Network Design News
December 01, 2016
The fog promises to distribute network and compute power between cloud and edge, making end-user devices more effective and processing the sea of data they generate.
November 17, 2016
The latest Cisco earnings show a drop in overall revenue, as service providers spend less. Cisco blames lower sales on macroeconomics.
October 14, 2016
ICYMI: Mist premieres new analytics capabilities on its Wi-Fi platform, while Broadcom targets large data centers with its new switches and IDC sees more security spending.
October 12, 2016
This week, bloggers look into digital infrastructure technology, threat fatigue and virtual appliance optimization for data centers.
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Mobile edge computing can bring applications and data closer to the end user, resulting in lower latency and better data analytics for network virtualization and IoT. Continue Reading
Serial direct cable connection is examined in this cable networking lesson, which defines the term and explains how it works, as well as the technology required to set one up. Continue Reading
Methods of direct cable connection have evolved. This tip explains how, as well as what each method -- including UTP crossovers and straight-through cabling -- requires. Continue Reading
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T1 and E1 network links have been used in networks for years, as has ISDN in some countries. Our expert looks at the differences among them and new networking options taking their places. Continue Reading
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