Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 9th Nov 09:
- ITU: Grabbing a piece of the IPv6 pie? – Ivan opens up on the ITU and it’s intention to grab some of the Internet, possibly led by the Chinese government. Is it time to grab your women, bible, guns and head to Montana ?
- Aaronís Worthless Words ª Blog Archive ª ISCS Notes ñ Access List Resequencing -This is why I read blogs. It helps to learn things that you don’t otherwise find out about. Aaaron talks about the ACL renumbering with an IOS CLI trick.
- Cisco vs. the World: Rough Seas Ahead? -As I wrote recently, Cisco is going head to head with companies like HP and IBM. Is Cisco able to compete with full service companies ? My guess is that Cisco will change radically in the next three to five years while attempts to match the responses from HP / IBM / everyone else who will be impacted.
- Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment – Cisco Capital Finance – Cisco Systems -Cisco has nearly completed the overhaul of the system that allows resellers to easily sell refurbished Cisco equipment. If you are looking to save some money, and don’t need the latest kit, this might be a good option.
- OpenOfficeMouse: The Multi-Button Application Mouse for OpenOffice.org –
It’s a joke. Surely. An eighteen button mouse ?
- Cisco Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 32 PISA Data Sheet [Cisco … -
The CiscoÆ CatalystÆ 6500 Supervisor Engine 32 Programmable Intelligent Services Accelerator (PISA) delivers superior deep packet inspection, application awareness, security, availability, and manageability services for the networks of small and medium-sized business, enterprises, and service providers.
I think that just about covers everyone on the planet. Why bother to put it there ? Stupid crappy marketing – instead of saying nothing, they had to say ANYTHING.
- Is ìQuality of Lifeî a legitimate IT operations metric? ´ Xsigo Virtual I/O Blog
-Answer: Yes. ???That which makes me work less is worth more.
The problem is, how do you factor this into your decision making? Some might say that soft costs cannot be accurately predicted and quantified, and therefore cannot be factored in. But thereís no doubt they become part of the benefit thatís ultimately achieved. So whatís your view? Do you factor in quality of life to your operational decisions, or is it all hard metrics?