How IBN Automates Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

By |2019-07-18T20:07:23+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Automation, IBN, Intent-Based Network, intent-based networking, Technology|Tags: |

Network downtime costs businesses an average of $5,600 per minute. Depending on the business, that can add up to anywhere from $140,000 to $540,000 per hour. And downtime repercussions aren’t just monetary. Outages can prevent customers from accessing the valuable information and services they need, depleting their trust, damaging company reputation and possibly driving customers [...]

How IBN Revolutionizes Security with User-Based Permissions

By |2019-06-06T16:07:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, IBN, Intent-Based Network, Network Security, Security Solutions|Tags: |

As remote employees, app-driven work and instantaneous functionality become the workplace norm, status quo IP-based security tends to slow users down. Further, its security is quickly becoming inferior to the more comprehensive user-based security model enterprises are switching to. Let’s take a look at the benefits of user-based security and how [...]

IBN Represents Job Opportunity, Not Threats

By |2019-05-22T13:55:15+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, IBN, intent-based networking|Tags: |

Advancing technology tends to add job opportunities rather than replace them. Intent-Based Networking Systems (IBNS) are no different. Think of all those tasks on your to-do list that aren't getting done today, due to some hardware device that isn’t enforcing a stated policy, or similar issue.  Wouldn’t it be nice not [...]

How Enterprises Can Prepare for the Intent-Based Network

By |2019-04-02T21:09:57+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, IBN, intent-based networking, Security Solutions|Tags: |

Intent-based networking, or IBN, is positioned to redefine how enterprises manage their IT infrastructure. With the explosion in the number of mobile and IoT devices, video, streaming and SaaS applications, network intents such as identities, segmentation rules, and security policies require continuous adjustments. Today, this is mostly done manually, and often [...]

How Cisco ACI and Cisco DNA Center Work

By |2019-03-18T03:39:49+00:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, IBN, intent-based networking|Tags: , |

The move to virtualize enterprise networks began several years ago. Because the work is complex, Cisco, the industry’s leading network equipment supplier, delivered a variety of solutions. Two key elements are Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), the centerpiece in its Software-Defined Network (SDN) story, and Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) [...]