I’ve spent the last 20 years in IT and some of the fondest memories are when I had the privilege of being a Tech Field Day Delegate. Sure, I had a full-time job as a Senior Cisco Instructor at a learning partner but by night I was blogging and tweeting, studying for the CCIE Security, […]
Aruba is making a big push with their new 8400 series data center switch. It’s a marvel of modern engineering with impressive hardware and software built to help modern enterprises succeed. Brandon Carroll takes a look at what makes the 8400 special and how it will help network professionals build on a platform for the future.
This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Viptela SD-WAN Tech Talk Spring 2016” Today’s network has evolved over the years. Modern networks use software defined technologies to enhance service delivery, build in consistency, and lower costs. We’ve seen this happen in large part in the data center. While the data center is one […]
This is post 6 of 6 in the series “ONUG Spring 2016 Tech Talks” The Open Networking User Group met in Mountain View at the Intuit Campus for their Spring 2016 conference. Many topics were discussed with use-cases posted up on the wall in the main conference room. Among them was one of particular interest […]
This is post 1 of 6 in the series “ONUG Spring 2016 Tech Talks” How does networking impact storage and compute in our networks today? In my opinion the discussion has to revolve around Network functions virtualization (NFV). Network functions virtualization is the concept of replacing dedicated network appliances with a virtual equivalent on commercial […]