Here’s An Easier Way To Upgrade To 400G Optics
Learn how the QSFP28 FR pluggable optic paves the way to 400G upgrades and how it impacts the network performance and deployment process in this next entry in the Single Lambda 100G blog series.
Your Media Gateway between the Data Center and the Wide Area Network
At the #CiscoIBC booth we are showcasing Data Center Interconnect use cases for media. While the foundation is the scalable throughput of the ASR 9000, we are demonstrating simplified network operations with Segment Routing to optimize traffic flows combined with API programmability to push traffic engineering policies across the network
IOS XR, Networking without Compromise
Discover why IOS XR is the best networking operating system across merchant and Cisco silicons.
DDOS Attacks: Protecting your Network Infrastructure
Following the sophisticated and highly distributed attack involving tens of millions of IP addresses this past week, the concept of DDoS protection is on the forefront of network administrators and operator’s minds alike. While the nature and source of the attack is under investigation, understanding what can be done to prevent and mitigate future attacks is […]
New Iraqi National IP and Optical Network
The nation of Iraq is frequently in the news, but up until now not because of its ultra-modern IP and optical network. This week we announced that Cisco is playing a key role to restore and rebuild the Iraqi National Backbone, a multi-layer IP and optical project that both spans a long-haul terrestrial route from […]
Milan, Please Meet Open Network Architecture for Service Providers
By Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing When I look at the sky, I see an infinite number of stars. It is a moment of inspiration when I gaze at the sky in hope of spotting something miraculous. Looking at the Telecom industry and its new innovations, I feel the same. A new star is […]
Global Internet Routing Table Reaches 512k Milestone
Written by Omar Santos, Incident Manager, Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) Security Research and Operations Since the early 1990s, we’ve watched as the number of entries on the Internet routing table has steadily grown. In 2008 the table reached 256,000 routes, triggering action by network administrators to ensure the continued growth of the […]
123Net Expands Connectivity in Michigan
Written by Dan Crawford, Marketing Manager Customers demand their Internet to always be on, and service providers – especially those serving businesses – strive to meet this with “five nines” of availability. That is to say they aim for a service level that only allows for about 5 minutes per year of downtime. Achieving such […]