Avaya is offering a disaggregated version of their venerable VSP NOS – the one with SPB inside – that anyone could bundle into a self-branded product.
Today’s show is sponsored by NETSAS, maker of the Enigma Network Monitoring Solution. With a single license, Enigma gives you access to dozens of network, server, and application monitoring tools.
On today’s episode of Priority Queue, sponsor Sonus Networks joins us to explore microservice orchestration for networking, particularly in the context of OpenStack.
The Datanauts Silo Series explores how to determine how many resources to apply to a virtualized workload. We discuss how to properly size and configure tricky tier 1 applications and monster VMs.
The latest episode of the Network Break ponders the Microsoft/LinkedIn deal, looks at Cisco’s new big data appliance, reviews acquisition news across the tech industry, and more!
Open networking projects such as the Open Compute, Open Daylight and ONOS are driving innovations in the industry, but why are there so many? Carlos Cardenas joins the Packet Pushers to discuss.
Cisco announced Tetration Analytics, a new appliance for data center visibility and monitoring. The appliance can process millions of flows every second, and store hundreds of billions of telemetry records.
VMware has acquired Arkin, a tool bringing visualization, operational planning, and straightforward troubleshooting to environments running NSX.
LinkedIn is a good cultural fit for Microsoft. It’s not a fun or happy place. It’s a boring, bland site where people go to do dull, grown-up things. You could say the same thing about Office365.
Netronome has announced server adapter support for P4, a language for programming packet-forwarding devices, to make x86 servers better suited for virtual networking.
Corsa’s DP2000 is a big-bandwidth WAN switch featuring a mix of merchant silicon, FPGAs, and a range of programmability options.
Brocade has announced Workflow Composer, an automation platform to provision, monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot data center networks. It’s based on StackStorm Technologies, a startup Brocade acquired in March 2016.
Citrix announces a new management platform for its NetScaler products, with a YAML-driven automation component for its ADCs.
Riverbed has announced a series of updates to its SteelCentral Application Performance Monitoring (APM) platform, including monitoring for Microsoft Azure Cloud Services and AWS. Other updates include support for Skype for Business.
Security startup Siemplify aims to pick up where SIEMs leave off with threat analysis software that provides additional context and visualization to security alerts to help analysts identify and respond to the most relevant events.
Verizon has deployed an OpenStack infrastructure, using software from Red Hat and Big Switch Networks and hardware from Dell, on which it will offer NFV services.
Riverbed today announced SteelConnect, its long-forecasted SD-WAN product line.
Startup Veriflow aims to eliminate the human configuration errors that lead to outages and breaches by verifying changes against a near-real-time network state model.
Prologue: This is my first attempt at a blog post. It is a whirlwind post, so I’ll do my best to clarify any questions in the comments. EDIT: upon further review, I realized a complete example would be necessary. Please refer to my github at https://github.com/dgjustice/wificidr/tree/master/AutoAllocateIP for a complete set of playbooks and config examples. Introduction: Ansible […]
In my last blog we looked at the first area we need to cover in a strategy, in this post we will look into some of the other areas we need to cover. Processes The next part of the strategy is the process part, what processes do we need as an organisation to make good […]
Tech Field Day 11 cranks the volume and busts silos with vendor presentations on networking, storage, security, analytics & more.
The 10GbE network interface card is rarely the bottleneck on the average enterprise host. So who needs 25GbE? The answer is about what you will need tomorrow versus what you do need today.
Why should you care how much a company spends on sales? Because the actual cost of selling products is paid for by the customer in the price of the product.
Our latest Packet Pushers snapshot survey asked about interest in network disaggregation. Check out the results!
Teridion provides visibility into the performance of routes across cloud service providers and uses cloud-based networking to send your traffic across the best-performing link in real time.
Troubleshooting and managing a network is much easier when you have the proper tools. Anybody who has been in the IT world for a time likely has a stash of small, portable, and often free programs they use to help in this area. Here is a list of my most-used utilities. To skip the descriptions […]
How many tries did it take you to past your most recent certification exam? Here’s the results from a quick Packet Pushers survey.
Learning@Cisco recently announced some changes to the CCNA routing & switching track to now include a taste of software defined networking, among other emerging technologies. With some consternation, CCNA candidates are scratching their heads, wondering what, exactly, this new tech means to them. After all, SDN “still does nothing,” at least to hear some folks tell the tale. 😉 And yet, here we have Cisco starting to test on this stuff, right down at the associate level of their certification ladder.
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Until now, I was never one to use flashcards. I could not see their value, and I was too lazy to actually write things down on a paper flashcard (and my handwriting is horrible). I recently discovered a program called Anki. On the surface, it is just a flash card program, but underneath, it can be as […]
Since I had been dealing with Graphs for the past few months, So I thought of writing something basic rather than some new shiny thing. In this post we will take a look at Dijkstra, Pseudocode and code. As we all know that Dijkstra is a shortest path algorithm which is used by OSPF and […]