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

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.

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.

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

The Virtues of (Personal) Networking

Fountainhead

But taken as a whole, it dawned on me that everyone, no matter what their level or level of discussion, should go out of their way to expand their network and “pay it forward” by sharing experiences, knowledge, and connections. The LinkedIn era This is a new career era where potential employment is as much about using your network and knowing someone, as it is about being discovered via blogs, LinkedIn, etc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Social Networking @ Work: Are You Ready?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Do CIOs need to introduce social networking into the workplace? So there’s no question that this whole social networking thing has become very, very popular. What Social Networking Would Do For Your Workplace. Who Would Use Social Networking In The Workplace.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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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

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.

Importance of Docker Network Drivers

Linux Academy

Building a reliable network is essential to long-term application delivery via Docker. First, it’s important to understand the overall architectural framework Docker uses — the Container Networking Model (CNM). Second, we’ll focus on the various types of network drivers. These bolster security in data transference and make assembling and maintaining a Docker network less daunting. What Is a Docker Network Driver? Types of Docker Network Drivers.

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.

Neutron’s role evolves in OpenStack networks

Computer Weekly

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

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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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.

Maria Lensing: The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future

Cloud Musings

Unfortunately, that passion didn’t apply to blood, so she went into electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, eventually falling in love with networking and data. AT&T Business is Delivering The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future today.

PCI Compliance and Network Segmentation

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - PCI Compliance and Network Segmentation - Information Technology Blog. The first step to determining the scope of your Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance is segmenting your data networks. Networking

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.