VMware presented at Network Field Day 17. The company covered several topics, including an update on VeloCloud, NSX-T features, and a dive into the latest version of vSphere.
Juniper Networks presented for a second day at Network Field Day 17, this time focusing on Appformix for analytics & automation; and PeerBot, a BGP configuration application.
Extreme Networks demonstrates network automation via Workflow Composer and StackStorm at Network Field Day 17.
ThousandEyes presented at Network Field Day 17 on Internet visibility, monitoring customer experience, and improving mean time to innocence for the network.
Juniper brings OpenContrail into the Linux Foundation & expands the commercial Contrail for security and multi-cloud. Recorded live at Network Field Day 17.
NetYCE gives Ethan Banks an overview of their platform and shares some of the latest capabilities they’ve baked in.
CloudPassage talked with the Packet Pushers about Container Secure, a product announcement they made at AWS re:Invent earlier this year. Ethan Banks shares his impressions.
LightStep cofounder Ben Sigelman briefed Ethan Banks on their SaaS performance monitoring product with microsecond resolution for cloud native apps.
Holy cow. Broadcom Tomahawk 3 is a 32 x 400G ASIC at lower power, latency and reduced cost/100G speed. Built for the cloud it signals the next generation of 200G/400G Ethernet is on its way.
If you have the word “open” in your product then you must be open. The transition from ‘mine’ to ‘sharing a bit’ to ‘open’ seems to have been painful for Juniper. This isn’t leadership, this is being forced to move to open by customers. …. announcing its intent to move the codebase for OpenContrail™, an…
Juniper Networks has announced a trio of bots that aim to accelerate the adoption of automation in enterprise networks.
Barefoot Networks is big in the programmable networking space, known for their Tofino chip as well as the P4 programming language. In this briefing, Barefoot announced Barefoot Deep Insight, a network monitoring system they claim goes deep on every packet in the network. Ethan Banks reports.
Cisco Tetration came out of the gate as a deep analytics and insights platform and is rapidly iterating on a variety of use cases. In this briefing, Cisco discussed how Tetration can be used for network security. Ethan Banks discusses.
Kemp 360 Vision is a SaaS product helping enterprises understand their application delivery fabric and stay ahead of problems using proactive monitoring.
Ethan Banks summarizes a briefing he received at NFD16, where Gigamon describes sending rich metadata feeds as IPFIX records from GigaSECURE to Splunk.
Ethan Banks highlights interesting points from a presentation on 400G by Arista Founder, Chief Development Officer, and Chairman Andy Bechtolsheim.
Velocloud is an SD-WAN company that has focussed on software-only solution. SD-WAN products tend to split into different types – router replacements like Viptela/Cisco where the SD-WAN functions are device centred. Velocloud has built a network of POPs around the world and traffic is routed to those POPs. The POPs then backhaul the traffic over…
Fibermountain has released the AllPath® Connect L-Series. Its a little difficult to explain what Fibermountain does, its not something you encounter every day. This is a software-controlled Layer 1 switch with 5 nanosecond port-to-port latency. You can path cables directly using a controller / GUI / CLI and universal physical tap solution that you can…
Tempered Networks has released the HIPswitch 250, an IoT gateway to enable secure communication for IoT devices.
Pluribus Networks is about more than just the NetVisor OS. They also offer analytics. Ethan Banks condenses the briefing from Networking Field Day 16 about the Insight Analytics Platform from Pluribus.
I talk with Cumulus Networks to get an update on its Express program, which bundles the company’s network OS with a limited number of white box switches.
Ethan Banks discusses specific Kentik features around network peering and planning learned at NFD16, a Tech Field Day event.
Barefoot Networks and Google have collaborated to release P4 Runtime, software that enables a controller to communicate with programmable switch silicon, including Barefoot’s Tofino chip.
PathSolutions CTO Tim Titus demoed their TotalView product for the Packet Pushers. Ethan Banks shares his impressions.
Cisco announced the ISR1000 today and there are some thoughts about this product. Link: Introducing a New Era in Branch Routing – https://blogs.cisco.com/enterprise/isr1000series Link: Cisco 1100 Series Integrated Services Routers Data Sheet – Cisco – https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/routers/1000-series-integrated-services-routers-isr/datasheet-c78-739512.html Link: Branch Routers – Cisco – https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/routers/branch-routers/index.html