Posted on 11 October 2014 | Leave a Comment
A couple of weeks ago, Cloudflare announced a new solution that allows DDOS Protection, Caching and application firewalls of SSL encrypted traffic without handing over the private key. This is a significant breakthrough for companies. Many companies have strong controls over private keys that prevent external sharing. More often the simple cost of key ceremonies is punitive to the business.
Posted on 8 October 2014 | Leave a Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:07:09 — 31.1MB) Lauren Malhoit, Paul Stewart, and Ed Henry join Packet Pushers hosts Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks for a discussion about what it’s like to work for a networking vendor. Lauren and Paul recently started working at Cisco in two very different roles, while Ed went the startup route, landing at Plexxi. […]
Posted on 29 September 2014 | Leave a Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 38:03 — 17.8MB) If you watch the software defined networking space, you might have noticed that Brocade has been quietly hiring a sharp group of actual (not self-proclaimed) thought leaders and developers. The question has been, “To what end? What’s Brocade going to do with all of these capable folks?” Today, we can answer […]
Posted on 25 September 2014 | Leave a Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 35:26 — 16.2MB) At the IDF 2014 conference, Intel made a big song and dance about their Rack Scale Architecture which removes the need for “top of rack” networking and changes the nature of servers in a big way. My initial impression is that this has limited application in the enterprise or […]
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"Sometimes my head is a bit of an idiot" is something my daughter might say and that happens to me too, if that time is today and this article, let me know. If you don't get the Cabbage Patch reference and its … read more.
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A10's presentation at NFD8 seemed to generate a bit of interest (dare I say excitement) and many a question around the SPDY (pronounced 'speedy') protocol. I promised Lindsey Hill (@northlandboy) on Twitter that I'd … read more.
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Part 2: The Solution Ready for part 2? Have you read part 1 w/ the facts and clues? If not, go read that now before you continue. Part 1: The Facts and Clues Review the Facts and Clues Again Last we … read more.
Part #1 - I give you the facts and the clues. Part #2 - I give you what the problem ended up being. Ready to play? This is the IPv6 troubleshooting blog that started off as something else entirely. I was going to do … read more.
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