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Cisco developer push yields 500,000 DevNet members working on programmable networks

June 12, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

ORLANDO – Cisco’s developer program, DevNet, is on a hot streak. Speaking at Cisco Live 2018, DevNet CTO Susie Wee said the group, which was founded in 2014, now has 500,000 registered members. “That’s a pretty cool milestone, but what […]


Featured

SD-WAN solutions are living up to the hype

May 29, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

The market for Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions met an accelerated growth in 2014-2018, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) analysts. This happened mostly due to the increased demand for Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions, a niche that has recorded […]


Software

Review: Icinga enterprise-grade, open-source network monitoring that scales

May 18, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

Continuing our quest for robust, enterprise-grade open source network monitoring, we tested Icinga Core 2 (version 2.8.1) and the stand-alone Icinga Web 2 interface. Created in 2009 as a fork of the Nagios network monitoring tool, Icinga has come a […]


Software

Cisco loses key software exec

May 2, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

Cisco lost a key warrior in its battle to become a monster software player this week as Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and head of the $5 billion Application Group, said he would be leaving the company effective May 3 […]


Software

Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

April 25, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

Facing the reality that many enterprise data-center managers now work in a hybrid cloud environment, Juniper Networks is set to release Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads and servers deployed across networking and cloud […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Ericsson, Equinix Prepare for 5G Data Centers with New Deal

April 4, 2018

Via: eWeek

Swedish IT power player Ericsson revealed Feb. 27 that it is extending its partnership with data center owner/operator Equinix to offer IT managed services using the Equinix Performance Hub and 5G connectivity when it becomes widely available in 2019 or […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University. The DDoS attack on Dyn took many major web sites offline […]


Featured

GDPR is keeping managers on their toes: who needs a DPO?

April 3, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

Last year, US-based companies that market their products in any of the 28 member states of the European Union have had some homework to do. The famous General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is on its way and it’s going to […]


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 […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]