Apstra’s NFD19 Experience: Part 2

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Apstra’s NFD19 Experience: Part 2
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Apstra’s NFD19 Experience: Part 2

This blog is the second in part in a series recapping Apstra’s experience presenting at Networking Field Day 19.

I kicked off the technical presentations with a couple of whiteboards (big surprise). While Apstra has presented at NFD before, I firmly believe if we make assumptions about basic knowledge we have the potential to lose half the audience for the rest of the show if we don’t start with the basics.

First, I presented a whiteboard overview of our primary Apstra AOS (Apstra Operating System) reference architecture.

“There Still Seems to Be a Lot to Do”: Investors Talk Valuation and the Future of the PF Market

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“There Still Seems to Be a Lot to Do”: Investors Talk Valuation and the Future of the PF Market
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“There Still Seems to Be a Lot to Do”: Investors Talk Valuation and the Future of the PF Market
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Japan Moves Towards Cashless; Fintech Potential Skyrockets: News Roundup

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Payment Facilitators and PCI: “Everybody Has to Start Somewhere”

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Payment Facilitators and PCI: “Everybody Has to Start Somewhere”
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An organization’s PCI scope – the components of its business that need to be included in an assessment – can have a dramatic impact on the costs for that company to comply with the security standard’s requirements. According to Chris Bucolo, that’s the fundamental reason payment facilitators need to “engage early.”

Game On for Worldpay and Paysafe

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The two brands are joining forces to enhance the world of digital gaming. Or, more specifically, to deliver a seamless payments experience for iGaming operators and consumers alike.

PayPal and Square Grow SB Lending; Paytm and MobiKwik Launch Mirror Initiatives: News Roundup

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