Heavy Networking from Packet Pushers

Heavy Networking from Packet Pushers

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Heavy Networking 689: Prepping For Certification Exams With Mary Fasang
July 07, 2023

Certifications are a part of life in IT. On today’s Heavy Networking we explore preparation strategies with guest Mary Fasang, who you might know as the Network Green Girl or the Running Green Girl on

Heavy Networking 688: Packet-Level Fundamentals With Chris Greer
June 30, 2023

Today on Heavy Networking, networking fundamentals. By that, I’m getting at skills that were once taken for granted. If you were a networker back in the day, you understood TCP reasonably well. Probab

HN687 Juniper CORA Coherent Optics Enabling IPoDWDM
June 27, 2023

Bandwidth solves all network problems and DWDM coherent optical networks are a significant step in efficiency and cost. Coherent SFP optic modules installed into routers replace the DWDM transponders

Heavy Networking 686: Juniper Cloud-Native Contrail Networking CN2 (Sponsored)
June 16, 2023

Today we’re going deep on software-defined networking for containers and OpenStack with sponsor Juniper Networks. Juniper has revamped its approach to secure networking for telcos and telco cloud-deli

Heavy Networking 685: Opengear With Zero Trust Approach in the Out of Band (sponsored)
June 14, 2023

The focus on operational management of infrastructure has been intense. Instead of arguing over speeds, feeds and port density, more and more customers are buying software that operates our networking

Network Break 434: Cisco Licensing To Get Simpler, Bluecat Buys Again, Hashicorp Money Problems, and Itential Pops A Release
June 12, 2023

Take a Network Break: Drew is on holiday (again) and Ethan shows up. Who knew he was still around ? We start with FU, Cisco Live was underwhelming announcing a new focus simplicity and that customers

Heavy Networking 684: What To Do With Your E-Waste?
June 09, 2023

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a growing problem. By some estimates, 50 to 70 million tons of e-waste is generated every year, and that number is growing. While much of that tonnage is consumer elec

Heavy Networking 683: Palo Alto Networks Integrates AIOps Into ADEM For Faster Remediation (Sponsored)
June 06, 2023

What’s wrong with the network? Before you can answer that question, you have to ask “Which network?” The campus? A branch WAN link? Or maybe it’s an end user working from home trying to access an app

Heavy Networking 682: Automating Upgrades And Ensuring Compliance With BackBox (Sponsored)
June 02, 2023

Network automation anyone can use is the theme of today’s Heavy Networking. So if you’ve been fearful because you’re a network engineer but not a coder, fear not. There are other network automation ap

Heavy Networking 681: Under The Hood Of Formula 1 Networking
May 26, 2023

Formula 1 is, in my opinion, the premier auto racing series in the world. F1 cars are bleeding edge technical marvels, wrapping exotic hybrid drivetrains and a complex aerodynamics package around a ce