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How to perform a Network Audit (with bonus template)

How to perform a network audit

I was once involved in a project for a client with quite a large network spanning several locations and cities. The client wanted to know the real state of their network so as to improve the overall performance of the network. Basically, he needed a network audit. The scope of this project …

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Container technology: opportunity and challenge for network engineers

containers networking

In previous years, physical limitations such as space and electric power, forced data centers to adopt virtualization strategies. Virtual servers redefined what we know about the Data Center and added a new layer of abstraction. Just as Virtual Machines (VM) transformed the way we manage information, so is container technology …

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12 Christmas Gifts Ideas for Network Engineers (2017)

Xmas Gift Ideas for network engineers

It’s about the time of the year when you need to start thinking about Christmas gifts. If you’ve been blessed enough to live next to Network Engineers (or you’re one yourself), to make them happy you need to appeal to their left-brained nature! Find a gift that challenges them and …

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NAT on Cisco ASA (with GSN3 config)

Cisco ASA - NAT

In this article, we will be looking at Network Address Translation (NAT) on the Cisco ASA. I will assume the readers of this article know what NAT and the Cisco ASA are, so I will just give an overview. In the simplest form, the Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) is Cisco’s …

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