Take a Network Break! On this week’s episode we check in on Cisco’s Hyperflex sales, look at possible deal fallout in the Yahoo/Verizon merger, and discuss Yahoo’s role in government surveillance.
AT&T touts OpenStack to avoid vendor lock-in, while VeloCloud wins deals with AT&T and EarthLink to provide SD-WAN services.
Juniper launches new firewalls and a Policy Enforcer module to use switches for security, and we discuss Juniper’s strategy around wireless, open source, and SD-WAN.
We follow up on our coverage of Intel 3D Xpoint with a possible explanation for lower performance numbers, and pivot back to Cisco to look at a new SaaS offering for resellers and to debunk cosmic rays as a reason for software failures.
Last but not least, we discuss Twitter’s troubles in finding a buyer.
We’ve got links to all the stories we talk about in today’ episode, plus sponsor details, after the donuts.
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