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Nerd knobs are treating the symptom but not the cause of bad networking.
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There are signs that the global economy is slowing down. Is It Time To Delay Your Projects To Get Better Pricing and what does this means for IT Infrastructure ?
There are signs that the global economy is slowing down. Is It Time To Delay Your Projects To Get Better Pricing and what does this means for IT Infrastructure ?
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This video from Ken Duda at Arista is, perhaps, the best explanation of Arista’s success with customers. As an engineer, I found this talk inspirational. No bonuses for hitting ship dates. This avoids “good enough” code getting shipped. Sure there are…
This video from Ken Duda at Arista is, perhaps, the best explanation of Arista's success with customers. As an engineer, I found this talk inspirational. No bonuses for hitting ship dates. This avo...
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Walled Gardens and Other Overlay Networks Russ White wonders if the resurgence of Walled Gardens on the Internet is bad or a good thing. The long-term rise of Facebook, WeChat, Snapchat and other applications seems to be a sustaining trend. Overlay…
Walled Gardens and Other Overlay Networks Russ White wonders if the resurgence of Walled Gardens on the Internet is bad or a good thing. The long-term rise of Facebook, WeChat, Snapchat and other a...
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The Datanauts podcast is now available on iTunes. Our newest podcast!
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My work life has been closely tied to Cisco’s success over the last 15 years and "Uncle" John Chambers has been my constant companion in that journey. Now that he has moved on to Chairman of the Board it is time to talk career tips that I learned from the…
My work life has been closely tied to Cisco’s success over the last 15 years and "Uncle" John Chambers has been my constant companion in that journey. Now that he has moved on to Chairman of ...
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In the middle of 2014, Justin Warren  sent me a series of interview questions on the topic of why I hate ITIL so much. The process of writing a response got me … um, motivated and spat a substantial amount of bile. I felt a but Here it is.  Why do you…
In the middle of 2014, Justin Warren  sent me a series of interview questions on the topic of why I hate ITIL so much. The process of writing a response got me ... um, motivated and spat a substant...
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Ubuntu announces a version for devices, Penguin Computing uses it for network operating systems
Ubuntu announces a version for devices, Penguin Computing uses it for network operating systems
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Define natatorium in networking
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I was never a HUGE Doctor Who fan. More of slow burning, watch it if I can type of thing. But the current series is good. I’ll be waiting.
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Whitebox & Whitebrand network equipment has a lower purchase price than branded products. But why ?
Whitebox & Whitebrand network equipment has a lower purchase price than branded products. But why ?
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I’m not a Foo Fighters fan but this is a glorious waste of time and tremendous human celebration. I hope it works.
I’m not a Foo Fighters fan but this is a glorious waste of time and tremendous human celebration. I hope it works.
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Wait, you're not a Foo Fighters fan?! What madness is this?
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Packet Pusher Podcaster @ Packetpushers.net, Blogger @ EtherealMind.com, Network Architect & Engineer.
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Host of Packet Pushers podcast where we talk about with vendors, engineers and other real people about data networking and IT infrastructure. 

Blogger at http://etherealmind.com on Data Networking focussing on Data Centre and Security. Views, opinions and deep technology discussions. 

Also writing for NetworkComputing.com. 

Currently living in the UK and working as freelance Network Architect throughout EMEA on short term contracts. 
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