Today on Heavy Networking, sponsor Open Systems comes on the podcast to discuss the new opportunities–and challenges–for networking in a time when more applications and services are running in the cloud. We explore how cloud services affect WAN design, how organizations can use SD-WAN to enhance networking and security, and much more. Our guest is Silvan Tschopp, head of solutions architecture at Open Systems.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are trying to sell SD-WAN services by convincing you that you don’t have the staff, training, or competence to operate an SD-WAN. On today’s Heavy Networking, Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks pick this argument apart to see if there’s anything to it.
TRex is an open source traffic generator, and the project is backed by Cisco. On today’s Heavy Networking, TRex’s lead developer Hanoch Haim joins us to dive into details on the software. Haim is also a Principal Engineer at Cisco.
ExtraHop is our sponsor for today’s Heavy Networking podcast. We dive into Network Detection and Response (NDR) with CTO and co-founder Jesse Rothstein. We explore how to enhance your security posture with NDR, how to use it in the cloud, ExtraHop’s ability to take advantage of native cloud traffic mirroring, how ExtraHop deals with encrypted traffic, and more.
Today’s Heavy Networking tries to leak some of the hot air out of the term “digital transformation” to see what this term really means for IT and the business, and what the impact of transformation might be on engineers responsible for such initiatives. Our guests are Paul Beyer, Infrastructure Architect; Tobias Metz, Consultant Network Engineering & Training Coordinator; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, Senior Network Architect.
On today’s sponsored Heavy Networking, we talk with Juniper Networks and Corero about how they’ve partnered on a unique solution to thwart DDoS attacks at the network edge using Juniper’s MX routers and Corero’s SmartWall Threat Defense Director (TDD). The solution can be used by service providers, enterprises, and in the cloud. Our guests are Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero; and Mark Denny, Product Manager, Senior Staff at Juniper Networks.
Today’s Heavy Networking show is sponsored by Cradlepoint, which provides wireless WAN networking. Our guest Marc Bresniker, VP of Product Management, joins us to discuss using LTE for WAN connections including IoT, and to explore the benefits of using Cradlepoint’s LTE solutions as part of your SD-WAN strategy.
Today on Heavy Networking we go deep on segment routing, a way to encode into a packet the path it should take through the network. Guest Ron Bonica, Distinguished Engineer at Juniper Networks, offers a detailed look at how segment routing works; discusses use cases; explores the differences among SR-MPLS, SRv6, and SRv6+; and more. Juniper is our sponsor for today’s show.
On today’s Heavy Networking our guest walks us through a project that brought both ACI and NSX into the same data center at a very large company. We discuss the drivers for ACI in the underlay and NSX in the overlay, the learning curves on each product, challenges and successes, and more. Our guest is Derek Wilson, a Principal Network Consultant.
On today’s Heavy Networking podcast, Greg and Ethan engage in a thought experiment: Will 5G and private LTE allow enterprises to get rid of their own wireless networks and shift much of that responsibility on telcos and just let them do it? They explore this idea from the telco and enterprise perspectives.
On today’s Heavy Networking, sponsor Open Systems joins us to talk about its continuous security monitoring capabilities that help customers find breaches quickly. Our guest is Dave Martin, Senior Director for Product Management of Threat Response at Open Systems.
ThousandEyes sponsors today’s Heavy Networking for a wide-ranging episode that explores a new synthetic transaction monitoring feature, discusses why performance monitoring is essential to prepare for SD-WAN rollouts, and walks through postmortems on 2019’s biggest Internet outages. Guests Alex Henthorn-Iwane and Angelique Medina join us.
If you are deploying an enterprise QoS scheme, wireless QoS matters to you. On today’s episode, we go through the basics of wireless QoS, covering some of the standards, terminology, and thinking required to get your head around how we can prioritize packets over a shared medium. Our guest is Ryan Adzima.
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.
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 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.
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.
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…
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.
400G Ethernet switches will ship by the end of 2019. We get under the hood of the fastest-ever version of Ethernet to find out how it works, the challenges of building the gear, differences between QSFP-DD and OSFP optics, and more. Our guests are Ray Nering and Lane Wigley of Cisco, the sponsor for today’s podcast.
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.
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.
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.