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Earlier this month, we launch a podcast, the On-Premise IT Roundtable! Each episode looks at one particular topic the a select panel of experts on-site. So you could say we’re staying on-premise while we’re on-premises…or not. For our latest episode, checkout our discussion of Intel and NFV. The roundtable discusses what future Intel has in the space, and how they compete with more historic players in the market. If you enjoy, make sure to subscribe and review it in iTunes!
You don’t have to follow enterprise IT too closely before you quickly become familiar with the idea of SD-WAN. It’s the chili of enterprise networking. Everyone seems to have their own recipe, but when you look in the pot, they all look similar. Some come canned from a company, making it easy to deploy into a bowl. Others provide a few secret spices to add to what you’re already cooking. And some organizations just roll their own from scratch. There’s great debate whether IWAN is chili, or simply a very complicated stew. TELoIP has a different take on the category.
Upcoming Events in Networking
June 26-28, 2017
Cisco Live US heads out to the desert this June, and a Tech Field Day Extra event will be along for the ride They’ll have a select group of delegates on hand to hear from the latest and greatest from a variety of Cisco presentations. Paessler, Opengear, and Pluribus Networks will also be there. Mark your calendar now and check back soon for full delegate lists and other presenting companies!
More Articles of Interest
Jordan Martin has a problem. The idea of moving the control plane from a device to a central controller sounds like it makes a lot of sense in SDN. I mean, it’s called a control plane, why not move it to a controller? Despite the phonic similarity, this isn’t actually what happens.
Martin Sustrik writes: The shortcomings of TCP connection termination have been described many times. However, there’s one special use case that is rarely, if ever, discussed. Imagine a TCP client wanting to shut down its TCP connection to server cleanly. It wants to send the last request to the server, read any responses it may produce and exit.
Why the Heck Would You Use NSX? – by John Welsh
The Future of SDN is Up in the Air – by Tom Hollingsworth
Premise vs Premises: A Modest Rebuttal – by Rich Stroffolino