DHCP & DHCP Operation

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) works in a client/server mode. DHCP enables clients on an IP network to obtain or lease IP address or configuration from a DHCP server. This reduces workload when managing a large network. DHCP protocol is…
Video Show: “Lock it Down or Free it Up?”

On February 29th, at the RSA 2012 conference in San Francisco, Christopher Young, Senior Vice President of Cisco Security, delivered a rousing keynote address “Lock It Down or Free It Up?” …“All of these business realities have dramatically amplified network…

Networking hardware company—Cisco, is upgrading its firewall technologies and even its own certification courses to better meet newer challenges in network security. Cisco has introduced a new “reimagined” firewall that adds a level of security smarts that could eventually show…

Cisco’s midrange routers can provide larger businesses with high-performance, secure head ends to aggregate branch office and remote user traffic and to provide ISPs cost-effective wide area network edge solutions. Cisco’s WAN aggregation router product line features the Cisco 7200…

At Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, Cisco announced its take on the reshaping of mobile networks that is emerging, saying it can build a Wi-Fi infrastructure spanning all the way from the access point to the core network. It unveiled products designed to…

Cisco Cius won a lot of praise. Also some experts listed 10 prominent apps for it: 1. Wyse PocketCloud 2.Pro.VMware View Client 3.Citrix Receiver for Cius 4.WorkPlace 5.ARALOC Content Protection and Distribution 6.WiFi Ruler 7.Webur Notes 8.Evernote 9.gbaHours Trial Time…

Cisco has appealed the European Commission’s approval of Microsoft’s Skype acquisition, asking for new conditions concerning interoperability. Cisco, the biggest maker of networking equipment, said that it is challenging Microsoft’s $8.5 billion takeover of Skype at the European Union’s top…

Summary: Cisco announced that the company will resell VMware View(TM) 5 software as part of an integrated desktop virtualization solution that is based on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) to simplify the secure and scalable deployment of virtual desktops across…
Ethernet & Ethernet Switch

Ethernet refers to the family of Local Area Network (LAN) implementation. Ethernet is actually the most popular Local Area Network architecture that consists of Ethernet specifications and standards as well as Ethernet hardware devices such as Ethernet splitter, Ethernet drivers…
LAN, How to Set Up LAN Network?

Speaking of local area networks, or LANs, they are smaller networks, usually within an office base. LAN is used to connect computing resources, typically inside one building. The computing resources can be computers, printers, servers, IP phones, or gateways. Connections…
Cisco Network Positioning System

Cisco’s NPS: The Cisco Network Positioning System (NPS) provides and manages virtual cloud-based services and other network applications from the network. It is built on advanced network features and the intelligence inside next generation networks (NGN), and further aggregates the…
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…