Cloud First Networking – the challenge of networking in multiple clouds is substantial How can we make on-prem look like the public cloud. Don’t make AWS look like a on-prem network, make an off-prem network look like an on-prem network. Instead of configuring VRFs and VLANs, we should be configuring the public cloud equivalent of…
Edgecore Edgecore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Producing increasing diversity of network equipment, the range of possible applications of Broadcom silicon. Includes a optical solution the choice to focus on SP is interesting, does this imply that All of these products run IPinfusion software. Broadcom Talking about the breadth of their portfolio …
I broadly consider Gluware an automation engine that can deliver effective automation inside an brownfield network. That is, its multi-vendor, multi-technology (e.g. switches / firewalls, routers, QOS,) and works with the existing tooling such as CLI. So you don’t have to buy new hardware to start the SDN process. Thats a useful way to start…
Arrcus is a startup that’s built a modern network operating system for the disaggregated networking market. They are running on $15M of Series A funding, and as of 16-July-2018, they have emerged from stealth. In this briefing, Arrcus shared some of the details behind ArcOS, their core product offering.
Ethan Banks attended a technical webinar held by Arista Networks talking about their recently announced 7170 series multi-function programmable network switches. In this webinar, Arista explained what the new 7170 switch line was all about. The central reason this switch line exists is programmability.
Rubrik Alta 4.2 offers AWS native protection for EC2, VMware vCloud Director integration, Windows full volume protection, as well as AIX & Solaris support. We zoom in on the EC2 part of the announcement.
Juniper makes announcements around the upcoming MX Series 5G Universal Routing platform, including Si5 silicon, hardware acceleration for CUPS, and MX variants of the Universal Chassis.
In this briefing, DriveScale announced Software Composable Infrastructure for Flash, which they claim is a market first. Flash storage is all about high bandwidth and low latency, and the latest NVMe flash drives have ferocious network-filling capability. If you think serving storage over Ethernet is a performance compromise, think again.
Pica8 makes it first steps into network automation in a unique fashion with apps for its PicOS NOS. PicaFabric build a virtual switch chassis from an leaf/spine switch clister. The PicaPilot app builds vitual switch stack for fat tree L2 everywhere campus networks. All this is done with open hardware that you can mix &…
VMware’s networking and cloud ambitions come into sharper focus with the introduction of NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud.
Anuta Networks will launch a SaaS version of its infrastructure orchestration software on June 1st.
Ethan Banks does a five minute review of the enterprise-oriented D-Link DGS-1510-52 Ethernet switch.
Jeff Gray, CEO at Gluware, chatted to the Packet Pushers about how they can automate any network, including the one you’ve already got.
CEO Neal Roche at Apposite Technologies briefed Ethan Banks about WAN emulation and their new Netropy 100G appliance.
Find out more about Apposite at https://apposite-tech.com.
Anuta Networks launches its ATOM platform for multi-vendor network infrastructure automation and orchestration.
Ethan Banks had a briefing with ReSTNSX, and they demoed their VMware NSX-enhancing platform to him. Have a listen for Ethan’s impressions of the demo.
Virtual Instruments has visibility and testing tools for FibreChannel networks.
Are there signs of change in the storage marketplace ? Yes, I think so.
Netscout talked to Ethan Banks about how they are unifying visibility fabrics inside of an IT team with features like security tool chains.
Ethan Banks does a quick walk through of VMware’s official release notes for NSX 6.4.
Mellanox, Ixia, and Cumulus Networks shared the presentation stage at Networking Field Day 17 to talk EVPN VXLAN, whitebox switching, open source, and data center design and performance validation.
Cisco Systems presented at Networking Field Day 17. Three broad themes emerged from the presentations: intent, automation, and telemetry.
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.