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Cybersecurity Threat Breakdown [LA Times + Collection #1]

on 1/31/19 8:00 AM By | Erica Tank | 0 Comments | Hacks and Data Breaches Network Security
With years of experience in the technology industry, headlines about cyber attacks and data breaches stand out to me. Here’s your monthly roundup of the latest hacks and data breaches around the world. In this monthly series, I’ll share information and updates on the most recent hacks that I saw in the news, including causes, resolutions, and what you can do to protect your data.
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When and why to use BiDi Transceivers?

on 1/29/19 8:00 AM By | Jonathan Devoy | 0 Comments |
As network speeds increase, the means to support these speeds change. For example, when multimode fiber speeds increased from 10Gbps to 40Gpbs, the SFP+ transceiver had to be upgraded to the QSFP+ transceiver. In addition, the cabling required also changed: the LC fiber cables that worked with SFP+ SR transceivers no longer work with QSFP+SR4 that need MTP/MPO cabling. To a customer looking to upgrade their network, this upgrade to 40G meant an entire rip-and-replace of their multimode cabling.
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PacketMAX: Find your visibility truth

Designed to redefine how you approach your network, Garland Technology is excited to announce the launch of two new products to our purpose-built packet broker line. These products were specifically created to address critical needs of our customers: high density TAP aggregation and speed conversion, and the need for advanced features such as deduplication.
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How to Maintain Network Visibility During an Infrastructure Upgrade to 40G

on 1/22/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Network Design Network Infrastructure DesignIT
Major speed upgrades demand major infrastructure upgrades. These infrastructure upgrades can include new cabling, new transceivers, or new hardware altogether. It’s an involved process, that can require tearing down your network to the studs. During this process, it’s easy for your management network to fall through the cracks.
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Network Visibility Fabric Design: Add an Aggregation Layer

“A well-designed network visibility fabric will help enterprises assure network and application performance and reduce security and compliance risk.”
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DIN Rails: Versatility from telecom towers to industrial networks.

on 1/15/19 8:00 AM By | Vince Black | 0 Comments | Industrial Ethernet Network TAPs
Picture this; it’s 4 in the morning, you’re still chewing the grounds from your second cup of instant coffee as you begin your ascent up a 150ft telecom tower. At the end of your 10-minute climb, you can start to get to work on some routine maintenance to keep the tower operational. You open the equipment enclosure, and what do you find?
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