Netrounds offers testing, monitoring, and troubleshooting of your network through the use of active agents.  These agents are offered in a variety of deployment options, from cloud, to containers, to on-premises virtual machines, to linux applications, to physical equipment.  The addition of physical equipment interests me because it enables you to test beyond the wire and into the WiFi.  With the slew of deployment options available, you are given the opportunity to test through a client experience from their wireless device, through the switches, routers, firewalls, IPS, VPN tunnel, to your cloud provider and verify the experience is meeting your target performance metrics. Continue reading

Cumulus Linux and NetQ


I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Cumulus Networks at Networking Field Day 17.  Pete Lumbis gave an engaging whiteboarding session followed up with a demonstration of Cumulus Linux and NetQ.  Now, this is my first time seeing a whitebox vendor in action, so to say it piqued my interest is a bit of an understatement.

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