December 11, 2015
Blending LAN and SAN networks cuts a lot of management headaches -- and miles of cable -- out of the data center.
December 08, 2015
A new report showed that while retail companies are confident in their security, many use bad access-management practices with temporary workers brought in for the holiday season.
November 03, 2015
Juniper Networks has launched a software-based router designed to help service providers reduce the time to deliver LAN services to the enterprise.
July 30, 2015
Brocade teams up with CERN openlab to create an SDN strategy for the "new IP," while Fujitsu offers Midokura's software in its OpenStack cloud architecture.
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How are IoT trends affecting data centers? From security and storage to data management and even physical location, Internet of Things infrastructure is changing data centers for good. Continue Reading
Internet of Things testing is challenging enough, but now you're going to have to try it at home. Continue Reading
To maximize VoIP encryption methods, use Transport Layer Security in conjunction with Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol on all VoIP equipment. Continue Reading
Evaluate LAN Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Before you buy, check out this comparison of leading data center-class switches to understand the different features and capabilities. Continue Reading
The evolution of IoT means the birth of IoT cloud services, and that means IT administrators will have to view their networks in new ways. Continue Reading
Meraki wireless access points support management from the cloud and are suitable for indoor and outdoor deployments, including environments with physical obstructions. Continue Reading
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Enterprise mobility management (EMM) alone does not make for a successful mobility strategy. Businesses need a plan to help workers get their jobs done on the go, through the use of apps and anywhere access to corporate data. EMM and its components -- device, application, content and identity management -- play an important role in enabling mobile users, but they're not the only factors IT decision makers need to consider.
Equally important to the success of a mobile initiative is IT administrators' ability to deliver the applications employees need to do their jobs -- on any form factor they may choose. Today's workers have many device options at their fingertips, and they often work on the move. Enabling their ability to work (securely) where and how they want is an important key to increasing productivity and keeping up with workplace trends.Continue Reading
Good network management is important in an increasingly mobile enterprise. Learn the pros and cons of single-environment and unified network management tools. Continue Reading
Get tips on implementing a NAS system, find out where the technology works best and understand the need-to-know purchasing criteria. Continue Reading
Problem Solve LAN Issues
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Our company has users who reside outside the local area network. What's the best way to grant those users access to Outlook Web App? Continue Reading
TCP port 445 -- a traditional Microsoft networking port -- is a common attack vector. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend against port 445 attacks. Continue Reading
Administrators should review server power management mechanisms and ensure key functions are configured properly. Continue Reading