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Accelerate Network Services with the Arista Cognitive Unified Edge

Accelerate Network Services with the Arista Cognitive Unified Edge - Features, Benefits, and Available Offerings

Commercial businesses face the same challenges as larger enterprises, including evolving security threats, segregated management solutions, and the need for agile problem identification and resolution. However, they are often short-staffed and have low budgets.

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4 Steps of Private VLAN Configuration (Back to Basics)

4 Steps of Private VLAN Configuration (Back to Basics) - An Essential Overview Guide

Sometimes network and business requirements in organizations demand Layer 2 traffic isolation between devices connected to the same physical switch while being part of the same Layer 3 segment or VLAN. A solution is to provide one VLAN per device (per customer in service providers). H …

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In-Depth Exploration of the Cloud-Native Design of Aruba CX Switches

In-Depth Exploration of the Cloud-Native Design of Aruba CX Switches - Delivering the Requirements of Modern Networks

Today’s enterprise networks have significantly evolved into complex systems with the need for requirements such as automation, scalability, high availability, and ultra-low latency. These requirements were not imperative for legacy networks.

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Must-Have Port Security: Simple but Efficient Layer 2 Protection

Must-Have Port Security: Simple but Efficient Layer 2 Protection

A switch port is the main entrance into a network and should have adequate security to combat potential threats. A large network could have thousands of access ports distributed across a campus or building. Are all your ports, used and unused, protected from unauthorized access?

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Arista 7800R3 Series Battle It Out With Juniper QFX Series Switches

Arista 7800R3 Series Battle It Out With Juniper QFX Series Switches

Data centers play a crucial role as the foundation of modern software technology. The evolution of data centers has led to the change from a three-tier architecture to a two-tier Clos network-based spine-and-leaf architecture.

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The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 2

The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 2

The Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary redundancy protocol. It allows several Layer 3 switches or routers to work together in an HSRP group and appear as a single virtual device to endpoints. Because of this approach, endpoints always have a functional default g …

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The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 1

The Importance of Layer 3 Redundancy: Understanding HSRP – Pt. 1

Providing Layer 3 redundancy is crucial for uninterrupted network services and communications in enterprise networks. This approach provides hardware redundancy in the event of a device failure. It offers various alternative routing paths throughout the network.

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A Complete Guide To Improving Redundancy with EtherChannel Technology

A Complete Guide To Improving Redundancy with EtherChannel Technology

"Big data" is a buzzword you may have encountered before in recent years. It is a term that describes large, hard-to-manage volumes of data (structured and unstructured) that can be analyzed for insights that improve business decisions. The rapid progress of bandwidth-intensive applic …

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