IT Troubleshooting is Much Easier with Mereki Insight

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Most IT professionals have heard of Meraki. Its elegance, flexibility, and scalability have attracted over 250,000 customers who have 3.5 million active Meraki devices. But fewer know about Meraki Insight, for the MX Firewall platform. It’s a tool that takes the ease of Meraki to troubleshooting in an intuitive and highly available fashion. It brings a new level of control to your Wide Area Network (WAN).
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Video collaboration: a vision for driving the next big wave [Cisco]

It’s a startling number to fathom but this is where we’re headed: 90% of internet traffic will be in video form by 2013. Think about it. That’s a ton of YouTube views, a whole lot of Cisco TelePresence and WebEx meetings, scads of Skype chats, and heaps of online TV and movies.

How did we get here? Well, video communication and collaboration is where we’ve been headed for a while – as businesses and as consumers – even if we didn’t quite know it ten or 20 years ago. A picture, it’s said, is worth a thousand words. That’s because, at our core, we’re visual creatures – we respond better and retain more when we see rather than read words on a page or on a screen.

But it’s still taken some time for the technology to catch up to where we wanted to be. So we emailed and texted and tweeted and called (remember landlines?) because that’s what the technology and bandwidth capacity allowed. If video killed the radio star back in the 1980s, you might say a new kind of video did a bang-up job of slowing down network capacity throughout the 2000s. [Read more…]