Cisco commits to reducing plastic usage by 20%

Cisco has committed to reducing the use of plastics over the next 7 years. They will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by 25% compared with this year. Did you hear? We're committing to decrease our use of virgin plastic 20% by 2025. 📉 Find out more about our new goal here: https://t.co/LmBTcmlIqM pic.twitter.com/CVNyARBwJ0…

Oracle sees future in Talari

Oracle today closed a deal to purchase Talari Networks completely. The deal is for an undisclosed sum but is unlikely to leave the previous investors in Talari out of pocket. (According to Crunchbase, there was $53mn invested in Talari across 9 funding rounds). We are thrilled to join forces with Talari and welcome their team…

SD-WAN: What are the business benefits?

What are the business benefits of SD-WAN deployment? SD-WAN stands for a Software-Defined Wide Area Network. It simplifies network management. It reduces the cost of the network infrastructure. It provides better network governance. And it is easier to manage the previous generation Hybrid Networking. With 50% of the data in networks now being delivered to…

BEREC produces Guidelines on Implementation of EU Net Neutrality Rules

BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) has produced a guideline document on the implementation of the recently enacted EU Net Neutrality rules. Adoption of the Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 that provided an Open Internet to people in the European Union led to BEREC delivering the guideline. The 45 page document covers various guidelines for…

State of the Network – a response

So Network Instruments have published their latest State of the Network report, and it makes for some worrying reading for network managers. The report is gathered from questionnaires answered by 592 network professionals, covering geographically diverse locations, with differing numbers of users. This time Network Instruments have concentrated on three elements, Time Consuming Troubleshooting, VoIP,…