Becky Lawlor

Becky Lawlor is a freelance technology writer who specializes in writing for enterprise executives and IT audiences on a wide range of tech topics including cloud, big data, infrastructure, mobility, AI, and IoT. When she’s not busy writing, you’ll find her outdoors rock climbing and skiing in the mountains of Utah.

Becky Lawlor
What is Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)?

What is Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)?

Keeping an up-to-date network inventory is essential for network efficiency, especially given current networks changing dynamics. The Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is a network discovery tool, which assists network administrators and engineers in identifying neighboring Cisco devices, particularly those running lower-layer, transparent protocols.