The Fat Pipe Of The Packet Pushers Podcasts

The Fat Pipe Of The Packet Pushers Podcasts

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Heavy Networking 564: Seven Engineers At The Community Roundtable
February 26, 2021

Today's Heavy Networking episode is a grab bag of topics delivered in our community roundtable format. Five engineers join Ethan Banks and Greg Ferro to talk about subjects including IPv6, SmartNICs, firewall rule management, becoming a manager,

Tech Bytes: Monitoring Remote Access VPN Performance With ThousandEyes (Sponsored)
February 24, 2021

On today's Tech Bytes podcast, we talk with sponsor ThousandEyes about monitoring remote access VPNs to get a clearer picture of connectivity and performance issues and to speed troubleshooting. Our guest is Alex Cruz Farmer,

Day Two Cloud 086: AWS Succession – Does It Matter Who’s The Next CEO?
February 24, 2021

AWS needs a new CEO now that Andy Jassy has been tapped to run the Amazon mothership. Does the cloud giant need a high-powered, Type-A successor to drive AWS's growth, or is it now so dominant that a ham sandwich could run the company?

Network Break 321: Palo Alto Buys Bridgecrew For IaC Security; Azure Steps Up Its Firewall Game
February 22, 2021

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 g...

Tech Bytes: InterBank Invests In Aruba EdgeConnect To Speed Branch Performance (Sponsored)
February 22, 2021

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 ...

Heavy Networking 563: Automating Documentation With Ansible, Genie, And Jinja2
February 19, 2021

On today’s Heavy Networking, we explore how to get network data you reference all the time and store it in a CSV using Ansible, the Genie parser, and Jinja2. Our guide for how to assemble these gears and get them cranking is John Capobianco,

Day Two Cloud 085: Hosting Your Infrastructure Code In The Cloud
February 17, 2021

Let’s say I host my Infrastructure as Code provisioning stuff locally. It works. It’s nearby. I feel in control. Are there good reasons I should move that stuff to the cloud? Here to help us sort the pros and cons of that question is Calvin Hendryx-Par...

Heavy Networking 562: Juniper’s Paragon Automation Portfolio Prioritizes Service Experience (Sponsored)
February 16, 2021

In today’s sponsored show with Juniper Networks, we dive into Juniper's Paragon product portfolio, which measures service quality for critical applications. The portfolio allows service providers and enterprises to get deeper visibility into,

Network Break 320: Juniper Rebrands Service Provider Automation Offerings; Fortinet Gets SASE With Latest OS
February 16, 2021

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,

Tech Bytes: MSSP Partners With Fortinet To Deliver Secure SD-WAN (Sponsored)
February 15, 2021

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.