Avaya has announced their Surge IoT security product. What sort of security product is it? In a nutshell, Surge IoT is microsegmentation for your physical IoT devices.
Archives for February 2017
Netronome has announced that its Agilio CX SmartNIC, which offloads and accelerates network functions on x86 servers, now supports OpenContrail and Mirantis OpenStack.
By Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek If you work in infrastructure, you understand how rapidly the technology landscape is changing, and how it is affecting the daily responsibilities of the IT pro. The Interop conference, long devoted to those in infrastructure, is spreading its wings and updating its name to reflect those changes, with…
Most enterprise networks seem to be stuck in the past. Why is this? It’s not the tech.
Nyansa combines premises software and cloud analytics to measure and monitor network and application performance from the end user perspective.
Having fundamental knowledge of what affects TCP, UDP, and ultimately IP itself helps you to better troubleshoot the network when things go wrong. Even though as an industry we are moving toward software-defined everything and automated solutions, there will always be a need to know what’s going on under the hood (doesn’t our industry love…
The startup Fungible, launched by Juniper Networks cofounder Pradeep Sindhu, is combining custom silicon, hyperconverged infrastructure, and programmability for the data center.
Cisco partnered with Apple in 2016 to improve the corporate wireless experience for iOS devices. How’s that working out so far?
Learning about new technologies/products is the most popular reason IT pros go to conferences, according to the Packet Pushers’ latest Human Infrastructure survey.
Was Yahoo smart not to spend more than it did on security?
Cisco has become a company that’s a bit different from the one I’ve always considered them.
In this Youtube video, Greg discusses why disagreggation is breaking down the Network Mainframes of today. .
Curvature, best known for selling Cisco gear on the secondary market; and SMS, which provides maintenance services for servers and storage equipment, have merged.
The ONF has announced an initiative to integrate white box switches, a variety of open source networking software, and SDN to help telcos and providers re-architect their infrastructure.
Beware of organizations that use decimation as an employee management strategy.
Automation is a controversial topic. On the surface, automation translates into a loss of jobs for people. We think that if we assign to software what we once did, that we won’t have anything left to do. This is a theme in futurist fiction purporting to be news. The sky is falling, the sky is falling! Humans will no longer have work to do! Automation will take our jobs! But I disagree. I have felt for sometime that automation equals paradise for the skilled meatbot ready to make the shift.
Citrix Systems has announced that its NetScaler SD-WAN will be available as a virtual instance in Microsoft Azure.
Corsa Networks has announced Red Armor NSE7000 Network Security Enforcement, a new line of hardware devices to filter DDoS attacks at up to 100Gbps.
Here’s the 5 most downloaded Packet Pushers podcasts for January 2017. Topics include Wireshark, Docker networking, scale-out & more. If you missed them the first time around, here’s another bite.
We asked readers of the Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure newsletter if they’re concerned about DDoS attacks, and whether they’re prepared. Here’s the results.
Startup Cato Networks has announced a new SD-WAN offering for small and medium enterprises. Cato integrates SD-WAN capabilities with its own WAN backbone and a portfolio of cloud-based security services.
In the spirit of making infrastructure even easier to use, ZeroStack has added a learning capability to their policy engine. Behold, the self-driving cloud.
During the Network Field Day event, we received a product demonstration from Riverbed on their SD-WAN interface. They demonstrated the configuration needed to add a new device before you power it on at site (where it will auto-configure itself from the prepared configuration). Then they demonstrated how to create a security rule or ACL that…
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Cisco’s Sparkboard is sparkly nice but priced like sparkly jewelry too