Managing Network End of Life
Managing the lifecycle of your network equipment is a vital part of maintaining the security of your IT environment. Being able to verify that the equipment which underpins your IT is supportable, maintainable and replaceable should it fail is fundamental. But so few organisations really…
Declaration of Intent!
After presenting IP Fabric at Networking Field Day 23, a number of Twitter threads started probing at the idea of Intent-Based Networking (IBN) – is it simply a marketing term that vendors use to sell more gear or does it have a deeper meaning? And…
Can You Handle the Truth?
A lively debate sparked up after Networking Field Day 23, where we presented IP Fabric to a panel of delegates and hundreds of eager online viewers. Could we class our solution as a “Source of Truth” for the network? The conclusion was “Yes”. And “No”….
IP Fabric Raises $4.1 Million In Series A Funding Round
Senovo and Presto Ventures lead the round, scaling IP Fabric’s operations and market reach, as the company grows 350% in year over year monthly recurring revenue. Prague, Czechia – Sep. 22, 2020 – IP Fabric, the leading provider of network assurance and intent-based network analytics…
Verifying 802.1X configuration
Why 802.1X? There was a time when networks were secure islands, used to connect PCs to services they consumed and each other. The network was protected from the outside world by a perimeter firewall: there was only one way in and out. With the explosion…
Stopping Firewall Bypass Attempts
A network user – a senior manager in the business, in the process of writing a heavy report – knocks on the door of the security team’s office. He has an urgent request, to access a server that sits behind a firewall. He speaks to…
How to tackle IT asset management software limitations in networking
Operating and automating computer networks can become easy once we have all information we need. Then the asset management software plays a critical part in any action. It’s the tool that should be collecting data about all network devices automatically and with precision.
Troubleshooting Multicast Traffic Flows
Just what is multicast? How do you set up your network to handle multicast? And how do you troubleshoot it if it fails? Let’s start from the beginning. Unicast Forwarding Typical IP packet forwarding is considered “unicast” – a communication is broken up into IP…
Discover WLAN Access points and connected users with IP Fabric
Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) or WLAN access points are inevitably a stable part of enterprise networks. The number of connected devices has been growing exponentially during the past years. And the forecast says that more than 20 billion devices will be connected in 2021….
PRTG Integration with IP Fabric’s API
PRTG integration with IP Fabric’s API is another beautiful example of functional synthesis. Network monitoring tools are and have always been the key part of network management. For some, it may be just testing availability with ICMP or collect interface and CPU stats with SNMP….