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.
“For all of us, there was a time before Tech Field Day. But rarely does one meet Tech Field Day and continue the same course, unchanged.” Nikki Schnupp tells the tale of her first Tech Field Day experience after joining the team this summer. It was a whirlwind week full of coffee, jet lag, and lots of enterprise IT.
On this iteration of Gestalt IT Networking News:
– We talk to Cisco engineer Nick Russo for IT Origins
– The Gestalt IT Rundown discusses crowdsourcing in IT with ZeroTier
– The On-Premise IT Roundtable discusses if network automation will take all of our jobs
Plus great reads from Russ White, Tom Hollingsworth and Pete Welcher!
In this iteration of Gestalt Networking News:
– Monitoring Network Flows with Plixer
– The best of both worlds with Array Networks’ Flexible NFV
– A deep dive into Aruba’s new 8400 series switch
Plus Network Collective digs into networking history with Fred Baker!
Welcome to new year of Networking news from Gestalt IT. In our first newsletter of the year:
– The flaws of Google Fiber
– 2017 Predictions
– The issue of network shaming
Plus looks at ThousandEyes, Netbeez, and more!
I think the biggest problem with IoT security is proper visualization. Many consumers setup devices within their homes, with no real idea of what happens to the data collected. Most people just want to do the initial configuration, and as long as they see it working, there’s no issue. The challenge here becomes how do you simply show consumers what devices are on their network, and how those devices are accessing the wider Internet.
Now that we’re into December, my spouse as a distressing habit of letting me know how many days until Christmas. Now Christmas and me, we’ve got a pretty chill relationship. I watch White Christmas every year, enjoy the banal simplicity of “Feliz Navidad”, and in general keep my Grinchier inclinations at bay for the holiday season. […]
Networks, sometimes it feels like you don’t even know them anymore. They’re an amalgam of different appliances across different vendors, who sometimes aren’t on very good speaking terms. Apstra is here to help fix that. Apstra has a problem with the way networks are built and designed. They have a great metaphor, networks are life […]
Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow there will probably be new networking products that change they way you view the space! Not exactly catchy I know. But that’s what David Varnum was feeling after seeing the latest from Apstra. So what is Apstra? Easy, an intent-driven data center networking company! Oh, you’d like that […]
The first Networking Field Day event will be held January 18th-20th with a second set for September 27th-29th. In addition, two Tech Field Day Extra Events will be held in Las Vegas at Interop and Cisco Live US on May 22th-24th and June 26th-28th, respectively. Check out the Networking Field Day site for videos of past events and great coverage from their delegates.