Time for a break! Enjoy a virtual donut as we analyze the latest tech news, including a new wired automation service from Juniper, Docker’s divestment of its enterprise biz, a new SD-WAN entrant from Untangle, the rollout of a commercial version of AT&T’s open network OS, and more!
Brad Casemore from IDC joins Network Break as a guest commentator, and we’ve got a ton to talk about, including a new campus automation framework from Pica8, new IPS capabilities in VMware’s NSX, the release of a limited beta for VMware’s Kubernetes wrangler Tanzu Mission Control, an Infoblox acquisition, and more FU than you can shake a virtual donut at.
The latest Network Break covers Fortinet’s acquisition of endpoint security company EnSilo, digs into Gigamon’s new network detection and response product, covers Extreme Networks’ launch of ExtremeCloud IQ, reports on the latest tech financial results, and more.
Today’s Network Break examines new campus and data center switches from Aruba, looks at new SD-WAN gear from Riverbed, discusses Teridion PoPs in China for SD-WAN, explores financial results from Juniper and AWS, and much more. Guest Ed Horley joins as guest commentator.
On today’s Network Break we examine Cumulus’s move into campus networking, Thoma Bravo’s multi-billion-dollar bid for Sophos, and the limited debut of 5G in the UK. We also try to parse a buzzword-laded press release announcing stealthy startup Pensando Systems, discuss the EU’s interim measures against Broadcom for anti-competitive behavior, and more tech news.
Today’s Network Break podcast is chock full of inspirational cynicism. We cover fresh funding for Forward Networks, Vodafone trialing OpenRAN gear, SUSE closing the door on OpenStack, Extreme Networks shifting StackStorm to the Linux Foundation, and more tech news.
Today’s Network Break analyzes Adtran’s entry into the SD-WAN market, a new IBN product from Lumina Networks, the latest software upgrade from NTOP, Google’s timeline for blocking HTTP elements in HTTPS sessions in Chrome, plus a couple of detailed follow-ups, and a Tech Bytes show.
Network Break feasts on a variety of tech news including a new wireless protocol proposed by Amazon, Mellanox support for the SONiC NOS, Palo Alto Networks saying it will build an SD-WAN offering, a dip in cloud infrastructure spending, and more.
Today’s Network Break discusses upgrades to Arista’s CloudVision management software, a new ACI partnership between Cisco and Microsoft Azure, a Google pledge to invest in new European data centers, Amazon’s pledge to be carbon-neutral by 2040, and more tech news.
On today’s Network Break podcast, Google is the latest tech giant to face a tech backlash as U.S. Attorneys General launch an antitrust investigation, AT&T comes under fire from an activist investor, Microsoft partners with satellite broadband providers on ExpressRoute, Gigamon rolls out new software, and more tech news.
Today’s Network Break podcast delves into an AWS outage, tracks a slump in server sales, examines acquisitions by Commvault and Microsoft, and shares highlights from VMworld’s FutureNET program. Guest Ed Horley stops by to share commentary and insights.
It’s a heaping helping of Network Break as we try to parse all the Kubernetes pronouncements coming out of VMworld 2019, including Project Pacific and Tanzu Mission Control. Plus we cover new tech and new partnerships between Dell EMC and VMware, new products from Apstra and Mellanox, and HPE’s latest financials.
Today’s Network Break explores why VMware spent billions on Carbon Black, looks at new cloud networking products from Big Switch Networks, discusses why Google stopped sharing Android data with mobile carriers, and gawks at VMware’s jaw-dropping tax break.
Ned Bellavance drops in as guest co-host while Drew takes time off to make craft virtual donuts with an artisan baker in a remote mountain village. Ned and Greg analyze VMware’s latest acquisition, discuss why Xirrus has changed hands, explore a new low-cost switch, opine on CloudFlare’s forthcoming IPO, and more.
Not everything is broken this week although some things definitely are looking grim. We consider how really dead data centers are according to Gartner, Cisco gobbles some more AI for Webex while HPE gets more AI-ish for Bluedata. GTT Communications is in trouble while ATT Bribery case highlights that big companies are dumb. Snark and virtual donuts all round this week.
This week’s Network Break examines Cloudflare’s decision to drop 8Chan, analyzes Cisco’s settlement of a security-related whistleblower suit the company fought for eight years, discusses a new VMware/Google cloud partnership, reviews the latest financial news from tech vendors, and more.
Take a Network Break! VMware buys Bitfusion for GPU virtualization, Arrcus takes in a $30 million Series B round to grow its network OS business, Kentik announces AIOps to provide more insight for IT operations, the SD-WAN market races toward $5 billion by 2023, and more tech news. Guests Ethan Banks and Phil Gervasi stop by for virtual muffins and commentary.
Today’s Network Break is all about cloud wheeling and dealing. IBM and AT&T ink a multi-billion cloud deal, but AT&T has also announced a cloud partnership with Microsoft. Oracle looks for ways to get back into the running for a fat Defense Department cloud contract, IBM announces its Q2 financials, and more tech news.
Today’s Network Break analyzes Zoom’s change of course on security vulnerabilities, discusses the reasons behind Cisco’s multibillion acquisition of Acacia, examines IBM’s closing of its Red Hat purchase, and more tech news.
Today’s Network Break examines the causes of Cloudflare’s outage, analyzes Broadcom’s motivation for buying Symantec, discusses why big tech companies are considering manufacturing locations outside of China, and more tech news.
Extreme Networks spends approx. $227 million to buy Aerohive Networks to add a cloud-managed WLAN to its portfolio, a route leak resulted in cascading failures on June 24th, Oracle will retire Dyn managed DNS services, Mist Systems rolls out a new 11ax AP, and more tech news on today’s Network Break podcast.
HPE trolls the tech industry with a “cloudless” marketing campaign, Riverbed partners with Versa to bolster its SD-WAN portfolio, a startup dabbles in peer-to-peer networking and cryptocurrency, GE releases an unintentional parody video on the perils of IoT and more tech news on today’s Network Break podcast.
On today’s Network Break we cover Cisco’s new certifications and its CCIE Routing and Switching replacement, analyze Intel’s acquisition of Barefoot Networks, dive into new products from Arista, and more IT news.
On today’s Network Break we dive into Google’s self-inflicted outage, examine Apple’s new HomeKit partnerships and Sign In, discuss the IEEE’s reversal on Huawei, and parse other IT and tech news bits.
Today’s Network Break podcast examines the latest twists in the Huawei vs. USA battle, speculates on China’s threat to ban Windows from military computers, explores a new telemetry feature from Mellanox, discusses Google’s moves to deprecate ad-blocking features in Chrome, and more tech news.