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.
This is a quick follow up to a post I made a bit ago about rumored changes to Juniper’s security portfolio. I left that article with one big question in my mind. Is Juniper on the verge of shuttering their entire security portfolio, including the SRX firewall platform and Firefly Perimeter (vSRX)? The answer to that […]
I’ve been working with Juniper SRX firewalls, MX routers, and EX switches for over a year now. I don’t spend a ton of time at the CLI. Mostly, I have some project I need to accomplish, so I do my homework, mock up in a lab what I’m able to, and wing the rest. Usually, that gets […]
This is one of a multi-part series on the Ethernet switching landscape I wrote to support a 2-hour presentation I made at Interop Las Vegas 2014. Part 1 of this written series appeared on NetworkComputing.com. Search for the rest of this series. Ethernet switches have been a focal point of software defined networking. As some […]
From the near-religious fervor still surrounding certifications after all these years, I know that many see achieving a cert as a way to career success. Possibly “the” way. If you believe that, I would counter with this idea: professional certifications are perhaps a means to an end, but are not the goal. The goal is […]
This is a summary of bringing up an IPSEC site to site VPN tunnel between a Cisco ASA firewall we’ll call EAST running ASA 8.2(1) and an Juniper SRX 650 firewall we’ll call WEST running Junos 11.4R7.5. Not the most elegant blog post in the world, but rather a summary along with config files that worked in my […]
I spotted a tweet earlier this week describing a Junos Genius app. Junos Genius is a free app of flashcards designed to help Juniper certification candidates bolster their knowledge. The app includes several different categories of knowledge and delivers questions in a multiple choice format. The question is presented. You choose your answer. You’re told […]