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Today on Day Two Cloud, we talk about multi-cloud networking with sponsor Aviatrix. Aviatrix has built a networking solution that’s multi-cloud capable and leverages cloud-native constructs wherever possible. And they do it in a way designed to make the life of IT engineers better. Our guests are Rod Stuhlmuller, VP Marketing; and Nauman Mustafa, VP Solutions Engineering.
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Heavy Networking revisits segment routing on today's episode. This time we look at segment routing as it's being use in an international science network. Our guest is Nick Buraglio. We discuss which flavor of segment routing in use, the problems the network was trying to solve and how segment routing addresses them, challenges of path computation, and more.
The post Heavy Networking 491: Real-Life Segment Routing & PCE appeared first on Packet Pushers.
On today's Tech Bytes episode, sponsor Arista Networks introduces us to CloudEOS, a cloud-native version of Arista's network operating system. CloudEOS is designed to provide a common operational experience from private clouds to public clouds and all the way down into your Kubernetes hosts. Our guest is Doug Gourlay, VP and GM, Cloud Networking Software, at Arista Networks.
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Today's Network Break is an Analyst Holiday Party. Instead of news coverage, we examine a few broad topics including whether Kubernetes has legs in the enterprise, the complexities of multi-cloud, the recent financial woes of legacy networking vendors, and more. Our party guests are Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research; Brad Casemore, Research VP of Data Center Networks at IDC; and Keith Townsend, founder of The CTO Advisor.
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With more than 2,800 branch deployments in North America alone, our guest Snehal Patel is running one of the largest SD-WAN deployments on the globe. He stops by the Heavy Networking podcast to share his experiences, both good and bad, on deployment and operations, management, training, security, working with carriers, and more. Snehal is a global network architect for a brand-name retailer.
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From the virtually limitless supply of IPv6 addressing to good vendor support to IPv6-only efforts and beyond, Ed, Scott, and Tom discuss what they’re most thankful for when it comes to IPv6 in this holiday episode of IPv6 Buzz.
KubeCon 2019 is a wrap. In today's Day Two Cloud podcast, Ethan Banks and Ned Bellavance share their impressions of the event and dive into why Kubernetes is so complex, what that means for enterprises considering Kubernetes, the role of community, and more.
BBR is a congestion control algorithm (CCA) that's growing in use on the Internet. However, a design element in BBR starves competing CCAs for bandwidth on shared links, allowing BBR to consume more than its fair share. On today's Heavy Networking we speak with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who have measured BBR's unfairness. We discuss the research, learn how BBR differs from legacy algorithms such as Cubic and Reno, and explore impacts to the Internet. Our guests are Ranysha Ware, Ph.D. student; and Justine Sherry, Associate Professor of Computer Science.
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Today's Full Stack Journey goes back to the beginning with an IT pro just getting started in her career. Kori Younger is a recent college graduate planning on a career in IT. She and Scott talk about how she's prepared for this career, college vs. certifications, the role of dinner-table conversations and their influence on career choice, diversity and inclusion, and more.
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SolarWinds stops by the Tech Bytes podcast to talk about its Application Performance Management suite, which includes Web app and user experience monitoring, log management and analysis, and app infrastructure monitoring. We look at how they work together to help IT teams get to the bottom of application issues. Our guest is Denny LeCompte, senior vice president and general manager of application management at SolarWinds.
The post Tech Bytes: SolarWinds’ APM Tools Work Together To Help IT Solve Application Problems (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Keysight took a different approach to this Tech Field Day briefing and spent a lot of time talking about the current state of networking threats and the events that you are protecting against. If you aren’t aware from what your network security is doing, its an good presentation for that. Keysight has many […]
Today's Network Break episode discusses new data center software and switches from Extreme, new networking cloud tools from Google, Microsoft's support for DoH, an internal re-organization at Cisco and more tech news.
Today's Heavy Networking dives into a research project, Geneva, that uses genetic algorithms to evade Internet censorship. The project was developed at the University of Maryland. We drill into how it works with guests Dr. David Levin and graduate student Kevin Bock from the University of Maryland.
