Conditional Route Origination in OSPF Domain

Cisco device uses “default-information originate” statement to generate a default route in OSPF domain. There are two ways to originate default route by using this command: 1) When you configure “default-information originate”  under OSPF process  without any argument after this statement, OSPF process…
‘NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching’ Book Review

Preface: The book “NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next Generation Data Center Architectures, Second Edition,” is recommended for anyone looking to purchase Nexus gear or currently supporting Nexus in their network environment. This book covers practically every nerd-knob the Nexus…
802.11ac Wi-Fi vs. the 802.11n

802.11ac is the next generation of Wi-Fi–the fifth, to be specific–and it is expected to be at least three times faster than 802.11n–in theory, as much as 10 times faster. The theoretical maximum speed of 802.11n is 600Mbps while 801.11ac…
What Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Can Do for Modern Networks?

Preface: Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) Enterprise Networks Architecture provides open APIs and programmability to make your networks more agile, high-performance, and application-centric. Explore the entire Cisco Enterprise Networks portfolio—from the next-generation Catalyst 6800 Switches, Catalyst Instant Access solution, Unified Access on Catalyst 4500 Switches with…
12 Big Proposals for SDN IT Buyers

SDN is a hot topic in the Cisco Partner Summit this year. Chairman and CEO John Chambers also said that Cisco waited too long to address the software-defined networking trend now sweeping the industry at the Cisco Live conference at the…
Cisco Catalyst 6800: New Name, Same Game

Cisco adds three more options with the announcement of the Catalyst 6800 family. While Cisco touts the switch line as a game changer, it’s really designed to satisfy Cisco’s massive customer base of Catalyst 6500 owners. The Cisco 6800 series is…