128 Technology takes an interesting approach to WAN routing. In this Brief Briefing Ethan Banks and Drew Conry-Murray skim the surface of 128 Technology’s approach, which includes stateful sessions, NAT, and encryption–but no tunneling. We also touch on use cases including SD-WAN and security. We also provide links to Networking Field Day videos that have much more detail.
The Datanauts explore NRE Labs, a free site where network engineers, or anyone, can get training on automation concepts and tools. NRE Labs is backed financially by Juniper Networks, but it’s a free and open-source project that welcomes community involvement. Matt Oswalt is our guide for this tour of NRE Labs.
On today’s Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with a healthcare provider about how the organization uses Silver Peak’s Unity Edge Connect SD-WAN to securely segment and prioritize electronic medical records traffic and enforce QoS on other essential applications.
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 Heavy Networking looks at the pros and cons of having a dedicated developer on an infrastructure team to create and maintain automation tools. Our guests are Brian Gleason and Jeremy Schulman.
Learn about how IPv6 works on host OSs on today’s IPv6 Buzz podcast. Tom Coffeen and Scott Hogg talk with Ed Horley about the host OS course he’s teaching. They discuss how to set up a lab, how v6 differs from v4 at the host level, key differences in support for DHCPv6, and more.
On today’s Day Two Cloud we dive into the challenges of adopting and operationalizing a cloud deployment with guest Mark Gossa. We discuss how to incorporate DevOps principles and automation tools into the organization, examine tool options such as Terraform, and chat about going serverless.
On today’s Heavy Networking, we peer behind the curtain of Intent-Based Networking (IBN) with guest Phil Gervasi, who wrote a pair of white papers for the Packet Pushers’ Ignition membership site. We discuss core concepts of IBN, including network abstraction, continuous validation, and automated remediation.
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 Tech Byte podcast, sponsored by AppNeta, delves into how AppNeta provides visibility and real-time insight into network performance by monitoring the end-to-end network path and capturing packets and flows, and performs synthetic testing for an accurate measure of user experience.
On today’s Heavy Networking, sponsored by InterOptic, we explore how to extend the life of your cabling plant as you grow to 100G Ethernet. We get very nerdy on cabling, modules, lasers, and more with guests Robert Coenen, VP of Business Development at Interoptic; and Alex Latzko, lead network architect at Server Central Turing Group.
RESTful APIs are the subject, Ethan Banks is the student, and Chris Wahl is the teacher in today’s Datanaut’s podcast. Chris and Ethan explore foundational concepts about RESTful APIs and how they work, examine the anatomy of an API conversation, and discuss why APIs are a key to automation.
Scott Lowe talks with Yasmin Rajabi about her move from an engineering role to product management, including why she made the transition, the technical skills that translated to her new role, what new things she had to learn, and more.
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.
The Packet Pushers are relaunching our Ignition membership site with a premium-only model and a brand new course on practical QoS from Ethan Banks. On today’s show we cover the details of the relaunch and share a sneak peek of the course.
Objections to IPv6 adoption tend to follow three tracks: we don’t need it, we don’t have budget, and we’ll lose the security and multihoming benefits of NAT. On today’s IPv6 Buzz podcast, Dr. David Holder explains why these objections don’t hold water, and how to communicate with business and technical leaders to overcome them.
Organizations don’t have to be convinced to adopt the cloud these days. The conversation now is about how to do it right. Guest Dwayne Monroe joins the Day Two Cloud podcast to talk about how to change your thinking about cloud in terms of resource sizing, cost, staff training, service availability, app refactoring and much more.
Du’An Lightfoot stops by the Network Neighborhood podcast to talk about #LabEveryDay, continuous learning, how his military experiences influenced his tech journey, how he’s tackling automation, the role of community in tech, and more.
You might have any number of software controllers in your infrastructure: one for wireless, one for SD-WAN, one in the data center, one for security, and so on. Would it be useful to federate these controllers? Can we expect the industry to produce a controller of controllers? Is this even a good idea? Today’s Heavy Networking podcast ponders these questions with guest Rob Sherwood.
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.
Today is a wide-ranging Future of Networking episode with a pair of special guests: Dave Temkin, VP of Networks at Netflix; and Steve Chalmers, a former Distinguished Architect at HP and an independent consultant.
When you’re tasked with a new infrastructure project on premises or in the cloud, a design process will significantly improve your chances of success. Guest Adam Post joins the Datanauts podcast to discuss a proper design process, examine frameworks for virtualized and cloud environments, and more.
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.
Security expert Zoë Rose beams aboard the Datanauts podcast to discuss the intricacies of vulnerability management, including how to asses risks, when and what to patch, the importance of input from multiple stakeholders, compensating controls, and more.
Cloud Genix SDWAN launches a series of third party integrations aka “CloudBlades”