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July 23, 2015
This week, analysts examine the advantage of hybrid WANs and discuss the emergence of Microsoft as a viable MDM provider.
July 01, 2014
This week in telecom news, potential Google undersea cable project underscores networking trend; the Internet of Things may drive IPv6 adoption.
December 13, 2013
Network engineers have a technology wish list for vendors: better software practices, IPv6 parity, WAN-savvy cloud providers and new Cisco firewalls.
March 05, 2013
The IPv4-to-IPv6 transition will challenge many IT organizations. IPv6 training can help administrators master IPv6 configuration and new protocols.
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A NAT (Network Address Translation or Network Address Translator) is the virtualization of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. NAT helps improve security and decrease the number of IP addresses an organization needs. Continue Reading
TCP/IP is buckling under the demands of today's Internet, according to researchers who want to replace it with a new Internet protocol stack. Their solution: Named Data Networking. Continue Reading
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IPv6 extension headers give the protocol additional versatility, but widespread IPv6 filtering is threating the new protocol's ability to survive in the public Internet. Continue Reading
The next generation of Wi-Fi technology, 802.11ac Wave 2, will be able to push multiple gigabits of data per second, but most enterprise networks wouldn't be able to take full advantage of it with the infrastructure they have in place today. That's ... Continue Reading
Virtual WAN providers are opening up wide area network options to replace MPLS, using SDN and NFV to create overlays that overcome the public Internet's drawbacks. Continue Reading
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Before you make the switch to the new Internet Protcol, it's important to understand these IPv6 cost considerations. Continue Reading
SearchEnterpriseWAN.com asked WAN managers about where they stand today with their IPv6 migration strategies as well as their thoughts on World IPv6 Day. Continue Reading
Learn how to move to IPv6 with these steps provided by ARIN president and CEO John Curran from his Interop Las Vegas 2011 session, 'How do we finally get to IPv6?' Continue Reading
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Depleted IPv4 addresses are not enough for many enterprises to deploy IPv6. Use these IPv6 benefits to make a business case for your IPv6 migration. Continue Reading
Will WebRTC support session enablement in IPv6 environments? This article explains how this real-time communication protocol functions in v4 and v6. Continue Reading
In light of World IPv6 Launch Day, we've investigated the top Internet service providers (ISPs) of the U.S. to determine where they are with IPv6 support. Continue Reading