Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 13th Apr:
- Just Observations, Not Assertions: Cisco’s Problem with Management is Management – Now, while this guy works for Brocade and he is definitely taking a shot at Cisco from a competitive perspective, there is now doubt that he makes some very good points. Cisco Network Management tools are complete trash. Primary evidence of this can be found in the universal bile from people I speak to about how bad Cisco Works is. Secondary evidence is seen is the number and size of the Network management applications that exist in the market.
Because Cisco consists of several business units who compete with each other, the network management strategy has not worked. Even Cisco Works software tools are aligned with each business unit (WAN, LAN, Security and so on).
Read and enjoy.
- The Service Provider IGP Question: OSPF or Integrated IS-IS? | Packet Rancher – A recent Cisco Blogger, Packetrancher is writing mostly on Service Provider. Focussing on opinions rather than technology and he is good at it. Go and check out his blog.
This article is about choosing OSPF or IS-IS for a Service Provider network.