Author Archives: Drew Conry-Murray
Author Archives: Drew Conry-Murray
Today’s Tech Bytes podcast explores new features in Prisma SD-WAN 5.5 from Palo Alto Networks, our sponsor for this episode. New features include event correlation and analysis, improved stats and analytics dashboards, and the ability to export telemetry to third-party devices and services. Our guest is Bill Pruitt, Sr. Product Manager, SD-WAN.
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On this week's Network Break we cover Arista's careful steps into automation, new support for SONiC from Innovium, a cash injection for whitebox NOS maker Pica8, a startup tackling cloud infrastructure and application experience, and why you can blame cosmic rays the next time there's a network problem.
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Today's Heavy Networking explores how First Bank uses Aruba’s SD-WAN to advance its cloud migration, support remote workers, and provide secure segmentation for IoT devices. We also discuss the growing trend of SASE and First Bank’s strategy around cloud-delivered security services. Our guests are Marc Ashworth, CISO at First Bank; and Damon Ennis, VP of Engineering at Aruba Networks.
On today's Tech Bytes, sponsored by Aruba Networks, we discuss the role of identity in security and why identity is a critical component of a zero-trust approach to network access. Our guest from Aruba is Jon Green, Chief Security Technologist.
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Today's Network Break sifts through the most interesting news from Cisco Live 2021 including an as-a-service procurement model, support for biometric-based authentication, integrating ThousandEyes and AppDynamics, and more. We also examine reports that Amazon is designing its own switch ASIC, and discuss new research on harvesting power from 5G electromagnetic waves.
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oday on the Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Palo Alto Networks, we dive into Prisma Access 2.0 and how it differs from the first-generation version. We talk about cloud-delivered security, Zero Trust Network Access, the return of proxies, and the importance of user experience management for distributed work.
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Can Pat Gelsinger refloat the Intel container ship? Is Cloudflare's new magic WAN service all that new? What's behind the Fortinet/Linksys partnership? Is a tweet really worth $2.9 million? This week's Network Break podcast ponders these and other tech questions, plus listener FUs.
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This week's Network Break podcast discusses VMware's purchase of API security startup Mesh7, looks at a new security option for third-party Web components from Tala Security, and analyzes why Gartner is so bullish on the SONiC network OS. We also speculate on motivations behind Google's real estate spending spree, and hand out a nice selection of virtual donuts.
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Today on the Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Gluware, we discuss automating cloud networks. Our guest is Mike Haugh, VP of Product Marketing. Mike takes us through how Gluware worked with a customer to integrate with Terraform to automate standing up AWS resources.
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Palo Alto Networks sponsors today's Tech Bytes. We drill into key differentiators of the Prisma SD-WAN platform including its use of machine learning, the unique CloudBlades offering, and its app-defined approach to path selection and policy enforcement. Our guest from Palo Alto Networks is Rohan Grover, Senior Director of Product Management.
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This week's Network Break discusses new ASICs from Cisco, new metadata fields in AWS VPC flow logs, a cloud visibility fabric from packet broker specialist Gigamon, lessons from a data center fire, and more tech news.
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Dutch manufacturer Wavin wanted to securely connect offices and factories. The company turned to Fortinet SD-WAN to support its cloud-first strategy and converge its IT/OT security requirements. Fortinet is the sponsor for this Tech Byte episode, and our guest from Wavin is Gerben Bremmer, Manager Networking Services EMEA.
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This week's Network Break checks the fine print on a Google pledge to phase out third-party cookie tracking, examines a serious attack against Microsoft Exchange servers, dives into HPE's latest financial results, and analyzes more tech news.
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On today's Network Break we discuss a slate of Juniper announcements around new integrations with its Mist platform, plus new switches. HPE acquires a SaaS company for controlling cloud and infrastructure costs, US telcos spend $81 billion on spectrum for 5G, and we dive into the latest round of financial results from SolarWinds, VMware, and Nutanix.
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On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Aruba, we talk with Scott Shaw, Chief Technology Officer at law firm FordHarrison about his SD-WAN deployment. Shaw was able to retire legacy routers, boost performance of critical applications, and enable the law firm's work-from-anywhere strategy.
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Today's Network Break discusses an acquisition by Palo Alto Networks that targets the security of Infrastructure as Code, a souped-up firewall for Microsoft Azure, a new private cloud option from Dell, commentary on the wisdom--or lack thereof--about gathering in person in Barcelona for a wireless convention, and more tech news.
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Today’s Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Aruba, dives into an SD-WAN deployment with InterBank. Guest Daniel Ruhl, Senior VP and Director of IT at InterBank, turned to Aruba's EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform to bond MPLS connections with broadband at each branch to improve the quality of experience while also retiring legacy infrastructure.
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This week's Network Break dives into Juniper reorganizing and rebranding automation products as the Paragon portfolio, new SASE and ZTNA capabilities from Fortinet, the rise of cyber-insurance premiums, an HPE server getting launched into space, and more tech news.
Today's Tech Bytes podcast from the Packet Pushers is a conversation with Node4, a managed security service provider that's deploying and operating Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN for its customers. Fortinet is our sponsor. Our guest from Node4 is Glenn Akester, Lead Network Services Architect.
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NetMRI from Infoblox is a network management tool with a variety of capabilities including device discovery and network topology mapping, configuration monitoring, change management, and more. We dive into what this tool can do with guests Ingmar Van Glabbeek, Senior Product Manager at Infoblox; and Adam Fox, Solution Architect at Empowered Networks. Infoblox is our sponsor for this Tech Bytes podcast.
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