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Introduction to Avaya ERS
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This is the first of a series of white papers that will explore the features and functionality of the Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch (ERS) product line. This paper focuses on the various hardware platforms.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

Global Knowledge

Demystifying Switch-based ACLs
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper aims to help you better understand switch-based Access Control Lists (ACLs) by exploring what they are used for and how to best utilize them on IOS-based Catalyst devices. View now to learn more!
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 | Published: 14 Feb 2013

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are locally connected, containing definitions of key terms and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are remotely connected, including key definitions and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

A reference architecture for a leading solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the reference architecture for a leading server solution. Learn how this architecture is designed to influence the benefits of virtualizing the underlying infrastructure and address the common problems associated with hardware sprawl.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

ROI of a Complete Networking Portfolio: Delivering Value from the Network Edge to the Core
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at the results of a study showing the value of a simplified networking managing solution for mid-sized to large organizations.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top 5 SQL Server Cluster Setup Mistakes
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 5 SQL Server cluster setup mistakes and learn how to avoid them.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Idera

Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, view excerpts from a data center and campus Ethernet switch vendor survey to see which vendors come out on top. Respondents to the survey expect the number of switches and associated ports in their network to grow over 10% by next year – discover other takeaways from the research as you read along.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

IDC MarketScape: Who Stands Out in the Data Center Hardware Support Services Market?
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: This study assesses the data center hardware support services market to give you a better sense of which vendors are best positioned to meet current and predicted future demands. Read on to learn which vendors set themselves apart in terms of capabilities and strategies.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CISCO & INTEL®

Basics of Switching
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: A switch is a Layer 2 network device that forwards Ethernet frames based on the destination media access control (MAC) address. A switch has RJ-45 ports for connection and the intelligence to read MAC addresses to make forwarding decisions. The purpose of the switch is to quickly and accurately forward frames toward the destination.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Software-Defined Networking Strategies for Campus WANs
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com, explore some of the issues associated with troubled OpenFlow switches, which vendors carry them, and details about a strategy that will not cause you the issues these other switches do.
Posted: 25 Oct 2012 | Published: 25 Oct 2012

Brocade

Avocent® Success Story: Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center Enhancing Theater Interactions
sponsored by Avocent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how The Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was able to provide students, educators and IT personnel a heightened interactive theater experience.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Avocent

Layered Security: Why It Works
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: This guide explores the importance of deep, layered security strategies and how network security can help ensure security for your system.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how VMware NSX changes the way that you build, manage, and secure your network.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Guide: Top-Tier Ethernet Switching Platform
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores a top-tier Ethernet switching platform and highlights the benefits it can have on your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Migration Guide: From Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches to Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This in-depth guide facilitates the transition to Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches from Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switches. Although the critical nature of hosted applications can make data center switch migration a challenge, the use of this guide can significantly reduce the risk.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.

CW Buyer's Guide: Software-defined networking
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at how SDN can give IT administrators greater control over the network infrastructure and make it more flexible and agile part of the business.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 05 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Network Intelligence for Physical Assets in a Virtualized Enterprise
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: The physical layer – the foundation for your IT environment – is the only network component that has yet to be virtualized, but so much of virtualization's success relies on it. Learn more about the cabling requirements for virtualization and how network intelligence can be the secret to virtualization's success.
Posted: 04 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CommScope

Using MLAG in Dell Networks: Deployment Guide for Dell Networking Switches
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to discover all the ins-and-outs of MLAG technology, how they are used and recommendations on how to implement MLAG into your own network.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Best Practices for Utilizing Network Monitoring Switches in Cisco Environments
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how network monitoring switches can help overcome the challenges of deploying packet-based monitoring in a Cisco network.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Ixia

Campus Wired LAN Technology Design Guide
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This guide outlines strategies for designing wired network access depending on the size of an organization's environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Unified Computing System: Delivering on the Promise of Virtualization
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: It may seem like there are no downsides to implementing virtualization into your business environment, but unfortunately that is not the case. Explore this informational resource to discover how Cisco's unified computing system promises successful, pain-free virtualization.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

The Role of Linux in Datacenter Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper examines how today’s datacenters are adapting to and leveraging changing technologies and how Linux can act as an enabler for this evolution.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Data Center Switches with Built-in Load-Balancing and App Optimization Features
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: A software-defined future looms; in the data center network pros must consider their next switch. This handbook investigates next-stage switches and the management systems needed in the network of the near future.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

SearchNetworking.com

Improving Network Visibility with Advanced Packet Filtering
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Find out more about a network monitoring switch tool with advanced filtering options that can quickly resolve network problems and address future requirements.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Ixia

The Promises, Challenges and Imperatives of Data Center Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to gain a new perspective on managing data center infrastructures that recognizes; the importance of real-time data to understand the true capacity of available infrastructure, interdependencies between logical and physical layers, the need for more powerful management tools that can guide design, and much more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Emerson Network Power

OpenFlow and SDNs
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Openflow is a new protocol designed to control flow tables in Ethernet switches, which helps simplify networks for designers and operators.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Leverage Pay As You Grow Licensing for Network Expansion
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of an innovative scaling model called "Pay-As-You-Grow" licensing. This method introduces three different SKUs within a single fixed form factor switch. This fabric switch allows you to choose to build 3 different types of fabrics depending on what you need.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

SDN Integration: Centralized vs. Decentralized SDN Architecture
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchSDN.com outlines the differences between distributed and centralized SDN architecture models to help you decide which would be best to deploy in your organization.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com
 
 
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