Connections Redefining the Enterprise Network

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock The computer and the network that connects them are both inextricably linked to the success of any business. T]he network creates value in connection. Another impressive reality lies in how IoT is becoming the glue of the extended network supply chain.

Microsegmentation – Secure Your Internal Network

CTOvision

The problem I have with these statements is that every network engineer I know segments their network more than just at the subnet level and their segmentation is not limited to just north-south traffic. This is something you can’t do with static network ACLs at layer 2.

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World’s Largest IPv6 Network Reaches a Milestone

Data Center Knowledge

Hurricane Electric world's first to interconnect 4,000 IPv6 networks Read More. Networks

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Enterprise Networking in a Cloud World

Cloud Musings

Enterprises must rethink network management in the cloud computing world. This new reality is driven by the rise of software defined networking , the virtualization of everything and a business imperative to create and deploy even newer information delivery models.

NetworkToolbox- Network scanning and analyzing

CTOvision

Network Toolbox may be the best network app on in the Apple App Store. The Toolbox contains a suite of 32 tools that will help you analyze networks for configuration. It is also helpful in security or just general awareness of the networks you are on. Bob Gourley.

Space: the Ultimate Network Edge

Data Center Knowledge

Inside Laser Light’s plan to beam network connectivity from Earth’s Orbit using military laser tech Read More. Colocation Connectivity Equinix Featured Internet of Things Networking Technology

What CIOs Need To Know About Software Defined Networking

The Accidental Successful CIO

Software Defined Networking is going to change everything for CIOs Image Credit: Cisco. Guess what CIO: there is a revolution that is just starting in the world of computer networking. Say Hello To Software Defined Networking.

Government Cloud Achilles Heel: The Network

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing is rewriting the books on information technology (IT) but inter-cloud networking remains a key operational issue. Layering inherently global cloud services on top of a globally fractured networking infrastructure just doesn’t work.

Facebook Building Own Fiber Network to Link Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Facebook Networks North AmericaClaims 200-mile underground fiber cable will be 50 percent more efficient than most other cables in existence Read More.

Palo Alto Networks: Proactively Averting Cyber Attacks

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Products from Palo Alto Networks can give you that platform approach. Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Check Point Software: 3 Security Stocks to Watch in 2015 (thestreet.com). Coolpad has a backdoor in Android devices, says Palo Alto Networks (androidcommunity.com).

Getting Your Network in the Cloud

Cloud Musings

On this weekend's show , I will discuss how network management in the cloud can help you enhance your business. Join us with Virtual Newsmakers on Saturday, May 28th at 11:00am for a YouTube Livestream on cloud computing.

Video Presentation on Abusing Software Defined Networks

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See the video at this link and embedded below: Im a huge fan of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and so many other related applications of advanced enterprise tech. CTO Cyber Security Video software defined networking

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Hands-On with Eastwind Networks’ Active Breach Detection

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Recently, at Cognitio Labs , we had the opportunity to test out some new technology from an innovative cyber security solution provider, Eastwind Networks. Eastwind Networks is one of a handful of companies pioneering enterprise ready, active breach detection capabilities. The assumption behind active breach detection is that it is no longer possible to keep every threat out of your network. Adam Gerhart.

Navigating the Data Center Networking Landscape

Data Center Knowledge

With so many new options to create a powerful network ecosystem; learn how to better navigate the entire data center networking landscape. Networking cloud data center networkingRead More.

Palo Alto Networks in the Government Sector

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Palo Alto Networks has just announced a new public sector advisory council and the addition of Ryan Gillis to the Palo Alto Networks team as Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy. Additionally, Palo Alto Networks CEO has been appointed to the President''s NSTAC.

Networking the Cloud for IoT – Pt 3 Cloud Network Systems Engineering

Cloud Musings

Dwight Bues & Kevin Jackson (This is Part 3 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design. Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 1: IoT and the Government , Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt.

Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 2 Stressing the Cloud

Cloud Musings

Dwight Bu e s & Kevin Jackson This is Part 2 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design. Part 1 is Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. Figure 1: Defect Detection Next Part 3: Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt.

