Supervisor Engine is a module that is installed in the Cisco Chassis-based Catalyst Switches or Routers. Supervisor engine contains nearly all the same components of a fixed Cisco Switches or Routers. These Supervisor engines come in a variety of different…

A Cisco console cable is used to connect a computer system directly into a networking device, such as a switch or a router. The cable consists of a DB9 (female) connector on one end and a RJ45 (male) connector on…

Network security is a completely changing area; new devices like IDS (Intrusion Detection systems), IPS (Intrusion Prevention systems), and Honeypots are modifying the way people think about security. Companies are spending thousands of dollars on new security devices, but forgetting…
Static Routing vs. Dynamic Routing

For routing between routers to work efficiently in an internetwork, routers must have knowledge of other network IDs or be configured with a default route. On large internetworks, the routing tables must be maintained so that the traffic always travels…

Transformational year marked by layoffs, restructuring, killing Flip, heightened competition and humbling results, 30 events that shaped Cisco in 2011. 2011 was a tumultuously transitional year for Cisco. The company came to the realization that its strategy for growth by…

Routers and network switches typically require an RS232 serial data connection to interface with the device for initial configuration. Serial data connections may also be used for diagnostics purposes, especially when a network device is malfunctioning and unreachable over the…
Cisco Branch Routers, Accelerate Your WAN Performance

Cisco branch routers, designed to address increasingly distributed and collaborative workforces, is the cornerstone of a new Cisco architecture called Borderless Network. Borderless Network is intended to support applications, processing cycles and services that are increasingly distributed and virtualized, such…

Cisco CloudVerse, codenamed Hurricane, a framework that combines unified data center, cloud intelligent networks and cloud applications, is Cisco’s cloud coming-out party. Looking to make it easier for IT solution providers and end-user companies to unify hybrid cloud environments, Cisco…