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Dell OS10 is an open network operating system ounces its open network operating system(NOS) called OS10. Here are my thoughts and reactions. Operating System OS10 is a open source linux for networking devices. The base operating system has limited…
Dell OS10 is an open network operating system ounces its open network operating system(NOS) called OS10. Here are my thoughts and reactions. Operating System OS10 is a open source linux for network…
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Still reading but found a typo in "This will ne a “premium” package on top of the free & open Linux distro."
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This article has opened my eyes to a future where a single fibre cable can have multiple cores. The future of Ethernet is yet to be determined as the IEEE community fights over whose technology patents will be used so that revenue from FRAND licensing can…
This article has opened my eyes to a future where a single fibre cable can have multiple cores. The future of Ethernet is yet to be determined as the IEEE community fights over whose technology pat…
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Its “best practice” to assume that IT vendor products are faulty, have serious bugs and will fail in normal operation at anytime.

Its “best practice” to assume that IT vendor products are faulty, have serious bugs and will fail in normal operation at anytime.
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The limited about of public information available on Broadcom products is frustrating and annoying. Seems I’m not the only person as Ivan Pepelnjak highlights: So what’s the problem with Broadcom chipsets? We don’t know what the limitations are because…
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I’m just back from presenting at Interop Las Vegas 2016. The conference was great and you really should have been there. Seriously, it was awesome and content that you missed would probably have made your mind bleed and eyes bug out like this: Tell Me How…
I’m just back from presenting at Interop Las Vegas 2016. The conference was great and you really should have been there. Seriously, it was awesome and content that you missed would probably have made your mind bleed and eyes bug out like this: Tell Me How You Really Feel Interop doesn’t tell me how, what …
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With your teeth, of course.
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This app looks useful for testing firewall rules after they have been applied
This app looks useful for testing firewall rules after they have been applied
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What shell is this? I'm digging the autocomplete!
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Cisco Nexus 6000 switch line is dead. At last, some product consolidation in Ethernet switching.

Cisco has killed the Nexus 6000 product line and you have 12 months to get your last orders in. This is long overdue. I’ve never understood why Cisco has so many different different Ethernet switch products that are effectively identical. The impact of…
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Federation means that nothing can change in networking. Right ?
Federation means that nothing can change in networking. Right ?
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A new IT behemoth has bellied its way up onto the beach. IDC has issued a press release: One year after the announcement of the subsidiary of Tsinghua Holdings, Unisplendour Corporation Limited’s plans to acquire 51% share of H3C Technologies and Hewlett…
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Open Source TL:DR – I hosted a keynote panel during Interop Las Vegas 2016 on the topic of Open Source in the Enterprise. Here are the panel notes I prepared. Network Computing wrote up the article here: Open Source: The Enterprise Impact | Network…
Open Source TL:DR – I hosted a keynote panel during Interop Las Vegas 2016 on the topic of Open Source in the Enterprise. Here are the panel notes I prepared. Network Computing wrote up the a…
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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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