Two Types of Networks: LANs and WANs

Networks are divided into two types, a LAN (Local Area Network) or a WAN (Wide Area Network), which are generic terms referring to two important basic types of networks. The Internet can be thought of as a bunch of LANs interconnected by…
Five App Trends to Watch for 2012

The number of applications available for smartphones and tablets today are increasing exponentially. Every day consumers from all over the world download millions of apps from an increasing number of connected devices, including laptops, tablets, e-readers, smart TVs and smartphones.…

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…
Core Topics Covered on the CCNA Exam

Passing the Cisco CCNA certification is not an easy task. Cisco ensures passing the CCNA remains prestigious by maintaining the difficulty level of the CCNA exam by changing the exam pattern regularly. With the difficulty level being where it is,…
OpenFlow and SDN, the Networking’s Future?

The future of networking will be defined by software.   — PALO ALTO, Calif. That was the overriding theme after the first day of the inaugural Open Networking Summit, a conference dedicated to software-defined networking (SDN) and OpenFlow, the open source…

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…