It’s been seven years since the Packet Pushers recorded their first podcast, which is a surprise and a delight to Greg and Ethan. They spend a few minutes of this anniversary episode reviewing how they got here, and a few more minutes talking about where Packet Pushers as an organization is going (including video and a premium subscription).
Then they pivot to the reason we’re all here: technical content.
Greg and Ethan talk about SD-WAN and discuss a blog post from Michael Bushong about whether SD-WAN is going to have as big a market impact as some observers predict. They look at the notion of a branch in a box, and how branch services may begin to collapse into a single device.
They also dive into a conversation about network disaggregation, white box switching, and open networking as spurred by this post from the /r/networking group on Reddit, and chat about net neutrality.
Thanks to all our listeners for lending us your ears for all this time. Here’s to many more years to come!
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