Greg Ferro

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Heavy Networking 483: SD-WAN Incompetence, Myths, And Fallacies

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are trying to sell SD-WAN services by convincing you that you don't have the staff, training, or competence to operate an SD-WAN. On today's Heavy Networking, Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks pick this argument apart to see if there's anything to it.

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Heavy Networking 480: WTF Is Digital Transformation?

Today's Heavy Networking tries to leak some of the hot air out of the term "digital transformation" to see what this term really means for IT and the business, and what the impact of transformation might be on engineers responsible for such initiatives. Our guests are Paul Beyer, Infrastructure Architect; Tobias Metz, Consultant Network Engineering & Training Coordinator; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, Senior Network Architect.

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Heavy Networking 479: Scaling Up Your DDoS Protection With Juniper Networks And Corero (Sponsored)

On today's sponsored Heavy Networking, we talk with Juniper Networks and Corero about how they've partnered on a unique solution to thwart DDoS attacks at the network edge using Juniper's MX routers and Corero's SmartWall Threat Defense Director (TDD). The solution can be used by service providers, enterprises, and in the cloud. Our guests are Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero; and Mark Denny, Product Manager, Senior Staff at Juniper Networks.

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Tech Bytes: Implementing Sensible Network Segmentation With Tufin (Sponsored)

Today's Tech Bytes podcast looks at how to implement sensible network segmentation to ensure compliance with security policies and accelerate business agility. Tufin is our sponsor, and we speak with guest Sagi Bar-Zvi, Strategic Pre-Sales Manager at Tufin.

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Heavy Networking 478: Leveraging LTE For SD-WAN With Cradlepoint (Sponsored)

Today's Heavy Networking show is sponsored by Cradlepoint, which provides wireless WAN networking. Our guest Marc Bresniker, VP of Product Management, joins us to discuss using LTE for WAN connections including IoT, and to explore the benefits of using Cradlepoint's LTE solutions as part of your SD-WAN strategy.

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Hey Dropbox, I Don’t Want The Bloat. Or the Constant Ads.

TL-DR: Dropbox is harassing me about new products. Combined with poor performance of their bloated app and enormous waisting of my disk space, I’m getting close to quitting. I want to use Dropbox to synchronise files between my various devices aka desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone for quite some time. I like it enough to […]

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