Intent-based networking is the new hotness, but what does it actually mean? In this episode, the panel discusses how it differs from older SDN ideas. IBN integrates an abstraction layer and orchestration into a system that identifies a single source of truth that isn’t the network itself.
Paying for more capacity than you need can be wasteful and lead to difficult decisions down the road. But what if you only have to pay for what you use? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at KEMP Technologies and their Metered Licensing option for their Application Delivery Controllers.
This is post 8 of 11 in the series “IT Origins” Tom Hollingsworth, aka The Networking Nerd, has been leading Tech Field Day events since 2013. He is a CCIE, an active blogger, and a Scoutmaster! You can follow Tom on his blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tech Field Day, and the Gestalt IT Rundown. What’s your […]
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss what the biggest stories of 2017 were, and how they will effect IT in the New Year.
NORAD’s Santa Tracker has grown from an ad hoc effort due to a misprinted phone number, to a full on technology solution. To handle the 800,000 calls placed every December, NORAD partnered with Cradlepoint for a VOIP solution.
On today’s show, each of our roundtable panelists chose what was the hot ticket item of 2017. Tune in to hear their arguments why 2017 was the year of SD-WAN, HCI, Net Neutrality, or Data Management!
When you’re hearing a briefing from a IT company, it’s easy to get bogged down in new features, architectural changes, and value propositions. What often gets lost when taking a high level overview is the actual implementation and living with a solution long term. Jake Snyder does a great job illustrating the licensing morass that […]
It’s been over a year since the last time Tom Hollingsworth took a look at Arista and Cisco and the titanic cage match they’ve been fighting. It’s been three years since the announcement of the lawsuit and there’s been enough back-and-forth to make this a Wimbledon tennis match. After three years, where does everything stand?
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week. This week they discuss Microsoft’s Q#, Broadcom’s impact on 5G rollout, Samsung investing in DRAM fabs, and AWS partnering to reengage the Chinese cloud market.