Learn From Telcos And Network Infrastructure Vendors About Innovations For Networked Solutions

Forrester IT

The report “Connected Solutions Are A Catalyst For Tech-Driven Innovation” highlights how technology-driven innovation by telcos and network equipment vendors can help CIOs from outside the telecoms sector with their innovation initiatives.

Nonpublic 5G Networks Will Be A Critical Building Block Of Your Enterprise Network Strategy

Forrester IT

Nonpublic 5G networks promise better privacy, data security, compliance, and cellular network performance; they also offer safer and more private features for dedicated user groups.

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

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

Tempered Networks simplifies secure network connectivity and microsegmentation

Network World

The TCP/IP protocol is the foundation of the internet and pretty much every single network out there. The fundamental problem with TCP/IP is that the IP address within the protocol represents both the device location and the device identity on a network.

Nokia “Connects” Network Services To Customer Experience

Forrester IT

Nokia's services division recently hosted an analyst event where it elaborated on the interlinkage between network services and network infrastructure. network infrastructure.

Extreme addresses networked-IoT security

Network World

Extreme Networks has taken the wraps off a new security application it says will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to help customers effectively monitor, detect and automatically remediate security issues with networked IoT devices.

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.

Telcos must prioritize Innovations that extend beyond networking

Forrester IT

But as we head into the next 20 years of this digital transformation decade no one in the networking space should keep their focus purely on their networking business.

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

A10 Networks, Aerohive Networks File for IPOs

Data Center Knowledge

F5 enhances its Sythesis architecture to extend the reach of software defined application services, A10 networks and Aerohive Networks file for an initial public offering of stock, and Level 3 is selected by Tata Consultancy Services to expand its services in Brazil. Level 3 Networking a10 networks aerohive networks brazil F5 Networks

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Colt embarks on business network upgrade

Computer Weekly

Network services supplier Colt has committed to a system-wide network upgrade to supply customers with bandwidth levels of up to 100Gbps

Why R2? Software Defined Networking with Hyper-V Network Virtualization

IT Pros Rock!

Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) is part of our Software Defined Networking (SDN) portfolio that is included inbox with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) – Virtualizing the Network Layer.

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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Vodafone selects Mirantis for network virtualisation programme

Computer Weekly

Mobile network operator will use managed OpenStack based on Mirantis’ open cloud platform as part of its network virtualisation programme

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DEC's Networking Strategies

IT Toolbox

An important deviation from past DEC policies was extensive support for interconnection to networks and facilities outside DNA, including, in particular, support for IBM's SNA and Novell's NetWare

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

Strategies for Securing Nonprofit Networks

Doctor Chaos

Nonprofits often think about how to attract more volunteers or achieve a greater reach with their fundraising initiatives. However, getting targeted by cybercriminals is a possibility that may not come up for discussion.

Amazon VP: The Network Gear Economy Is Becoming Commoditized

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Networking ASIC AWS re:Invent 2016 broadcom custom routers James Hamilton (AWS

How to add network flexibility by using NFV

Computer Weekly

Fixed network architectures can no longer cope with today’s networking needs

Widespread Adoption of VMware NSX Network Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

VMware''s new NSX network virtualization platform has hit the ground running, with a a lot of partners announcing support for the new operational model. Networking Virtualization VMware Brocade cumulus networks juniper networks

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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

Midokura Partners with Cumulus Networks on Open Networking

Data Center Knowledge

Network virtualization company Midokura announced a partnership with Cumulus Networks to offer a joint technology solution that will enable customers to manage workloads on virtual and non-virtualized infrastructure. Networking cumulus networks midokura sdn

Basic Network Topologies

IT Toolbox

It is possible for a single communications system to provide communications for two or more concurrently operating computer networks. I will review several characteristic (although oversimplified) network configurations: point-to-point, multipoint, star (centralized), ring (distributed), bus structure (distributed), and hierarchical (distributed), with more on local area networks

Palo Alto Networks Uses Neural Networks to Attack Insider Threat

CTOvision

Interestingly enough, Palo Alto Networks is working on ways to help its customers leverage the high fidelity data coming out of its Enterprise Security Platform. A SOM is a type of artificial neural network that uses unsupervised learning to produce a discretized representation of its input.

Neutron’s role evolves in OpenStack networks

Computer Weekly

We examine the progress of Neutron, OpenStack’s cloud networking module

Corelight: Powerful network visibility solution for security professionals

CTOvision

Company CTO Cyber Threat Intelligence Network Traffic and Analysis Security Companies CorelightCorelight was founded by the creators of the open-source Bro project.

SDN an essential component of future public sector networks

Computer Weekly

Public sector organisations need to adopt software-defined networking to deliver more agile and resilient networks that bring fit-for-purposes services to users and citizens

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Enhanced Supply Chain Network

IT Toolbox

Open Network Solution Supports Mission-Critical Supply Chain. E2open provides the open network solutions that over 41,000Boeing, Bosch, Campbell’s, McDonald’s, Cisco, the Gap, HP, Land Rover, Microsoft, Oracle, Xerox, and AMD. You might not guess that all of these giant brands have something particular in common – a company called E2open.

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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.

Top 5 IoT networking security mistakes

Network World

Even though Brother International is a supplier of many IT products, from machine tools to head-mounted displays to industrial sewing machines , it’s best known for printers. And in today’s world, those printers are no longer stand-alone devices, but components of the internet of things.

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Juniper Opens Data Center Network OS

Data Center Knowledge

Open version of Junos supports third-party network services directly on Juniper platform Read More. Networking

New Open API Decouples Network OS from Network Silicon

Data Center Knowledge

Facebook, Microsoft, Dell create common software interface for variety of network silicon Read More. Networking Open Compute

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3 leading network access control products reviewed

Network World

Real IT users evaluate network access control solutions: Cisco Identity Services Engine, Aruba ClearPass and ForeScout CounterACT. Download the 27-page comparison