Somewhere in my RSS feeds I ended up looking at Visio 2013. Somehow, with all the fuss about Office 2013 it didn’t occur to me that there would be a new Visio. Visio is something of a burden and blessing. A blessing in that it works OK for network diagrams. Like a old soldering iron, […]
I don’t read every IETF RFC but I try look over a lot of them in my RSS reader as they are published. The IETF RFCs are all paginated like this, which is annoying. It’s not good politics to alienate the International audience this way.
It’s my personal suspicion that we might be approaching the start of the Private Cloud era. The herald is probably Microsoft getting their Office 2013 cloud package off the ground. By the time big companies, and especially Microsoft arrive, you realise that the early and exciting phases of public cloud are over.
Omar Sultan writes on the Cisco Data & Cloud blog ….. We continue to strongly support ONF and its efforts related to SDN and our support has and will continue to been demonstrated in tangible ways. One of the elements of the Cisco ONE announcement is onePK, which is an enabling technology and one of the […]
In this Gigaom.com piece, Stacey talks about the arrival of Huawei in America. When Huawei arrived in Europe about three/four years ago, Cisco lost a LOT of business especially when BT and other carriers changed their standard purchase to include Huawei on the approved list. Huawei had a rocky start with widely known hardware failures […]
Someone wrote me and asked “Greg, What do you believe is the future of Networking”. Here is my (mostly) humorous response.
Pondering on data ownership, and whether governements could legally steal data from offshore organisations
I’ve been doing some research into Ethernet and the use of Jumbo frames for some content I’ve been writing and come across something interesting. The documents state that Jumbo frames can only be used on Full Duplex Ethernet connections.
A couple of weeks back I posted this article comparing pricing and features on Cisco Fabric Ethernet Transceivers as a low cost option compared to 10GbaseSR SFP+ optics in when building 10GbE networks – Cisco Nexus 5000 / 2000 Pricing Bundles and Fabric Extension Transceivers (FETs) vs 10GbaseSR SFPs.
roject scopes means that the smallest possible money is spent to achieve the least acceptable outcome. That is, the scope of the project is defined as the smallest possible work to achieve the goal.The goal is often researched, analysed, and reviewed until it is reduced to as small as it can be. That is, the “least acceptable” goal for the business.