Deploying a next-generation firewall

Firewalls have become ubiquitous across enterprises over the past decade, but the combination of new and varied access methods combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks has forced network operators and security professionals to constantly evaluate their...
Understanding RTT Impact on TCP Retransmissions

Understanding RTT Impact on TCP Retransmissions

Ever get asked to explain or elaborate on something that you should definitely know, only to realize that you don’t fully understand it yourself? You’re certainly not alone. Even though the basics of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connections are one of the very...