Networking

SDN, NFV, and a host of other cutting-edge technologies are hitting your network faster than you can say Ethernet Fabric. But which are truly critical?

  • NetNORAD - Facebook's Network Troubleshooter Now Open-Source

    Research // Jun 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    Social Networking giant Facebook has announced that key components of the company's network troubleshooter system NetNORAD will now be open source. With this, the company aims to encourage end-to-end fault detection and help network engineers operate their networks skillfully.

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  • An OpenSSL Bug That Renders Millions of Websites Vulnerable

    Research // Jun 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    In the first quarter of 2016, an international group of researchers disclosed the existence of a new vulnerability in OpenSSL called CVE-2016-0800, or the DROWN (for Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption). This OpenSSL bug impacted dozens of widely used and popular websites across the web. The article examines ...

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  • 6 Ways How SDN Can Enhance Data Center Security

    Research // Jun 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    With IT technologies changing more rapidly than ever before, the landscape of network security has also transformed in an immense way. With developments such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), security concerns are on the rise and a hardened network perimeter is no longer enough ...

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  • Network for Healthcare: Points to Keep in Mind

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    The developments in technology and evolution of new technologies like Big Data, Cloud and Virtual Reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) have created new paradigms for their application in healthcare. Needless to say, the network must evolve in accordance, so that it becomes a channel for fast, efficient, and ...

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  • Future Prospects of Information Centric Networking

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    Information-Centric Networking (ICN) is the next stage in the life-cycle of the Internet, and it is designed to offer improved content delivery services. ICN has the potential to meet the challenges created by emerging technologies. As its adoption gains wider acceptance, ICN is destined to be a catalyst for content ...

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  • Why Will You Need SD-WAN?

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    Connecting enterprise networks has always been a challenge in the networking sector. The current favorite Multiprotocol Label Switching (MLPS) that functions and creates a Virtual Private Network (VPN) comes with its own set of challenges. Setting up a Wide Area Network (WAN) to connect to all the branches and/or data ...

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  • Are SDN and NFV Better Together?

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    It’s 2016 and the world is finally beginning to see the long-anticipated rise of advanced technologies, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). After years of hype in the media, the two are finally on the brim of a new digital reign. Their individual emergence comes at a fairly ...

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  • Challenges and Benefits of Software-Defined Networking

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    The network is the backbone of information technology services. Therefore, controlling, monitoring, and improving the network is an important part of the network administrator’s job. The emergence of Software Defined Networking (SDN) has augmented the networking infrastructure. Basically, SDN refers to the use of open protocols to allow access to ...

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  • Benefits of Network Functions Virtualization

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a new trend that is revolutionizing telecommunications by directing network transition to a virtualized, Cloud-based environment. Initiated by network service providers – AT&T, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, and Verizon, the concept of NFV was first presented at the SDN and OpenFlow World ...

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  • Importance of Networking in Hyper-Convergence Infrastructure

    Research // May 2016 // provided by TR Resource Library

    Over the years the Internet has seen rapid growth backed by the network - its chief mainstay which existed in the shadows and was rarely seen in the spotlight. As the Internet of Thing (IoT) swells to mind-boggling magnitudes, the network is being wheedled to manage a load far greater ...

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