Network visibility is difficult design problem. After years of research and customer engagements, Ive been able to prove that network visibility can be reduced to two states. I present the results in this chart.
It is often said that there are only problems in the design of IP Routing protocols. Propagation – how routes are notified to all elements on the network. Expiration – how to detect and notify that routes are no longer valid. But most people quickly realise that silent third problem – recursion. […]
Being a Network Engineer is a hazardous and even dangerous profession yet the Health and Safety division doesn’t seem to care about the network damage and prevention.
It’s time for us to stand up and start our own ITIL-compliant safety campaign. I’ve prepared the following handy sign for you to print and place on your cubicle wall to remind you to be safe out there.
The answer that you get from your vendor is never a __YES__ , or, not directly. This handy guide is the eight levels of vendor acceptance where answers
I did this a while back, but with Cisco recently announcing the VXI thin client desktops in the last week or so, it seems more relevant that ever. Enjoy.