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PingPlotter’s Internet Troubleshooting Helps Ruby Receptionists

The following post is by PingPlotter. We thank PingPlotter for being a sponsor. An internet connection monitoring tool, PingPlotter constantly tests the connection from the end-user’s perspective, provides visual proof of the problem, and recommends how to solve it. You can find issues — like packet loss, high latency, and bad jitter — fast. “Most […]

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Why SASE Requires A New Way Of Thinking

The following post is sponsored by Palo Alto Networks. SASE, or Secure Access Service Edge, doesn’t require new skills for network engineers so much as a new mindset. You don’t learn a new routing protocol or encryption tunnel. You do need to embrace diverse connectivity options, hybrid work, and supporting applications that are on premises […]

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LiveAction Unifies Flow, Packets For Deep Network Visibility

LiveAction provides network and application monitoring that integrates flow records and packets. This integration gives network management teams a clear, clean view of network topology and applications traffic–even for the most complex, multi-vendor networks. LiveAction can also capture and analyze packets to help engineers troubleshoot problems and investigate incidents.

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Easier Network Visibility Using SaaS

The following post is by Sehjung Hah at VMware. We thank VMware for being a sponsor. Catch up and listen to VMware’s latest podcast with Packet Pushers introducing vRealize Network Insight Universal with Ethan Banks and Ned Bellavance on Day 2 Cloud 145: Tech Bytes: Flexible Cloud Migration Using VMware vRealize Network Insight Universal. More details are available in […]

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It’s Time For Zero Trust Network Access With Zero Exceptions

Today’s digital and cloud-first businesses everywhere are struggling to get a handle on the risks associated with hybrid work and direct-to-app connectivity. For many businesses, Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) offers an opportunity to modernize and consolidate architectures while also providing a logical entrance into a broader Zero Trust journey.

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Protecting The Hybrid Workforce With Palo Alto Networks Secure, Flexible SASE Solution

Palo Alto Networks announces new innovations for Prisma SASE for protecting the hybrid workforce, including the general availability of Prisma SD-WAN bandwidth licensing on-demand and Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition.

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A Walk-Through Of Fortinet’s Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) Architecture

Fortinet’s Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) lets network and security teams enforce fine-grained access policies for users working remotely and in the office. It can control access to applications hosted on premises, in the public cloud, or delivered via SaaS. This post walks through the elements required to deploy ZTNA and offers advice on transitioning to a zero-trust approach.

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Fast-Track Enterprise Digital Transformation With Managed Prisma SASE

This blog provides an in-depth overview of Palo Alto Networks recently introduced Prisma SASE for MSPs, a scalable multi-tenant cloud management portal solution for managed service providers (MSPs) to fast track enterprise digital transformation with managed SASE services.

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Cloud-Native Networks Are Here To Stay: Get Certified To Succeed

The following post is by DriveNets. We thank DriveNets for being a sponsor. At service providers and network operators, demand for new and talented staff is on the rise, but with the ongoing move to software-based approaches and the cloudification of networks, the types of skills they are now seeking is changing. So in line […]

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Make The Most Of 5G/LTE SD-WAN Links With Fortinet Wireless WAN Gateways

Fortinet's FortiExtender cellular gateways support multiple LTE or 5G connections. The FortiExtender can be placed in the best physical location to get a mobile signal, and then tied back into an SD-WAN appliance to provide an active link or failover option in an SD-WAN deployment.

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Prisma Access 2.0 Enables Painless Migration From Hardware Web Proxies

This guest post is by Drew Conry-Murray on behalf of Palo Alto Networks. We thank Palo Alto Networks for being a sponsor. Prisma Access, which delivers security services via the cloud, has added an explicit proxy feature in the 2.0 version. This feature can help companies migrate off of hardware-based proxies while still protecting Web […]

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SONiC’s Next Home: The SmartNIC Data Processing Unit (DPU)

This guest post is by Ihab Tarazi, Sr. VP and Networking CTO at Dell Technologies. We thank Dell Technologies for being a sponsor. It’s an exciting time to be a part of today’s networking evolution where all the pieces are finally falling into place to help us truly realize a software-defined network. SONiC is an […]

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Modernize Network Security With Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access

Prisma Access, from Palo Alto Networks, combines security and access capabilities including CASB, FWaaS, and Zero Trust into a single, cloud-delivered service. Prisma Access can help enterprises provide a secure, high-performance experience for their remote workforces.

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