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How to interact with network APIs using cURL, Postman tools

Network engineers can use cURL and Postman tools to work with network APIs. Use cases include getting interface information and manipulating device configuration data.

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Modular network design benefits and approaches

Modular network design is a strategic way for enterprises to group network building blocks in order to streamline network maintenance, additions and troubleshooting.

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An overview of 802.1X authentication methods and EAP

Enterprises use 802.1X authentication to manage their wireless LANs, and that process relies on the Extensible Authentication Protocol and its various types.


MLB simplifies operations with network automation platform

Network automation enables Major League Baseball to monitor its networks across dozens of stadiums and locations, automate mundane tasks, schedule upgrades and more.

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    CAPWAP (Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points)

    CAPWAP (Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points) is a protocol that enables an access controller to manage a collection of wireless termination points.

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    network performance monitoring (NPM)

    Network performance monitoring (NPM) is the process of measuring and monitoring the quality of service of a network.

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    infrared radiation (IR)

    Infrared radiation (IR), sometimes referred to simply as infrared, is a region of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum where wavelengths range from about 700 nm to 1 mm.

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  • Cloud and data center networking

    Google interconnects with rival cloud providers

    Video platform provider Pexip said Google's Cross-Cloud Interconnect reduced the cost of connecting Google Cloud with Microsoft Azure by eliminating other products.

  • Cloud and data center networking

    SONiC NOS faces challenges fitting in with mainstream

    Gartner estimates that fewer than 200 enterprises have SONiC in production, out of a potential data center market of 100,000. One startup describes the NOS as 'a mess' to deploy.

  • Network Infrastructure

    Baptist Health leaves Cisco for Arista

    Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Fla., expects Arista's single wired, wireless and data center network operating system to eliminate partial outages during infrastructure upgrades.

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