I was reviewing ESG Dell-EMC Customer Sentiment Analysis report which surveyed 202 IT decision makers about their views on the merger. Here is the headline result: Whatever my or anyone’s opinion of the merger, one thing that no one seems to be discussing in the reduction in competition this brings to the market. Less suppliers […]
It is my privilege to return as a delegate for Network Field Day 11 in Silicon Valley on January 20-22. You can find full details on the event at Tech Field Day page which lists the vendors and delegates in full. Lots of familiar faces and a few new ones.
This website is a fantastic resource for Mac OS X Users. Hundreds of A curated list of shell commands and tools specific to OS X. “You don’t have to know everything. You simply need to know where to find it when necessary.” (John Brunner) https://github.com/herrbischoff/awesome-osx-command-line
Working as an IT Architect often requries fast evaluation of the projects costs to make a rapid judgement on whether the costs exceed the benefit. Most of the time I use a spreadsheet to quickly lay out costs and decide whether it passes the sniff test for ROI. More recently I started using Soulver. Here […]
Adobe reports massive increase in revenue and profits on the back of moving to the cloud. First, let’s have a look at the numbers. Adobe reported a record $1.31 billion in revenue for the quarter, a 22 percent year over year increase. It disclosed record annual revenue of $4.8 billion. Mind you these are significant, but the big number to […]
During the ONUG conference I attended a TechFieldDay event with Versa Networks and an introduction to their Service Provider SD-WAN product.
In the “least surprising security breach” category, Pearson VUE got hacked and your personal details have been taken.
Define “Skull Glitter”
I’ve just finished watching a talk at RIPE71 conference by Karl Brumund for Dyn about real-world experience of building a small-scale datacenter and using automation etc. etc. and it had a lot of great lessons. Really, just great.
Following through on Ivans blog post to show that 1000 VMs per rack is conservative.