Take a Network Break! On today’s show we speculate on trends we expect to see over the coming year including brand erosion, perimeter-less security, and increasing pressure on IT managers.
We analyze two industry reports on IT infrastructure spending. Is spending up on infrastructure or public cloud? Or maybe both?
We also discuss a customer win for Apstra and what it might mean for Intent-Based Networking as a tech category, look at how US telecom companies are letting their copper infrastructure degrade, and review the latest critical vulnerability from Cisco.
Ericsson faces continued fallout from a major outage linked to an expired certificate, and Cisco makes its acquisition of silicon photonics maker Luxtera official.
Last but not least, we detect hints of a consumer backlash against Internet-connected gadgets harvesting personal information.
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Bloomberg Deploys Apstra – Apstra
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Luxtera – The Network