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Why Aren’t Our Networks Staying Up?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Clearly, despite the importance of information technology, the networks that we’re designing and building today don’t work anywhere this reliably. Network Outages Seem To Be A Part Of Life. As a CIO you would prefer that your corporate networks not experience any downtime.

Facebook Makes Open Source Networking a Reality

Data Center Knowledge

All pieces of disaggregated data center network stack now in place Read More. Facebook Featured Networking Open Compute

Are CIOs Ready For The Arrival Of Software Defined Networking (SDN)?

The Accidental Successful CIO

SDN is going to change how we build networks, will CIOs be ready? Despite the importance of information technology, the way that all of us are building networks is just a little bit antiquated. Clearly the time for SDN networks has arrived!

TechNet Augusta 2016: US Army Expeditionary Networks

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Expeditionary Networks. Army’s plan to modernize their expeditionary networks comes after years of fighting on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan. Capability Set Fielding: mission command/network fielding. ChrisScott.

Step-by-Step: Enable Network Monitoring in Azure.

CanITPro

Hello folks, When building network infrastructures in the cloud live VNets, ExpressRoute, Application Gateways, Load balancers, and more… You need tools and processes to monitor and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Enabling the Preview of Network Watcher in your subscription.

7 free tools every network needs

Network World

In the network and server administration world, the mantra is visibility, visibility, visibility. If you don't know what your network and servers are doing at every second of the day, you're flying blind. Because good and free always beat good and costly, I've compiled a list of my favorite open source tools that prove their worth day in and day out in networks of any size. In the real estate world, the mantra is location, location, location.

Diagnose Azure Virtual Network VPN connectivity issues with PowerShell

IT Pros Rock!

Azure Virtual Network Gateways provide a great solution for quickly building secure cross-premises network connectivity for a Hybrid Cloud via IPsec site-to-site VPN tunnels. When the VPN tunnel isn't able to connect between Azure and your on-premises gateway device due to configuration or networking issues, you'll see a broken connection displayed in the Azure Management Portal for that Virtual Network Gateway. Azure Virtual Network - Disconnected.

How Open Source is Changing Data Center Networking

Data Center Knowledge

As telcos race to virtualize networks, open source communities are where networks of the future are forged Read More. Connectivity Equinix Facebook Featured Infrastructure Networking Virtualization

Three Reasons Network Security Policy Management is a Big Deal

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center World Networking SecurityUpwards of 95 percent of breaches can be prevented by better managing existing technologies Read More.

Datto Acquires Managed Networking Firm Open Mesh

Data Center Knowledge

Deal expands capabilities in Datto's newly launched networking solutions portfolio Read More. Deals Networking

Extreme to Buy Brocade’s Data Center Network Business

Data Center Knowledge

Its third acquisition deal announced in six months further fleshes out enterprise networking portfolio. Deals NetworkingRead More.

Facebook Launches Iowa Data Center With Entirely New Network Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Breaks massive server clusters into smaller pods, creates building-wide network fabric Read More. Facebook Featured Iowa Networking

HPE Deal Big Switch’s Latest Step in Becoming VMware of Data Center Networks

Data Center Knowledge

The startup wants to bring hyper-scale network design to the masses, and enterprise-giant partnerships are key to achieving that. Business Hewlett Packard Enterprise Networks StartupsRead More.

Step-by-Step: Automate Building Outbound Network Security Groups Rules via Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and PowerShell

IT Pros Rock!

Lately, I’ve been working with several organizations that need to selectively restrict outbound Internet access from within their Azure Virtual Networks (VNETs) to conform to their own internal security policies. CloudLab Powershell Azure Networking Azure Resource Manager

One-Third of AT&T’s Network is Now Virtualized

Data Center Knowledge

Telco exec reports progress on network virtualization project in its third year Read More. Networking

The Network-to-Network Interface

IT Toolbox

Until now, my recent posts have focused on the relationship between a single user and a single network, or User Network Interface (UNI). To extend the user's communication beyond a single frame relay network, the FRF has developed a Network Node Interface (NNI) specification