Cisco USB Console Port

Due to the high prices of the USB To Serial cable converter used to connect to the console cable of CISCO devices, CISCO has recently added a new USB console port to its products, that uses a cheap USB cable,…
Networks in 2020: More Traffic, Less Energy

The GreenTouch industry consortium says new technologies could cut power consumption by 90 percent. Networks could use far less energy by 2020 even though they’ll be carrying much more traffic, an industry group says. The GreenTouch consortium, formed in 2010 to speed…
EIGRP on a Cisco ASA Firewall Configuration

The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance is an integrated security equipment that can perform a variety of functions like firewall, intrusion prevention, VPN, content security, unified communications, and remote access. Among these functions, the ASA can also perform routing using popular…
What is Cisco ASA CX Security Module?

The new series of Cisco ASA devices (ASA 5500-X models which include 5512-X, 5515-X, 5525-X, 5545-X, 5555-X and 5585-X) have the capabilities to support Next Generation Firewall Security Services. They support these security services as cloud-based services (such as Cloud…
Configuring a Cisco Wireless Network

In this article it will walks you through how to configure a Cisco wireless network. Modern business wireless networks are complicated, so configuration of the actual network should happen after system design, policy, and security decisions are made. If you…
Use Layer-3 Switch or Router?

In general, you want to use a router when most of the time the device does routing. Likewise, you want to use a switch when when most of the time the device does switching. This statement becomes more apparent when…