Take a Network Break! Its the virtual stroopwafel edition this week. Drew is on annual leave and travelling to Amsterdam, don’t panic he will be back next week with bags of virtual stroopwaffel’s. Mike Fratto is c-hosting to keep the show flowing.
Microsoft buys a bunch of new developer friends, Arista get some P4 & Tofino, Micron is embroiled in US-China politics to balance ZTE, Huawei is No2 Enterprise networking vendor, Fortinet buys Bradford Networks and more.
InterOptic offers high-performance, high-quality optics at a fraction of the cost. If you’re not doing optics correctly, you’re going to pay for it upfront (and then later too). Don’t be fooled by lesser optics. The difference between generic third-party and brand-equivalent optics matters.
Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion – Andreessen Horowitz
Link: Huawei Rises to Second Place in Global Enterprise Network Equipment Market, According to Gartner Report – Huawei Press Center –
Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group Blog: VPNFilter Update – VPNFilter exploits endpoints, targets new devices
Fortinet Acquires Bradford Networks – Fortinet
Convergence of IoT and Access Control Technology – Fortinet blog