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Ned Bellavance drops in as guest co-host while Drew takes time off to make craft virtual donuts with an artisan baker in a remote mountain village. Ned and Greg analyze VMware's latest acquisition, discuss why Xirrus has changed hands, explore a new low-cost switch, opine on CloudFlare's forthcoming IPO, and more.
The post Network Break 248: VMware Acquires Veriflow; Xirrus Changes Hands appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Open Systems offers an integrated solution that combines a secure cloud access security broker with cloud integrated SD-WAN and a DevOps mentality that gives you a new way to design your increasingly complex perimeter security. Moritz Mann, Head of Product Management, joins us from Open Systems for our security chat.
The post Heavy Networking 466: Securing The Network That’s Everywhere With Open Systems (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Turning to technical folks and their blogs is a good way to "not panic" when it comes to dealing with the trough of woe. In this episode, we'll talk to prolific technical blogger & VMware employee William Lam to get an insider's view of what happens to generate community-oriented content.
The post Datanauts 171: The Joy Of Engineering With William Lam appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Harry Quackenboss is long time veteran of infrastructure technology. In networking he was a VP of Sales of Crescendo for FDDI networking (to the desktop) which was acquired by Cisco. He later founded Woven Systems as a high speed Ethernet company of the time and more lately CEO of cPlane, a SDN company now relaunched […]
The post Heavy Networking 465: Looking Backward and Forward with Harry Quackenboss appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Not everything is broken this week although some things definitely are looking grim. We consider how really dead data centers are according to Gartner, Cisco gobbles some more AI for Webex while HPE gets more AI-ish for Bluedata. GTT Communications is in trouble while ATT Bribery case highlights that big companies are dumb. Snark and virtual donuts all round this week.
The post Network Break 247: Data Centers Are Not Quite Dead, AI is a Feature Not A Product appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Heavy Networking is a conversation with Tom Hollingsworth that ranges over a variety of provocative statements about the networking and technology industries, including "certifications are dead," "enterprise networking is dying," "BGP as a kitchen sink protocol is a bad idea," and more. Tom responds and discussions ensue.
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LinkedIn has been working with IPv6 for years. On today's IPv6 Buzz episode, LinkedIn engineer Franck Martin discusses the technical and cultural challenges of adoption, explores why the company engaged with IPv6, and shares lessons to help others with their own deployments.
The post IPv6 Buzz 032: LinkedIn Recruits IPv6 – Challenges And Lessons Learned appeared first on Packet Pushers.
What exactly are Day Two operations for Azure Stack? Does your company have the skill sets to properly manage and support your newly deployed hybrid cloud infrastructure? Today's episode, with guest Kristopher Turner, examines all the things you have to account for when planning and then running this integrated system.
The post Day Two Cloud 015: How To Prepare For And Run Azure Stack appeared first on Packet Pushers.
This week's Network Break examines Cloudflare's decision to drop 8Chan, analyzes Cisco's settlement of a security-related whistleblower suit the company fought for eight years, discusses a new VMware/Google cloud partnership, reviews the latest financial news from tech vendors, and more.
The post Network Break 246: Cloudflare Dumps 8chan; Cisco Settles Whistleblower Suit appeared first on Packet Pushers.
400G Ethernet switches will ship by the end of 2019. We get under the hood of the fastest-ever version of Ethernet to find out how it works, the challenges of building the gear, differences between QSFP-DD and OSFP optics, and more. Our guests are Ray Nering and Lane Wigley of Cisco, the sponsor for today's podcast.
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128 Technology takes an interesting approach to WAN routing. In this Brief Briefing Ethan Banks and Drew Conry-Murray skim the surface of 128 Technology's approach, which includes stateful sessions, NAT, and encryption--but no tunneling. We also touch on use cases including SD-WAN and security. We also provide links to Networking Field Day videos that have much more detail.
The Datanauts explore NRE Labs, a free site where network engineers, or anyone, can get training on automation concepts and tools. NRE Labs is backed financially by Juniper Networks, but it's a free and open-source project that welcomes community involvement. Matt Oswalt is our guide for this tour of NRE Labs.
The post Datanauts 170: NRE Labs – A First Step For Network Automation Training appeared first on Packet Pushers.
On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with a healthcare provider about how the organization uses Silver Peak's Unity Edge Connect SD-WAN to securely segment and prioritize electronic medical records traffic and enforce QoS on other essential applications.
