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Link Load Balancing: ScaleAOn Dynamic Path Selection

Traditionally, applications remained in-house at fixed locations protected with a well defined perimeter. To enhance user experience (customer, employees and remote workforce), enterprises used WAN optimization techniques, for example techniques like TCP optimization, compression and caching. This worked well with relatively small capacity WAN links. All these techniques worked in favour of ICT, as the…

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Digital App-etizers: Networks in the crosshair, but enterprises want more

Applications – the appetizers – are making the world go hungry for more digital. Remember the famous line from Pepsi’s advertisement in the 90’s – Yeh Dil Mange More! However, as applications surge, it’s becoming harder and harder for enterprise networks to be able to digest and degust so many appetizers. Consumers (netizens) are obsessed with it, and enterprises…

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Network Segmentation: Best practices to secure the portal

In the marvellous world of digital, enterprises are in a constant hunt for all the infinity stones – The Internet, The Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Software Defined Networks – to become invincible – Agile, Flexible, Fast and Software-Defined – and seek success in the race to digital. Although the analogy may sound cinematic, for…

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Top Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud for SMBs

AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform continue to compete for the title of the best public cloud provider. 2019 figures from Rightscale (reported in ZDNet’s annual report) have Amazon’s AWS as the clear market leader on 61% market share but Google Cloud Platform, currently in third spot, have more businesses currently experimenting with the…

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Managing networks in today’s dynamic IT ecosystem

In 2019, Network management and monitoring (both on-premises and cloud-based) are among the top priorities of IT teams, followed by analytics. The demand for network flexibility, scalability and bandwidth have already wiped out legacy network infrastructure. Like a domino effect of the surge of cloud, new technologies, and the constantly rising customer’s expectations, enterprises are…

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Infographic: How Employees can boost Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is one of IT’s top most concerns. As the world gets digitised, the role of IT has evolved and is no more limited to server rooms and labs. IT today is responsible to prevent cyber attacks and establish powerful defense mechanism for their enterprise. While concepts like BYOD and DIY become a norm in…

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SD-WAN: 5 Deployment Scenarios

The components –  SD-WAN Edge, SD-WAN Controller (CloudStation), Service Orchestrator, SD-WAN Gateway, CloudStation Web Portal (Managed Service Portal) – of  SD-WAN can be leveraged in several ways in a Hybrid WAN scenario. In a Hybrid WAN deployment, it is better to have one site with Broadband links and one site with MPLS Link in addition…

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BGP for Enterprises: Why use a sword when you need a needle?

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is an internet routing protocol built 20 years ago. It is used to exchange route reachability of one party with another party. For example, let’s say there is an enterprise which has reachability in Bangalore and has a local ISP. Now the traffic is destined to somewhere in Delhi for which IT…

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How to configure SNMP?

SNMP is a widely used protocol in Network Management and network monitoring. SNMP provides granular visibility to data of variables managed and organized in MIB  (Management Information Base). Three significant versions of SNMP have been developed and deployed. SNMPv1 is the original version of the protocol. More recent versions, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3, feature improvements in…