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LANs (Local Area Networks) News
October 01, 2015
Juniper Networks has launched a fabric architecture that centralizes management for data center and campus networks.
September 21, 2015
Juniper Networks faces an uphill battle in tapping wireless partners to grab WLAN market share from Cisco and HP.
November 06, 2014
The Brocade ICX line expands with a new closet switch and stackability of the ICX 7750 for campus cores.
June 26, 2014
HP announced the next-generation version of a popular campus switch. The HP 5400R chassis has more resiliency and throughput than its predecessor.
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A virtual local area network (virtual LAN) lets network nodes that are geographically dispersed communicate as if they physically resided on the same network. Continue Reading
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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
In this chapter, you'll learn the basics of Cisco Nexus switches and configuration of Layer 2 networking. Continue Reading
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LAN disaster recovery solutions can be costly, but you may already have the right technology in-house for backup and recovery. Continue Reading
Networking pros must be brought into virtual desktop infrastructure projects during planning in order to implement VDI networking best practices. Continue Reading
The Cisco Nexus 5500 may be a better replacement for the Catalyst 6500 as a network core switch than the Nexus 7000, but there are design challenges to consider before investing. Continue Reading