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January 13, 2017
Here's some advice for a Skype for Business deployment: Plan, plan, plan. Doing your homework upfront and allotting enough network capacity should alleviate headaches later.
July 12, 2016
G-PON as we know it today is rapidly approaching the end of the growth phase in its technology lifecycle, writes Adtran's Ronan Kelly. There is a surge in gigabit broadband service offerings that ...
May 28, 2015
In telecom news, researchers say fiber optic cables are nearing their capacity limits, while telecom and cable providers are making gains in the home security market.
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Application-aware networking is the capacity of an intelligent network to maintain current information about applications that connect to it and, as a result, optimize their functioning as well as that of other applications or systems that they control. Continue Reading
Today's businesses are more dispersed and more dependent on their networks than ever. Employees, partners and customers count on data and applications traveling from point to point quickly and reliably at all times. The key to that is a WAN design that supports your company's needs and realistic capacity planning and bandwidth management. This guide will help you translate business needs into WAN requirements and technology specifications. Continue Reading
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As capacity becomes cheaper, some storage administrators might assume deduplication is less relevant. But in hyper-converged data centers, the technology is as important as ever. Continue Reading
Offline connections still pose a problem when it comes to VDI sessions. How has networking evolved to allow for better connections over the WAN and to remote desktop sites? What tools and practices can virtual desktop managers apply? Continue Reading
The network is a complicated piece of the data center puzzle and can often be a stumbling block for IT pros, although crucial for cloud success. Continue Reading
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Need to upgrade your network's performance? This checklist includes more than just security and improved throughput. Continue Reading
Enterprise employees now rely heavily on network connections to run critical applications and otherwise conduct daily business. That makes the networking professional's ability to monitor and manage the network mission-critical. Network pros require tools that work reliably and simply, even though the networks being monitored are becoming increasingly complex.
It's hard to address the modern mix of wireless and wireline networks, which have both physical and virtual elements, with a simple network monitoring and management system. This Buyer's Essentials guide will help you identify both the essential and nice-to-have features so you can select the best network monitoring tool. It will, in short, make understanding vendor offerings easier and lead you to the right tool for using your network resources efficiently and delivering optimal performance.Continue Reading
Network capacity management challenges are increasing at a faster rate than ever with the robustness of the Internet of Things. Continue Reading
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Lisa Phifer discusses how new wireless network capabilities meet the demands of increased wireless devices and bandwidth-thirsty applications. Continue Reading
Ethernet networks often struggle with modern data center workloads, but emerging NIC technologies are here to help improve network performance. Continue Reading
Successful WAN capacity planning depends on many factors and how they work together. This article provides network managers with a starting point for understanding how to measure and predict network capacity and provides a 10-step methodology to simplify the process. Continue Reading