If you’re a Brocade vRouter customer, you are probably aware that the product is in its death spiral. Brocade has announced that vRouter will be end of sale and end of support shortly, if not already. Brocade vRouter 5400 has been end of support since August 20, 2017. Brocade vRouter 5600 will be end of support on…
Respond Software says its new service, which sifts IPS and firewall data to prioritize critical incidents, emulates the knowledge of a trained security analyst.
WatchGuard has launched four new firewall appliances that can decrypt HTTPS traffic for inspection and analysis.
Cato Networks has added a cloud-based IPS to its SD-WAN offering to differentiate from competitors and leverage its architecture.
Cisco’s newest generation of UCS servers includes workload optimization software from Turbonomic.
Aruba sets its sights on the Catalyst 6500 with its new core switch, the Aruba 8400.
Yet another company enters the data center Ethernet market.
Who is Rubrik? From their website, “Rubrik Cloud Data Management delivers automated backup, instant recovery, offsite replication, and data archival in a simple, scale-out platform built for hybrid cloud.” In short, Rubrik protects your data. All of your data. Rubrik describes themselves as handling backup and recovery, disaster recovery, archival and compliance, copy data management, search, and…
Uila is all about root cause analysis of performance issues in complex infrastructure stacks. They’ve added user experience tracking to the platform.
Cumulus Networks is launching NetQ, a network telemetry application to provide system-wide visibility into network state, validate configuration changes, and help troubleshoot problems.
Extreme Networks will move forward with its $100 million acquisition of Avaya’s networking business after receiving approval from a U.S. bankruptcy court.
Tempered Networks takes a unique approach to network security and policy enforcement with an identity-based fabric to control device connectivity.
Pluribus Networks gets back on my radar with an announcement about its Adaptive Cloud Fabric, a network virtualization approach for the data center that uses a distributed, controllerless architecture.
Savvius is launching a new model of its Insight packet capture devices. These tabletop appliances are designed for branch and small office locations and can capture packets at up to 1Gbps.
The Linux Foundation has taken yet another open source networking project under its wing. The latest addition is called the Streaming Network Analytics System, or SNAS, which is software for building a collector to capture BGP telemetry.
Corsa Technology has announced GigaFilter, a new feature for its DDoS mitigation appliance that lets network operators filter connections that come from blacklisted IPv4 source addresses.
Zentera’s Cloud Over IP uses SSL to connect workloads securely, no matter where they are hosted. A central controller and agent combo delivers policy.
Brief Ethan Banks, co-founder of Packet Pushers and co-host of the Datanauts podcast, at the OpenStack Summit Boston 2017.
Avaya has announced two new products, Pivot and Arc, that enable virtualized networking functions (VNFs) for campus and edge computing environments.
SUSE has launched a public beta of a Container as a Service platform that includes a container OS (MicroOS), configuration tools, and Kubernetes. The platform is intended to make it easier to develop and run container applications at scale.
On April 24, 2017, Data Expedition announced CloudDat, aimed at organizations needing to move data into and out of the public cloud.
Corvil has announced a new product, called Sensor, to extend the reach of its wire data analytics platform into virtualized data centers and the public cloud.
There’s a new open-source router on the loose called the Free Range Router (FRR). This fork of the Quagga router has backers including Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks.
DPDK, an open source effort to accelerate CPU packet processing, has become an official project within the Linux Foundation.
OPNFV, which tests the integration of open source networking components and creates reference designs, announced Danube, its latest release. OPNFV is a Linux Foundation project.