• How do I remove SDN that has been implemented on my home computer?

    (SDN may be good for businesses and the people implementing them, but if you are the user, its hard to regain control.) Seems like SDN has been implemented on my own home network. We have Cisco E2000, an ISP Provider set up. Now it seems, Either intruders or practicing IT family members have taken...

    Jean1810 pointsBadges:
  • Pros and cons of storage virtualization

    Can anyone share pros and cons of storage virtualization that they know of or have experienced? What other options are just as worthy of consideration to cut costs and increase storage efficiency?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Is SDN more than OpenFlow? What about overlay networking?

    As techniques like OpenFlow gain a foothold in the physical and virtual infrastructure layers and the multi-tenancy models mature, should OpenFlow conversations be taking place between the provider-controlled layer and the application-controlled layer? How do we - vendors, users, and industry pros...

    CohesiveFT5 pointsBadges:
  • Do you agree that SDN is not ready for production environments?

    According to a recent TechTarget survey, 78% of could providers agree that software-defined networking (SDN) holds promise, but it's still not ready for their production environments They note the current flux in the market and networking vendors who are lagging behind with SDN product rollouts as...

    Michael Tidmarsh28,860 pointsBadges:
  • What is your definition of SDN?

    Software-defined networking took center stage at this year’s Interop conference but many IT professionals are still having difficulty with the basic definition before they consider implementation. So that got us thinking: What is your definition of SDN?

    Michael Tidmarsh28,860 pointsBadges:
  • How does virtualization change my storage needs?

    We've been considering server virtualization over the past year, but I'm wondering what sort of planning and preparations we'll have to make for storage, since virtualized servers use up significantly more storage space. Any advice or resources for further research?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Recommendations for storage virtualization appliances

    I'd appreciate any recommendations for storage virtualization appliances and strategies. Thanks!

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Suggestions for storage virtualization software?

    We'd love to hear suggestions for storage virtualization software you've used or anticipate using. Specs, reqs, and experience details would be greatly appreciated. Especially helpful discussions will receive 50 knowledge points.

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • What types of Layer 4 (L4) or transport layer switch exist?

    How many kinds of Layer 4 switches are there?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Where can I find network diagrams of Layers 1-7?

    Where can one find Layer 1, Layer 2, Layer 3, etc. network diagrams? It seems that different companies have different ideas of what should be displayed in each diagram. Is there a uniform book with clear samples that one can follow?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • One or multiple service providers for the WAN?

    Do you use one or more service providers to provide connectivity to your WAN? Is it worth the extra cost to have redundancy from multiple partners, or is this just throwing money down the drain?

    ITKE342,805 pointsBadges:
  • Testing patch panel

    Does anyone know how to test a patch panel without using any high-end equipment? I have a small lab in a small office....what should I know to be able to test a 24 port test panel?

    Rushabh.Shah.840 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between L2 or L3 switches

    What's the different between L2 or L3 switches?

    Network related problem0 pointsBadges:
  • When not to use a Layer 3 switch over a router

    If a Layer 3 switch is faster than a router, why can't we use an L3 in place of a router?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • New Business

    I need to set up a network for 10 PC's what equipment will I need in my server cabinet? Help

    Mansunok5 pointsBadges:
  • Why use Layer 3 switches and how do they differ from Layer 2 switches?

    Why do we use Layer 3 (L3) switches, and how are they different from Layer 2 (L2) switches?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Hub, router and switch

    What is the difference? How do you know which one to use? Thanks.

    OverDraw10 pointsBadges:
  • Routing

    Which is the best routing method for medium scale network?

    Wap5 pointsBadges:
  • Router

    How many management, aux and console ports are there in a router?

    Gmanipte30 pointsBadges:
  • Would you or do you buy hardware off eBay?

    I've seen mailing lists where people will hock used or "pre-owned" or even new networking equipment, for example, on eBay, and I'm curious if members here have any personal experience? Is it playing a dangerous game or if a user has a good reputation, is it a way to save a few bucks?

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:

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