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  • When you should consider leaf-spine network architecture

    One solution to the dilemma of dramatic shifts in data flows is for data centers to adopt a leaf-spine network architecture. Continue Reading

  • Optimize your enterprise network design for hybrid cloud

    New networking bottlenecks emerge as businesses put more of their workloads into the public cloud. Options such as VPNs, direct connections from cloud providers and internet exchange points can help. Continue Reading

  • Modern management of a virtualized network: Tips and techniques

    The virtualized network poses challenges to network management systems -- and as more hardware components become virtualized, that challenge becomes even greater. This handbook discusses the steps IT administrators must take to both build and corral their virtualized infrastructure. It includes a careful examination of the idea of the "single pane of glass" and whether it is possible in the age of virtualization. It also tackles the issue of how to build a network infrastructure foundation using the latest virtualizing technology like software-defined networking and network functions virtualization. Finally, this guide considers how the arrival of the virtualized network has complicated the essential task of gaining visibility into the network. Networking professionals who need to adopt and manage virtualizing technology will find essential information and insights in this publication. Continue Reading

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