IPv6 is badly designed. Constant updates make us uncertain. Lack of features make us unwilling.
But I’ve been reading whitepapers about the possible future of 5G networking and its becoming clear to me that the larger part of any private WAN (if you have one at all) is going to be wireless in the next ten years.
You don’t hear much about successful “Private Clouds” because they aren’t done in public. Two takeaways. People are talking a lot about public cloud because its good business not necessarily because its good technology  Private Clouds are being successfully deployed in vast numbers and no one is talking about them. This is also good […]
Intel is entering the networking market as part of its strategy for growth in the years ahead. Here is how.
Amazon Internet of Things PaaS platform was announced yesterday with the buzz line “Cloud Services for Connected Devices”. I am comparing the strategic differences with Cisco Fog Computing.
I present an outline of a segmented front end that avoids the limitations of the traditional load balancer designs. It allow horizontal scaling of for multi-10Gb ISP service, resiliency, redundancy at a fraction of the cost of conventional design.
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 […]
In which I respond to three questons hardware & software disaggregation.
Why do you want Linux on a network switch ? Mostly its about enhancing your career.
Today you design resilient, redundant networks with what you have. Tomorrow, we need networks that use using software and freedom to be predictable and safe.