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…
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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…
The money’s good. Most everything else isn’t. How much more are you willing to take at this job?
The problems begin when people don’t have imposter syndrome.
Juniper has announced a new software package, Contrail Edge Cloud, that targets service providers and telcos building out edge nodes to support existing and new applications. The package bundles software from Juniper and Red Hat for networking, compute, orchestration, and security.
Docker is not known for superior out-of-the-box security. By default, Docker management code and also code inside Docker containers is running as root. Read on to learn how to deal with these facts if you want to leverage Docker on a management server.
WLAN vendor Mist says it has enhanced its machine learning capabilities to improve anomaly detection, and has boosted the number of natural language queries its virtual assistant can respond to.
Geoff Huston asks the questions that other people don’t
Needing a means to provide some network automation tools to my team, I decided to see if Docker would fit the bill. Read on to learn how to build your own Docker container for network automation.
You’ve probably seen those social media posts that list traits or habits of successful people. Here’s a list of traits from an IT engineering perspective that you don’t want to emulate.
The IPv6 Buzz podcast, a twice-monthly deep dive into the v6 protocol, is now available in its own channel on Packet Pushers.
VMware’s pitch to the enterprise is that they can maintain control over public clouds by bringing VMware with them.
We caught Mike Dvorkin during VMworld 2018 and got two minutes of his time to talk about container security.\
Meta Networks is rethinking secure remote access with a virtualized private network service that lets administrators apply fine-grained application access policies to employees and third parties such as contractors.
Could we see ARM based Apple MacBooks ?
Cisco and Arista have agreed to suspend (not end) their legal battle for a few years. Is there anything we can learn ? Link: Joint Statement – Agreement Resolving Litigation – https://blogs.cisco.com/news/protecting-innovation-litigation-update Cisco has been unable to land a ‘killing blow’ in the court case. Nearly all of the matters brought before the courts have…
Subscriptions increase selling price and profits for vendors. Customers don’t seem to realise.
It’s that time of year when we come to you, virtual hats in hand, to ask for a few minutes of your time to take our annual audience survey. Your responses help us in several ways: Feedback helps us suck less at what we do now (we hope) Feedback informs new ideas and initiatives (entirely…
The problems are behind us. Here is some self-abuse with a postmortem. As usual, RSS feeds fail to migrate cleanly.
WLAN vendor Mist has announced a partnership with VMware’s VeloCloud SD-WAN solution, in which Mist can interoperate with VeloCloud to improve visibility into, and troubleshooting of, wireless and WAN performance. Mist provides a cloud-based wireless controller and administrative interface for its APs. This cloud controller can make API calls to VeloCloud’s controller to ingest WAN…
As one of the least discussed frontiers of network automation, automated testing has always been a gray area in my mind. For the tiny fraction of enterprises that are doing it today, I vaguely pictured a collection of one-off scripts and playbooks, but never quite saw the big picture of how this would all come…
We are migrating the Packet Pushers website to new hosting today. Most people will not notice the difference and everything will be normal. Key features are massive increase in performance, IPv6 support and SSL/TLS by default. HOWEVER …… Last time we enabled SSL/TLS on the site many podcast apps stopped working forcing a roll back….