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.
By Dave Greenfield, secure networking evangelist, Cato Networks , 11/16/2018
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.
By John Smith, CTO at LiveAction , 11/15/2018
If you’ve been in networking for a few years, and already have acquired the traditional network certifications, it may be time to expand your horizons with certificates in specialized areas.
By Andrew Froehlich , 11/14/2018
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.
By Daniel Conde , 11/14/2018
As businesses build new SD-WAN infrastructures, NetOps teams will need to be able to visualize these new, complex networks and how they impact and relate to legacy IT environments.
By Mark Milinkovich, Director of Product at LiveAction , 11/01/2018
If your network is suddenly more difficult to manage, it may be a sign of the network poltergeist. Here are five ways to determine if your network is haunted — just in time for Halloween.
By Jason Baudreau, Director of Product, NetBrain , 10/31/2018
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.
By Joe Clarke, distinguished engineer, Cisco , 10/25/2018
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.
By John Malone, President and CEO, Eastern Management Group , 10/22/2018
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.
By Brett Johnson , 10/19/2018
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.
By Michael Bushong , 10/17/2018
The adoption of new networking technologies demands more sophisticated and flexible telemetry mechanisms for monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting the networks.
By By Aalok Shah, Sr. Engineer at VOLANSYS , 10/16/2018
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.
By Bill Kleyman , 10/15/2018
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.
By Jason Hintersteiner , 10/10/2018