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How to Enable Windows 10 Auto Login
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato provides a quick tip to save time while troubleshooting using Windows machines in the lab. ...

Using Wireshark: Packet Analysis Tutorial
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
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Learn about packet capture in these slides from top-rated Interop ITX workshop led by troubleshooting expert Mike Pennacchi. ...

AI in the Data Center: A Reality Check
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
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Artificial intelligence is poised to transform enterprise data centers, but organizations need to take a practical approach. ...

Software-Defined Storage: Getting Started
News  |  7/12/2018
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Although the SDS concept is straightforward, transitioning to the technology can be both complex and challenging. Experts offer advice for successful adoption. ...

WiFi Design: Antenna Selection
Commentary  |  7/12/2018
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Learn how to select a WiFi access point with the best antenna for your design. ...

SD-Branch: 4 Things to Know
News  |  7/11/2018
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The next evolution of software-defined WAN technology could transform the way enterprises manage their branch-office networks. ...

Cloud Challenges Weigh on IT Teams
News  |  7/10/2018
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Study shows that enterprise IT pros are wrestling with new infrastructure issues as cloud migration accelerates. ...

Why It's Time to Kiss Your Vendors Goodbye
Commentary  |  7/09/2018
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Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert argues that enterprise IT teams should stop buying products from big vendors and build their own solutions using open source technologies. ...

Scales Tip in Cisco-Arista Legal Battle
Commentary  |  7/09/2018
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In the long-running legal dispute between fierce networking rivals, Arista appears to be successfully fending off Cisco's patent and copyright claims. ...

Redefining Automation in a Multi-Cloud World
Commentary  |  7/06/2018
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Enterprises will need to break down traditional silos in order to achieve the agility benefits of a multi-cloud environment. ...

Is Network Automation Really Faster?
Commentary  |  7/03/2018
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When you need to change the network configuration, the old cut-and-paste method can be quicker than automation via an API, but there are reasons networking pros need to adopt automation. ...

Authentication Lab: Configuring TACACS+ and RADIUS
Commentary  |  7/03/2018
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In this series of videos, David Bombal shows you how to configure both authentication protocols for network access control. ...

Ethernet Switch Market on a Roll
News  |  6/29/2018
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Sales of Ethernet switches are surging, buoyed by network upgrades in both the campus and data center, according to market researchers. ...

Telecom Policy: What the US Can Learn from the EU
Commentary  |  6/29/2018
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As telecom operators roll out 5G, the US should steer clear of the heavy-handed regulation like that of the EU in order to ensure all citizens gain access to the speedier mobile technology. ...

DevOps, Your Network, and Myth Busting
Commentary  |  6/27/2018
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Avoid falling for these three common misconceptions when incorporating DevOps practices into network operations. ...

The End of Vendors as We Know Them?
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
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The rise of open source and SaaS could upend traditional enterprise IT models. ...

WPA3 Brings New Authentication and Encryption to WiFi
News  |  6/26/2018
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The Wi-Fi Alliance officially launches its latest protocol, which offers new capabilities for personal, enterprise, and IoT wireless networks. ...

Software-Defined Storage Products: IT Pro Perspective
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
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Users weigh in on pros and cons of Dell EMC ScaleIO, HPE StoreVirtual, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, Red Hat Ceph, and StorPool. ...

AI in Business: The Practical Reality
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
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IT executives need to start thinking about how they can integrate artificial intelligence into their operations or risk being left behind. ...

Network Maintenance Best Practices
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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Peter Welcher provides guidance on managing periodic checks of your network infrastructure. ...

Why Spanning Tree Is Important: A Demo
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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In this video, David Bombal shows you how Spanning Tree Protocol is essential for most layer 2 switched networks. ...

CBRS: What WLAN Pros Need to Know
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
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Lee Badman talks with Dave Wright, president of the CBRS Alliance, to find out the latest developments with the emerging small-cell technology. ...

Nmap Tutorial: Host Discovery
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
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In this excerpt from "Nmap: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook - Second Edition," learn how to perform a ping scan to find live hosts in your network. ...

Keeping Up with Evolving Wireless Technologies
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
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Get an overview of emerging wireless tech such as 802.11ax and CBRS in these Interop ITX presentation slides from wireless expert Drew Lentz. ...

Cisco’s Container Journey to the Cloud
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
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The networking giant is partnering with Google to enter the cloud market, but will Google’s help be enough to put it on the path to cloud prosperity? ...