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
Background 6Wind has announced support for ARM CPUs in a briefing released today, Link in the show notes. Link: 6WIND Announces Arm® Processor Support for High Performance Networking – http://www.6wind.com/news-events/press-releases-2017/6wind-press-october-10-2017/ Many people in networking may not have heard of 6Wind but their software is inside many Enterprise and carrier devices. They often license the software…
Mellanox & HPE have partnered to offer Ethernet Storage Fabrics to HPE Storage customers. If you have a Simplivity distributed storage you can’t use your legacy 3-tier tree design, and you can’t use a 4:1 oversubscribed Leaf/Spine. They just don’t work when the storage cluster reconverts. References Link: HPE OEM – Mellanox Technologies – http://www.mellanox.com/oem/hpe/…
Pluribus Networks has partnered with D-Link to put the Netvisor OS on D-Link’s DXS-5000 open networking switch series. Ethan Banks shares the story.