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4 categories of network monitoring

Network teams should routinely monitor the states of their networks. The type of network monitoring strategy used depends on the needs of the organization.


6 Wi-Fi design best practices for enterprise networks

Designing Wi-Fi networks doesn't need to be overly complicated. Site surveys and walks around the environment are simple steps teams can take to assess coverage requirements.


The status of 5G rollouts in 2021 and 2022

Major U.S. mobile operators -- AT&T, Dish, T-Mobile and Verizon -- are focused on deploying 5G through 2022. Learn about each provider's timeline.

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Wireless access point vs. router: What's the difference?

Is there a difference between a wireless access point and a router? Yes. While the two devices are related, they meet different needs in a Wi-Fi network.

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    dynamic multipoint VPN (DMVPN)

    A dynamic multipoint virtual private network (DMVPN) is a secure network that exchanges data between sites/routers without passing traffic through an organization's virtual private network (VPN) server or router located at its headquarters.

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    delay-tolerant network (DTN)

    A delay-tolerant network (DTN) is a network that's designed to operate effectively in extreme conditions and over very large distances, such as with space communications.

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    NBMA (non-broadcast multiple access)

    Non-broadcast multiple access (NBMA) is one of four network types in the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) communications protocol.

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