SUSE has launched a public beta of a Container as a Service platform that includes a container OS (MicroOS), configuration tools, and Kubernetes. The platform is intended to make it easier to develop and run container applications at scale.
Today the Datanauts discuss the whys and hows of building secure in-house email infrastructure. Our guest is Jacob Evans.
Take a Network Break! In this episode we discuss Riverbed’s Xirrus acquisition, Barracuda’s stock slide, Intel’s rethinking of OpenStack, and other compelling tech news.
Today’s show is an AMA (Ask Me Anything). Greg and Ethan answer listener questions about professional development, staying relevant, and career regrets and successes.
Today’s Priority Queue dives into Free Range Routing, an open source router that’s a fork of Quagga. We examine capabilities, deployment options & more. This episode was recorded live at IETF 98.
The Datanauts explore the current state of network automation and telemetry and discuss how network engineers can transition from the CLI to a more automated infrastructure. Our guest is Ryan Booth.
On April 24, 2017, Data Expedition announced CloudDat, aimed at organizations needing to move data into and out of the public cloud.
Corvil has announced a new product, called Sensor, to extend the reach of its wire data analytics platform into virtualized data centers and the public cloud.
There’s a new open-source router on the loose called the Free Range Router (FRR). This fork of the Quagga router has backers including Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks.
DPDK, an open source effort to accelerate CPU packet processing, has become an official project within the Linux Foundation.
OPNFV, which tests the integration of open source networking components and creates reference designs, announced Danube, its latest release. OPNFV is a Linux Foundation project.
Extreme Networks has announced that it’s spending $55 million to buy Brocade’s data center business. This acquisition comes just weeks after Extreme announced a $100 million bid for Avaya’s network assets.
Brocade has launched a new entry-level Fibre Channel switch family, the G610. Models include 8, 16, and 24-port configurations at 16Gbps out of the box. Customers can upgrade to 32Gbps optics.
Silver Peak is releasing new features for its Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN product, including support for BGP protocols and a stateful firewall.
AppNeta has launched a new service, AppNeta Performance Manager, to monitor application and network performance from data centers and branch/remote offices. The service combines app identification, network monitoring, and synthetic transactions.
Innovium, a startup that’s designing a programmable chip for data center switches, has announced Teralynx, a 12.8Tbps switch chip.
Arista has announced cEOS, a containerized version of its EOS network operating system that can be deployed on either Arista or whitebox ToR switches.
Extreme Networks and Avaya Networks have jointly announced an agreement in which Extreme will purcahse Avaya’s networking business for about $100 million.
The Full Stack Journey podcast joins the Packet Pushers network of podcasts.
Cisco is losing market share while Arista and Juniper are gaining it, according to IDC. I recorded a video with some ideas on what’s happening here.
AT&T’s recent field test shows white box isn’t just about more product choices or cheaper gear. It’s about the benefits of starting with a clean slate.
The process we use to buy technology is badly flawed. It’s a muddled story of customers, resellers and vendors with competing interests.
The latest Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure survey asks which industry is the worst when it comes to customer treatment. And the winner is…
On May 15, 2017 at the Centrifuge Lounge in Las Vegas, we’ll be hanging out. Come meet us, tell us the things we get wrong, and get our opinions on SD-WAN.
Ethan visited the 98th meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in March 2017. He made many observations about what’s really going on. Have a read.
Please take our SD-WAN survey to help us gather data around SD-WAN deployment plans, WAN challenges, and relevant features. We’ll share the results on Packet Pushers.net.
Anuta Networks’ NCX software a multi-vendor orchestration platform to streamline common tasks, such as onboarding users in a campus network.
Here’s the 5 most downloaded Packet Pushers podcasts in March 2017. Topics include networking vs. programming, AWS gotchas, and a dive into the latest in wireless.
Our latest survey snapshot asked respondents if they would get a personal VPN now that ISPs are legally allowed to collect and sell data. Here’s the results.
VMware has announced the end of the road for third-party vSwitches. It will deprecate and eventually remove API support for Cisco NX1K, AVS, VM-FEX, and IBM DVS, among others.
A few years back, a field office might have had dual MPLS circuits, maybe even from different providers. But dual MPLS circuits offer a false promise of redundancy – the last mile of both circuits ride over the same Incumbent Local Exchange provider (ILEC) and share the same fate (misplaced backhoe, problems in central office, […]