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Explore 4 leading network performance monitoring tools

The network performance monitoring market is changing to address the emergence of IoT and AI. Read more about the NPM market evolution, the leading vendors and the diverse products they offer.


Experts discuss stretched VLAN use cases, MEC and more

In this networking blog roundup, experts give reasons to stretch VLANs, discuss benefits of deploying private MEC with 5G, and differentiate between junior and senior IT engineers.


2021 networking trends for a post-pandemic enterprise

In 2020, the pandemic threw the best-laid IT plans into chaos. As enterprises find their footing again, here are four network trends defining the second half of 2021.

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What is the network edge and how is it different from edge computing?

The network edge is where an enterprise network connects to third-party network services. Edge computing is a distributed architecture that processes data closer to end users.

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    network packet

    A network packet is a small amount of data sent over Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks.

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    Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)

    Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) is a connection-oriented network protocol for transmitting multiple streams of data simultaneously between two endpoints that have established a connection in a network.

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    SYN scanning

    SYN scanning is a tactic that a malicious hacker can use to determine the state of a communications port without establishing a full connection.

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