Take a Network Break! On this week’s episode we’ve got context and analysis on Cisco’s $610 million purchase of Viptela, a new report that shows enterprise data centers doing just fine in a cloudy world, and Cisco’s response to VMware’s decision to pull support for third-party virtual switches.
We also delve into financial results from Arista, Imperva, and Extreme Networks, and check in on other tech news. We’ve got links below with more information on all of this week’s stories.
Sponsor: Liquid Technology
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Sponsor: Viptela & The Packet Pushers Live!
You’re invited to live gathering at the Centrifuge lounge at the MGM in Las Vegas. Join Viptela, the Packet Pushers, and your networking peers for live event with food, drink, and great conversation on Monday, May 15th at 6:30 pm. Bring your questions, challenges, and future projections to discuss, and get an opportunity to learn about the latest in SD-WAN from network architects and engineers. Register here and we’ll see you in Vegas!
Sponsor: CloudGenix Coffee Talk
CloudGenix sponsors a new episode of Coffee Talk, which will play right after the regular Network Break episode. Our guests are Kumar Ramachandran, CEO of CloudGenix; and Manish Kothari , CIO of Jax Federal Credit Union. We talk about Jax’s SD-WAN deployment, the drivers for investing in SD-WAN, installation issues, and the impact of Cisco’s Viptela acquisition.
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Viptela – The Network
Quick Take – Viptela Acquired By Cisco – Packet Pushers
Cisco Acquires Viptela: Facts & Commentary – Packet Pushers
Contiv – GitHub
VoIP and SIP trunking revenues growing strongly – Telecom Ramblings
Arista Networks, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results – Arista Networks
Extreme Networks Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results – Extreme Networks