Take a Network Break! This week’s episode was recorded in a hotel room in San Jose during Network Field Day 14. We were recording with handheld mics, so there’s a bit of background noise here and there–sorry about that.
We cover reports that a buyer may have emerged for Brocade’s IP networking business, analyze HPE’s acquisition of SimpliVity, and check in on the latest developments in the Cisco-Arista dispute.
Barefoot Networks releases programmable switch silicon to challenge Broadcom and others, Cumulus begins selling hardware to go with its network OS, and Gigamon’s stock drops on a gloomy earnings report. Last but not least, we check get a little more insight into the VMUG leadership rules.
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Cisco Throws Another Punch at Arista -SDX Central
Barefoot Announces First Switches With Tofino Programmable Chip – Packet Pushers
Cumulus Networks Announces Its First Turn-Key Appliance, Cumulus Express – Cumulus Networks
Gigamon Stock Down On Poor Earnings Pre-Announcement – SDX Central
A VMUG Response – Clearing the Air – The IT Hollow