The Fat Pipe Of The Packet Pushers Podcasts

The most popular shows from the Packet Pushers Podcast Network in one feed. 1-The Weekly Show (network engineering). 2-Priority Queue (even more network engineering). 3-Datanauts (the full IT stack including cloud). 4-Network Break (IT news and analysis from the week). 5-Briefings In Brief (interesting vendor stories in 15 minutes or less).


Network Break 347: Cisco Acquires Container App Monitor; Intel Unwraps Mount Evans IPU

It’s the Network Break! This week we analyze Cisco’s $500 million acquisition of Espagon, which monitors container-based and serverless applications. We also drill into Intel’s announcement of Mount Evans, an Infrastructure Processing Unit (IPU) designed to offload network and storage functions from the CPU.
Cloudflare shares how it thwarted the largest DDoS attack it’s seen to date, and we parse the tea leaves of Cisco’s Q4 financial results. Greg Ferro is joined by guest analyst Johna Till Johnson, CEO and founder of Nemertes Research. You can hear more from Johna on the Heavy Strategy podcast.
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Tech Bytes: Kentik
Stick around for a Tech Bytes conversation about network observability. In particular, we get into the automation of performance testing and synthetic transactions for network monitoring. Our sponsor is Kentik and our guest is Avi Freedman, CEO and co-founder of Kentik.
Show Links:
Cisco Advances Full-Stack Observability Strategy with Intent to Acquire Epsagon – Cisco Blogs
Cisco beefing up app monitoring portfolio with acquisition of Epsagon for $500M – TechCrunch
IPU and Mt. Evans – Architecture Day 2021 – Intel Technology – YouTube
Cloudflare thwarts 17.2M rps DDoS attack — the largest ever reported – Cloudflare
Tech Bytes: DDOS and State Exhaustion With NETSCOUT – Packet Pushers
Cisco Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2021 Earnings – Cisco Systems


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