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ProVision Jumpstart: A complete solution for expanding and managing your network infrastructure. Extend, automate, and manage your network with the help of world-class software, expert engineering support, and fully customized integrations with your existing network. Large-scale network management is hard Developing and maintaining a distributed network presents many daunting problems….

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ProVision 5.0.2 is a minor release with almost 20 bug fixes and enhancements. Many thanks to our customers and partners that provided feedback on features and functionality for this release. Check out the updated release notes here: http://docs.6connect.com/display/DOC/ProVision+5.0.2 As always – feedback is welcome and if you want a demo…

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ProVision 5.0.1 is a minor release with a few feature updates and some bug fixes. Many thanks to our customers and partners that provided feedback on features and functionality for this release. Check out the updated release notes here: http://docs.6connect.com/display/DOC/ProVision+5.0.1 As always – feedback is welcome and if you want…

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What is this Poodle? Check out the PDF here The short version is that SSL 3.0 has some issues that mean that if you value the security of your server hosting an SSL accessible service, then you should disable SSLv3 on any applicable systems that are affected. Am I Affected?…

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It’s been in progress for a while – but here is the official update for those that haven’t heard. Peering 3.0 is officially in alpha testing and getting feedback from customers. We took a whole new approach to the Peering functionality along with even tighter integration of the various objects…

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Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM) has emerged as the most important function of network management for service providers and enterprises alike. The reasons are pretty simple: Internet usage is exploding, the number of online devices is multiplying wildly, and each one needs an IP address, which is the key to…

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If you’re an operator or an administrator and you work in the trenches, you’re probably already well aware that something’s gotta give on the network management and provisioning front.   At this point, trying to keep up with all the adds, deletes and changes using a manual, spreadsheet-based system is like…

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automated network provisioning benefits

Manual, spreadsheet-based provisioning focused on individual, vendor-specific network elements simply can’t keep up with the proliferation of new devices and the dynamic nature of today’s networks. An automated provisioning and control platform in contrast, reduces network complexity and integrates the entire provisioning process—including IP address assignment, DHCP and DNS configuration….

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