Worth Reading: There is no upside to VM colocation

19 July 2022

Contrary to expectation, colocated VMs do not enjoy lower-latency connectivity to each other

Worth Reading: Why Are There So Many Programming Languages?

18 July 2022

I was once asked by a friend of mine back in the 1990’s why there were so many programming languages.

Worth Reading: AWS launches its bid for cloud WAN supremacy

18 July 2022

Aptly-called AWS Cloud WAN, it brings together Amazon’s own cloud connectivity services as well as a whole host of third-party solutions into a single dashboard.

Worth Reading: Telcos have a chance to seize $150B NaaS market

14 July 2022

According to the analyst firm, NaaS adoption is set to skyrocket over the next eight years, with 90% of enterprises having migrated at least a quarter of their network infrastructure to a NaaS model by 2030.

Worth Reading: 5G and edge computing: the winning formula to deliver private networks

14 July 2022

The edge computing model drives resources closer to end users and 5G is a best-of-breed cellular technology standard can be used to attach to those resources. Combined, the range of use cases that the intelligent edge and 5G cellular technology empower can drive significant value capture along a broad range of industries.

Worth Reading: FedEx to close all datacenters by 2024

13 July 2022

The datacenter is dead – at least according to FedEx, which announced plans to close its server farms and transition completely to the cloud, where it hopes to save an estimated $400 million annually.

Worth Reading: NIST Announces First Four Quantum-Resistant Cryptographic Algorithms

13 July 2022

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has chosen the first group of encryption tools that are designed to withstand the assault of a future quantum computer, which could potentially crack the security used to protect privacy in the digital systems we rely on every day — such as online banking and email software.

Worth Reading: Stalloris RPKI Downgrade Attack

12 July 2022

In our recent research, we at the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE, Fraunhofer SIT, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, and Technische Universität Darmstadt considered the impact of malicious publication points on the resilience of RPKI.

Worth Reading: 13 propositions on an Internet for a burning world (1-4)

12 July 2022

So… I did a thing and spent some thought on our Internet today, and how our world is falling apart.

Worth Reading: Unpacking zero-knowledge middleboxes

11 July 2022

There are challenging tensions between users encrypting network traffic and operators enforcing policies about the way their network is used.