NETWORKING

EXPERT ANALYSIS


NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA

Sagar Nangare Commentary
  • For enterprises deploying NVMe over Fabric, choosing between Fibre Channel and RDMA can be difficult, because both have advantages and disadvantages.
    By Sagar Nangare , 8/15/2018

Troubleshooting Application Configuration for Security

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato uses Wireshark to show you how to get an application to run through a firewall.
    By Tony Fortunato , 8/14/2018

8 Networking Startups Shaking Up the Industry

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • The hottest networking startups are leveraging trends like artificial intelligence and interoperability as well as building on tried and true technologies of the past.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 8/13/2018

Redefining Active-Active Network Connections

Peter Welcher Commentary
  • Network device and data center connections often described as "active-active" might be better termed "psuedo active-active."
    By Peter Welcher , 8/13/2018

Network Security Shrinks to Zero-Trust

Daniel Conde Commentary
  • The traditional network security perimeter has become smaller and smaller as attackers become more sophisticated. But how practical is the zero-trust model?
    By Daniel Conde , 8/09/2018

How to Configure 2 IP Addresses

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • There are multiple occasions for which you may need two IPv4 addresses. This video from Tony Fortunato explains how to configure them.
    By Tony Fortunato , 8/08/2018

802.11ax WiFi: Promising, but Challenging

Lee Badman Commentary
  • The new standard offers faster WiFi and lots of new features, but WLAN engineers should approach it with a healthy dose of skepticism.
    By Lee Badman , 8/06/2018

Network Security Analysis: A New Approach

Adam Wick, Research Lead, Mobile Security & Systems Software, Galois Commentary
  • A collaborative, peer-to-peer strategy provides several advantages over the traditional siloed approach to detecting and mitigating cyberthreats.
    By Adam Wick, Research Lead, Mobile Security & Systems Software, Galois , 8/03/2018

Multifactor Acquisition: Cisco Plans to Buy Duo for $2.35B

Kelly Sheridan News
  • Cisco intends to use Duo's authentication technology to ramp up security across hybrid and multicloud environments.
    By Kelly Sheridan , 8/02/2018

Applying AI to Network Analytics

John Edwards News
  • AI-powered analytics can streamline network performance and slash costs, but only when humans properly apply the technology.
    By John Edwards , 8/02/2018

Selecting an ISP for Business: Factors to Consider

Dan Conde Commentary
  • Price is an obvious consideration when picking an ISP, but security and co-location services are among other important criteria to consider.
    By Dan Conde , 7/31/2018

Free WiFi Analysis Tool: WiFiInfoView

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato explains some WiFi troubleshooting basics and demonstrates a free WiFi utility for Windows.
    By Tony Fortunato , 7/30/2018

AI in Business: Getting Started

Curtis Peterson Commentary
  • Artificial intelligence technologies are within the reach of every business. Here's how to start taking advantage of them.
    By Curtis Peterson , 7/27/2018

Decoding the Sysadmin

SolarWinds Slideshow
  • Celebrate SysAdmin Day with an entertaining look at what those outside of IT think sysadmins do.
    By SolarWinds , 7/26/2018

Cloud-Native: What Does It Mean for Infrastructure?

John Edwards News
  • As enterprise cloud migration continues, IT infrastructure has to keep up. Here's how to ensure that your organization is up for the trip.
    By John Edwards , 7/25/2018

Free Network Performance Test Tool: Wget

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato shows you how to test bandwidth using Wget. He explains how to get started with the free software and demonstrates how it works.
    By Tony Fortunato , 7/24/2018

IPv6 Is Tactical, NDN Is Strategic

Sorrell Slaymaker Commentary
  • Enterprises should limit their investment in IPv6, a tactical protocol that Named Data Networking will displace.
    By Sorrell Slaymaker , 7/23/2018

Network Monitoring in the Cloud: 3 Options

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • A look at ways network teams can keep an eye on network performance as enterprises connect to public cloud services.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 7/23/2018

Revolutionizing the Network through Edge Computing

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • Edge computing combines the speed of content delivery networks with the benefits of cloud to enable a new generation of networking.
    By Lori MacVittie , 7/20/2018

Building a Strong Network for Websites

Howard Chorney, director of solutions architecture, Akamai Commentary
  • The success of a company's website depends on a reliable network. Here are tips for making sure you build a network that provides a stable web environment to meet business needs.
    By Howard Chorney, director of solutions architecture, Akamai , 7/19/2018