Posts tagged "system administration"

Red Hat Linux Versions: Fedora, Enterprise, and CentOS

Many software and operating systems now offer similar services and functions in today’s rapidly advancing IT world. This has made it difficult to determine the “best” OS or software application on the market. Manufacturers are launching readily comparable products forcing organizations to face the reality of being in charge of determining which OS or software […]

December 7, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 5593

What is Linux?

Almost everyone is familiar with Microsoft or Mac operating systems, but did you know those two are not your only choices when it comes to computer operating systems? This post will help you gain insight into one very common question, “What is Linux?” What Is Linux? First introduced in 1991 by Linus Torvalds, Linux is […]

October 4, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 3863

An Overview of Firewall Functionality and Types

Photo Credit: Jason O’Halloran via Flickr CC Firewalls are the forgotten heroes in the Internet of things. Often times users click away on the Internet, completely oblivious to what’s happening behind the scenes. If your firewall doesn’t provide alerts, you may not even know it just stopped malicious code from running on your device. Protecting your sensitive […]

February 15, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 14652

How to Choose a Cisco ASA 5500-X Series

Photo Credit: Aaron Paxson via Flickr CC The Cisco ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance) is a family of enterprise-level firewalls for a network security infrastructure. When it comes to the ASA appliances, there are tons of models to sort through, all with different features. This post will compare several models in the ASA 5500-X series and offers […]

February 12, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 11357

How to Basically Configure a Cisco Router RV320

Photo Credit: Purple Slog via Flickr CC Want to learn the basics of setting up a Cisco RV32X series router? Today I’ll be working with a RV320 Gigabit Dual WAN VPN router, but the steps will be the same for any router that falls in the RV32X family. Having working knowledge of dealing with Cisco technology is […]

February 11, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 32508