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Breach Presumption: The East-West Data Center Security Problem

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A recurring trend in security briefings I've taken over the last year is that breaches are assumed. If you don't assume your infrastructure has been breached, you're ignorant, and probably willfully so. Ostrich, meet sand. A weird response my brain had to this is to ponder that if we've lost the war, why are we still fighting?

Is SD-WAN Simply WAN Optimization Evolved? Not Exactly.

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Consumers evaluating SD-WAN shouldn't think of it as a WAN optimization replacement, at least not exactly. These are different technologies, although it might be fair to think of SD-WAN as the successor to WAN optimization. SD-WAN and WAN optimization are compatible technologies, but not interdependent technologies.

Introducing the Citizens of Tech Podcast

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Citizens of Tech is not a show about gadgets and apps, at least not specifically. It's not a show about networking. It's not a constipated show about IT. Rather, it's a show for nerds who like science, gaming, books, contrarian thinking, entertainment, space exploration, transportation, energy, complex world problems, and anything else that's somehow technology-related. Sure, that might include...

IPv6 — Still No Love?

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When IPv6 becomes a business problem, and not a technical one, it will start seeing serious adoption in the enterprise. A lack of available IPv4 addresses and expensive aftermarket pricing might start driving North America towards broad IPv6 adoption. Finally.

Is Juniper The Next Cisco?

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Juniper flexed its muscles at the Innovation Showcase held in March 2015. What did they talk about? What does it mean for their customers going forward? I perform an introductory analysis.

News Analysis: CloudGenix, LightCyber, VMware, Meru

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This week, Greg and I decided to do a review of some of the briefings we received via an audio recording. We published the audio on the Packet Pushers Community Show feed, which you can subscribe to specifically on iTunes or access via the Packet Pushers Fat Pipe iTunes feed. Here's a summary of my take on these briefings.

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