Cisco Certified 20 Years

Container Networking 101: Docker Networking

If there’s one thing a networking person should probably know about containers, it is of course container networking. I’ve been self-educating on the topic, and I’m finding container networking a complex topic, with variations depending on the tools in use (I’d like a scorecard summary!). For what it’s worth, some blogs I’ve seen indicate that […]

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sd wan vs wan acceleration

WAN Optimization vs SD WAN Networks. Today’s Challenges & Difficulties for WAN Optimization

Enterprises have been successfully running WAN optimization appliances at their many distributed sites for years. The devices have done a good job of helping businesses squeeze as much capacity as possible out of their WAN links and to improve performance across low-bandwidth, long-distance network circuits. WAN optimizers were a boon to telecom budgets when network […]

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Cisco Certified 20 Years

Fifty Shades of Cloud

Networking professionals need to become aware of networking within the cloud(s), and from cloud to users and customers. Cloud here could mean public cloud or SaaS. “Within the cloud(s)” might be between different cloud providers, or between VPCs (Virtual Private Clouds) on one provider. We need to provide good performance and reliability to internal and […]

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