Tagged: cisco

Random Networking Fact II

There are several addresses or range of addresses that are reserved or ‘special’ in IPv6 (Internet Protocol version v6) 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 which is the equivalent of 0.0.0.0 in IPv4 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 which is the equivalent of the 127.0.0.1 loopback address in IPv4 2000::/3 The global unicast address range FC00::/7 The unique local unicast range FC80::/10 The link local unicast range FF00::/8 the...

Random Networking Fact

The VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) allows switches across a network to maintain consistency. VLANs can be managed, added, renamed and deleted using VTP. VTP was created by Cisco. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_LAN

Green Tech: Google’s PowerMeter and Cisco’s EnergyWise

Reducing power usage and consumption is one of the best, easiest and immediate measures we can take while politicians wrangle through their greedy needs. Two large corporations that, along with IBM, have set up internal goals and business models based on selling and promoting green products are Google and Cisco. Two tools released by the aforementioned that have the power...