The post Tech Bytes: Healthcare Provider Cures Performance, Security Ills With Silver Peak SD-WAN (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Take a Network Break! VMware buys Bitfusion for GPU virtualization, Arrcus takes in a $30 million Series B round to grow its network OS business, Kentik announces AIOps to provide more insight for IT operations, the SD-WAN market races toward $5 billion by 2023, and more tech news. Guests Ethan Banks and Phil Gervasi stop by for virtual muffins and commentary.
The post Network Break 245: VMware Buys Bitfusion for GPU Virtualization; Arrcus Scores $30 Million appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Heavy Networking looks at the pros and cons of having a dedicated developer on an infrastructure team to create and maintain automation tools. Our guests are Brian Gleason and Jeremy Schulman.
The post Heavy Networking 462: You’re Not A Coder, But You Need A Coder appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Learn about how IPv6 works on host OSs on today's IPv6 Buzz podcast. Tom Coffeen and Scott Hogg talk with Ed Horley about the host OS course he's teaching. They discuss how to set up a lab, how v6 differs from v4 at the host level, key differences in support for DHCPv6, and more.
On today's Day Two Cloud we dive into the challenges of adopting and operationalizing a cloud deployment with guest Mark Gossa. We discuss how to incorporate DevOps principles and automation tools into the organization, examine tool options such as Terraform, and chat about going serverless.
The post Day Two Cloud 014: Turning A “Get Us Into Cloud” Order Into Operational Reality appeared first on Packet Pushers.
On today’s Heavy Networking, we peer behind the curtain of Intent-Based Networking (IBN) with guest Phil Gervasi, who wrote a pair of white papers for the Packet Pushers' Ignition membership site. We discuss core concepts of IBN, including network abstraction, continuous validation, and automated remediation.
The post Heavy Networking 461: Key Concepts Of Intent-Based Networking appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Network Break is all about cloud wheeling and dealing. IBM and AT&T ink a multi-billion cloud deal, but AT&T has also announced a cloud partnership with Microsoft. Oracle looks for ways to get back into the running for a fat Defense Department cloud contract, IBM announces its Q2 financials, and more tech news.
The post Network Break 244: IBM, AT&T Play Cloud Footsie; Oracle Tries To Force-Choke AWS Over JEDI Contract appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Tech Byte podcast, sponsored by AppNeta, delves into how AppNeta provides visibility and real-time insight into network performance by monitoring the end-to-end network path and capturing packets and flows, and performs synthetic testing for an accurate measure of user experience.
The post Tech Bytes: AppNeta Blends Network Data, Synthetic Transactions For Performance Visibility (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
On today's Heavy Networking, sponsored by InterOptic, we explore how to extend the life of your cabling plant as you grow to 100G Ethernet. We get very nerdy on cabling, modules, lasers, and more with guests Robert Coenen, VP of Business Development at Interoptic; and Alex Latzko, lead network architect at Server Central Turing Group.
The post Heavy Networking 460: Extending The Life Of Your Cabling Plant With InterOptic (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.
RESTful APIs are the subject, Ethan Banks is the student, and Chris Wahl is the teacher in today's Datanaut's podcast. Chris and Ethan explore foundational concepts about RESTful APIs and how they work, examine the anatomy of an API conversation, and discuss why APIs are a key to automation.
The post Datanauts 169: Understanding RESTful APIs For Infrastructure Engineers appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Scott Lowe talks with Yasmin Rajabi about her move from an engineering role to product management, including why she made the transition, the technical skills that translated to her new role, what new things she had to learn, and more.
The post Full Stack Journey 033: Transitioning From Engineering To Product Management appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Network Break analyzes Zoom's change of course on security vulnerabilities, discusses the reasons behind Cisco's multibillion acquisition of Acacia, examines IBM's closing of its Red Hat purchase, and more tech news.
The post Network Break 243: Zoom Changes Tone On Security Vulnerabilities; Cisco Spends $2.6 Billion For Acacia appeared first on Packet Pushers.
The Packet Pushers are relaunching our Ignition membership site with a premium-only model and a brand new course on practical QoS from Ethan Banks. On today's show we cover the details of the relaunch and share a sneak peek of the course.
The post Heavy Networking 459: Ignition Relaunch And Ethan’s New QoS Course appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Objections to IPv6 adoption tend to follow three tracks: we don't need it, we don't have budget, and we'll lose the security and multihoming benefits of NAT. On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, Dr. David Holder explains why these objections don't hold water, and how to communicate with business and technical leaders to overcome them.
