CloudPhysics has released a calculator that tallies up the costs of virtual machines running in your private cloud, and can compare that with the cost of running similar workloads in AWS and Azure.
Today on Datanauts we discuss reasons for automating, its impact on people and jobs, and why some things are better handled manually. Adam Jacob, CTO at Chef, joins us for the conversation.
Today’s Network Break discusses the Infloblox acquisition, a partnership between Cisco & Salesforce on collaboration & IoT, a new OpenDaylight SDN controller, & more
Teridion, our sponsor for today’s show, is changing the basic idea of how to select best paths across the Internet and deliver content quickly through its global network of virtual cloud routers.
On today’s Priority Queue episode, we talk smart network monitoring with our sponsor, Paessler, maker of PRTG Network Monitor.
Today’s Datanauts episode, recorded live at VMworld, looks at emerging technologies in the data center & their implications for professional development and career advancement.
ONOS, the Open Network Operating System, has announced Hummingbird, the eighth release of the open source SDN OS designed for service providers.
Colorado grows the capabilities of the OPNFV platform, making it possible to test additional features and scenarios. Key advancements are in the areas of IPv6, security, service function chaining, and VPN.
ExtraHop 6.0 adds new features, including continuous packet capture, to its streaming analytics platform.
Silver Peak is partnering with Masergy on an SD-WAN service for enterprises.
The OpenDaylight Project has released Boron, the fifth version of its SDN controller. Boron includes numerous contributions from telcos and service providers, but is the enterprise ready to get on board?
Riverbed has announced SteelConnect 2.0, an SD-WAN product that points to the company’s future.
Brocade is announcing a new data center router, the SLX 9850, with a virtualized OS, modular design, and SLX Insight, which can run 3rd party software for network visibility.
Foghorn locally processes the huge amounts of data generated by industrial IoT. By “industrial,” we mean mining, jet engines, automated manufacturing, large refineries, large retail shops, and smart meters. Foghorn challenges the traditional fog computing paradigm somewhat, bringing “intelligence at the edge” via tiny x86 platforms, a custom programming language, and a RAM-resident database.
Riverbed, long associated with WAN optimization, is remaking itself as an SD-WAN company.
Intel is selling its Intel Security unit, including McAfee, to investment firm TPG while retaining a 49% share in the new standalone company.
Avaya is positioning their fabric technology as an end-to-end security solution they call hypersegmentation.
HPE is spinning off multiple software businesses to Micro Focus and taking a majority stake in the company.
So In this blog, I wanted to share two things. Number One, A high level overview of how I approached about creating a PCE prototype, but more importantly the motivation behind it and the things I learned during the process. So almost, a little bit over an year ago, when I wasn’t working for a […]
This week KrebsonSecurity website has been under a sustained DDOS attack and is offline at time of writing. This article has the details but I wonder if this is the end of DDOS mitigation services and there isn’t an obvious solution. Some information: The DDOS attack exceeded 600Gbps. The reports suggests it wasn’t reflected or amplified DOS […]
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With the Boron release, the OpenDaylight project appears to be settled, confident, and capable. The next phase of ODL could be a blossoming of network functionality, nurtured by its soil.
Someone asked me why they should buy whitebox switches. I came up with 9 reasons.
FibreChannel networking is getting visibility tools ? That train has long gone ….
This guest blog post is by Kevin Deierling, VP of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. We thank Mellanox for being a sponsor. Many Ethernet switch vendors stress the need for large buffers in switches to achieve optimal network performance. In fact, enormous buffers aren’t needed to achieve optimal performance, but rather to accommodate architectural flaws in […]
If software is the future then why sell off your software business ?
Try this for a “virtuous cycle.” New technology creates new problems…which creates new technology.
Illumio addresses the microsegmentation challenge by filtering right out at the edge. Rather than traffic leaving the workload and being steered around to a security device, traffic is filtered at the workload itself.
Publishing anonymously about Cisco NX-OS licensing time sucking.
Comparing the costs of different cloud providers.
Here’s why Apple’s decision to remove the headphone jack from the latest iPhone makes great product management sense.