Integrating Network Operations Tooling

Daren Fulwell presented on behalf of IP Fabric at the past Networking Field Day. He found out that IP Fabric isn’t the only company with an ecosystem vision. Daren discusses that integrating the tools together from competing companies rather than individually, you will get the full benefit of their capabilities and the data they can share. Check out Daren’s LinkedIn post here!

NFD26: Arista Adds an Automation Architecture and Macro Segmentation to Its Cloud Grade Routing

Yeah, that’s a long title. That’s what Peter Welcher, a Field Day delegate, gets for describing the disparate topics Arista Networks presented at September’s Networking Field Day. Arista Networks started their presentation with a quick overview and then scaled into the cloud routing and next-generation automation architectures! Check out Peter’s post for more!

NFD26: Juniper Adds Sophisticated MIST Functionality

After the recent Networking Field Day event, Dr. Pete Welcher wrapped up his thoughts about the presentations of Juniper Networks on LinkedIn. Welcher attended the event as a delegate, and crafted his opinions on Juniper after watching their presentation. Read the whole post to learn more!

NFD26: NetBeez Update

On LinkedIn, Dr. Pete Welcher presented his thoughts on NetBeez’s new product updates in this piece. He describes all of their recent announcements, as well as their presentations from Networking Field Day, which he attended as a delegate. Read on for more info.

NFD26: Update on Two Cisco Fabric Automation Platforms

From LinkedIn, Dr. Pete Welcher writes about Cisco’s Networking Field Day appearance, which he attended as a delegate. There, he watched how they plan to improve networking fabric automation with two platforms designed to handle the task. Read the post to learn more.

NFD26: Troubleshooting With Riverbed, the Story

The unifying theme for Riverbed is visibility and they have some powerful network management products to show for it. A Field Day delegate, Peter Welcher, describes the story Riverbed demonstrated at Networking Field Day in September along with the demo that was presented. Peter thoroughly describes his thoughts on the latest visibility products provided to him from Riverbed. Check out his post on LinkedIn for more!

NFD26: Kentik Adds Nifty Capabilities

On LinkedIn, Dr. Pete Welcher shares what he learned while attending Networking Field Day as a delegate. This post in particular covers the presentations by Kentik. Read the full post to learn more.

NFD26: PathSolutions TotalView Provides Helpful Network Management

PathSolution’s TotalView is useful for those supporting a small to medium sized network. With easy setup and network discovery, there is a low barrier to trying it out. Peter Welcher, a Field Day delegate, explains how PathSolutions came up with a solution to ease the job of an overworked network manager at the latest Networking Field Day. Read on for more from Peter!

NFD26: ZPE Systems: Combined OOB Functionality in One Box

After attending the latest Tech Field Day as a delegate, Pete Welcher wrote on how ZPE took stuff you might use to remotely manage a site network, modularized it, and made it available in a single set of box platforms. He finds himself wondering if all the ZPE capabilities might provide a case for selectively refreshing your remote management solution to gain functionality. Be sure to check out Pete’s thoughts!

Networking Field Day 25 (#NFD25): IP Infusion

Terry Slattery writes about the IP Infusion presentations from the recent Networking Field Day event in this LinkedIn post. The piece expresses his opinions on the company as developed while watching their presentation as a Field Day delegate. Read the post for the full picture.

Celona Makes CBRS Clear and Understandable

Dr. Avril Salter takes apart the various aspects of Celona’s Mobility Field Day appearance, which she attended as a delegate. This LinkedIn post details how you can use Celona to achieve CBRS deployments without the need for 5G or LTE. Read on for the full picture of the presentation.

In Search of the Network Edge

Dr. Avril Salter details her experience as a delegate at March’s Security Field Day event, specifically her takes from the presentation of VMware, in this article. Her overview hones in on VMware’s Point of Presence (PoPs) solution, and how organizations can use the product to extend powerful compute capabilities to the far-reaching edges of their network. Read on to hear her overall opinions towards VMware PoPs, and be sure to watch VMware’s Security Field Day presentation to learn more about their product.

Three Wow Moments at Security Field Day #5

After attending Security Field Day 5 as a delegate, Dr. Avril Salter found herself particularly impressed with three of the presenters from the event. On her LinkedIn, Dr. Salter writes about her “wow moments” from the event including HashiCorp’s Consul product facilitating the automation of service discovery, Juniper’s use of ATP and Mist AI to identify and handle security threats, and how Kemp’s users of Flowman can look back over stored data to determine if they’ve been compromised. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out Dr. Salter’s thoughts as well as the presentations that she wrote about on the Tech Field Day website!

Review Blog: Good Stuff From Tech Field Day 21

Pete Welcher attended Tech Field Day last March as a delegate and had some thoughts! In a recent post on his LinkedIn, Pete points to his several posts on the event. Thanks to Pete for being a delegate at our events, we look forward to hearing more “good stuff” from him!

Network Field Day 23: Arista’s Latest Technology Innovations

Arista had a lot to bring to Networking Field Day earlier this year, and delegate Pete Welcher was impressed with the scope of updates they had. Specifically, Pete digs into the Arista updates on CloudVision as a service, DANZ Monitoring Fabric, and the Cognitive WiFi intelligence being extended to the Campus. To read all about what Pete is calling “impressive innovations” from the Arista team, check out their presentations on the Tech Field Day website!

Network Field Day 23: Apstra Manages Your Datacenter Fabric

Networking Field Day delegate Pete Welcher has been following Apstra for years, thanks in part to their presence at Tech Field Day since 2016! In a recent post, Pete goes on a deep dive of the Apstra offerings and Networking Field Day presentations. He praises Apstra for their simplicity and highlights some of the advantages of using them such as improving network reliability and decreasing outages. Check out all of Pete’s thoughts as well as the Apstra presentation on our website!

Key Takeaways From the AI Field Day

Kati Lehmuskoski was a delegate at our very first AI Field Day where she heard from companies such as BrainChip, Aruba, and MemVerge! She covered some key takeaways from the event, such as finding suitable talent is hard, AI should only be used if it is needed, and the power of platforms. Thanks for joining us, Kati!

Network Field Day 23: Intel’s Performance-Enhancing Ethernet Chip Technologies

At Networking Field Day, delegate Pete Welcher was impressed with Intel’s presentation highlighting the new features in the powerful Intel 800 series Ethernet chips and NIC’s. Pete writes about Intel’s four main presentation topics including ADQ, NVMEoF, DDP, and Barefoot Networks. For the full analysis of Intel’s presentations check out Pete’s post and for the videos of their presentations head over to the Tech Field Day website!

Networking Field Day 23: Catchpoint Monitors Digital Experience

Catch Peter Welcher’s analysis of Catchpoint’s monitoring system, which was presented at Networking Field Day 23

NFD23: PathSolutions TotalView Provides Multi-Faceted Network Management

As a delegate at Networking Field Day, Pete Welcher was able to see PathSolutions present on their offerings including TotalView. In a recent post, Pete recaps the PathSolutions presentations and writes that TotalView touches several different technical areas, even some past the expected network management like security or telephony. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out the PathSolutions presentations on our website and read Pete’s post breaking them down.