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Guru’s Guide to Excel-ing as a Network Engineer

avatar Guru Chahal
Posted on Apr 5, 2018 9:05:22 AM

While it’s tempting to make fun of it, the reality is that Excel is a pretty good tool to consolidate the data from your network in one place, analyze it, generate reports, and much more. Unfortunately, importing data from network appliances into Excel is a laborious, manual process and keeping the data up-to-date is almost impossible.

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Topics: Analytics, Application Performance Monitoring, Network Monitoring, 100% REST API

Make Your New Cloud House a Cloud Home - The State of the Cloud: An Application-Centric Guide to Cloud Migration (Part 3 of 3)

avatar Chris Heggem
Posted on Mar 30, 2018 10:21:25 AM

In the two previous posts in this series, we’ve explained cloud migration using the analogy of moving to a new home. The analogy presents applications as personal belongings and infrastructure as the properties you’re moving between.

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Topics: Application Services, Cloud Migration

Taking Avi Networks Out for a Free Spin on Microsoft Azure!

avatar Abhinav Modi
Posted on Mar 29, 2018 1:59:13 PM

Whether you are shopping for a car or new electronics, experiencing it in action is essential to make an informed decision.

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Topics: Microsoft Azure, Avi Test Drive, Demo

5 Easy Ways to Spot Cloud Washing in Your Load Balancer

avatar Guru Chahal
Posted on Mar 19, 2018 1:13:56 PM

Over the last decade, public cloud has gone from a fringe use case for startups to a mainstream choice for CIOs worldwide. In the past year or two, this trend has gained so much momentum that on-premises hardware appliance vendors are now forced to acknowledge it, rather than their previous tactic of spreading FUD. So here’s the prediction: there is going to be a lot, and I mean A LOT, of “cloud washing”.

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Topics: Public Cloud, Hardware, Cloud Migration, Cloud Washing, What is Cloud Washing, Cloud Washing Load Balancers

Swisslos Improves Application Availability, Performance, and Security at 60% Lower Cost

avatar Chris Heggem
Posted on Mar 13, 2018 12:17:01 PM

To say traffic patterns are “unpredictable” for a lottery company would be an understatement. The larger the jackpot, the larger the spike in traffic. That’s why Swisslos, the Swiss lottery company, decided they couldn’t leave their application infrastructure to chance.

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Topics: Customers, Software Load Balancer, Hardware, WAF

“Think with Portals” Across Hybrid Cloud and Multi-Cloud Environments - The State of the Cloud: An Application-Centric Guide to Cloud Migration (Part 2 of 3)

avatar Chris Heggem
Posted on Mar 7, 2018 9:59:06 AM

 

Migrating to the cloud is a lot like moving to a new house. A measuring tape is vital to ensure your grand piano and other unwieldy pieces of furniture will fit. Many enterprises have loads of legacy applications and technical debt that can’t be ignored when attempting a transition to the cloud.

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Topics: private cloud, Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Migration, Multi-Cloud

Automation, Meet #ChatOps. (What is #ChatOps anyway?)

avatar Steve Allie
Posted on Mar 6, 2018 9:00:54 AM

I’ve spent over 20 years of my career in IT reacting to up-and-coming trends that are meant to “radically transform” the way enterprises do business. My experience has taught me that hype exceeds reality. These trends have merit but are more evolutions—not revolutions—in technology. For example, innovations like virtualization and cloud infrastructure were clearly the future, but took significant time to mature to a point where businesses use them in production at scale.

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Topics: automation, ChatOps

How To Migrate Your Grand Piano from the Data Center to the Cloud - An Application-Centric Guide to Cloud Migration and Digital Transformation (Part 1 of 3)

avatar Chris Heggem
Posted on Feb 27, 2018 1:26:49 PM

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Topics: cloud, Public Cloud, Microservices, Containers, Application Centric, Application Architectures, Digital Transformation, Modernization, Cloud Migration, cloud migration strategy, application migration to cloud

10 F5 iRules Native to the Avi Vantage Platform

avatar Nathan McMahon
Posted on Feb 14, 2018 10:10:40 AM

A journey into lesser known (but still really, really cool) Avi features


The most commonly deployed F5 iRules offer basic functionality, such as HTTP redirects, content switching, or logging. With Avi, that’s table stakes—it’s all point and click functionality. Thankfully, that’s not what this blog post is about. Today, we’re going to explore some of the cool, advanced iRules functions that are all native with Avi Networks.

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Topics: Security, Load Balancing, Software Load Balancer, Policies

Customer Advocacy and Culture at Avi Networks

avatar Ted Ranft
Posted on Feb 12, 2018 9:46:43 AM

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This week we had the chance to come together as a team, toast last year’s success and discuss our ambitious plan for the new fiscal year. As with any high growth company, we do not always take the time to celebrate. Moments to pause and reflect are often lacking as the next mile-marker rapidly approaches on the horizon.

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Topics: Customers, Avi Culture

   
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