Can Kubernetes Avoid Being OpenStack 2.0?

Kubernetes and its various commercial manifestations are getting much attention from the vendor community these days, much like OpenStack did in 2014-2016. Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications. What’s important about Kubernetes is that all the major cloud providers, such as Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon […]

Driven by ONUG and the IT Community, the Future of SD-WAN Depends on Responsible Service Provider Delivery

by Kevin O’Toole Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has come a long way since ONUG ignited the conversation about the market and practical use cases for this promising new technology just four years ago. Eighty-seven percent of 800 network management executives use or plan to use SD-WAN within the next two years, according to a […]

How AI will transform your Wi-Fi

I’ve always had a lot of respect for veterinarians, because they are masters at solving problems based purely on fuzzy symptoms that their patients cannot explain: where it hurts, how long it’s been hurting, and what events led up to the problem. Many times the patients don’t even know they are sick. Yet a vet […]

Evaluating Architectural Approaches to Micro-Segmentation

The concept of segmentation has existed ever since we started connecting data centers to each other. In the early days, firewalls controlled what was able to get in from the outside. Perimeter firewalls are still a critical part of protecting the data center and that will never go away, despite the dissolving perimeter. As networks […]