Renewing Juniper’s Enterprise Focus

In this post, Jordan Martin discusses what he hopes to see at Networking Field Day Exclusive at Juniper NXTWORK 2019.


[Sponsored] No Tunnels – No Overlays – All the Secure Routing – 128 Technology

What if you get all the features of SD-WAN, without all the tunnels and overlays. This keeps overhead low while still offering traffic encapsulated and secure. In this video from Jordan Martin, he looks at how 128 Technology makes that possible.


Software Defining Industrial and IoT Networks

The Internet of Things (IoT) often gets represented as consumer grade cameras, sensors, thermostats, and appliances. While this certainly is a notable portion of the IoT market, it neglects the more mission-critical side of IoT which has its roots firmly planted in the heart of industrial networking. In this post, Jordan Martin takes a look at the new products he saw at Tech Field Day Extra from Cisco Live US 2019 that focus specifically on those use cases.


Off the Cuff – NFD20 Wrap Up

From a rainy recording in Silicon Valley, Jordan Martin gathered together some fellow delegates from Networking Field Day to discuss what they heard at the event. They run down each presenter and discuss what stood out and struck their interest. Guests include Mario Gingras, Nick Shoemaker, Richard McIntosh, Brian Gleason, and Drew Conry-Murray.


VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network Fulfills the SDN Promise

At Networking Field Day Exclusive with VMware, Jordan Martin saw how the company’s Virtual Cloud Network integrates different domains into a coherent orchestration and policy engine. For him, it delivers on the initial promises made by software-defined networking.


Off the Cuff – NFD17 Wrap Up

In the most recent “Off the Cuff” episode of Network Collective, the crew discussed what they saw at Networking Field Day last week. What happens when six delegates sit on a podcast together? Magic!


Automatic Product Pitch Generator

John Herbert shares some fun for your next enterprise networking event, including a Networking Buzzword Generator and a buzzword bingo card! In the words of the buzzword generator: Our ground-breaking Next Generation Networking product predictively automates your environment through RESTful APIs, a single pane of glass, and network modeling.


Off The Cuff – Conferences And Social Media For Engineers

The Network Collective Podcast panel at Cisco Live US discusses the career changing value of conferences and social media for network engineers.


Kindred Healthcare Highlights Viptela SD-WAN Benefits

Jordan Martin was impressed to hear Kindred Healthcare praise the benefits of SD-WAN with Viptela. For one, they were seeing cost reduction of 25% at their largest sites after the switch. He really appreciates that Viptela seems to be customer focused first. This is a really great real world study on how Viptela’s SD-WAN solution can make a difference.


Thoughts On The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Solution

Thoughts On The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Solution


End-To-End Network Segmentation On SD-WAN Networks

End-To-End Network Segmentation On SD-WAN Networks


Open Networking User Group – Fall 2015 – Thursday

Open Networking User Group – Fall 2015 – Thursday


The Many Definitions Of Open Networking

The Many Definitions Of Open Networking


NFD9 Homework: CloudGenix

NFD9 Homework: CloudGenix


Jordan Martin

Jordan Martin, CCIE #43772, is a Technical Solutions Architect at World Wide Technology focusing on SD-WAN and enterprise networking. Jordan also co-founded and hosts the popular Network Collective podcast. When not at work talking about, writing about, designing, or deploying networks, Jordan is a husband and father of 3 and resides near Allentown, PA.