The post IPv6 Buzz 030: Overcoming The Big 3 Objections To IPv6 Adoption appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Organizations don't have to be convinced to adopt the cloud these days. The conversation now is about how to do it right. Guest Dwayne Monroe joins the Day Two Cloud podcast to talk about how to change your thinking about cloud in terms of resource sizing, cost, staff training, service availability, app refactoring and much more.
The post Day Two Cloud 013: To Do Cloud Right, Leave Data Center Thinking Behind appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Du'An Lightfoot stops by the Network Neighborhood podcast to talk about #LabEveryDay, continuous learning, how his military experiences influenced his tech journey, how he's tackling automation, the role of community in tech, and more.
The post Network Neighborhood – Lab Every Day With Du’An Lightfoot appeared first on Packet Pushers.
You might have any number of software controllers in your infrastructure: one for wireless, one for SD-WAN, one in the data center, one for security, and so on. Would it be useful to federate these controllers? Can we expect the industry to produce a controller of controllers? Is this even a good idea? Today's Heavy Networking podcast ponders these questions with guest Rob Sherwood.
The post Heavy Networking 458: SDN Federation – One Controller To Rule Them All? appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Network Break examines the causes of Cloudflare's outage, analyzes Broadcom's motivation for buying Symantec, discusses why big tech companies are considering manufacturing locations outside of China, and more tech news.
The post Network Break 242: Cloudflare Burned By Firewall Update; Ex-Equifax Exec Goes To Jail appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today is a wide-ranging Future of Networking episode with a pair of special guests: Dave Temkin, VP of Networks at Netflix; and Steve Chalmers, a former Distinguished Architect at HP and an independent consultant.
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When you're tasked with a new infrastructure project on premises or in the cloud, a design process will significantly improve your chances of success. Guest Adam Post joins the Datanauts podcast to discuss a proper design process, examine frameworks for virtualized and cloud environments, and more.
The post Datanauts 168: Why Design Process Matters For Data Centers And The Cloud appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Extreme Networks spends approx. $227 million to buy Aerohive Networks to add a cloud-managed WLAN to its portfolio, a route leak resulted in cascading failures on June 24th, Oracle will retire Dyn managed DNS services, Mist Systems rolls out a new 11ax AP, and more tech news on today's Network Break podcast.
The post Network Break 241: Extreme Buys Aerohive; Sloppy BGP Plumbing Causes Route Leak appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Security expert Zoë Rose beams aboard the Datanauts podcast to discuss the intricacies of vulnerability management, including how to asses risks, when and what to patch, the importance of input from multiple stakeholders, compensating controls, and more.
The post Datanauts 167: Patch Now Or Later? The Delicate Art Of Vulnerability Management appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Edgeworx has made Kubernetes smarter for edge computing. How? By allowing the K8s scheduler to make application placement decisions based on endpoint attributes important to edge computing environments. Like what? GPS coordinates and hardware capabilities, to name a couple.
The post BiB 079: Edgeworx Gives Kubernetes Edge Computing Awareness appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Today's Heavy Networking explores how to select a higher-ed program for your computer science education, including the key elements of a CS degree, community college vs. 4-year institutions, measuring educational costs and returns, and more. Our guest is Aaron Francis, a systems engineer and instructor.
The post Heavy Networking 456: How To Choose A Higher Ed Program For An IT Career appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Your v6s are here--where do you want 'em? On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, guest Tim Rooney dives into IPv6 address planning and management for IT teams that are just getting started.
The post IPv6 Buzz 029: You Just Got Your First IPv6 Addresses – Now What? appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Data warehouses are complex beasts. If you want to migrate a warehouse to the cloud, there's a lot of layers to consider including encryption and security, automation, data sovereignty, right-sizing, which migration tools to use, and more. Today's Day Two Cloud podcast slices through the layers of complexity of data warehouse migration with guest Deepak Kaushik.
The post Day Two Cloud 012: Cloud Data Warehouse Migration – A Layer Cake Of Complexity appeared first on Packet Pushers.
Gluware sponsors today's Tech Bytes episode. Greg Ferro and Gluware CEO Jeff Gray discuss network automation, how Gluware's software works, how it lets you solve immediate problems in your current environment while working toward intent, and more.
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