Is the stress of remote out-of-band management starting to affect the way your organization deploys? Tired of being told to get on a plane to fly out and fix a failed installation? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Opengear and their new NetOps-style Lighthouse system. See how it can help streamline your remote deployments and be amazed and the way you can utilize industry standard tools to create resilient monitoring systems.
In this post, Nico Stein looks at the new Wi-Fi 6 specific features found on the Cisco Catalyst Access Points. He got a deep dive into the latest on this during Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019 from the inimitable Fred Niehaus. Overall Nico sees Wi-Fi 6 being more about efficiency than about maximizing throughput, something he saw reiterated in Cisco’s latest.
The Internet of Things (IoT) often gets represented as consumer grade cameras, sensors, thermostats, and appliances. While this certainly is a notable portion of the IoT market, it neglects the more mission-critical side of IoT which has its roots firmly planted in the heart of industrial networking. In this post, Jordan Martin takes a look at the new products he saw at Tech Field Day Extra from Cisco Live US 2019 that focus specifically on those use cases.
Stephen Foskett and Rich Stroffolino discuss why the German state of Hesse says Office365 is illegal for schools, the FTC dropping a $5 billion fine on Facebook, Oracle’s complaint over the JEDI contract being dismissed, and more.
Patching insecure software is usually the right answer, right? So why do we argue against it so much? Tom Hollingsworth discusses lessons learned from VMware’s recent Security Field Day presentation and how we could all be a bit better about patching if we just act like pirates.
Cisco Defense Orchestrator (CDO) is a subscription-based SaaS offering that brings deployment and management of edge security policies on an array of devices under central control. Jody Lemoine got a look at CDO at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Us 2019. He takes an in-depth look in this piece.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino are talking about the IT news of the week, including Zoom’s nasty security vulnerability, Cisco buying Acacia, the UK vs Mozilla, and why 7-11 isn’t known for making apps.
After seeing Cisco Meraki present at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019, Aaron Conaway considers the possibilities of being able to integrate cameras with systems like badge readers. This would allow for really extraordinary things like sending the security team a video of a developer trying to get places he should be going. Or, perhaps, the camera can be smart enough to know that an event is happening and do something about it.What if we looked at security cameras in a completely different light? What if the camera becomes something else? Enter the Cisco Meraki Motion Search 2.0 software features for MV cameras. This package takes video to another level for the second-generation MV cameras.
Can you build a modern SD-WAN network without using tunnels? 128 Technology thinks that you can and they have the services to prove it. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at their presentation from Networking Field Day 20 and how they’re building tunnel-free networks.
The traditional office is dying. Since the rise of telecommuting in the 90s, less and less people need to be in the office. With open offices killing productivity, in the near term, we’re going to see the traditional office become extinct. The roundtable debates how true this is, and what makes it worth it for a lot of organizations to still keep the office lights on.