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Cisco tool makes it easier to meld SD-WAN, security domains

Cisco Integrated Domain support in its latest release of Cisco DNA Center and SD-WAN vManage boost SD-WAN securit

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Cisco NaaS study: IT pros are interested but wary

Cisco’s latest 2022 Global Networking report about network-as-a-service finds concerns about disruption and loss of control, but interest in quicker access to new technologies and less time spent on netops chores.

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Cisco upgrades network and collaboration tools for hybrid work

Cisco is integrating its ThousandEyes agents to the Webex collaboration platform to give greater visibility into conferencing connections.

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MTU size issues, fragmentation, and jumbo frames

The maximum transmission unit (MTU) is the largest number of bytes an individual datagram can have without either being fragmented into smaller datagrams or being dropped along the path between its source and its destination. For...

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Cisco: Networking, security, collaboration at heart of hybrid workforce concerns

Cisco’s new quarterly Hybrid Work Index tracks workforce challenges by analyzing data culled from users of its Meraki networking, ThousandEyes internet visibility, Webex collaboration, and security platforms.

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Data-center network overhaul nets big savings for healthcare system

Cisco's portfolio of data-center networking gear is at the core of Kaleida Health’s modernization efforts.

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Episode 1: Understanding Cisco’s Converged SDN Transport

Episode1: Today’s networks are siloed and complex, a product of overlaying new technologies on top of old. But new technologies are emerging to help IT leaders and network administrators resolve these issues. In this first episode...

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Cisco patches three critical holes in IOS XE software

Cisco has patched three critical security holes in its IOS XE software, which is used across a variety of its core routers and switches.

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Episode 2: Pluggable Optics and the Internet for the Future

Episode 2: Innovative technologies are key to the network of the future – including pluggable optics. In fact, your investment in pluggable optics is critical to the customer experience you deliver and your company’s brand.

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Episode 3: Looking Forward: 5G, Digital Transformation, and the Network of the Future

5G holds promise to further society’s digital transformation, delivering solutions and applications for consumers and enterprises alike, and connecting the un-connected and under-served.  While phase-1 of the 5G buildout in...


Cisco forecasts a bright future for network, app, hybrid work technologies

In a wide-ranging Investor Day conference Cisco executives outlined what they described as a $900 billion total market of high-level technology targets the networking giant expects to be a dominant force in developing toward in the...

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Getting more than expected from a virtual-server training exercise

Sometimes it’s enough to fix an IT problem without discovering the root cause.

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Cisco: Product sales jump, so do some prices

From Cisco's year-end earnings call: Its software strategy is working, 400G Ethernet is on the march, supply shortages affect some pricing.

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Cisco to buy Epsagon for application, microservice management

Cisco’s fifth acquisition this year is Epsagon, whose application-performance technology will be integrated into Cisco’s AppDynamics performance-management platform.

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Cisco preps now for the hybrid workforce

Cisco says its employees will work from home part of the time and be supported with its networking gear.

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