Startup Volta Networks is decomposing the traditional router by moving the control plane to the cloud.
A motorcycle parts company in Southern California in the 1990s used the phrase as a sales slogan for oversized Harley Davidson exhaust pipes. Others say the phase originated with mogul skiing in the 1980s as skiers taunted each other into more and more spectacular runs. Or maybe it came from the surfing and refers to the…
HPE needs to build the right software to meet its goal of simplifying IT operations.
Will Cisco be hands off with its Viptela acquisition to give it room to grow, or swallow the SD-WAN startup whole?
A few years back, a field office might have had dual MPLS circuits, maybe even from different providers. But dual MPLS circuits offer a false promise of redundancy – the last mile of both circuits ride over the same Incumbent Local Exchange provider (ILEC) and share the same fate (misplaced backhoe, problems in central office,…
Ten years ago, MPLS was state of the art for Wide Area Networks. Larger branch offices might even have redundant MPLS T1 circuits from different providers for diversity. The Software Defined WAN and shift to delivering services over the Internet has transformed branch office networking in recent years. With bandwidth intensive Internet services, architectures based…
In the face of public cloud services and the Amazons and Azures of the world wanting to own as much of your enterprise IT budget as possible, how does traditionally on premises technology remain relevant?
The Amazon S3 outage provoked a lot of reactions about the cloud. Check out the responses to the latest Packet Pushers survey to see some of ours.
Nyansa combines premises software and cloud analytics to measure and monitor network and application performance from the end user perspective.
The startup Fungible, launched by Juniper Networks cofounder Pradeep Sindhu, is combining custom silicon, hyperconverged infrastructure, and programmability for the data center.
Was Yahoo smart not to spend more than it did on security?
Enterprise IT is too expensive. We need simpler products with fewer features that are easier to buy and easier to operate.