Network Virtualization

WAN Router Lifecycle Strategy

WAN Router Lifecycle Strategy

Many businesses are in a cycle where it’s time to replace the majority of their routers. Typically, these routers are the ISR G2 (2900 and 3900 series). These products have been solid, battle-tested and reliable, but are soon end of life – the absolute last date of support is December 2022. If you haven’t already, …

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Privileged Access Workstations: Securing Administrative Tasks

Privileged Access Workstations

Many companies are trying to better secure their administrative tools and sensitive data. Leveraging Privileged Access Workstations (PAW) is a good way to reduce the threat vector on these sensitive tasks and systems. PAW are separate client computing environments that can take advantage of added security measures like multifactor authentication (see our post on Six Design …

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Incorporating Modern Network Design Principles

Incorporating Modern Network Design Principles

Several of our clients have come to us recently seeking help with network design. Be it a new facility, or a simple refresh of their switching environment, the questions and desire for support is all the same. As the technology stack changes, our need to align to modern network design principles must shift with it. …

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Four Things You Need to Explore Post-VMworld

VMworld 2019 has come and gone, and with it came an impressive array of announcements on everything from containers to hybrid cloud management to smart AI assistants that help guide your new employees through their first few days at work. Let’s take a look at four announcements in particular that are worth a second look …

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