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Stay current with IT news on vendor moves, new products and tech deals in this fast-moving podcast that analyzes the stories that impact Networking Professionals. Get insights and context to stay informed, all in the time it takes to have a (longish) coffee break.

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    • Technology

Stay current with IT news on vendor moves, new products and tech deals in this fast-moving podcast that analyzes the stories that impact Networking Professionals. Get insights and context to stay informed, all in the time it takes to have a (longish) coffee break.

    Network Break 267: Equinix Buys Packet For Bare Metal; Google, Verizon Flirt With Privacy

    Network Break 267: Equinix Buys Packet For Bare Metal; Google, Verizon Flirt With Privacy

    Today's Network Break podcast analyzes Equinix's acquisition of Packet, privacy announcements from Google and Verizon, a US Senate proposal to spend a billion dollars on 5G, and more tech news.

    • 48 min
    Network Break 266: Accenture Buys Symantec Security Services Biz; Cisco Reorganizes Around Intent-Based Networking

    Network Break 266: Accenture Buys Symantec Security Services Biz; Cisco Reorganizes Around Intent-Based Networking

    Today's Network Break analyzes an HPE/Cumulus Networks deal on Ethernet storage switches, yet another open-source network OS project from the Linux Foundation, Accenture's purchase of Symantec's security services biz from Broadcom, a Cisco reorganization of its enterprise networking businesses, and more tech and IT news.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Network Break: The 2019 Wrap-Up Show

    Network Break: The 2019 Wrap-Up Show

    In our last episode of 2019, we cover several follow-ups and discuss news from Google and Cisco, and examine a new industry consortium to connect smart home devices. Have a happy holiday and a great new year and we'll see you in 2020.

    • 30 min
    Network Break 265: Cisco Chips At Broadcom With New ASIC; AWS Gives Networking Some Love

    Network Break 265: Cisco Chips At Broadcom With New ASIC; AWS Gives Networking Some Love

    On today's Network Break we analyze Cisco's new ASIC platform and the 8000 router series, dig into a string of AWS announcements related to networking and security, and discuss new products from Cato Networks and Silver Peak.

    • 1 hr
    Network Break 264: Broadcom’s New Tomahawk 4 Hits 25.6Tbps; Juniper Announces SD-LAN For EX Switches

    Network Break 264: Broadcom’s New Tomahawk 4 Hits 25.6Tbps; Juniper Announces SD-LAN For EX Switches

    Take a Network Break! Broadcom ships its fastest ASIC yet, the 15.6Tbps Tomahawk 4; Juniper Networks gets a new CTO, enables cloud control of its EX switches; and rolls out new CPE; Palo Alto Networks reports its latest quarterly financials, and we cover lots of listener follow-up.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Network Break 263: The Holiday Analyst Party Episode

    Network Break 263: The Holiday Analyst Party Episode

    Today's Network Break is an Analyst Holiday Party. Instead of news coverage, we examine a few broad topics including whether Kubernetes has legs in the enterprise, the complexities of multi-cloud, the recent financial woes of legacy networking vendors, and more. Our party guests are Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research; Brad Casemore, Research VP of Data Center Networks at IDC; and Keith Townsend, founder of The CTO Advisor.

    • 1 hr 20 min

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