What is your network fabric trying to tell you? Are you missing out on important updates about the status of patches and updates? How can you learn more about what you need to accomplish? Tom Hollingsworth looks at Cisco Network Insights Advisor and how it can help you decipher what you need to be listening to.
Hardware alone isn’t the key to longevity. We learned that lesson with the Voyager program. How do those lessons parallel with ASIC design today? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Barefoot Networks presentation from Networking Field Day 21 to learn more.
What is a service mesh and how does it help containers? Tom Hollingsworth wades into the issue with some help from NGINX.
Are you ready to build your digital transformation project? Need a new network to make it work? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Dell EMC SmartFabric Director and how it can help you building out your next new project.
How can you ensure your automation project doesn’t fall apart when you need to interface with APIs? Have you considered using the right glue to tie it all together? Tom Hollingsworth looks back at Itential’s presentation from Networking Field Day and how they are the glue you need to make automation happen.
What if we can ask the network for the answers we need to figure out what’s wrong? What if we had a way to look into the database of network configuration to answer our questions? What if indeed? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Forward Networks and their Network Query Engine to find out if it has the answers we’re all looking for.
Are you getting what you’re paying for? If it’s a car wash or a movie it’s easy to figure out. But what if it’s your ISP connection? Do you even know where to find that answer? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the new IxProbe from Ixia to see how it can help you figure out if you’re getting your money’s worth out of your SLA.
Is your network stuck in an old way of thinking about architecture? Is it starting to affect your applications? Maybe you need to take a fresh look with something new. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look back at Arrcus at Networking Field Day and how their fresh perspective is changing the way we build networks.
If you need to build a lab and don’t have the hardware or the horsepower to make it happen, you need something different to help you. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Tesuto presentation from Networking Field Day and how it can help you meet your testing needs through the power of software.
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