Members Only: Why Viptela is Cisco’s SD-WAN but iWAN exists for now.
Briefings In Brief is a new podcast channel from the Packet Pushers that summarizes tech news and announcements in quick doses.
Some thoughts on why VMware is partnering with AWS in the public cloud and what it means for VMware’s long-term strategy.
Reasons why 10GBaseT is not used much.
Is the CCNA the best way to start a career in networking? Here’s my advice to a listener who asked this question.
Reading the tea leaves on Viptela acquisition announcement
I sat down with Russ during the IETF99 conference to dig into OpenFabric drafts that look to build an automated, self-configuring Leaf/Spine ( or multistage CLOS) IP Fabric. OpenFabric is based on IS-IS protocol and with some minor changes. Oh, and the fact that BGP is a trash can for IETF activity 🙂 The work…
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Understanding the future of vendor Ethernet whitebox through an x86 server lens.
TL:DR – we are hugely excited to upgrade to a new look this weekend.
Intent-based networking is hard to explain. Maybe Two Beers and Cloud Toad can help.
Yet another company enters the data center Ethernet market.
Broadcom announces Trident 3 network ASICs as the silicon race increases pace.
Every old idea will come around again. So learn the fundamentals.
I think SD-WAN could totally change the carrier market, in a destructive way, that is good for customers. This is my reasoning, supported by a couple of beers.
In this week’s Two Beer Networking, Greg Ferro discusses the conundrum in which expensive IT gear is sold under the premises that it lets companies reduce staff, but then there’s no one to operate the gear.
Here’s the first of an experimental Packet Pushers video series in which I explore networking concepts after having a couple of beers to overcome shyness and introversion. Today’s topic is bandwidth.
My most popular slide at Interop 2017 explains why you should run your data center like a factory, not a museum.
Here’s a video view of the Interop ITX conference from a Packet Pushers perspective, including scenes from the show floor, a business “meeting” & some commentary.
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.
The process we use to buy technology is badly flawed. It’s a muddled story of customers, resellers and vendors with competing interests.
VMware has announced the end of the road for third-party vSwitches. It will deprecate and eventually remove API support for Cisco NX1K, AVS, VM-FEX, and IBM DVS, among others.
Blockchains prevent private WANs.
We lose twice as much to cybercrime as we spend protecting ourselves from it.