Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • How SD-WANs can bridge the IT skills gap

    Data centre IT skill shortages are set to intensify as most operators continue to struggle with staffing issues. According to a recent survey by Uptime Institute, this shortage is being driven by an aging workforce in this sector, as well as it being heavily male dominated.

    18 Jan. 19 12:15 Written by Graham Schultz, Silver Peak
  • Edge computing best practices

    Edge computing requires a change in thinking from the current IT environment dominated by data centers and cloud-based services. Here are some best practices to consider when building a strategy for the edge.

    10 Jan. 19 22:00 Written by Bob Violino
  • How to tame enterprise communications services

    Voice, video, e-mail, file sharing, collaboration – organizations need a solid strategy to assure more manageable, cost-effective, and secure enterprise communications.

    11 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by Craig Mathias
  • Is an SD-WAN managed service right for you?

    Managed SD-WAN can be an appropriate solution for the enterprise, but due diligence is necessary to determine if it is the best fit.

    06 Dec. 18 22:00 Written by By Mark Sheard and Jack Deal
  • Telstra strikes Arduino deal

    Telstra will distribute the upcoming Arduino MKR NB 1500 IoT developer board in Australia.

    03 Dec. 18 13:55 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

    Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-centre networking and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

    27 Nov. 18 22:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

    TLS is a security staple that, despite being more efficient and effective than SSL, has suffered some major breaches, but TLS 1.3 vastly improves both the privacy and performance of secure Web communications.

    10 Nov. 18 04:31 Written by By Paul Szymanski, Network Administrator, MCSE
  • Juniper advances network automation community, skillsets

    Juniper is looking to be an evangelist for network automation by announcing a variety of applications, tools, labs and libraries that it says will hasten adoption the technology for businesses and network professionals.

    11 Oct. 18 21:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

    Juniper made a big bet on 400G Ethernet this summer, detailing how it plans to transition its wide-area network, data center and enterprise portfolio to 400G Ethernet. And earlier this year, Juniper released its Contrail Enterprise Multicloud software, an SDN controller that is the central component of its multicloud, intent-based networking strategy. Ahead of its NXTWORK summit next week, Juniper CEO Rami Rahim talked with Network World’s Michael Cooney.

    06 Oct. 18 01:13 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery

    A Webex post today (October 4) shows some problems such as poor performance are persisting: “Engineering continues to work on the engineering tasks to address the remaining open items. Some Webex Teams users are still experiencing inconsistent results with some user spaces.

    05 Oct. 18 01:33 Written by Michael Cooney
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