Tag: network modernization

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Networks

What’s New in Network Monitoring

March 4, 2020

Evolution means change, and nothing changes as fast as technology. This means evolution is also part of IT, obviously. In the area of classic IT networks, however, the speed of evolution is not as rapid as, for example, in applications or data storage. However, …


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Viewing the Network as an Ecosystem

July 20, 2018

Many of us have or currently operate in a stovepipe or silo IT environment. For some, this may just be a way of professional life. But regardless of how the organizational structure is put together, having a wide and full understanding of any environment …


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The Complexity Conundrum

June 18, 2018

The person I mentioned in my last two blog posts was back, and I didn’t even bother asking them why. Honestly, I wasn’t sure whether they were here for the technical descriptions or the creative analogies, but I gave the next one my best shot. …


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Networks Security

Who Protects the Protectors?

June 14, 2018

Remember the person in my last post who asked me to describe a load balancer? They came back and asked about ASAs. I’m not sure if they really wanted to know, or if they just liked to see me lose my cool and say …


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Systems

The Software Arms Race: Do You Even Upgrade?

June 11, 2018

After you’ve installed your new storage systems and migrated your data onto them, life slows down a bit. Freshly installed systems shouldn’t throw any hardware errors in the first stages of their lifecycle, apart from a drive that doesn’t fully realize it’s DOA. Software …


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Networks Security

5 Fundamental Strategies for Cybersecurity

April 3, 2018

Here’s an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he offers suggestions to reduce cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Agencies should focus on the basics to protect against attacks The government’s effort to balance cybersecurity with continued innovation was underscored in late 2016 with the …