Welcome to the June edition of Eye On Networks. Here you will find industry relevant information for Network Professionals, with a goal of keeping you informed about industry and job related trends. Let us know what you think by shooting us an email at


Live and On-Demand Webcasts

13 June – Wireless VoIP and the 802.11ac standard
The principles of managing VoIP performance
How to Speed Up Network problem-solving
Tips for integrating BYOD with your WLAN
IP Expo London / 16 & 17 October / Booth A8
Gitex Dubai / 20 – 24 October / Hall 2 D2-45

Datacom Cabling

Finding Keys to Success in the Datacenter – MPO Cabling Systems

As companies try to address the rising demand in IP traffic in order to support a growing array of business applications, many are designing their data centers with fiber optic networks that support 10G or 40G Ethernet connections between servers, switches and storage area networks, and 100G Ethernet for core switching and routing backbone connections. Click to read more »

WLAN Analysis

How to ensure Wi-Fi networks are ready for Cisco Location Services

Imagine this situation: Your IT department selects a new service to keep your organization better organized, more secure, and better equipped for emergencies. Your department invests ample time into deploying the new service, diligently working to meet specific requirements, and triple checking work completed. And then, to your surprise the service doesn’t act quite as it should.

Does Wi-Fi Network Compliance Equal Corporate Data Security?

If a network is compliant with regulations, does that mean it’s secure? Unfortunately for both IT professionals and businesses, no it doesn’t. Why? Compliance is not security, but security can be compliant – with a set of requirements and guidelines that ensure data is confidential to authorized users, has integrity, has not been changed or modified, and is available on demand.

IT Networking

Moving beyond “It’s not the network.”

Over the past few years, network engineers have slowly been winning the battle of blame. Even though most people still say “The network is slow” when there is a performance problem, many engineers now have the tools to prove otherwise. Whether they use SNMP to check their infrastructure devices, flow tools to watch for utilization spikes, packet analysis engines to watch-dog applications, or automated performance analyzers with built in alarms, most environments have some type of monitoring in place to help the engineer prove his case.

 Are You a Network Genius?

Find Out in Fluke Networks’ New TCP/IP Expert Quiz
Network pros, you spend your days in the trenches of protocols, end-to-end connectivity, links, layers, and specifications. You can spout off network architectural principles in your sleep and could diagram your network’s topology with your eyes closed, right? Now, you can put your knowledge to the test.