I was reviewing the non-ACI Nexus 9000 products this week and started thinking that the Nexus 9000 will become Cisco’s response to whitebox disruption.
I attended the AWS Summit in London yesterday. Here are some observations in no particular order. Come for the IaaS, Stay for the PaaS. AWS made a strong case about their portfolio of software services such as AWS Lambda, Cloudformation, KMS and Cloudtrail. Its no longer just compute, storage and networking its all about the […]
The mendicant was perplexed. This wasn’t unusual and, truth be told, the mendicant often didn’t understand everything and lived in a constant state of perplexedness. But this time, he was sure of the facts and knew that something was not right. He sighed and went to find the the Master. The Master was communing […]
I found a capture file from 2002. I must have been troubleshooting name resolution of NetBIOS over IPX for print servers because I am only capturing broadcasts on the Ethernet segment. And Wireshark can still open a data format from 15 years ago and render the data. I surely do not miss these days. […]
HP Networking will acquire Aruba and now it is selling 51% stake in H3C to a Chinese venture capital firm. What could this mean for HP Networking customers ? The sale of a controlling interest in H3C means that HP Networking has government support (blessing?) to sell products in China. The Chinese government has been […]
The convergence trend on HTTPS protocol continues to gather momentum. This time it is the venerable WHOIS protocol that is poised to be replaced with RDAP over HTTP.