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 Expiration – how to detect and notify that routes are no longer valid.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.
Some time ago, I was asked to work with a Cloud Provider to establish a budget for a potential project. I was unable to set a project budget because there was no way of capping the cost and meeting a budget. This is how the conversations with the sales representative went when discussing “How much […]
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’m more than annoyed about paying for IPsec VPN client licensing. Uncle John screws up the company and now we have to pay for it. This calls for a poster.
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.