Drew Conry-Murray

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Briefings In Brief 101: Juniper Wants To Wire Your Campus Fabric With Mist Cloud

Juniper Networks has announced a new wired campus fabric solution that uses EVPN VXLAN to create a fabric and ties in to the Juniper Mist Cloud for automation and management. Ed Horley and Drew Conry-Murray describe how it works, how it integrates with Juniper Mist Cloud, and how Juniper positions this offering against other campus options.

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Tech Bytes: Operationalizing EVPN For Data Center Networks With Nokia (Sponsored)

On today’s Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Nokia, we dive into data center networking and EVPN. Nokia’s SR-Linux operating system can help you build a data center fabric with EVPN, and in this episode we’re going to discuss how Nokia operationalizes that protocol.

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Network Break 351: Juniper’s Wired Campus Fabric Challenges Cisco; More Azure Holes Revealed

Today's Network Break podcast discusses Juniper's new wired campus effort and how it leverages Mist Cloud for to help automate its campus fabric, a new set of Azure vulnerabilities, robust SD-WAN growth with the biggest players reaping most of the rewards, free space optics for hard-to-wire regions, and more tech news.

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Network Break 350: Intel Pledges Billions For European Chip Factories; Facebook Reveals New Data Center Design

This week's Network Break podcast wonders what Intel wants in return for a multi-year, multi-billion pledge to build European chip factories, marvels at Facebook's newly revealed data center designs, analyzes Comcast's Masergy acquisition, and more.

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Network Break 349: T-Mobile Fails To Protect Millions Of Customer Records; Ciena Buys Vyatta Router

Today's Network Break podcast opines on why Ciena acquired the Vyatta router from AT&T (and why AT&T wanted to sell), how T-Mobile failed current and former customers via a breach that exposed sensitive details on millions of people, financial results from HPE and Dell Technologies, and more.

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Heavy Networking 596: Weaponizing Firewalls And Middleboxes For DDoS Attacks

Today's Heavy Networking podcast dives into academic research on DDoS attack techniques. Our guests have published a paper about how the TCP protocol and middleboxes such as firewalls can be weaponized by bad actors and used in reflective amplification attacks. We discuss technical details, how they performed this research, potential countermeasures, and more.

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Tech Bytes: Fortinet Secures Work-From-Anywhere With SD-WAN And ZTNA (Sponsored)

Today on the Tech Bytes podcast we explore the evolution of SD-WAN to encompass Zero Trust Network Access, or ZTNA. Our sponsor is Fortinet and we’ll dig into how Fortinet’s SD-WAN and FortiClient combine to support work from anywhere with zero trust.

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Network Break 348: Ransomware Bedevils Cyber Insurance; TSMC To Raise Chip Prices

This week's Network Break examines how ransomware has insurers rethinking premiums and coverage limits, discusses the pros and cons of ISPs sharing flow records with security companies, digs into Arista's efforts to tackle the router market, pontificates on TSMC chip price hikes, and more tech news analysis.

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Full Stack Journey 057: Open Policy Agent

What is Open Policy Agent (OPA)? And what can someone do with it? These are some of the questions that episode 57 of the Full Stack Journey podcast tackles. In this episode, Scott is joined by Diego Comas (@diegocomas on Twitter), a user/consumer of OPA, to discuss his direct experience in using OPA in real production environments.

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Network Break 345: Marvell Acquires High-End Ethernet ASICs; Arista CEO Says Component Shortage ‘Worst I’ve Seen’

This week's Network Break podcat discusses Marvell's Innovium buy and its impact on the high-end Ethernet market, new Juniper security software for applications, Arista financial results and component concerns, and more IT news.

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Tech Bytes: Pharma Distributor Ensures Uptime, App Performance With Aruba SD-WAN (Sponsored)

Today on the Tech Bytes sponsored podcast we're talking SD-WAN with Ascent Health & Wellness, a digital healthcare platform for pharmaceutical distribution. We discuss how the company deployed Aruba EdgeConnect to ensure uptime for critical pharmaceutical fulfillment services, speed up order processing, and provide robust performance for cloud-based business apps.

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Network Break 344: Zoom Expands Into Contact Center Biz; Will Devs Choose Cloudflare’s Green Compute?

Zoom buys its way into the contact center biz with the $14.7 billion purchase of Five9, Extreme announces Wi-Fi 6E APs, Cloudflare debuts Green Compute for scheduled workloads, and IT vendors report strong quarterly financial results. We analyze these stories and more IT news on today's Network Break podcast.

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Tech Bytes: Get IoT Context And Control With Aruba ESP (Sponsored)

oday's Tech Bytes podcast discusses how to get visibility into, and context for, all the IoT devices connecting wirelessly to your network. Our sponsor is Aruba, and we explore Aruba’s Edge Services Platform, or ESP, and how it delivers hyper-awareness of your IoT environment.

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Tech Bytes: Protecting Public Schools With Fortinet’s Security Fabric (Sponsored)

In this Tech Bytes podcast we talk with Bill Pulte, CIO of the Educational Services Unit (ESU), which provides education services to public schools in Nebraska. Pulte uses multiple Fortinet products, including Fortinet's firewalls and Security Fabric, to help protect school districts across the state. Fortinet is our episode sponsor.

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Network Break 343: Ericsson, Verizon Ink $8.3 Billion 5G Deal; Intel Reports Flat Revenues

This week on the Network Break we examine an $8.3 billion 5G deal between Ericsson and Verizon, Microsoft's CloudKnox purchase to bolster cloud permissions management, research into microprocessors on flexible materials, Intel's underwhelming financial results, and more IT news.

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Tech Bytes: Instrumenting For Hybrid Work With AppNeta (Sponsored)

On today's sponsored Tech Bytes episode, we talk with AppNeta about instrumenting application performance to support on-prem and remote employees in today's hybrid work environment. Our AppNeta guests are Sean Armstrong, VP of Products; and Alec Pinkham Director of Product Marketing.

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Network Break 342: SolarWinds Back In Security Hot Seat; In Defense Of The Fax Machine

Today's Network Break podcast delves into security issues at SolarWinds and SonicWall, discusses a new network offload capability between NVIDIA and Palo Alto Networks, comments on Japanese bureaucrats who refuse to give up their fax machines, and more tech news.

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Tech Bytes: An IT Punch List For Reopening The Office (Sponsored)

If IT thinks it can take the office network out of mothballs and expect everything to be fine when employees show up, think again. On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Netskope, guest Hansang Bae shares a punch list of tasks IT should complete before end users get back to the office.

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Network Break 341: Ransomware Clobbers Kaseya Customers; HPE Buys Zerto For Cloud Data Protection

This week Network Break examines the fallout of the Kaseya breach, HPE's acquisitions of Zerto and Ampool to extend the value of its Greenlake platform, and Fortinet's purchase of a secure software development tool. We also discuss FTC accusations against Broadcom and what a court ruling could mean for Netflix and other content providers in South Korea.

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