Comtrade Software has developed a management pack, called App Awareness, to import system and performance information from Nutanix into Microsoft’s System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
Archives for June 2016
Startup Tempered Networks combines encryption, orchestration and the HIP protocol to create fine-grained secure networks for end point devices.
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…
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.
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.
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!
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.
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…
Corsa’s DP2000 is a big-bandwidth WAN switch featuring a mix of merchant silicon, FPGAs, and a range of programmability options.
How many tries did it take you to past your most recent certification exam? Here’s the results from a quick Packet Pushers survey.
[email protected] 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.
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.
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