Network availability News
June 01, 2016
This week, bloggers weigh network uptime, workloads in the public cloud and Dell OS10.
October 07, 2014
This week, SDN bloggers took a look at OpenDaylight and network policy; applications, SDN and availability in the network; and a third competitor in the SDN space.
July 10, 2014
Xirrus announced 802.11ac Wave 2 upgradability through its modular Xirrus XR Arrays in anticipation of Wave 2 shipping next year.
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1) In a telephone circuit, availability is the ratio between the time during which the circuit is operational and elapsed time. 2) In a network switching system, availability is the accessibility of input and output ports. Continue Reading
In information technology, high availability refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long length of time. Continue Reading
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Which network monitoring system features should you look for before buying an availability monitoring system? Continue Reading
Part one of our series on buying network availability monitoring tools examines how network monitoring systems have evolved and how they're expanding into other parts of the network. Continue Reading
Expert Jacob Gsoedl drills into eight top-tier enterprise SAN products and how each one performs in seven technical areas. Detailed charts make the information easy to digest. Continue Reading
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The virtualized network poses challenges to network management systems -- and as more hardware components become virtualized, that challenge becomes even greater. This handbook discusses the steps IT administrators must take to both build and corral their virtualized infrastructure. It includes a careful examination of the idea of the "single pane of glass" and whether it is possible in the age of virtualization. It also tackles the issue of how to build a network infrastructure foundation using the latest virtualizing technology like software-defined networking and network functions virtualization. Finally, this guide considers how the arrival of the virtualized network has complicated the essential task of gaining visibility into the network. Networking professionals who need to adopt and manage virtualizing technology will find essential information and insights in this publication. Continue Reading
Intuit uses application monitoring to ensure glitch-free performance during tax time. Continue Reading
A discussion on the efficacy of predicting site/environment availability. Continue Reading
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Ensuring application availability requires focus on servers, surely, but also on network and storage virtualization, data center redundancy and code. Continue Reading
Learn what WAN connectivity options are better than MPLS VPNs in terms of cost, availability and reliability. Continue Reading
High availability (HA) in virtual environments now requires an arsenal of tools, including spare hardware provisioning and system health checks for rapid fault detection. Continue Reading