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Wireshark 2.6.2 available in the repository for CentOS 7

This is the first maintenance release of Wireshark 2.6. The repository will bring you to version 2.6.2 automatically. If you haven’t already added the 1310nm.net Wireshark repository, follow the instructions in Wireshark on CentOS7 (TL;DR version). Run yum update to get the latest repository information, and upgrade to the most recent Wireshark version. Updated 19…

1310nm.net announces First Customer Contract Start

Press Release: Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, UK. 2nd July 2018 Thirteen-ten nanometre networks Ltd (1310nm.net) are pleased to announce that today marks the start of delivery for their first customer contract. They will be working with a leading SD-WAN company to deliver contract consultancy services to cover deployment of their solution. The solution will cover…

Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5bn

Microsoft has splashed out again. They have just acquired open-source source code management and sharing platform GitHub for $7.5bn. GitHub has a community of 28 million developers and hosts 85 million repositories of code. GitHub is used to host some of the most significant open-source projects, including Ansible, Kubernetes and many others. Microsoft’s last major purchase was…

Telefonica expands Nuage solution with SDN for data centers

Spain‘s Telefonica Espana has selected Nokia‘s Nuage Networks to provide the SDN infrastructure for datacenter modernisation programme. This adds to the current SD-WAN deployment they made in 2017. (Nokia’s Nuage Networks SD-WAN selected to transform Telefónica business service) The deployment will use a spine and leaf architecture, as with most modern datacenter deployments. The design deploys…

Vertel uses Nuage SD-WAN to connect Australia

Australia‘s Vertel has partnered with Nokia‘s Nuage Networks division to deliver an SD-WAN service for Vertel’s customers in July 2018. Vertel specialises in providing network services using next-generation wireless networks. They use a combination of both fiber and microwave networks to connect their services to their customers. The press-releases quote both Vertel: “We undertook a…

How to enter that VMware BIOS Setup Prompt

Using virtualised systems and dev-ops processes means that most of the time it is easier to build something afresh using templates and tools than to make changes to an existing environment. But sometimes, you do need to make those changes. And if that change requires an alteration to the BIOS configuration, that can be challenging.…

Wireshark 2.4.6 on CentOS 7 available via repository

Note: 19 July 2018 The repository has been updated with Wireshark 2.6.2 This is the maintenance release of Wireshark 2.4. The repository will automatically update to version 2.4.6. If you want to use it, add the repository following the instructions in Wireshark 2.4 on CentOS7 (TL;DR version) Run yum update to get the latest repository…