Matt Conran

Opinions expressed by ICN authors are their own.

Matt Conran has more than 17 years of networking industry with entrepreneurial start-ups, government organizations and others. He is a lead Architect and successfully delivered major global greenfield service provider and data center networks. Core skill set includes advanced data center, service provider, security and virtualization technologies. He loves to travel and has a passion for landscape photography.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Matt Conran and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

A new era of campus network design

Overcoming kludges to secure web applications

Overcoming kludges to secure web applications

Nothing is easy when applications lay upon multiple kludges of network architecture and flawed protocols. Without adequate safeguards, security results in a hit and miss approach.

IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

Container security: crafting application identity

Container security: crafting application identity

Containers are not like traditional workloads and as a result, they require a new security model. Traditional methods such as IP address and ACLs are no longer effective.

Why carriers aren't ready for SD-WAN services

Why carriers aren't ready for SD-WAN services

An insider's guide to SD-WAN services.

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