There are two basic types of addresses used in Local Area Networking (LAN): logical addresses and physical addresses. Ethernet is the most common LAN and is the example used in this document. Understanding the differences of how the two addresses are used is the focus of this discussion.
IPv4 addresses are running out and service providers need to make immediate decisions regarding deployment of IPv6. This paper will outline strategic considerations and approaches to the transition to IPv6 in a service provider environment.
As IPAM evolves from a simple marriage between DNS and DHCP services, its definition cannot be limited to simply the benefits derived from dynamically linking DNS and DHCP functionality together. IPAM transcends this marriage to include features and functions shaped by this new requirement in an age of dynamic IP address data.
This month's issue takes a comprehensive look at existing identity and access management (IAM) solutions and explores how establishing a centralized IAM system not only combats the challenges SaaS and mobile devices, but provides better overall operational consistency across your entire infrastructure.
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