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In this episode of Network Neighborhood, we welcome Ramzi Marjaba, Hybrid Senior Sales Engineer at Ixia Solutions Group at Keysight Technologies. Ramzi is also the creative power behind WeTheSalesEngineers.com, a career-oriented resource site for sales engineers featuring a blog, a podcast, and more.
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You need a cloud strategy so you can tackle complex issues such as access and identity management, security and compliance, and networking. Ed Horley sits in on the Day Two Cloud podcast to share sensible advice on how to build a workable strategy that incorporates high-level business goals with more nitty-gritty operational requirements.
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Fortinet sponsors today's Heavy Networking podcast. You probably know Fortinet as a firewall company, but today's conversation focuses on Fortinet's secure SD-WAN capabilities. Fortinet guests Nirav Shah, senior director of products and solutions; and Alex Samonte, director of technical architecture come on the podcast to talk about key SD-WAN features, how SD-WAN is evolving, the role of SD-WAN in cloud access, and more.
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Time for a break! Enjoy a virtual donut as we analyze the latest tech news, including a new wired automation service from Juniper, Docker's divestment of its enterprise biz, a new SD-WAN entrant from Untangle, the rollout of a commercial version of AT&T's open network OS, and more!
The post Network Break 261: Juniper EX Switches Get Misty; Cisco’s Tough Day On Wall Street appeared first on Packet Pushers.
ExtraHop is our sponsor for today's sponsored Tech Bytes conversation on traffic decryption. Packet data is a source of truth, and it's vital for security and operations teams to have that truth to find threats and get essential visibility into security and performance. We explore how ExtraHop's Reveal(x) NDR platform uses a variety of decryption techniques to bring visibility to encrypted data center traffic.
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Sponsor ThousandEyes comes on Heavy Networking to review their research on the global cloud performance of AWS, Azure, GCP, AliCloud, and IBM. Their data measures and compares public clouds from a networking perspective, helping us figure out optimal placement of workloads and connectivity. Our guests from ThousandEyes are Archana Kesavan, Director, Product Marketing; and Angelique Medina, Director, Product Marketing.
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This week's IPv6 Buzz discusses getting IPv6 into enterprise wireless environments. We discuss what proper vendor support for v6 looks like, evaluate the impact of a lack of DHCPv6 support in Android, why running dual stack is more work than a clean cutover, and more. Our guest is Joe Neville, a technical consultant at HPE Aruba.
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As more workloads get spread across private and public clouds, how do you operationalize and optimize connectivity, traffic design, and more? Can you stitch together services that reside in different clouds? What about the edge? On today's Day Two Cloud, sponsor VeloCloud, a VMware company, brings some answers. Our guest is Marco Murgia, Senior Director of Product Engineering.
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Guest Alex Marcham returns to Heavy Networking to explore edge exchanges. Like Internet exchanges, the goal of an edge exchange is to provide direct interconnection and traffic exchange between provider networks, but edge exchanges move that infrastructure closer to end users. Alex walks us through how these exchanges work.
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On today's Tech Bytes, our sponsor is Tufin, and we’re going to dig into the concept of agility in the enterprise, particularly as organizations adopt cloud services and container-based applications. Our guest is Aleck Brailsford, Director of Sales Engineering for the Americas at Tufin.
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Brad Casemore from IDC joins Network Break as a guest commentator, and we've got a ton to talk about, including a new campus automation framework from Pica8, new IPS capabilities in VMware's NSX, the release of a limited beta for VMware's Kubernetes wrangler Tanzu Mission Control, an Infoblox acquisition, and more FU than you can shake a virtual donut at.
The post Network Break 260: Pica8 Launches Campus Automation Framework; VMware Adds IPS To NSX appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today on Heavy Networking, sponsor Open Systems comes on the podcast to discuss the new opportunities--and challenges--for networking in a time when more applications and services are running in the cloud. We explore how cloud services affect WAN design, how organizations can use SD-WAN to enhance networking and security, and much more. Our guest is Silvan Tschopp, head of solutions architecture at Open Systems.
