White Papers by Topic: Networking

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Networking Deep Dive

Although almost every part of a modern datacenter can be considered mission critical, the network is the absolute foundation of all communications. That’s why it must be designed and built right the first time. After all, the best servers and storage in the world can’t do anything without a solid network. To that end, read this whitepaper to learn about a variety of design points and best practices to help tighten up the bottom end.

Case Study: Six Billion Slurpees and Counting

Read how 2800 new laptops were deployed in 30 days reducing help desk calls by 67%, decreasing management costs by 81% and increasing productivity by 30%.

Golden Rules: Here’s How To Buy That First Server

Independent experts have made the decision of whom to buy from an easy one.

Solving IT Challenges with Managed File Transfer

This paper presents a case for a managed file transfer solution that is easy to use, integrates with email clients and applications found on the end user’s desktop, and which provides IT and the organization with the security and accountability needed in today’s business climate.

WebLogic Suite ActiveCache and Increasing ROI: A Technical Perspective

Learn more about more about the benefits of Oracle ActiveCache in this free white paper.

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges

In this document we explore five common networking challenges that enterprises face-network protection, guest user access, network visibility and monitoring, application access control, and identity-based Quality of Service (QoS)-and discuss how UAC can be used to address each.

Opportunities and Challenges with the Convergence of Data Center Networks

Legacy architectures constrain today's data centers as they attempt to cope with the exponential increase in applications, servers, storage, and network traffic. By rethinking the network from the ground up, Juniper Networks provides customers with a long-term, future proof strategy to develop a single, converged data center fabric with the flexibility and performance to scale to super data centers.

Network Operating System Evolution

This paper discusses the requirements and challenges inherent in the design of a carrier-class network operating system (OS). Key facets of Juniper Networks® JUNOS® Software, Juniper's network operating system, are used to illustrate the evolution of OS design and underscore the relationship between functionality and architectural decisions.

How Operating Systems Create Network Efficiency

Lake Partners Strategy Consultants conducted research to understand the efficiencies created by different operating systems. Research included investigation of Juniper Network's operating system (JUNOS software). Lake Partners' found that in specific network areas JUNOS software creates significant and meaningful operational efficiencies. Specifically, those who perceive the most impact from JUNOS software save a total of 25% of time on common network operations tasks compared to competitive operating systems.

Network-Based Firewall: Extending the Firewall into the Cloud

Network-based firewall services are gaining momentum because they offer advantages related to scalability, availability, extensibility, accessibility, maintainability and cost. But they also have to meet the corporate risk profile. Nemertes Research explains how organizations can determine if cloud-based firewall service is for them, and, if so, how to choose the best provider.

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