Can SD-WAN innovate through software alone? Or can custom hardware ASICs make the difference in performance? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Fortinet presentation from Networking Field Day and discusses how ASICs may be the key to Foritinet finding their ante in the SD-WAN market.
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Tom Hollingsworth looks at one of the biggest fallacies of defense in depth in security: It’s all about buying more devices and services to layer on top of your existing infrastructure. In reality, it should be looked at more like a tower defense game. It isn’t just about the assets you have, but how you place them that matter.
Denial-of-Service attacks are growing in size and number, especially as IoT devices become more commonplace. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at a new solution from Nokia using Deepfield and analytics to stop this malicious traffic in transit.
SnapRoute is building a cloud-native NOS by building it from cloud-native software: Kubernetes. Read on for Tom Hollingsworth’s take on why that’s going to be important for the future of the cloud network.
When discussing modern applications, infrastructure is often not given much though except to say that it should be easy to provision according to the needs of the application itself. Those who provide the infrastructure to applications developers and end users know this is no trivial task. Ken Nalbone looks at how Datera’s software defined storage platform helps bridge the this gap.
NSX-T 2.4 is out and the feature list is impressive. But it’s the feature that isn’t listed that has Tom Hollingsworth excited. Read on to learn why NSX-T is the vehicle that will power VMware success in the future.
While data storage/recovery remain as critical elements to business success, tech companies are increasingly bringing greater innovation to data protection as we see with IBM Storage.
Adam Post is coming to Cloud Field Day 5, so let’s get to know them!
The passion and knowhow brought by the team at LightStep speaks volumes to the company and product they have created. Yet the question on many folks’ minds was how anyone other than a very large enterprise could get started. With the release of LightStep Tracing, the question has been answered.
Brian Gleason is coming to Tech Field Day Exclusive, so let’s get to know them!