The post Heavy Networking 484: Cloud And SD-WAN Are New Opportunities To Rethink Your Network (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
The Day Two Cloud podcast is getting a new co-host, Ethan Banks; and becoming a weekly show! Now you can get deep dives on cloud and infrastructure topics including Kubernetes, cloud security, design and deployment, and more every week.
The post Day Two Cloud 022: Day Two Cloud Scales Out And Up! appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are trying to sell SD-WAN services by convincing you that you don't have the staff, training, or competence to operate an SD-WAN. On today's Heavy Networking, Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks pick this argument apart to see if there's anything to it.
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Today's Tech Bytes podcast explores active and passive monitoring techniques employed by sponsor AppNeta to monitor performance and end user experience on 100Gbps links. Our guests are Adam Edwards, Chief Customer Officer; and Mike Hustler, VP of Engineering at AppNeta.
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The latest Network Break covers Fortinet's acquisition of endpoint security company EnSilo, digs into Gigamon's new network detection and response product, covers Extreme Networks' launch of ExtremeCloud IQ, reports on the latest tech financial results, and more.
The post Network Break 259: Fortinet Buys Endpoint Security Company; Arista Shares Squashed By Cloud Titan appeared first on Packet Pushers.
TRex is an open source traffic generator, and the project is backed by Cisco. On today's Heavy Networking, TRex's lead developer Hanoch Haim joins us to dive into details on the software. Haim is also a Principal Engineer at Cisco.
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Today's episode explores how the US federal government views IPv6 adoption. We also explore the use of IPv6 by the U.S. Department of Defense, including innovations, and how the DoD's use affects its work with civilian entities. Our guest is Jeremy Duncan, founder and leading partner of the consultancy Tachyon Dynamics.
How does technical implementation and user feedback shape a cloud-based solution? When is it time to make a significant change in your design? And how do you know you’re headed in the right direction? This Day Two Cloud podcast episode tackles these questions with guest Michael Fraser, co-founder and CEO of Refactr.
The post Day Two Cloud 021: Nice Design; We Need To Change It – The Reality Of Building A Cloud Service appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's episode of Full Stack Journey focuses on the benefits of testing and validation for Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC). We discuss types of testing, available tools, and why IaC has value even for smaller shops. My guest is Gareth Rushgrove.
The post Full Stack Journey 035: Testing And Validation For Infrastructure As Code appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Network Break examines new campus and data center switches from Aruba, looks at new SD-WAN gear from Riverbed, discusses Teridion PoPs in China for SD-WAN, explores financial results from Juniper and AWS, and much more. Guest Ed Horley joins as guest commentator.
The post Network Break 258: Aruba Stacks Up New Switches; SpaceX Promises Satellite Broadband In 2020 appeared first on Packet Pushers.
ExtraHop is our sponsor for today's Heavy Networking podcast. We dive into Network Detection and Response (NDR) with CTO and co-founder Jesse Rothstein. We explore how to enhance your security posture with NDR, how to use it in the cloud, ExtraHop's ability to take advantage of native cloud traffic mirroring, how ExtraHop deals with encrypted traffic, and more.
Today's Heavy Networking tries to leak some of the hot air out of the term "digital transformation" to see what this term really means for IT and the business, and what the impact of transformation might be on engineers responsible for such initiatives. Our guests are Paul Beyer, Infrastructure Architect; Tobias Metz, Consultant Network Engineering & Training Coordinator; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, Senior Network Architect.
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Today’s Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by ExtraHop, explores how you can get visibility into cloud networking for security and performance by leveraging native traffic mirroring capabilities in AWS and Azure. We'll also look at how ExtraHop's Reveal(x) Cloud product uses cloud traffic for network detection and response. Our guest is Our guest is Matt Cauthorn, VP of CyberSecurity Engineering at ExtraHop.
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On today's Network Break we examine Cumulus's move into campus networking, Thoma Bravo's multi-billion-dollar bid for Sophos, and the limited debut of 5G in the UK. We also try to parse a buzzword-laded press release announcing stealthy startup Pensando Systems, discuss the EU's interim measures against Broadcom for anti-competitive behavior, and more tech news.