Tue 23 July, 2019

BrandPost: Part 2: Before Making WAN Changes, Consider Your Bandwidth and Application Requirements

2019-07-25T20:44:58+03:00Tue 23 July, 2019|Tags: , |

In part 1 of this 3-part series on how to conduct a wide-area network assessment and prepare for WAN updates, we looked at foundational issues such as current challenges and objectives. In this installment, we’ll examine considerations around applications and bandwidth. As with part 1, my source for..

Tue 23 July, 2019

Getting help for Linux shell built-ins

2019-07-25T20:45:03+03:00Tue 23 July, 2019|Tags: |

Linux built-ins are commands that are built into the shell, much like shelves that are built into a wall. You won’t find them as stand-alone files the way standard Linux commands are stored in /usr/bin and you probably use quite a few of them without ever questioning how they’re different from comma..

Tue 23 July, 2019

BrandPost: Digital Transformation: Can SD-WAN Help Strengthen Application Security in a Cloud-First World?

2019-07-25T20:45:04+03:00Tue 23 July, 2019|Tags: , |

The majority of enterprise CIOs are of in the midst of a digital transformation journey, migrating more of their business applications and infrastructure from their own data centers to the cloud. These applications include real-time voice calling, video conferencing, email, storage, CRM, and many ot..

Thu 18 July, 2019

Worst DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

2019-07-25T20:45:08+03:00Thu 18 July, 2019|Tags: , |

The Domain Name System remains under constant attack, and there seems to be no end in sight as threats grow increasingly sophisticated. DNS, known as the internet’s phonebook, is part of the global internet infrastructure that translates between familiar names and the numbers computers need to acces..

Thu 18 July, 2019

Smart cities offer window into the evolution of enterprise IoT technology

2019-07-25T20:45:09+03:00Thu 18 July, 2019|Tags: , , |

Powering smart cities is one of the most ambitious use cases for the internet of things (IoT), combining a wide variety of IoT technologies to create coherent systems that span not just individual buildings or campuses but entire metropolises. As such, smart cities offer a window into the evolution ..

Wed 17 July, 2019

Public internet should be all software-defined

2019-07-25T20:45:12+03:00Wed 17 July, 2019|Tags: , |

The public internet should migrate to a programmable backbone-as-a-service architecture, says a team of network engineers behind NOIA, a startup promising to revolutionize global traffic. They say the internet will be more efficient if internet protocols and routing technologies are re-worked and th..