Is NAT a security tool? Common wisdom seems to think so but Remington Loose has some thoughts that might just change your mind.
In this video, Rich Stroffolino looks at some recent analyst reports on who is actually paying for Slack and what it says about the platforms future versus Microsoft Teams. The media narrative has shifted to be a lot more skeptical of Slack since going public. Some of this is the intensifying competition with Microsoft Teams, but maybe it’s also a recognition that the novelty of team messaging has worn off.
Josh Warcop suggests that IT organizations borrow a role from manufacturing and production floors called “the floater” to address the difficulty in enabling IT silos to communicate. A floater had enough knowledge of each silos operations and elements to keep the “big machine” running smoothly.
The Internet was built to survive a nuclear attack, right? Well, not really. Orhan Ergun highlights that we often use technologies far outside of their original scope in this great post.
Every organization wants to be ready to recover data, but getting there is another matter. In the rapidly changing IT landscape, what used to be relied upon as a recovery model is often no longer adequate. This webinar with Enrico Signoretti addresses the topic, and looks at how IT pros can approach recovery today to be ready for the future.
Making your wireless more secure is easy when you control the network. But what happens when you’re using someone else’s network in a public place, like at a coffee shop or a waiting room? Rowell Dionicio has a great post up about OWE, a new feature made possible in WPA3. Read on for a great overview of the protocol.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure has mature to the point where most organizations view it not as a primary selling point, but as an implementation detail. Yet, as any good architect knows, details matter. Matt Leib has designed for many customers and wants to ensure that he is paying attention to the details that matter regardless of the architecture being use, be it HCI or otherwise.
Do you feel like an imposter from time to time? Do you judge yourself against the achievements of others? Daniel Dib takes a look at this phenomenon in networking and how we need to combat it to be productive and healthy.
The growth of Kubernetes as a foundation for cloud native applications means developers need to identify a storage service for persistent data. When using Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) there are multiple options for persistent storage. Natively within Azure both Azure Managed Disks and Azure Files are available. Ned Bellavance dives deep into both to provide thorough analysis of their performance. This is actually a follow up to a previous test Ned performed based on feedback he received from Microsoft.
Everyone loves a good analogy and Steven O. Noble has come up with one that will resonate with many geeks when he compares cloud computing to home automation.