Big Switch makes multiple updates, including deeper VMware integration and Mesosphere support, in Big Cloud Fabric 4.0
Archives for January 2017
What if tech support is way to hide that fact that a vendor’s product is faulty–and make some money at the same time?
WatchGuard Technologies has announced an end point security service called Threat Detection and Response (TDR) that combines agents with an analytics cloud service and network appliances.
Quick tips on using the Brave Web Browser as a fresh, clean browser to minimize tracking
Infloblox has announced a new security service to prevent remote laptops and PCs from visiting known malware sites.
Cumulus Networks has to balance selling its own switches with not competing with its current hardware partners. It also has to make a careful decision about working with new platforms such as Barefoot Networks’ Tofino.
Could you find a use case for a programmable switch ASIC? Find out what your peers think in a recent Packet Pushers survey.
Cloud adoption is on the rise according to the 2016 State of Cloud Computing Survey from Interop ITX and InformationWeek.
Barefoot Networks is announcing new programmable switches that will be available in the first quarter of 2017. The switches, which use Barefoot’s Tofino silicon, will be built by Edgecore Networks and WNC.
Introduction Trigger is an open source network automation framework with batteries included. Trigger differs from other automation projects such as Ansible, which is based on top of the Python SSH library Paramiko, by being built with the asynchronous I/O framework Twisted. Twisted allows for a staggering number of devices to be managed concurrently thanks to…
I’ll be mainlining a ton of good tech info at Network Field Day 14. Here’s some info the on presenters and how you can play along.
Press release round up in YouTube form for Jan 11, 2017. We hit Arista, NetBeez, Viptela, Silver Peak, Velocloud, ETSI, and Extreme Networks.
Congratulations! Your job search has landed you an offer. But you’ve still got a little homework to do–here’s what you should know.
BeyondTrust has released a free IoT vulnerability scanner.
This post presents a solution to build secure layer-2 (VXLAN) tunnels across multiple sites. The solution utilizes the same underlying protocols that are used for DMVPN. With the growth of software defined datacenter (SDDC) customers are able to build complex virtual network topologies on demand with a single click. Right now they are restricted to…
When designing a network, how much does latency really matter? For our purposes in this discussion, I’m defining latency as the amount of time it takes for a packet to leave a source and arrive at a destination. In other words, network latency specifically.
Today, there exists in many organizations a familiar and comfortable balance of power. Because business-critical applications are dependent on the network, the network is a critical part of the infrastructure. When a network engineer is working with a database admin or a server admin, it is very easy for the network engineer to think, “You…
Here’s the ten most downloaded Packet Pushers podcasts from all of 2016.
Join the Packet Pushers for non-boring & live discussion about the reality of operating a SD-WAN with people who have lived through it. Part of the Viptela Future WAN Virtual Summit
Guest post by Meghan Reilly, General Manager, Interop ITX SPECIAL NOTE: Interop ITX is offering the Packet Pushers community a 20% discount on any pass for the 2017 Las Vegas show. Register today with the Promo Code: PACKETPUSHERS to receive the discount. With the New Year here, it’s time to think about your own professional development…