You’ve got your solution and you’re ready to implement it. Now, stop and ask yourself what you’re actually trying to accomplish. Ivan Pepelnjak takes a look at the reasons why you really want to make sure that you’re actually trying to solve the right problem with the solution in your hands.
Have you tested your network resilience recently? Like, really tested it? If you haven’t turned something off yet this year you are doing yourself a disservice. Terry Slattery goes into all the reasons why you have to do it for real sometimes in this great post.
Most hiring managers want to see how you approach technical problems based on the foundation of knowledge you’ve accumulated; it’s a bonus if you answer it “correctly.” Check out Graham Barker’s post about how to ace a VMware interview will prepare you for your next technical review.
It’s important not to let business rejection become personal. This post by Brian Gleason examines how to handle hostile coworkers both as an individual contributor and as a manager.
Security BGP should be as easy as fastening your seat belt, right? Except no one will give you a ticket for having insecure BGP. Ivan Pepelnjak explores this idea and some others when it comes to mandatory BGP practices in a great blog post.
Technology ecosystems come with a set of benefits and drawbacks. This post by Chris Evans analyzes the good, the bad, and the ugly of IT companies owning a technology ecosystem.
If you don’t have an eye to reassemble files from a data stream in a PCAP file, fear not! Erik Hjelmvik has written a new tool called NetworkMiner that will let you dig out all the things that are hiding in there.
SD-WAN is easy, right? Just plug it in and make it go. You can totally do this yourself, right? Well…maybe. Daniel Dib takes a look at some of the things involved in an SD-WAN deployment that aren’t just tech.
It’s time to clean house. And that house includes all your digital information as well. What have you saved that you need to get rid of? Jed Casey talks about how he finally let go of his stash in this post.
If you know tech you automatically know policy, right? Or maybe those policy people need to listen to you instead? Maybe what is really needed is a different approach. Bruce Schneier takes a look at the perfect storm of tech and policy and how we need to get it right if we want to stay ahead of where emerging tech is racing.