I was working with a PR person who asked me about some software tools. They wanted to know why I didn’t consider these tools anymore.
I was intrigued and excited about the Junipers announcement last week of QFabric. I was vaguely aware of TRILL and Cisco implementation (Fabric Path), but came to the table (so to speak) with no pre-conceptions of what I might expect. SCI-FI – Is this just me? Is the Q in QFabric taken from sci-fi [...]
So Nokia and Microsoft have joined to make phones. Some Observations.
Have you ever wondered why there are three states in the 802.1d Spanning Tree Standard ?
People have asked what applications I’m using on my iPad.
Are all networking books over 10 years old obsolete? Kevin Bovis a Technical Services Director with Cisco Gold Partner provides 10 examples that would suggest that some networking books are worth keeping and can provide a bit of credibility to an ageing Technical Manager.
If the VMware vFabric speculation is true, then the service focussed data centre designs just got very, very, interesting.
Recently ciscoblog.com got a takedown notice from Cisco lawyers and then acted all offended when asked to handover the name. What, you didn’t see it coming ?
Thinking through the impact of the breakup between Cisco and HP as announced on Silicon Angle.
A number of switch vendors have announced (and they are certainly hoping) that 10Gb Ethernet is the THING for 2010. Really ?