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Ethernet Alliance Aims to Advance PoE with Certification Program

New effort aims to provide a certification that validates IEEE 802.3 standards interoperability for Power-over-Ethernet devices......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 25th, 2017Related News

The Growing Necessity of Real-Time Networking

Streaming analytics, the Internet of Things and hybrid cloud computing are driving the need for faster network performance......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 25th, 2017Related News

Cisco to network engineers: Get comfortable with software. It’s here to stay

The shift to software-defined networks (SDN) was the catalyst to usher in a whole new way of running networks—and that’s through software. Some may argue that network engineers have been using software for decades, as every good router jockey.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 25th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Postcards from the network edge

I was recently invited to participate on a panel at a major IT conference, where questions from the audience provided an interesting window into the top issues that networking professionals are dealing with as part of their organizations’ digita.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 25th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Network analysis can find malware before it strikes

Network traffic analysis should be used more in the fight against malware. That’s because pointers show up on the network “weeks and even months” in advance of new malicious software being uncovered, scientists from the Georgia Institute of.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 25th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Machine learning: Are we there yet?

In my recent blogs, I have written about automation tying the network to other domains of IT, and how it’s a capability available today that you should start using.Machine learning is another hot topic. While the timeline is several years out fo.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 24th, 2017Related News

Container Network Interface Project Joins CNCF

CNI had already become a defacto dependency for Kubernetes and now the project is formally part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 23rd, 2017Related News

Ethernet Turns 44

Bob Metcalfe first proposed Ethernet on May 22, 1973.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 23rd, 2017Related News

Easing Complexity on the SDN Controller

Vendors are taking several different approaches to simplifying and improving software-defined networking controllers......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 23rd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: SD-WANs lost my voice

If there’s one application that brings chills to the hearts of SD-WAN implementers it’s providing a predictable real-time voice service. So let’s talk about how SD-WANs might help.The problem with voice We need to separate from the theory of.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 23rd, 2017Related News

Cisco Switching Revenues Trend Positive in 3Q17

Cisco reported third quarter revenue of $11.9 billion as switching returned to positive territory......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 19th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Use wired networks for Gigabit, not Wi-Fi

Thousand megabit broadband is a turning point for internet delivery speeds. Newer tech, such as virtual reality, and the incumbents, such as video streaming, will benefit. Right now, though, only about 17 percent of the U.S.’s population has acc.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 19th, 2017Related News

Extreme Networks Expands Switching Platform

New switches bring support for multi-rate Ethernet speeds......»»

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Devising the Right SDN Strategy

Enterprises should approach software-defined infrastructure as a journey rather than a destination......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 17th, 2017Related News

Small Cell Forum seeks advice from large enterprises

The carrier-led Small Cell Forum has revealed the names of the founding members of an Enterprise Advisory Council designed to help address the need for more wireless coverage to meet rising demand.The Forum — whose members include the likes of A.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 16th, 2017Related News

Why dynamic mapping is changing network troubleshooting for the better

Effective network troubleshooting requires experience and a detailed understanding of a network’s design. And while many great network engineers possess both qualities, they still face the daunting challenge of manual data collection and analysi.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 15th, 2017Related News

How a logistics firm leverages SD-WAN for competitive advantage

A gamble on a relatively unknown technology four years ago is paying off for a logistics company, which is using the software to shave millions of dollars off its bandwidth connectivity costs. Today freight forwarding company JAS Global is leverag.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 12th, 2017Related News

It’s now easier to check if that used smartphone you might buy is stolen

First of all, that used phone you’re thinking about buying – the one on Craigslist going for a ridiculously low price – is almost certainly stolen. You know that. We all know it.Yet if you’re intent on buying a used phone – and don’t w.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 12th, 2017Related News

Versa Networks Brings SD-WAN to the Branch

SD-Branch offering expands the use cases for Software Defined WAN......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMay 11th, 2017Related News

WiFi’s evolving role in IoT

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.Internet of Things applications have diverse connectivity requirements in t.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMay 11th, 2017Related News