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

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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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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.

Windows Server 2016 – Azure-Inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) in YOUR Datacenter!

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The Azure-inspired Software Defined Networking (SDN) stack that is built into Windows Server 2016 reduces the complexity and cost of network infrastructure. Not only that, you can now define your network infrastructure so that it is portable to your application requirements.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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.

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!

Broadcom’s New Switches to Supercharge Virtual Data Center Networks

Data Center Knowledge

Design NetworksStrataXGS Trident line of chip-based switches gets first big update in two years 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

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.

Diagnose Azure Virtual Network VPN connectivity issues with PowerShell

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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

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

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

Microsoft’s Acquisition Of LinkedIn Will Not Translate Into A Revolution Of Enterprise Social Networking

Forrester IT

There are some additional aspects that I also consider important when discussing the implications of the tie-up: Read more Categories: Enterprise Social Networking. CIO Enterprise Social Networking Innovation LinkedIn Microsoft management innovation

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

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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

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

Extreme Networks bulks up with Avaya networking purchase

Computer Weekly

Extreme Networks is looking to challenge networking sector giants with its third major purchase in recent months