OSPF Path Cost Consistency
What does OSPF do for me? Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) is a standards-based routing protocol for IPv4. It is used to advertise paths to a network prefix between routers. As a router receives advertisements for prefixes, so it creates a representation of the network…
Verify end-to-end QoS
Verifying Quality of Service is a complex task when delivering applications across a large network. It involves a detailed understanding of the behaviour of many different devices, often from different vendors. This post shows how IP Fabric can help with this onerous task. Quality of…
Spotting Single Points of Failure
Design for availability The fundamental purpose of a data network is to connect users with applications, data producers and consumers with storage. The most desirable feature of a network is to maximise availability of those services to the endpoints that consume them. In order to…
Identifying BGP instability
There are many elements that contribute to the availability of services delivered across any network. Redundancy in the topology, coupled with resilience in the configuration are key. Routing protocols are used to manage that redundancy and failover to backup traffic paths should a failure occur…
Network analysis tools are critical to successful administration
Ever since engineers started operating computer networks, they started to use network analysis tools to measure performance, calculate risks and improve visibility. As technologies in general evolved, so did the tools for their administration. However, it’s become quite common that many operators stick to old-fashioned Command-Line Interface (CLI) only and avoid any automation.
How to manage network security according to Cobit certification with IP Fabric platform
The Cobit stands for “Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology”. Primarily it was mainly focused on auditing, specifically helping financial auditors navigate IT environments. Now it is the leading framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT. It includes breadth of tools, resources and guidance. Its main value is in leveraging proven practices to inspire IT innovation and fuel business success.
IP Fabric Technical Product Demo
Today we will go through a quick demonstration of the IP Fabric platform and its main features. The IP Fabric platform is the network management system that helps companies to empower network engineers and teams to discover, verify, and document large scale networks within minutes.
How to manage network security according to ISO 27001 certification with IP Fabric platform
International standard or ISO 27001 certification is helping organizations to better understand network and security area administration. It also defines models for increasing network and security resilience and other features. To begin with, the network infrastructure has become more and more important for many organizations….
How to Automate Your Network Security Audit in Minutes
A network security audit is a systematic evaluation of the security of a company’s information systems or network intermediary devices. The secureness of the network is evaluated using a few different sets of criteria, including measuring how well the devices conform to a set of…