Sujal Das

The Advent of the Fourth Wave of Computing

By Sujal Das | Sep 14, 2017

According to a recent Jefferies article, the fourth wave of computing has started and it is being driven by the adoption of IoT with parallel processing as the solution. Tectonic shifts in computing have been caused by major forces dating back to the 1960s. With each shift, new solution providers have emerged as prominent suppliers.

Sujal Das

SmartNICs – Requirements for Successful and Mainstream Deployments

By Sujal Das | Sep 6, 2017

I had the pleasure of attending the Future:Net event in Las Vegas last week. It was invigorating to see the experts in networking technologies come together, including many former colleagues from companies I have worked at in the past. The theme that evolved on the second day was network programmability, focusing on the technologies that are relevant in the server.

Nick Tausanovitch

Netronome Spearheads Broad Community-Driven VNF Acceleration Initiative at OPNFV Mini-Summit

By Nick Tausanovitch | Jun 19, 2017

Recently, I had the pleasure of presenting for Netronome at the Data Plane and VNF Acceleration Mini Summit, which was part of the OPNFV Summit 2017 in Beijing. This session was sponsored by Netronome and hosted by Open-NFP, a worldwide, community-driven organization that enables open and collaborative research in the area of network function processing in server networking hardware.

Ron Renwick

Congratulations! Your Data Center is Now 100 Percent Virtualized

By Ron Renwick | May 25, 2017

…And you are right back to where you were when everything was bare metal, and specific servers ran specific applications.

Ron Renwick

In-band Network Telemetry – It’s Not Rocket Science

By Ron Renwick | May 24, 2017

No matter what application you run or how your network infrastructure is architected, there is always the need to monitor what is actually happening inside your data center. Once upon a time, we would use physical tap ports and other monitoring solutions that assumed packets traversed from a physical switch to a server and back again.