Teridion has announced a virtual network service to compete with MPLS providers. Its overlay combines IPSect tunnels, monitoring, and performance-based routing to meet customer service levels, and it’s partnering with SD-WAN vendors to go to market.
Back in the summer of 2017, my book ‘Mastering Python Networking‘ by Packt Publishing was released, fulfilling a life-long goal of mine to become a published author (if you are interested in the background, content, and thoughts behind the book, you can check out Packet Pusher Priority Queue 135). It’s been an unbelievable ride since […]
Cisco Systems has announced its first-ever 400GbE switches. Expected to ship in the first half of 2019, these switches target hyperscaler companies, cloud and service providers, and large enterprises.
Companies don’t care about you. It’s up to you have a plan B for your career if plan A goes off the rails.
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 […]
IT Security costs too much, paying fines is much cheaper
Cisco Nexus switches are running Linux under the hood for a while, but until Nexus 9K and updated code for Nexus 3K it was not easily accessible. It has changed in recent versions though and now you can have all the power of Linux, if you wanted it of course. How do I access Linux […]
Don’t let vendors sell you FUD and waste your money. Consider your risk and mitigations.
Arista Networks has announced two 400GbE switches built on Broadcom’s Tomahawk 3 ASIC. The switches include features such as a 50% increase in buffer size, elephant flow detection, and two different optics options.
Cato Networks has announced a new SD-WAN appliance and new features to extend service availability in the event of device failures, network changes, and even the loss of Cato’s private network.
Nyansa, which monitors user experience for IT operations, has a new feature that lets willing customers unmask anonymized performance metrics to share with one another to facilitate collaboration and peer-to-peer learning.
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Introduction to DNS over HTTPS (DOH)
Juniper Networks believes that a new multicloud world creates an opportunity to lure enterprises with the promise of operational consistency: using Juniper software and automation to enforce uniform policies and security controls on premises and across public clouds.
Supply chain safety is more than just implants
Unsurprisingly, Enterprise IT is preventing good encryption because their security devices suck
Deep dive into compromising firmware on Supermicro BMC
One element of the US Govt is supporting vendors in denying the Bloomberg article
A big article from Bloomberg claiming that certain custom manufactured models of Super Micro servers shipped with hardware implants of a company (Elemental) that was offering services to US Security agencies. This company was later sold to Amazon and sold services to a company later acquired by Apple for the Siri voice product. Bloomberg published a […]
Seems everyone wants to move to the cloud but, should they move? It’s the classic answer: it depends. What workloads, projects and companies are best for the cloud? Certain companies and projects were designed for the cloud and others are not. To start off I was going to give a definition of what the cloud […]
Mode, a startup that offers a private network to compete with MPLS, has partnered with SD-WAN provider Versa Networks to integrate the two products.
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Barefoot Networks, maker of the Tofino ASIC, has released P4 Studio, software designed to make it easier to program Tofino and write custom functions.
After panel session about the value of security, Simon said that we need more operations and better people operating the security that we already have. Thats one of Greg’s hot button issues so he got him in front of the camera to get a bit deeper on how Secrutiny does this and the sort results […]
AppNeta, which offers a SaaS-based network performance monitoring (NPM) service, has announced new monitoring features to incorporate BGP data and greater DNS visibility, as well as a more powerful monitoring appliance.