Every year we survey our listeners and readers to find out how we’re doing. This year, 303 people responded. Here’s a few highlights to give you a snapshot of the Packet Pushers audience.
VMware announced Project Pacific, an effort to integrate Kubernetes into vSphere to better marry operational infrastructure control with application development. It’s still a work in progress, but here’s some quick thoughts.
Here’s a brief technical overview of Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, to help get you up to speed and ask the right questions for when you consider an upgrade. We cover OFDMA, whether Wi-Fi 6 means faster speeds, power savings, and more.
Here’s four reasons why Juniper acquired WLAN startup Mist Systems, and three challenges for Juniper going forward.
This is a brief overview of two methods of segment routing: SR-MPLS and SRv6. I provide a quick comparison of the two approaches, and examine some of the challenges facing SRv6.
Apstra has announced root cause identification and other new features in the latest version of its intent-based networking (IBN) software, but IBN has hurdles to get over before its utopian vision of the data center can come to fruition.
In October 2018, I heard a presentation from Cisco about the future of ACI. The presentation was entitled “ACI Anywhere.” The idea was to talk through how Cisco is expanding ACI’s footprint from the data center to other locations, including the cloud. The Cloud APIC was the most interesting part of the ACI Anywhere vision…
The second time the opportunity was presented to attend OpenStack Summit. Here is few thoughts and observations. Venue – In one of the recent podcasts Greg has mentioned – that probably the decision to have the summit in Canada (not US) was based on premises that it is easier for Out-of-North-America OpenStack users to get…
New Cisco Services marks the end of Cisco Resellers
In my view, Intent Based Networking (IBN) is going to be journey. It’s not a specific thing like ‘routing’ or ‘traffic shaping’. It’s not a product or a feature. IBN is a general category that includes a group of technologies. It’s a broad definition, just like Software Defined Networking. I think I can see a…
Members Only: Why Viptela is Cisco’s SD-WAN but iWAN exists for now.