Packet Pushers – Show 31 – Don’t Take It Too Seriously

Topics for this Week

A mixed bag of topics this week, some from people who have written in and some more general topics.

  • Capacity planning a firewall or router – what are the issues and technical limitations
  • Why are we using 1Gb Ethernet ports at the access layer when we don’t need them ?
  • A look at the Skype outage – Skype’s Blog
  • Using EIGRP as the IGP in an MPLS core – why not ?


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Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.

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