David Ball is coming to Cloud Field Day 5, so let’s get to know them!
Tech Field Day Events
How do you know if you can trust your devices? What if they are the devices transporting data to you? Can you really know for sure? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Cisco is security and validating service provider devices on IOS-XR.
Chris Arceneaux is coming to CFD5, so let’s get to know them!
Do you have the courage to let your audience drive their own demo? What kind of benefits could you get from letting people explore all on their own? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Riverbed presentation from Networking Field Day 19 and how Brandon Carroll did just that.
How hard is it to maintain old code? Can you keep upgrading architectures from the last decade indefinitely? When do you need to cut over to something more modern and familiar? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at one such choice from Cisco in the realm of wireless controller software.
Telling people “no” is hard. It’s extremely hard when you’re a company making products. But sometimes “no” is exactly what people need to hear to make them say “yes”. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Kentik and how a Negative Roadmap is a huge positive for them.
Although infrastructure is beginning to disappear behind an API for use by development and systems teams alike, there is still a team or even a single person behind that API ensuring that operations are smooth and transparent for those who consume said infrastructure. Those individuals or teams are well served by new tools for old problems.
Tech marketing duo John Nicholson and Nigel Hickey of VMware presented at Tech Field Day and covered the life of a virtualization admin, all the way from day 0 through day 365 including issues of patching, support, and scaling.
Whenever you see a new technology one of the key questions you should always ask yourself is “does this technology fix an actual problem?” It’s a good question and one that Paul Stringfellow uses as a good initial test for any new technology. After watching Hammerspace’s presentation from Tech Field Day, Paul looks into how they solve the problem of moving increasingly complex and large datasets.
Is your wireless network producing more data than you can manage? Is there a way to sort through it all to provide real information? And how does that all scale in a stadium? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the new hardware and software releases from Extreme Networks and how they’re working together to build the next generation of wirelessly-connected stadiums.