In the blink of an eye the Packet Pushers’ Future of Networking Summit, a two day event held at InteropITX in Las Vegas May 15-16, 2017 will be here. The Packet Pushers, Greg and Ethan will lay out a roadmap of where the networking industry is going, share insights on why these changes are occurring…
Archives for April 2017
Avaya has announced two new products, Pivot and Arc, that enable virtualized networking functions (VNFs) for campus and edge computing environments.
The Full Stack Journey podcast joins the Packet Pushers network of podcasts.
Cisco is losing market share while Arista and Juniper are gaining it, according to IDC. I recorded a video with some ideas on what’s happening here.
SUSE has launched a public beta of a Container as a Service platform that includes a container OS (MicroOS), configuration tools, and Kubernetes. The platform is intended to make it easier to develop and run container applications at scale.
On April 24, 2017, Data Expedition announced CloudDat, aimed at organizations needing to move data into and out of the public cloud.
Corvil has announced a new product, called Sensor, to extend the reach of its wire data analytics platform into virtualized data centers and the public cloud.
AT&T’s recent field test shows white box isn’t just about more product choices or cheaper gear. It’s about the benefits of starting with a clean slate.
The process we use to buy technology is badly flawed. It’s a muddled story of customers, resellers and vendors with competing interests.
The latest Packet Pushers Human Infrastructure survey asks which industry is the worst when it comes to customer treatment. And the winner is…
On May 15, 2017 at the Centrifuge Lounge in Las Vegas, we’ll be hanging out. Come meet us, tell us the things we get wrong, and get our opinions on SD-WAN.
Ethan visited the 98th meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in March 2017. He made many observations about what’s really going on. Have a read.
Please take our SD-WAN survey to help us gather data around SD-WAN deployment plans, WAN challenges, and relevant features. We’ll share the results on Packet Pushers.net.
There’s a new open-source router on the loose called the Free Range Router (FRR). This fork of the Quagga router has backers including Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks.
Anuta Networks’ NCX software a multi-vendor orchestration platform to streamline common tasks, such as onboarding users in a campus network.
DPDK, an open source effort to accelerate CPU packet processing, has become an official project within the Linux Foundation.
OPNFV, which tests the integration of open source networking components and creates reference designs, announced Danube, its latest release. OPNFV is a Linux Foundation project.
Here’s the 5 most downloaded Packet Pushers podcasts in March 2017. Topics include networking vs. programming, AWS gotchas, and a dive into the latest in wireless.
Our latest survey snapshot asked respondents if they would get a personal VPN now that ISPs are legally allowed to collect and sell data. Here’s the results.