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By John Burke Evaluate Sep 17, 2015

Which SDN protocol should I use?

At the dawn of software-defined networking, there was one SDN protocol: OpenFlow. Today, users can select from a growing number of options. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Jan 15, 2016

TLS protocol: Can a client puzzle improve security?

The TLS protocol has fallen on hard times, but expert Michael Cobb explains how client puzzles can help fix some of the problems. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Nov 19, 2015

Experts: DNSSEC protocol can't be worse than certificate authorities

The DNSSEC protocol is a flawed solution to certificate authorities, but experts said any controversy surrounding the potential spying is more misunderstanding than fact. Continue Reading


Jan 08, 2016

The next big challenge in IoT evolution: Getting the protocols right

In this article you will learn about some of the considerations that need to be taken into account for leveraging different protocols while writing applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) Continue Reading


By Nirmal Sharma Get Started Jul 28, 2015

The power of the SMB protocol in Hyper-V

The SMB protocol allows admins to achieve high availability, reduce operational costs and migrate virtual machines faster. Continue Reading


Evaluate Jul 10, 2015

SDN and Openflow: Is the protocol dead?

SDN and OpenFlow were once practically synonymous, but today the protocol is conspicuously absent. Its evolution offers an important lesson for networking pros. Continue Reading


By Fernando Gont Evaluate Sep 18, 2015

IPv6 filtering threatens impact of new protocol

IPv6 extension headers give the protocol additional versatility, but widespread IPv6 filtering is threating the new protocol's ability to survive in the public Internet. Continue Reading

IoT Agenda

By Walker Rowe Evaluate Feb 09, 2016

Non-real-time data interchange IoT protocols: Consider your options

Near-real-time data protocols are often better suited for IoT environments, but choosing one without careful consideration can bring unwanted long-term consequences. Continue Reading


By George Lawton Manage Aug 05, 2015

New QUIC protocol promises faster Web apps

The QUIC protocol may or may not become a standard, but either way, use of the protocol could provide a performance boost for Web and mobile apps. Continue Reading


By George Lawton News Aug 04, 2015

A new HTTP protocol eases server-side development

The HTTP protocol is finally getting its first major overhaul, bringing a number of improvements to managing the connections between servers and users. Continue Reading