Because network architects need to balance design and function, creating a network diagram is a challenging task. For a document that can communicate in a clear and effective way, having the right tool for the job is key. So here are our top 4 network diagramming tips:
More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race. Storing, securing, and making the world's data readily available is an ongoing, herculean task. Good network infrastructure is the only option for a business that wants to keep theirs in order. But what are some of the key things to think about when tasked with its design?
Done right, digital transformation projects are invaluable – they enhance operational efficiency, improve strategic decision making, and extend a company's competitive reach. However, the processes required to achieve such strategic benefits are often complex and vast, leaving a lot of scope to get it wrong. To navigate a digital transformation journey successfully, organisations need a staged approach with a clear roadmap that takes into account, technology & architecture, strategy & guidance, and workflow & delivery. Here's how Happi can help.
With machines strung together like Christmas tree lights, daisy-chain was one of the earliest forms of topology and first used in the early days of computer networking. Though it's still used today, over the years we’ve seen several other ways to arrange a network emerge, each with their own unique characteristics.
Throughout 2017, network infrastructure design processes and software evolved with developments in hardware and network architecture. But what trends can we expect to see in the year ahead? Interop ITX research has shown that, in 2018, 55% of IT professionals expect their organisation will spend more on networking infrastructure. In 2018, network infrastructure design will need to meet the need of this growth. Here are the network infrastructure design trends we expect to see: