Security startup Siemplify, which makes a security operations platform that runs on top of a customer’s existing SIEM or log management system, has added an orchestration module to enable greater automation.
Archives for July 2016
Usually Greg Ferro is the one interviewing people. But at the recent Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) 96 meeting in Berlin, Germany, I had the chance to turn the microphone around and ask Greg some questions of my own, including: What did he think of an IETF meeting now that he was at one? What…
RCN Business is partnering with NFV startup Versa Networks to offer a managed security service that leverages virtualized security functions, including next-gen firewalls.
How much have you spent on IT certifications? Our latest snapshot shares results from the Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure survey.
Savvius has released a new version of its low-cost network monitoring & packet capture appliance that adds a Web-based dashboard
ONOS and ONF have developed a leaf-spine data center fabric using all open-source software running on white-box switches and controlled via SDN.
We’re getting a few reports of trouble downloading shows. We just audited our RSS feeds and aggregator. We found a couple of issues we’re working on. The “Fat Pipe” feed is only displaying the Weekly Shows. We know the problem is with our RSS aggregator. No ETA to a fix yet. Their tech support is…
Veriflow, which earned an $8.2 million series A investment, aims to prevent network outages by using mathematical validation to ensure that configuration changes won’t violate policy, open holes, or cause availability problems.
CloudPhysics builds a data lake of IT operational details and then runs correlation and analytics on top to provide detailed insights into data center configurations and performance.
A new SDN Consortium, operated by UNH-IOL, will test the interoperability of OpenFlow switches and controllers, offer performance tests, and check standards conformance.
Check out the latest snapshot from the Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure magazine survey.
The freedom to program the network–to tweak, configure & customize everything from the control plane to the ASIC–is also the freedom to screw up royally.
It’s been said that “telling a programmer there’s already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there’s already a song about love”. I recently found myself in need of some code to do simple XML to Python dictionary (and vice-versa) conversions for a small automation app I was writing. There were a…
On July 13, 2016 (that’s next Wednesday), I am hosting a webinar with Silver Peak on SD-WAN implementation challenges. The idea is to discuss what you will really run into when integrating SD-WAN into your production environment. I’m going after five specific challenges for this webinar. There’s a lot more we could talk about, but…
It’s 2 PM on Friday and you get one of those calls from your director: “We must cut our networking expenses this quarter – finance is breathing down my neck! Also, IT just notified us that they’re in the middle of migrating to Microsoft Office 365 for Email and SharePoint. In fact, they’ve already moved…
Avaya has released a new hardware device, the Open Networking Adapter (ONA), to streamline IoT connectivity and provide more granular network control over connected devices.