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How to get the most out of network performance-management tools

With most enterprises deploying multiple network performance-management tools, it’s challenging to create a unified picture of what they know.

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Xilinx closes SolarFlare purchase, promises high-performance networking

Xilinix's purchase of SolarFlare is part of the company's strategy to offer a full network and compute platform for the data center.

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NVMe over Fabrics enterprise storage spec enters final review process

The NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) architecture is closer to becoming a formal specification. It's expected improve storage network fabric communications and network performance.

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Mist's AI-driven virtual assistant speeds up network troubleshooting

Digital assistants using artificial intelligence will have a bigger impact as an IT support tool, as Mist Systems' virtual network assistant Marvis demonstrates.

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How to monitor hybrid- and multi-cloud networks

Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. What’s the best approach to full network visibility?

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Online performance benchmarks all companies should try to achieve

With digital performance more important than ever, companies must ensure their online performance meets customers’ needs. A new ThousandEyes report can help them determine that.

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Allied Telesis turns its networking focus to the U.S. market

While big names like Cisco and Juniper dominate the enterprise networking landscape, Allied Telesis quietly brings 30 years of experience and innovation to the market.

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Nyansa’s Voyance expands to the IoT

Voyance’s AIOps capabilities now cover a broad new range of devices.

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How blockchain will manage networks

Ethernet networking technology is inherently insecure and hard to manage. To address that, researchers say a blockchain approach to network management is needed.

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Why Wi-Fi needs artificial intelligence

Business Wi-Fi has grown in importance, and an artificial intelligence-based operational model is needed to keep up with increasing demands.

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Free configuration management using Ansible, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

This how-to shows how to use free Ansible software to automate configuration of Cisco routers and links to other Ansible modules that apply to other vendors' gear and support other functionality

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How managed network services are evolving to simplify the global WAN

The managed network services market has traditionally been dominated by telcos that provide a common MPLS network, but that is slowly changing as new approaches are developed.

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IBM marries on-premises, private- and public-cloud data

IBM is introducing Cloud Integration Platform so customers can better integrate data securely no matter where it resides in on-premises, private, hybrid or public cloud.

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How AI can improve network capacity planning

The tricky art of provisioning network bandwidth is getting help from new tools. AI and machine learning provide the ability to precisely predict network needs.

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National pen test execution standard would improve network security

Inconsistent penetration test procedures create gaps and leave vulnerabilities open. A national test execution standard could fix that and ensure networks are equally secure.

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Handy, fast, free: Network tools for your iPhone and Android phone

Downloadable network analyzers, remote access apps and testing utilities turn your iPhone and Android smartphone into powerful network tools.

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The cloud-based provider: Not your grandfather’s MNS

Ideally, meeting the business objectives of speed, agility and cost containment boil down to two architectural approaches: the legacy telco versus the cloud-based provider.

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Durham County goes Cisco for enterprise network ops and security proficiency

Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and DNA Center are now key parts of Durham County, North Carolina’s enterprise growth.

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