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Tip: How to know the history of Windows 10 updates quickly
Over the years, and if all goes well, Windows 10 will receive updates. These bring the expected improvements and bug fixes. Of course associated are also the news and improved features. These are present, but the user loses control of what he installed and when he did it. Windows 10
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Basic MPLS Tutorial
MPLS is a new forwarding mechanism called “label switching” in which packets are forwarded based onlabels. However, hosts are unaware about labeled packets so routers will need to add a label when entering“MPLS area” and remove that label after leaving there. The idea of label switching is to have only
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What is IPv4 Subnetting?
The quick definition: Subnetting is the process of taking a network and splitting it into smaller networks, known as subnets. It’s used to free up more public IPv4 addresses and segment networks for security and easier management. A quick rundown of IP addresses and binary To understand subnetting, you should first understand
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What is AWS? Amazon Cloud Services
What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is a term referred to storing and accessing data over the internet. It doesn’t store any data on the hard disk of your personal computer. In cloud computing, you can access data from a remote server. What is AWS? Amazon web service is a
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MX Design: Warm Spare
Building redundant WAN routing and security services mitigates a critical single point of failure in mission-critical networks. If a single gateway fails, a standby unit can seamlessly continue servicing clients without disruption. There have been many proprietary and standards-based gateway redundancy protocols developed over the years to solve this problem.
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Inside the Cisco Meraki MX
Built on Cisco Meraki’s award-winning cloud-managed architecture, the MX is the only 100% cloud-managed Unified Threat Management appliance. MX appliances self-provision, automatically pulling policies and configuration settings from the cloud. Powerful remote tools provide network-wide visibility and control, and enable administration without on-site networking expertise. Cloud services deliver seamless firmware and security signature updates, automatically establish site-to-site VPN
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Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
The Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Working Group stemmed out of the ONUG Spring 2014 meeting, where users prioritized this use case as one of the top three. Since spring of 2014, the working group has published a white paper with detailed top 10 requirements, completed feature verification testing, and showcased proof of
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SD-WAN vs. MPLS: The Pros and Cons of Both Technologies
SD-WAN with MPLS integration. Source: MEF The SD-WAN vs. MPLS Debate Before software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) came along to provide the benefits of software-defined networking (SDN) to traditionally hardware-based networking, there was Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), a protocol for efficient network traffic flow between two or more locations. MPLS operates similarly to switches and routers, sitting between layers
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Introducing the Meraki MX84 Security Appliance
Meraki is introducing a powerful security appliance for the branch. Say hello to the new MX84 security appliance. The MX84 packs a real punch, with double the performance and capacity of its predecessor. Port counts are up on the new model, with two dedicated WAN ports for active-active Ethernet/VPN WAN
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BT releases first ever cloud-managed enterprise service
Security and management improves thanks to cloud-based tools. BT Enterprise is boosting its leased-line broadband service with Cloud Meraki MX equipment to simplify management, improve security and offer more connectivity features from a single provider. Meraki equipment allows for the cloud-based management of wired and wireless network infrastructure on a
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