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LANs (Local Area Networks) News
March 02, 2017
In the next-generation sports venue, the home team's stadium network can serve as a strategic resource, driving fan engagement, concession sales and more.
January 31, 2017
The latest Juniper switch fabric is aimed at multiple data centers and includes a single set of management tools. The product is the latest under the Unite brand.
November 30, 2016
HPE Aruba networks are getting the access switch and software needed to support mobile and IoT devices, such as surveillance cameras and medical gear.
November 21, 2016
SD-WAN providers are building products that are replacing routers in the branch office. Gartner says half of WAN edge infrastructure refreshes will be based on SD-WAN by 2020.
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A subnet mask is a 32- or 128-bit number that segments an existing IP address in a TCP/IP network and divides that address into discrete network and host addresses. Continue Reading
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol used to synchronize computer clock times in a network. Continue Reading
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Extreme Networks provides a variety of campus LAN switches, including those with just a few fixed ports and modular switches that can accommodate gigabit and multi-gigabit ports. Continue Reading
The low-end Dell N1500, N3000 and N4000 series, as well as the advanced Dell Z-Series, provide a range of switch products for smaller enterprises and large campus networks. Continue Reading
Arista network switches offer ultralow-latency performance for large data centers, cloud and high-performance computing, and high-frequency trading environments. Continue Reading
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Future campus LAN SDN management will be needed to deal with LAN applications that have migrated to the cloud, creating on-premises network ghost towns. Continue Reading
As adoption of the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard picks up, wired networks must be ready to support faster speeds and greater capacities it brings. Continue Reading
Cisco will add new services to its Catalyst 6500 campus core switch, including OpenFlow, LISP and maybe fabric extenders. Continue Reading
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For the first time, Ethernet innovation isn't about higher speeds. The recent push for 2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet show it's all about use cases. Continue Reading
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