Network infrastructure layers News
June 02, 2016
SS8 launches BreachDetect, a Layer 7 'time machine' for breach detection in enterprises and a new addition to the cyberthreat intelligence marketplace.
April 28, 2016
Partners Dell and Aerohive have collaborated on software for managing WLAN infrastructure hardware, including switches and access points.
June 15, 2015
In this week's SDN news, the OPNFV Project releases its open source NFV platform to help companies add virtual functions while NEC releases two new switches to help build large software-defined data centers.
April 24, 2015
From the conference floor of Interop 2015 in Las Vegas, SearchNetworking brings you information on the top trends, vendors and developments.
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A high maximum transmission unit size creates fewer frames, which lowers the risk of collisions and reduces overhead. The key is figuring out how high an MTU size is too high. Continue Reading
Two main SD-WAN service models exist for users to choose from, but more could be on the way due to regulatory and industry development efforts. Find out what works for you. Continue Reading
Businesses increasingly see the value of moving to a hybrid cloud model, with more flexibility, scalability and data deployment options being just a few of the potential benefits. However, hybrid cloud environments can pose technical, organizational and management challenges, causing many businesses to turn to cloud providers for help.
In this three-part guide, we explore how cloud providers can build and manage their clients' hybrid clouds environments. First, we examine how to craft an effective hybrid cloud plan. Important considerations include a client's technical, data migration and management requirements. Next, we investigate cloud management software and approaches you can take to constructing your toolkit. Finally, several experienced partners in the hybrid cloud space reveal best practices for integrating legacy systems with cloud environments.Continue Reading
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SDN, NFV and VNF: Don't get bogged down with these hot-topic terms. In part one of this series, IT expert Andrew Froehlich discusses how and whether you should implement virtualized functions in your enterprise. Continue Reading
A suite of applications is working to bring genomics in healthcare to the point of care and reduce the administration of inappropriate therapies. Continue Reading
Ethernet switches, Wi-Fi APs and routers may be the only physical network infrastructure you need in a virtual-, SDN- and cloud-based future, according to networking expert Craig Mathias. Continue Reading
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When configuring a network, engineers often focus on individual tasks to enable network service delivery. Intent-driven networking transfers the focus to the overall network. Continue Reading
The number of devices connecting to the network isn't going to slow down, which means the enterprise network has to keep up, and developments in Wi-Fi are central to this effort.
Is your network infrastructure ready for the next stage of wireless LAN (WLAN) that's mobile, freely accessible and dynamic? If not, it's time to get up to date on the latest developments and what's expected in the near future. This handbook walks you through what you should be thinking about, with a major focus on Wi-Fi aware technology and Wave 2 of the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. We also discuss developments including gigabit wireless, White Space Wi-Fi and the latest Wi-Fi Alliance certification programs.Continue Reading
AWS provides the technology to secure its cloud operation, but IT teams must also take the proper steps. A careful approach with the right tools does plenty to protect the cloud. Continue Reading
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What are obstacles to SIP trunking? Gartner analyst Sorell Slaymaker explained at Enterprise Connect what barriers enterprises face deploying SIP trunks. Continue Reading
Competitively priced virtual chassis and stacked switches can help enterprises unify their wired and wireless networks at the campus edge. Continue Reading
A look at a possible logical architecture for routing and switching and how to covert it from logical to physical. Continue Reading