Everything we do on the Internet is end-to-end, right? Either between us and another person or our system and the cloud. However, the truth is that there are a lot of other things that get in the way of our packets as they go back and forth to their destinations. These middleboxes are starting to take the blame for things like packet slowdowns, fragmentation issues, and other problems that are hard to diagnose but easy to see. In this Tomversation, we take a look at some of the common issues and how some companies are trying to solve those problems with creative use of hardware and software. But is it enough to make a difference? And is it worth the costs?
Teridion – teridion.com
Mode – mode.net
Aryaka – aryaka.com
Adaptiv Networks – adaptiv-networks.com