment. ...

Improving DevOps Security Practices
News  |  8/16/2018
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Security is often an afterthought, but DevOps engineers should make it a priority by taking these factors into consideration. ...

NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA
Commentary  |  8/15/2018
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For enterprises deploying NVMe over Fabric, choosing between Fibre Channel and RDMA can be difficult, because both have advantages and disadvantages. ...

Troubleshooting Application Configuration for Security
Commentary  |  8/14/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato uses Wireshark to show you how to get an application to run through a firewall. ...

Redefining Active-Active Network Connections
Commentary  |  8/13/2018
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Network device and data center connections often described as "active-active" might be better termed "psuedo active-active." ...

Network Security Shrinks to Zero-Trust
Commentary  |  8/09/2018
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The traditional network security perimeter has become smaller and smaller as attackers become more sophisticated. But how practical is the zero-trust model? ...

How to Configure 2 IP Addresses
Commentary  |  8/08/2018
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There are multiple occasions for which you may need two IPv4 addresses. This video from Tony Fortunato explains how to configure them. ...