segmented network

segmented network

A network that is broken up into groups in order to contain broadcast traffic and improve performance. Contrast with flat network. See LAN segment.
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In a segmented network, normal business functions are unimpeded as everyone has access to what they need.
In a segmented network topology, each segment can be protected with a dedicated network level security appliance to prevent viruses and malware from crossing network boundaries.
In today's market there are too many segmented network and security management products that don't enable businesses to extract all of the value from their current infrastructure," said Dave Gilden, CEO at Acuity Solutions, a Juniper Networks J-Partner.
As Apple devices proliferate, especially with the adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, Bonjour can pose significant challenges for large-scale networks: administrators must often choose between an unmanageable flood of Bonjour devices on a large, flat network, or a segmented network that prevents desired Bonjour access.
Companies are thus searching for solutions such as Ranch's, which can prevent or minimize the impact of these issues through segmented network security.
com, South Puerto Rico's (Porta Caribe) only highly segmented network of North American corporate and consumer customers who have expressed explicit interest in the region's tourism, business and relocation opportunities.
Telsource serves many Fortune 500 and telecom service provider customers, who we believe will benefit from the innovative segmented network security capabilities that Ranch offers," said Greg Sweeney, VP of Sales and Marketing at Telsource, Inc.
In addressing the need for centralized coordination of network and application-level security policies, the product integration further arms enterprise IT organizations with a scalable control system for managing complex, heterogeneous, and increasingly segmented network environments.
The Layer 3 switching capability also operates at full wire speed, allowing a segmented network to route IP traffic at speeds 10 to 1000 times faster than a traditional routing chassis.
The Layer 3 IP switching capability also operates at full-wire speeds, allowing a segmented network to route IP traffic at speeds 10 to 100 times faster than traditional routing chassis.
In a segmented network based on routed subnets, it is important that a newly connected workstation must be switched to the segment that is appropriate to its IP address.
This latest patent allows users to do secure file sharing across isolated or segmented networks.