Wed 1 May, 2019

Vapor IO provides direct, high-speed connections from the edge to AWS

2019-05-07T10:02:49+03:00Wed 1 May, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Edge computing startup Vapor IO now offers a direct connection between its edge containers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a high-speed fiber network link. The company said that connection between its Kinetic Edge containers and AWS will be provided by Crown Castle's Cloud Connect fiber networ..

Tue 30 April, 2019

Must-know Linux Commands

2019-05-07T10:02:50+03:00Tue 30 April, 2019|Tags: , |

It takes some time working with Linux commands before you know which one you need for the task at hand, how to format it and what result to expect, but it’s possible to speed up the process. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together some of the essential Linux commands as explained by Network Worl..

Mon 29 April, 2019

How to shop for enterprise firewalls

2019-05-07T10:02:53+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: , , |

Firewalls have been around for years, but the technology keeps evolving as the threat landscape changes. Here are some tips about what to look for in a next-generation firewall (NGFW) that will satisfy business needs today and into the future. Don't trust firewall performance stats Understand..

Mon 29 April, 2019

Cisco goes all in on WiFi 6

2019-05-07T10:02:55+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: , |

Cisco has taken the wraps off a family of WiFi 6 access points, roaming technology and developer-community support all to make wireless a solid enterprise equal with the wired world. “Best-effort’ wireless for enterprise customers doesn’t cut it any more. There’s been a change in customer expectatio..

Mon 29 April, 2019

Venerable Cisco Catalyst 6000 switches ousted by new Catalyst 9600

2019-05-07T10:02:58+03:00Mon 29 April, 2019|Tags: |

Few events in the tech industry are truly transformative, but Cisco’s replacement of its core Catalyst 6000 family could be one of those actions for customers and the company. Introduced in 1999, iterations of the Catalyst 6000 have nestled into the core of scores of enterprise networks, with the mo..

Sun 28 April, 2019

Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

2019-05-07T10:02:59+03:00Sun 28 April, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cloud access security brokers (CASB) insert security between enterprises and their cloud services by providing visibility and access control, but IPv6 could be causing a dangerous blind spot. That’s because CASBs might not support IPv6, which could be in wide corporate use even in enterprises that ..

Wed 24 April, 2019

BrandPost: Is 802.11ax the End of Dual 5 -GHz Radio APs?

2019-05-07T10:03:01+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

There are a lot of things that remain to be seen about how 802.11ax will affect wireless network design. An interesting side effect of the addition of OFDMA to the standard may be an end to the dual 5 GHz access point (AP). In a typical campus wireless network, we don’t need as many 2.4 GHz radios a..