Today’s Tech Bytes dives into failsafe SD-WAN with sponsor Oracle. We discuss how Oracle provides Quality of Experience through techniques such as continuous unidirectional measurement and sub-second response to network events. Our guest is Andy Gottlieb, VP, SD-WAN Solutions at Oracle.
Today’s Heavy Networking welcomes back sponsor Arrcus to discuss the latest advancements in its ArcOS NOS, including support for Jericho2 ASICs, the new ArcIQ Analytics platform, and the vote of confidence from investors in the form of a $30 million funding round. Our guests are Keyur Patel, CTO and founder; and Murali Gandluru, VP of Product Management.
Packet Pushers host Greg Ferro found slides from a presentation he gave in 1999, and many of the points he raised are still relevant 20 years on. Why does networking take so long to change? The Packet Pushers and guests Jeremy Filliben, a CCDE trainer; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, a senior network architect; share their insights and opinions.
QoS is hard to monitor. How do you know you’ve gotten it right? If it’s not working the way you want, how can you tell? To help us form a network design strategy to cope with these QoS gotchas is Peter Welcher, a network architect at NetCraftsmen.
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.
AWS regards IPv6 as a key mechanism to enable customer agility, and to meet rising demands from new applications and devices, particularly IoT. In this episode, Scott and Tom interview Alan Halachmi, Senior Manager of Solutions Architecture at AWS. They discuss current and planned IPv6 support in AWS services, the cloud provider’s challenges in deploying the protocol, and advice for cloud users on adopting IPv6.
Set phasers to automate! The Datanauts delve into Cisco’s Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) on today’s sponsored episode. We explore how NSO works, examine its architecture and configuration workflows, discuss use cases and more with guest Carl Moberg.
More and more organizations are adopting “multi-cloud” strategies. Some do it as a hedge against cloud system failures, others as a competitive cudgel. Day Two Cloud looks at the business, technical, and process implications with guest Alex Neihaus, a cloud infrastructure architect.
Today’s sponsored Tech Bytes explores how Big Switch Networks applies cloud design principles to data center and cloud networks. Network engineers can provide a developer-friendly environment while still enforcing policy, enabling security controls, and getting visibility into the network. Our guest is Big Switch CTO Paul Unbehagen.
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.
Building a business case for SD-WAN involves more than just anticipating savings by moving from private circuits to business broadband connections. On today’s Heavy Networking, we look at how to tie SD-WAN capabilities to business benefits, what to consider when developing a business case, how measure ROI, and more with guest Jason Gintert.
On today’s sponsored Tech Bytes episode, Big Switch Networks discusses its latest products for hybrid and multi-cloud networking, including a new controller for AWS VPCs and more. Our guest is Paul Unbehagen, CTO at Big Switch.
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.
On today’s Heavy Networking we look at one organization’s journey to SDN, including pitfalls, triumphs, and lessons learned. Guest Sal Rannazzisi, principal network architect at a global pharmaceuticals company, shares details on dealing with vendors, finding and training engineers, developing internal processes, and more.
ARIN is the official network numbers register for IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, as well as ASNs, for North America. The IPv6 Buzz crew talk with Mark Kosters, ARIN’s CTO, about its role in providing IPv6 address resources, policy, and advocacy.
On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast, host Ned Bellavance checks in on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), which launched to the public in June of 2018. Ned and guest Justin Luk discuss why Microsoft rolled out AKS when it already had existing container services, business drivers for AKS, customer adoption, lessons learned, and more.
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.
Open Systems offers an integrated solution that combines a secure cloud access security broker with cloud integrated SD-WAN and a DevOps mentality that gives you a new way to design your increasingly complex perimeter security. Moritz Mann, Head of Product Management, joins us from Open Systems for our security chat.
Turning to technical folks and their blogs is a good way to “not panic” when it comes to dealing with the trough of woe. In this episode, we’ll talk to prolific technical blogger & VMware employee William Lam to get an insider’s view of what happens to generate community-oriented content.
Harry Quackenboss is long time veteran of infrastructure technology. In networking he was a VP of Sales of Crescendo for FDDI networking (to the desktop) which was acquired by Cisco. He later founded Woven Systems as a high speed Ethernet company of the time and more lately CEO of cPlane, a SDN company now relaunched…
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.
Today’s Heavy Networking is a conversation with Tom Hollingsworth that ranges over a variety of provocative statements about the networking and technology industries, including “certifications are dead,” “enterprise networking is dying,” “BGP as a kitchen sink protocol is a bad idea,” and more. Tom responds and discussions ensue.
LinkedIn has been working with IPv6 for years. On today’s IPv6 Buzz episode, LinkedIn engineer Franck Martin discusses the technical and cultural challenges of adoption, explores why the company engaged with IPv6, and shares lessons to help others with their own deployments.
What exactly are Day Two operations for Azure Stack? Does your company have the skill sets to properly manage and support your newly deployed hybrid cloud infrastructure? Today’s episode, with guest Kristopher Turner, examines all the things you have to account for when planning and then running this integrated system.
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.