Network performance mgmt News
March 27, 2018
Aruba's latest cloud-based analytics compares user Wi-Fi performance to let companies see why theirs is underperforming. Aruba NetInsight pricing starts at $50 per managed device.
February 15, 2018
The latest Juniper switches target companies that want a network infrastructure with the throughput and management software to run apps in the data center and public clouds.
January 31, 2018
This week, bloggers focus on the growing role of AI in cybersecurity, achieving simple, stable networks and running EVPN in a single data center fabric.
January 11, 2018
Security experts said Spectre and Meltdown pose a low risk to corporate networking gear. Nevertheless, vendor patches should be applied following thorough testing.
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5G wireless networks offer enterprises a lot of intriguing possibilities. What exactly is 5G, and what has to happen before the high-speed, low-latency technology becomes a reality? Continue Reading
The IEEE is putting the finishing touches on the latest WLAN 802.11ax standard. 802.11ax ratification will result in some key improvements in wireless speed, management and overall capabilities, writes one analyst. Continue Reading
How can your organization take advantage of SD-WAN? Networking expert Lee Doyle explains how SD-WAN adoption can transform your WAN, and why you should consider making the switch. Continue Reading
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Enterprises looking for greater network performance and scalability turn to traditional CDN services providers for nontraditional help to improve security and offer access to APIs. Continue Reading
Networking vendors introduced mGig to support 802.11ac Wave 2 devices within enterprise networks. But do you really need to upgrade to accommodate the new WLAN speed? Continue Reading
Networking managers are trying to keep track of an ever-increasing number of moving pieces. To do so, they are turning to a new class of big data network analytics that applies machine learning and artificial intelligence to help improve performance of growing networks.
While network professionals can look at various components of their networks and see what's happening on them now, the need to create more meaningful, actionable information is leading to increased demand for more sophisticated big data network analytics. As enterprises continue to use cloud services and advanced networking technologies like software-defined WAN, this need will only grow.
In this issue of Network Evolution, read insights from network professionals who are beginning to apply big data network analytics, machine learning and AI and what enterprises expect from these tools as the industry develops them.
Also in this issue, vendor consolidation in the last several years has wrought changes to what products and services are supported. Traditional networking vendors like Cisco and Juniper have jumped into the software-defined networking space through acquisitions, and several other vendors have merged to streamline products and diversify offerings. Read how the evolving vendor landscape is impacting the way enterprises interact with their suppliers.
In addition, as more workloads are placed in the cloud, enterprises have more options for deploying unified communications. Read best practices and considerations for on-premises or cloud UC or a mix of both to decide which deployment works best.
Finally, read about one organization's mission to improve healthcare through better wireless connectivity in this issue's Subnet.Continue Reading
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Latency, congestion and sluggish TCP stacks can plague application performance, but understanding data center interconnect technologies is key. Continue Reading
Look beyond basic network adapter settings in Hyper-V to enable features like IPsec task offloading, DHCP guard, protected networks, port mirroring and NIC teaming, among others. Continue Reading
With this guide, you'll be better equipped to manage CPU, memory, storage and network resources. Not sure how to clean up your virtual infrastructure? We've got you covered. Continue Reading
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Server selection is a quandary for IT, as security, the use of file servers and whether multiple servers of CPU systems will meet enterprise demand plague enterprises. Continue Reading
As the telephone itself disappears from the voice communication process, engineering VoIP quality becomes more critical. Network managers assess what they're hearing now. Continue Reading
What's the best way to focus on outcomes and construct a network SLA that reflects end-to-end service performance? Continue Reading