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Heavy Networking 533: Packet Pushers Roundtable – SD-Branch, BGP Over QUIC, Bandwidth Avoidance

Today's episode assembles the Packet Pushers to wrangle over a grab bag of ideas including the evolution from SD-WAN to SD-Branch, new compression standards to preserve Internet bandwidth, and the pros and cons of BGP over QUIC.

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Day Two Cloud 060: Charting Global Internet Performance With ThousandEyes (Sponsored)

What's really going on in the cloud? ThousandEyes, our sponsor for this episode, has just released its inaugural Internet Performance Report, which tracks the performance and availability of ISPs, public clouds, CDNs, and DNS across multiple geographical regions. The report measures performance over time and also looks at the current impact of COVID-19 on Internet usage. Angelique Medina, Director, Product Marketing at ThousandEyes, is our guide.

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Tech Bytes: Fortinet’s SASE Is More Than Just The Cloud (Sponsored)

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is an emerging market category. On today's Tech Bytes episode, we examine SASE with sponsor Fortinet, including how Fortinet's flexible consumption model differentiates its SASE offering. Our guest is John Maddison, Executive VP of Products at Fortinet.

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Network Break 295: Arista CloudEOS Edge Joins Multi-Cloud Portfolio; Juniper Announces AI-Powered WAN Assurance

Today's Network Break podcast explores a new multi-cloud offering from Arista, Juniper's WAN Assurance service that leverages Mist AI, and Marvell's Ethernet ASIC line. We also discuss financial results from Juniper, A10 Networks, and F5, plus a space networking update and more.

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Network Break 294: Fortinet, Arrcus Target Multi-Cloud Networking; Innovium Rakes In More ASIC Funding

Today's Network Break analyzes multi-cloud networking announcements from Fortinet and Arrcus, discusses additional venture funding for ASIC-maker Innovium, looks at more consolidation in the SD-WAN market, and debates whether "Internet" should be capitalized.

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Heavy Networking 531: Hyperscale Multi-Cloud Networking With Arrcus (Sponsored)

Today's Heavy Networking podcast examines a new multi-cloud networking product from sponsor Arrcus. Arrcus streamlines and secures multi-cloud networks via its new ArcEdge and ArcOrchestrator products that connect the data center and edge locations to the cloud. Our guest are Keyur Patel, CTO of Arrcus; and Sree Kannan, VP of Product Management.

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Day Two Cloud 058: Using Curiosity And Mistakes To Advance Your Career

Today's Day Two Cloud gets into career advancement with guest Sam Erskine. Curiosity is key, and the mistakes you make can actually lead to new knowledge and opportunities. Sam is head of cloud engagement for a large consulting firm and has worked in a variety of IT roles. He's distilled his career experiences into a helpful five-step process, which we explore.

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Network Break 293: HPE Acquires Silver Peak; Dell Teases VMware Sale

Today's Network Break scrutinizes HPE's big payout for Silver Peak and Dell's plans for a possible sale of VMware. We also discuss new capabilities in VMware Cloud on AWS, a new synthetic monitoring service from Kentik, how NIST thinks "giga" is pronounced, and more.

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Heavy Networking 530: Everything You Need To Know About Wireless ISPs

Today's Heavy Networking dives into wireless Internet Service Providers, or WISPs. WISPs typically serve rural areas that have limited access to fiber or copper, but they also serve metro and urban areas and industrial sectors such as energy. Our guests to inform and instruct us about WISPs are Kevin Myers, Senior Network Architect at IP ArchiTechs; and Cory Steele, Senior Consultant at STIGroup.

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Heavy Networking 529: Demystifying Automation With Low-Code Workflows (Sponsored)

Today's Heavy Networking explores a partnership between Juniper Networks and Anuta Networks to bring low-code network automation to service providers and enterprises. In this sponsored show, we'll dive into how Anuta's ATOM platform integrates with Juniper's NorthStar SDN controller and HealthBot diagnostic software to automate and orchestrate common networking tasks. Our guests are Peter Weinberger, Principal Product Manager at Juniper Networks; and Kiran Sirupa, Head of Marketing at Anuta Networks.

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Network Break 292: Nokia Debuts SR Linux Network OS; AT&T, Cisco Team Up On SD-WAN

On today's Network Break we discuss Nokia's new network OS, examine a Cisco/AT&T partnership on SD-WAN, and analyze Google's pullback from a cloud venture in China. We also cover a new video codec and an image format that will save bandwidth, the rise of online learning, and what Uber's Postmates acquisition can tell us about IT startups.

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Tech Bytes: Intent-Based Networking And The Evolution Of Automation (Sponsored)

Today's Tech Bytes dives into Intent-Based Networking (IBN) as an evolution of network automation. Apstra is our sponsor for this episode and our guest is Mansour Karam, fouder and President. We discuss how IBN advances traditional automation, Apstra's support for open networking, customer use cases, and more.

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Heavy Networking 528: If Automation Is So Great, Why Aren’t More Networks Automated? (Sponsored)

On today's Heavy Networking episode, sponsored by Cisco, we discuss reasons why automation isn't more pervasive, particularly in networking, and look at complications such as source of truth, getting state information, the need for orchestration, and user trust. Our guests are Omar Sultan, Leader, Product Management at Cisco; and Kevin Corbin, Sr. Solutions Engineer at HashiCorp.

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IPv6 Buzz 055: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of IPv6 With Geoff Huston

We discuss the challenges and opportunities of IPv6 with Geoff Huston, APNIC's chief scientist and network analyst nonpareil. Topics include how dual-stack and Happy Eyeballs have papered over v6 deficiencies, why the address space may not be as vast as advertised, and why v6 is still the future.

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