Tom Hollingsworth is back from the Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive and he shares his thoughts about why VMware NSX is becoming a powerful tool for all parts of the data center, from networking to security.
Big news! Ekahau is being acquired by Ookla, the power behind Speedtest.net. What does this mean for Ekahau? And why would a speed test website want wireless smarts? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at both companies to find out where the synergy is between them and how this will pay dividends in the future.
Tom Hollingsworth considers our seemingly inevitable multi cloud future. Recent security breaches have made him ask, can these complex systems be built to keep them both secure and open? He’s looking forward to the VMware NSX Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive to learn how to make this possible.
MPLS is a venerable technology that has been around for a long time. SD-WAN is a new technology that is reducing the need for dedicated MPLS circuits. But will SD-WAN mean the end of MPLS? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at this protocol and analyzes if there’s still a place for MPLS in this world.
Arista Networks announced their intent to acquire Mojo Networks. What does this mean for the future of Arista’s designs on the campus networking market? Tom Hollingsworth looks at the implications of a data center switching company unfettered by wires.
Traveling is already hard enough. Between flight delays and hotel issues and all the other timezone related craziness you have to contend with we now also have to worry about border searches. In times of yore, it was only the truly invasive governments that wanted to peek at our devices. However, in the past couple […]
Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at ArcOS from Arrcus, a new network operating system launching today. ArcOS is built from the ground up to be a modern NOS that helps enterprises, service providers, and hyperscale organizations tackle new networking challenges.
Tom Hollingsworth looks at the ways that Circle K Stores have utilized SD-WAN to reduce replacement device downtime and ensure that stores stay up and running for their customers.
Branch offices need more than just a WAN. They need user policies, security for IoT, and more. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the new Software Defined Branch offering from Aruba and discusses how it can help organizations building on their WAN for the future.
Managing access control lists on firewalls is a time consuming affair that often leads to significant frustration. There needs to be an easy way of making sure that these constructs are successfully maintained. Tom Hollingsworth looks at a new SolarWinds tool from Tech Field Day 16 and how Network Insight for Cisco ASA has features to help you control your access lists.