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Open Source Network Tools News
November 03, 2017
Channel partners can expect to see Cisco software play a bigger role on projects as the vendor bundles hardware with subscriptions and organizes its offerings around suites.
March 10, 2017
Announcements from Facebook and Microsoft were the highlight of this year's Open Compute Summit, which remains a showcase for hyperscale cloud technology.
February 01, 2017
Let the disruption commence! Observers say it's high time the networking sector accepts and sorts out open source, arguing it's not a question of if enterprises use it, but how.
April 06, 2015
OpenStack startup Nebula's demise is the result of market consolidation and selling a product that went against the market trend.
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Scalability is a major benefit of the cloud, but enterprises have struggled to achieve the scale they need with OpenStack. A new Ocata release offers a few services to help. Continue Reading
Facebook revealed that Open Compute will likely accept contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus into its bare-metal switch project. Continue Reading
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Network consultants and value-added resellers (VARs) can use the open source network monitoring tool Nagios to stop problems before they reach end users. VARs will learn about the usefulness, the architecture and the configuration of Nagios. ... Continue Reading
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Are your customers' network security solutions working as expected? Learn about testing Snort with Metasploit in this detailed tip from Richard Bejtlich, complete with code examples and step-by-step instructions. Continue Reading
Session data from NetFlow is useful for network intrusion detection and collecting network security monitoring data on your customers' networks. It's Cisco's preferred method for providing session data, although the open source community provides ... Continue Reading
Wireshark, the open source network analyzer, is useful for network solution providers or consultants who troubleshoot business networks. Find out about new features of Wireshark 1.2 in this tutorial. Continue Reading