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What to Look for in a Network Monitoring Application

16 hours 54 min ago

Keeping tabs on network operations and performance is a 24x7 job. The right monitoring application makes the task easier.

The Network Automation Paradox: Why People are Key to Its Success

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:00

The industry’s inability to move forward with network automation despite its benefits means it’s time to try a new approach. That approach must focus on people to accelerate the pace of automation adoption.

Mobile Security Still Needs More Work in Most Enterprises

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:44

A recent survey on mobile security confirms what most suspect. Most enterprises still have much work to do to bring mobile security up to par, especially for devices that spend most of their time connecting to data and applications on third-party networks. 

Packet Level Network Telemetry – Broadening the Monitoring Horizons of SDN

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 06:00

The adoption of new networking technologies demands more sophisticated and flexible telemetry mechanisms for monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting the networks.

Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:00

Evolving DevOps practices will require a new level of agility and speed to deployment. Advancements in the cloud sector have organizations wondering how the two can work together.

Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Certification – Achieve or Avoid?

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:25

If you’re working in a Security Operations Center, or aim to work in one, the CCNA Cyber Ops should be high on your list of qualifications to achieve. Few certifications cover this area.

4 Tips for Safeguarding Your SD-WAN

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 06:00

Be mindful of these four areas of security when considering an SD-WAN solution. By incorporating security measures like these into an SD-WAN solution, businesses gain assurance that their data, network, IT assets, and customers are protected.

9 Best Practices for Managing Infrastructure in a Containerized Environment

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 14:26

Containers may make life easier for developers, but they can complicate matters for the operations team. These best practices can help.

5 Reasons Why Hardware Choices are Critical for HCI

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:25

With so much emphasis placed on the software in software-defined infrastructures, the hardware is often overlooked. Don’t make this mistake. It takes real work to make components behave as a system.

Too Many Choices! Picking the Right PoE for Your Application

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:00

Selecting a PoE power source for a powered device can be challenging since there are many options. Here is a brief overview to help you narrow down your choices and make the right decision.

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 06:00

Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight.

CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:00

New technologies keep on coming, but which are better to invest in now versus later? CompTIA's recently released a prioritized list of top 10 emerging technologies.

Why Cybersecurity Training Must Become a Priority

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 13:25

Because the threat landscape continues to evolve rapidly, organizations are having a hard time keeping pace with the evolving cybersecurity skills required to manage their complex environments.

7 Common Network Latency Culprits

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 07:44

If you can quickly identify and remediate these problems, applications are far more likely to operate as intended.

Monitoring Windows Services for Free

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 06:00

Network analysts cannot simply rely on existing solutions when troubleshooting problems. Get creative and build your own Windows services monitoring tool.

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:44

Windows 10 in the cloud offers long-term benefits. However, it is paramount to address infrastructure issues before making the Windows desktop to the cloud move.

6 Ways SD-WAN Simplifies Network Management

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 06:00

SD-WAN offers network management capabilities that can streamline operations while lightening workloads.

Getting Multi-cloud Right with Per-app Architectures

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:00

How by-the-app solutions can tackle common cloud migration roadblocks including ramp up, risk management, and operational overhead.

4 Traits of a Cyber-Resilient Culture

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 06:00

Companies with a solid track record of cybersecurity share these practices and characteristics.

4 Unlikely Places Wi-Fi Access Points Are Hiding

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 00:31

As user demand for Wi-Fi connectivity grows, organizations need to get creative when it comes to where they deploy their access points.