Today’s Heavy Networking podcast is a sponsored conversation with Juniper Networks on what’s new in its Contrail SD-WAN, including a cloud-managed option. We also examine competitive differentiators such as scale, and how Juniper is integrating Mist with Contrail SD-WAN to enable SD-Branch.
Today’s Datanauts episode gets personal, and a little emotional, as we discuss the pressures of life in IT, how those pressures get to you, how to keep going in a role, and when to move on. Our guest is Al Rasheed, who inspired this episode with a deeply personal blog post.
Today on Network Break we dive in the deluge of products announced at Dell EMC World, discuss new Wi-Fi 6 gear from Cisco, explore Cumulus’s latest version of its NetQ switch management software, and tackle even more tech news. It’s a bonanza episode so pack a few extra virtual donuts.
Today’s Heavy Networking is a roundtable show where we talk with engineers about the challenges of building a networking career when you don’t live in a big city. We talk about how to find jobs, get training, advance your skills, and build community. Our guests are Phil Gervasi, Ryan Booth, and Eric Stover.
College instructor and author Rick Graziani stops by the IPv6 Buzz podcast to talk about teaching IPv6, including the differences between teaching college students and training IT professionals, how networking and IT are taught in universities and community colleges, and more.
Gluware Intent is a live event we’re holding in NYC on May 14, 2019. Come hang out with the Packet Pushers, the Gluware team, and customers to learn about practical network automation. Register via https://packetpushers.net/gluware to reserve your seat, hear presentations, and see the Packet Pushers record a Heavy Networking episode live.
SD-WAN vendor Versa Networks has announced Versa Titan, which combines SD-WAN capabilities with built-in security features. Customers can get Titan delivers as a service by MSPs and VARs, or deploy it themselves.
Today’s Day Two Cloud tackles the challenges of building a hybrid dev and test environment with guest Mike Nelson. We discuss planning and implementation, impediments to a successful design, dealing with sticker shock, and other issues.
Open Systems integrates security and SD-WAN as a service, including next-gen firewalls and Web gateways. They’re the sponsor for today’s Heavy Networking podcast. We discuss Open Systems’ architecture, how it applies SD-WAN and security policies to traffic, and how Open Systems differentiates itself in this crowded market.
Quick review of Cumulus NETQ, an SDN tool for analytics and operation of your network.
Today’s Network Break examines Apple’s AWS spending; discusses a G7 pronouncement that wants Internet companies to provide access to encrypted data; reviews quarterly financials from Juniper, Amazon, and Microsoft; and more IT news.
Nornir is a Python-based framework that automates fussy, backend details to let you focus on business logic. On today’s Heavy Networking, we explore this project, how it works, and what it can do in your network, with three of Nornir’s contributors.