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Hardware, Software

A Network That Thinks for Itself

June 20, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Networking today is a world of big opportunities – and big challenges. Telecoms, mobile, cloud and cable service providers are all facing increasing demands on their systems. Old approaches are no longer going to be enough. If they want to […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Hardware, software options emerge for runtime encryption

June 20, 2018

Via: CSO

When it comes to cloud applications, enterprises have an encryption gap. Encrypting data while it is in storage is straightforward, even if many companies are still neglecting to do it. So is encrypting data while it is in transit. But […]


Hardware

The Cable Story, Part 2: Thoughts on How to Reinvent the Cable Network

June 8, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

In my previous post, I talked about the ‘cable story’ and the steps service providers need to take, today, in order to leverage their competitive asset – the cable network — and to gain tactical and strategic business advantages. In […]


Hardware, Wireless

Logicalis enables predictive and proactive data centers with Cisco ACI

June 1, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Logicalis is a worldwide systems integrator whose customers span industries and geographical regions; and their focus is to engage in the dynamics of their customers’ vertical markets; including financial services, education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, and apply […]


Hardware

New UCS multi-node server tackles growing need for high performance, scale-out infrastructure

May 31, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

The UCS product family just got larger, but before I introduce you to an exciting new product, let me tell you a little about the context for the design and the shortcomings in the industry that we set out to […]


Hardware

Pay Attention to Throughput / Oversubscription

May 10, 2018

Via: NetCraftsmen

In some recent design situations, I’ve spent some time looking at routers and firewalls, looking for some fairly hefty performance characteristics. That’s where it became quite clear (if it wasn’t clear enough already), that router and firewall performance costs a […]


Hardware, Software

Bringing software-defined networking to the data center

May 7, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The long-term vision of 5G includes network slicing–using virtualized network functions and software-defined networking (SDN) to enable operator networks to automatically create service-specific data pipes that precisely meet the needs of a particular application. Enterprise users get the ability to […]


Hardware

US group separates on-chip optics and electronics

April 24, 2018

Via: Optics.org

MIT, Berkeley and BU team integrates components into existing chips enables optimization of photonics away from electronics. A team of researchers led by groups at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and Boston University have announced what they are […]


Hardware

How Do You Get Information from Network Devices?

April 3, 2018

Via: ipSpace

One of the biggest challenges of network automation is getting usable information from network devices… or as asked by a student in my Building Network Automation Solutions online course in the course Slack team: How do I get specific information […]


Hardware, Software

Cradlepoint extends SD-WAN to first responders with new router

February 23, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Cradlepoint unveiled a solution package for its NetCloud service, which includes a new router intended to bring the benefits of software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) to first responders and related fleet-based organizations. First responders rely on 4G LTE technology to […]