May 17, 2017
This week, bloggers look into the open source networking option SNAS, SIEM for enterprises and automating device configurations.
April 18, 2017
Networking analysts discuss the state of Wi-Fi vendor quality, how BGP can be made to work more efficiently and why enterprises should consider startups.
February 12, 2016
In recent blog posts from around the Web, experts discuss BGP as a routing protocol in data centers, whether software will really 'eat hardware' and the role of SDN in IoT.
December 03, 2015
This week, bloggers assess vendor lock-in in the context of hyper-converged infrastructure, Versa Networks' new SD-WAN offering and important steps to take before deploying NSX.
BGP Get Started
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Border Gateway Protocol is the complex routing protocol that literally makes the internet work. This tutorial walks you through how BGP works and offers troubleshooting options. Continue Reading
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Data center operators are beginning to use modified link-state protocols on their large-scale data center fabrics, according to the IETF. What's behind the switch? Continue Reading
Border Gateway Protocol is an internet essential, and BGP routing may be taking on a bigger role in software-defined networking, displacing OpenFlow to manage SDN packet flow. Continue Reading
Amazon VPC is an essential piece of the hybrid cloud puzzle, enabling enterprises to control public cloud configurations while securely connecting to private data centers. Continue Reading
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The BGP anycast addressing technique could potentially be used for malicious purposes. Expert Judith Myerson explains how this might work and what types of attacks to look out for. Continue Reading
Thirty years after creating the Internet's domain name system, co-creator Paul Mockapetris talks about addressing Internet challenges with a more secure DNS. Continue Reading
Cisco is using open SDN technology to make its Nexus switches more appealing to services providers, enterprises. Continue Reading
Problem Solve BGP Issues
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IPv6 atomic fragments can be dangerous for enterprises. Expert Fernando Gont explains their relation to a new denial-of-service attack vector and how to mitigate the threat. Continue Reading
If you run into BGP peering problems because of a Cisco ASA or PIX firewallin the middle, there are a few simple command line fixes that will quickly solve the problem. Fast Packet blogger Brandon Carroll explains. Continue Reading
When designing an enterprise network that includes hosted infrastructure components, many different layers must work together to keep it secure. Learn how to build network security in by practicing defense in depth. Continue Reading