Freelance – the term for a Knight of honour that is not pledged to a Lord. Modern Use: person who pursues a profession without a long-term commitment to an employer ((Wikipedia)) On the contest field, each Knight would pledge his lance to the Lord who owns his fealty. A Knight with no such pledge was […]
Archives for September 2008
“velvet rut” describes operational practice in a network that hasn’t changed in along time. Typically, some action that is done that way “because it’s always done that way”. Because it works and the world is a happy place therefore the practice must be a good one. Being stuck in a rut is no excuse for […]
Press release at Secure Computing website confirming that they have been sold to McAfee – its a sad day when one of the best security technology companies gets the kiss of death.
I was thinking over the integration of an IT Engineering team to provide a cloud computing services. While discussing team responsibilities and operational “edges” I realised how divisive and dysfunctional FCoE will be to a team.