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Manage Dec 17, 2001

Layers in RNext

I have just installed Rnext Beta 4 for testing. Every developer or Web designer will love the new option to create layers. Continue Reading

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By Michael Cobb Manage Jul 31, 2007

How does SSL 'sit' between the network layer and application layer?

SSL is neither a network layer protocol nor an application layer protocol. In this SearchSecurity.com Q&A, Michael Cobb explains how SSL "sits" between both layers. Continue Reading

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By Ivan Pepelnjak News Nov 26, 2007

Making the case for Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs

Offering VPN services isn't a simple Layer 2 or Layer 3 choice; it depends on customer needs and being clear about what your network can do. Continue Reading

SearchEnterpriseWAN

Problem Solve Nov 23, 2004

Layer 2 VPN scalability

A look at the limitations of layer 2 VPN scalability. Continue Reading

SearchEnterpriseWAN

Problem Solve Apr 27, 2004

Layer 3 MPLS VPNs

A look at some of the details of Layer 3 MPLS VPNs. Continue Reading

SearchNetworking

By David Davis Problem Solve Apr 04, 2006

Layer 3 switches explained

Layer 3 switches are explained in this tip -- including the difference between a switch, a router and a Layer 3 router. Continue Reading

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By Michael Gregg Problem Solve Oct 01, 2010

Disadvantages to a layered approach

Security expert Michael Gregg discusses the disadvantages to a layered approach to enterprise security. Continue Reading

SearchNetworking

By Michael Gregg Problem Solve Aug 07, 2007

What protocol works on all layers of OSI?

Learn what protocol, if any, works on all layers of OSI in this expert answer. Continue Reading

SearchNetworking

By Lindi Horton Problem Solve Jan 09, 2006

What are the advantages of a KVM switch over a Layer 2 or Layer 3 switch?

What are the advantages of a KVM switch over a Layer 2 or Layer 3 switch? Continue Reading

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By Ivan Pepelnjak Problem Solve Nov 26, 2007

Making the case for Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs

Offering VPN services isn't a simple Layer 2 or Layer 3 choice. If you want to implement true convergence onto a single core infrastructure, your core network should support the transport of public IP and private ... Continue Reading