Managing infrastructure is hard enough. But in today’s world of cloud computing it can be tough to manage constructs that live for seconds instead of persisting. How can you keep a handle on it all. Confidentially, the best way is with Aporeto. Tom Hollingsworth discusses the power of identity management for workloads in this post.
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WPA3 is the new wireless authentication protocol just around the corner. It’s being developed to fix some of the issues with the ancient WPA2 protocol. But what about open encryption? Why don’t we just run everything over SSL and save time? Tom Hollingsworth examines the need for WPA3 with OWE and why TLS alone isn’t going to work.
Visualizing something is one of the fastest ways to learn it. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the people of Apstra and how they’re using visual networking to help everyone learn advanced concepts around intent-based networking.
Would someone buy your product if you didn’t show them how effective it could be? Illumio did just that during Networking Field Day 19 in San Jose. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at why this is so important to the way we see software.
Two-factor authentication is a simple security measure, right? What if you could take that and build on it to the point where it becomes a huge piece of your overall security posture? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Cisco’s recent Duo acquisition and how it can be leveraged for more than just a few factors.
Think about all the mundane tasks you have to do on a regular basis in your network. Wouldn’t it be nice if they were all automatic? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Silver Peak and how they can automate at least one thing you wish you didn’t have to do.
It’s always DNS, right? But what would happen in a world where DNS had better management, better reporting, and you had more control over things? How would it look then? What if it’s not always DNS?
Orchestration and integration may be what people think of most when in comes to DevOps. But in this post, Ned Bellavance looks at how to close the DevOps feedback loop with measuring and optimizing application performance.
This week Tom and Rich discuss news from Mobility Field Day, Ampere’s ARM server chips, NetApp getting cloudy, and a kinder Linus.
Dell EMC’s PoewrMax is the latest in a long lineage of tier zero storage, going all the way back to EMC Symmetrix. Arjan Timmerman looks at the latest updates with PowerMax that he saw at Storage Field Day earlier this year, and considers why it continues to resonate with very large customers for so long.