The NetBrain Blog

Trends, perspectives and insights on enterprise networking and automation.

Eliminating the 10 Worst Habits of Network Administrators

While it may come as a surprise to some, network administrators are indeed human. They can fall into bad habits just like anyone else. Tech Republic recently took a look […]

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retail industry mega trends

Retail Industry: Mega Trends Bring Huge Potential and Huge Risk

In the retail industry, several mega-trends are creating complexity and big budget initiatives for IT departments and network teams. E-commerce – While e-commerce is growing by leaps and bounds every […]

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network acquisition

You’ve Acquired a Network, Now What?

As enterprise network engineers, we may not discover that our company has acquired a new network until we read the merger press release on our social media feed. We all […]

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Portable Network Automation With the New Consultant Edition

Network consultants hold one of the most demanding network jobs in the world. They often work under tight schedules to analyze new networks with limited documentation, while relying on customized […]

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Friday Five

The Friday Five: Security, SD-WAN and Data Science

Twice a month, we highlight five popular news stories from the world of networking, security and automation. Here are the top five stories from the last two weeks: How a […]

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Live Webcast: The Next Generation of Cybersecurity

The Equifax breach is just the latest in a long line of cybersecurity incidents that are putting organizations at risk. As networks grow in size and complexity, traditional, manual processes […]

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The Friday Five: Equifax, Security and SDN

Twice a month, we highlight five popular news stories from the world of networking, security and automation. Here are the top five stories from the last two weeks:   A […]

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Culture of Collaboration

I clicked “Answer” on my softphone and took the call. Part of me wanted to ignore it, but this issue had been annoying me for too long. It was one […]

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Customer Spotlight

How Universal Electric Corp. Powers Through Network Problems

While some see a 70-inch television as suitable only for watching Sunday Night Football, Sean Tucker, a Senior Network Engineer, at Universal Electric Corporation hopes to put the company’s network […]

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Equifax and the Consequences of a Delayed Reaction

Networks are going to be breached. It’s an unavoidable reality as black hats are only becoming more proficient in finding new ways to compromise networks. The question for most organizations […]

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