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TheBrothersWISP 36 – Telecom Mergers, Hidden System Accounts, Brocade, hEX

This week has Greg, Mike, and Tomas(just before he caught a flight), doing a little news updating. We spoke a lot about telecom providers acquiring each other, and why we think it may be happening(spoiler alert, we complain about it hehe). We also talk a little about hardware and security.

Topics include:

  • Trango hidden root account
  • WISP-Router closed up shop
  • Baicells supporting VXLAN
  • Cambium ePMP to support MAC-Telnet/MAC-SSH
  • Centurylink to acquire L3 $34B in cash
  • Crown Castle buys FPL FiberNet $1.5B
  • Private Equity buys Intelliquent (former Neutral Tandem, GTT bought the IP network)
  • CenturyLink sells DataCenters
  • Windstream buys Earthlink
  • GTT buys Hibernia
  • Lumos buys Clarity
  • Tomas Slovakian Outage
  • Mikrotik hEX V3
  • Broadcom acquiring Brocade
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    Wispapalooza 2016 – Hardware Wrapup

    Greg, Mike, Miller, and Tom talk about some of the hardware at this year’s Wispalooza; and yes Miller…we talk about LTE hehehe.

    This cast we talk about:
    LTE
    Siklu\Vubiq
    LTU and other UBNT gear
    RF Elements
    Amarillo Wireless
    IPTV
    Mikrotik
    IgniteNet
    Mimosa
    BrightWiFi
    Cambium Networks
    Mimosa
    Final Thoughts

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    TheBrothersWISP 35 – Blocking ICMP, Wireshark/Mikrotik Packet Sniffer, Open Compute Networking

    Greg, Tomas, and Alex do their best to pretend WISPAPALOOZA didn’t happen(since they were the only ones who didn’t get to go). This one is less news and more conversation/speculation.

    This cast we talk about:
    Budapest MUM
    Unimus in open beta
    Blocking ICMP
    Using wireshark with Mikrotik Packet Sniffer
    Using prefix-length in your route filters
    Open Compute Project – Networking
    Open Compute on packet pushers

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    TheBrothersWISP 34 – 10Gb Wireless, Mikrotik Vs Ubiquiti Marketing/Use-case/User Experience, Breaches And DDoS

    Greg, Tom, Tomas, Alex, and Andrew Cox talk about soooo many things. We get in a spirited debate about who uses Mikrotik and the ease of interface vs how marketing plays into the decision making process. It’s pretty amazing I gotta say. Warning, the end of days may be upon us…Tomas actually promoted QuickSet hehehehe.

    Topics Include:
    UBNT AircontrolV2 released out of beta
    Vubiq HaulPass v10G
    ELVA-1’s PPC-10G (10 Gbps Ethernet) millimeter wave radio links
    Mikrotik 6.38rc7 LLDP support & Hardware STP on CRS
    Mikrotik website redesign
    Mikrotik V7 alpha 134
    Mikrotik Scripting with SNMP
    Yahoo hack
    LeekedSource – useful for leak checking
    https://haveibeenpwned.com/
    lastpass.com
    Krebsonsecurity ddos

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