VMware recognizes the challenge in bridging software-defined domains into a cohesive unit and has started to build out a portfolio of software-defined products that work seamlessly together. Jordan Martin takes a look at why their Virtual Cloud Network fulfills the original promise of software-defined networking.
In this edition of Gestalt News:
– We talk to Jordan Martin and get his IT Origin story
– Our First Five series tackles Simple Security
– The On-Premise IT Roundtable discuss the language that most pains them in IT.
For this week’s IT Origins interview, we had the privilege to learn how Network Collective Co-Founder Jordan Martin got his start in IT. The interview covers why enterprise infrastructure is not a solved problem, the encouragement around network disaggregation, and Chuck Yeager’s Advanced Flight Trainer.
When they’re not starting cool new podcasts, Network Collective settles for hosting great discussion panels. On this episode, they delve into the mysterious work of wireless. They’re clearing up some FUD, avoiding math, and overall put together a great episode.
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.
How does the SD-WAN market shape up right now? What is working and what still needs some work? Jordan Martin weighs in on the discussion and gives his views as an SD-WAN expert. Also, be sure to register for the Viptela FutureWAN summit! Details inside!
One of the things that most impresses me about Viptela, is that they often let their customers do the talking for them. As an engineer I’m immediately skeptical of any presentation intended to convince me of how incredible a product may be, but when a customer stands up and says that the product being discussed actually delivers on the promises, I start to pay attention. And with Viptela it isn’t just one customer. Year after year they bring new customers to conferences, podcasts, and demonstrations to talk about how Viptela’s SD-WAN solution is improving the way these organizations implement technology.
This is post 7 of 8 in the series “ONUG Fall 2016 Tech Talks” The fall session of the Open Networking Users Group (ONUG) was held in New York City this year, with many large enterprises, financial institutions, and researchers discussing how SDN, cloud, and DevOps have been disrupting/improving the way their organizations operate. The […]
This is post 8 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” Today, Riverbed has officially announced the release of their SD-WAN solution. The name of the product line is SteelConnect™ and, as expected, has unified the visions of Riverbed’s in-house development initiative named Project Tiger and Ocedo’s unified connectivity fabric approach. Let’s take […]
This is post 6 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” If you have ever been responsible for a network with multiple branch locations, the idea of a “branch in a box” is probably something you have given some thought to. You might have called it by a different name, but generally the […]