During the ONUG conference I attended a TechFieldDay event with Versa Networks and an introduction to their Service Provider SD-WAN product.
In the “least surprising security breach” category, Pearson VUE got hacked and your personal details have been taken.
Define “Skull Glitter”
I’ve just finished watching a talk at RIPE71 conference by Karl Brumund for Dyn about real-world experience of building a small-scale datacenter and using automation etc. etc. and it had a lot of great lessons. Really, just great.
Following through on Ivans blog post to show that 1000 VMs per rack is conservative.
The US, UK and Australian governments have all introduced legislation that effectively co-opts Internet Providers/Carriers to become legal surveillance arms for secret services. Why are governments pushing forward to use private companies to perform activities that were previously restricted to secret services such as the NSA, GCHQ and DSD ?
I’m standing on my office chair screaming, fist pumping and yelling YES YES YES
As an Enterprise IT person you probably know that today is the day that HP splits into two companies and discards the “deadweight” of the $50 Billion PC and Printer business to “HP Inc” while the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company is expected to be leaner and more focussed on Webscale and Enterprise $50B […]
Intel is entering the networking market as part of its strategy for growth in the years ahead. Here is how.
Define “head down” or “head up”
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I spent two days in Portland getting briefed by Intel’s Data Centre Group (DCG) as part of an influencer program. This article considers how Intel is fuelling the migration to Software Defined Infrastructure (I feel I can say that without any irony or sarcasm) and particularly how networking is a … [Read More...]
Amazon Internet of Things PaaS platform was announced yesterday with the buzz line "Cloud Services for Connected Devices". AWS IoT is: a complete software stack for managing devices and endpoints. partnerships with limited number of hardware companies for software integration. … [Read More...]
I've been working on a design for a client who is building a web application to operate at scale. Before I finalise the design I'm looking to get some review and comments from a wide range of people. Therefore I present an outline of a segmented front end load balancer design here and ask for your … [Read More...]
In the middle of 2014, Justin Warren sent me a series of interview questions on the topic of why I hate ITIL so much. The process of writing a response got me ... um, motivated and spat a substantial amount of bile. Here it is. Why do you hate ITIL so much? How did you arrive at this point of … [Read More...]
@FStevenChalmers left three questions on the Do Networking Vendors Make Their Own Products ? - EtherealMind post. Question One Question One: This disaggregation tends to work best when there's a single ASIC family for the software vendors to focus on. In servers, one price of disaggregation has … [Read More...]
Customers want to use Linux as the Network Operating System (NOS) on their switches and routers for many reasons. Takeaways Linux has provisioning tools that they want to use i.e. Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc. Linux has a lower overall cost, especially lower capital cost which makes human … [Read More...]