As the features of SD-WAN mature, a new wave of organizations are looking to implement SD-WAN technology. Organizations are finding the security capabilities of SD-WAN incorporated with features likes transport independence, intelligent traffic steering, and built-in redundancy are too compelling to ignore for their next WAN refresh.
In this iteration of Gestalt Cloud News:
– The Gestalt IT Rundown discusses AWS re:Invent announcements
– Chris Evans discusses the potential death of the private cloud
– We interview Eyvonne Sharp for our IT Origins series
This is post 6 of 40 in the series “IT Origins” Eyvonne Sharp is a Network Architect and co-founder of Network Collective. She has over two decades of experience in enterprise networking, currently based out of Louisville, Kentucky. You can follow Eyvonne on Twitter, LinkedIn, her blog, and on Network Collective. What’s your IT origin […]
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!
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.
The good folks over at Network Collective have launched a new video series called the History of Networking. Their not-so-humble mission is to present conversations with people who helped invent the Internet and modern networking. Sounds like a lot of fun to me.
IT professionals spend years learning how to manage the complex infrastructure that organizations depend on. But they often spend far less time thinking about how to manage their careers. The roundtable takes on this topic, looking into dealing with imposter syndrome, knowing your own worth, and how to navigate these potentially problematic waters.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a paradigm shift. But it has been looking for a real use-case for the technology that combines increased software function, analytics, and unprecedented control over hardware resources. Automation and orchestration certainly show off the potential of the technology, but something more concrete is necessary to make it hit home with engineers and architects. That’s where Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) comes into play.
Eyvonne Sharp from ESHARP.NET comments: The more I work with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), the more possibilities I see. In my opinion, it is the most exciting Cisco product since UCS. It’s the only product I’ve seen that provides such a high level of flexibility, control, and centralized configuration for network edge access. Eyvonne […]