Yet another company enters the data center Ethernet market.
Who is Rubrik? From their website, “Rubrik Cloud Data Management delivers automated backup, instant recovery, offsite replication, and data archival in a simple, scale-out platform built for hybrid cloud.” In short, Rubrik protects your data. All of your data. Rubrik describes themselves as handling backup and recovery, disaster recovery, archival and compliance, copy data management, search, and […]
Uila is all about root cause analysis of performance issues in complex infrastructure stacks. They’ve added user experience tracking to the platform.
Cumulus Networks is launching NetQ, a network telemetry application to provide system-wide visibility into network state, validate configuration changes, and help troubleshoot problems.
Extreme Networks will move forward with its $100 million acquisition of Avaya’s networking business after receiving approval from a U.S. bankruptcy court.
Tempered Networks takes a unique approach to network security and policy enforcement with an identity-based fabric to control device connectivity.
Pluribus Networks gets back on my radar with an announcement about its Adaptive Cloud Fabric, a network virtualization approach for the data center that uses a distributed, controllerless architecture.
Savvius is launching a new model of its Insight packet capture devices. These tabletop appliances are designed for branch and small office locations and can capture packets at up to 1Gbps.
The Linux Foundation has taken yet another open source networking project under its wing. The latest addition is called the Streaming Network Analytics System, or SNAS, which is software for building a collector to capture BGP telemetry.
Corsa Technology has announced GigaFilter, a new feature for its DDoS mitigation appliance that lets network operators filter connections that come from blacklisted IPv4 source addresses.
Zentera’s Cloud Over IP uses SSL to connect workloads securely, no matter where they are hosted. A central controller and agent combo delivers policy.
Brief Ethan Banks, co-founder of Packet Pushers and co-host of the Datanauts podcast, at the OpenStack Summit Boston 2017.
Avaya has announced two new products, Pivot and Arc, that enable virtualized networking functions (VNFs) for campus and edge computing environments.
A motorcycle parts company in Southern California in the 1990s used the phrase as a sales slogan for oversized Harley Davidson exhaust pipes. Others say the phase originated with mogul skiing in the 1980s as skiers taunted each other into more and more spectacular runs. Or maybe it came from the surfing and refers to the […]
Carbon, the latest release of the OpenDaylight SDN project, focuses on stability and usability, and adds new features around VNFs and service chaining.
I still study for the CCIE R&S. I study for it in some form (and often multiple forms) every single day. My attitude, thought processes, and learning process has changed quite significantly in the last year and a half. My experience is growing, and timelines are starting to become more concrete. I’ve written about this […]
Airplane Wi-Fi is so bad that 44% of our respondents don’t even bother to use it, according to the latest Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure survey.
Have you ever noticed that IT vendor marketing sounds a lot like pitches for diet plans?
If you are like me at some point you have gotten psyched up for python network automation, then gone through the python class over at www.codecademy.com…. What now? My goal here is to give you some code snippets and explain how they work, and tell you some of the things I wish I had known […]
The Juniper Software Defined Secure Networks (SDSN) platform can now work with Cisco switches and ForeScout’s CounterAct NAC software to automatically respond to compromised computers connected to the corporate network.
This guest blog post is by Mansour Karam, CEO and Founder at Apstra. We thank Apstra for being a sponsor. At Cisco Live, Apstra will be showcasing exciting features of AOS 1.2 that our early-adopter customers have defined and embraced, as well as experimental features they have requested. We’re sharing a video teaser by Derick Winkworth […]
Extreme pledges to support Avaya networking products for their ‘natural life.’ But just how long is that?
HPE needs to build the right software to meet its goal of simplifying IT operations.
Network operating systems and switch ASICs handle packet buffers differently. Here’s a look at your general options.
Broadcom announces Trident 3 network ASICs as the silicon race increases pace.
Every old idea will come around again. So learn the fundamentals.