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John Chambers steps down as CEO, remains Executive Chairman & Chairman of Board. Chuck Robbins, sales & operations executive, will become CEO suggesting not much will change. Some thoughts and speculation.
John Chambers steps down as CEO, remains Executive Chairman & Chairman of Board. Chuck Robbins, sales & operations executive, will become CEO suggesting not much will change. Some thoughts ...
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While Cisco has and will be an effective rent extractor, I don't see this as much as a past and present as much as you do. Robbins is not tied to a particular product or silo. Cisco has a history of making multiple products and seeing what sticks. Robbins appears to be the best suited in this upheaval to back the best selling product.
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Google is set to make QUIC the default protocol for web browsing to improve performance by using HTTP over UDP.
Google is set to make QUIC the default protocol for web browsing to improve performance by using HTTP over UDP.
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I often like to listen to Chillstep, (a cross between Chillout and Dubstep) when working and Youtube a is great source for it. Here is a selection of what I have been listening to recently.
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I was reviewing the non-ACI Nexus 9000 products this week and started thinking that the Nexus 9000 will become Cisco's response to whitebox disruption.
I was reviewing the non-ACI Nexus 9000 products this week and started thinking that the Nexus 9000 will become Cisco's response to whitebox disruption.
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I attended the AWS Summit in London yesterday. Here are some observations in no particular order. Come for the IaaS, Stay for the PaaS. AWS made a strong case about their portfolio of software services such as AWS Lambda, Cloudformation, KMS and…
I attended the AWS Summit in London yesterday. Here are some observations in no particular order. Come for the IaaS, Stay for the PaaS. AWS made a strong case about their portfolio of software serv...
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  The mendicant was perplexed. This wasn’t unusual and, truth be told, the mendicant often didn’t understand everything and lived in a constant state of perplexedness. But this time, he was sure of the facts and knew that something was not right. He…
  The mendicant was perplexed. This wasn't unusual and, truth be told, the mendicant often didn't understand everything and lived in a constant state of perplexedness. But this time, he was su...
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Issue 7 of My Newsletter will publish shortly - have you signed up ? 
  IT Infrastructure is like a puzzle with hundreds of pieces. Some pieces are hardware, some are software and some are business processes. But the most important pieces are the people who desi...
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Virgin Atlantic flights have new seats. They are so close together that I couldn't do any work.
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A homoglyph is a text characters with shapes that identical or similar to each other. Common examples are zero/O and one/l . More complex Homoglyphs are derived from characters used in other languages that are a part of Unicode. In the following, this…
A homoglyph is a text characters with shapes that identical or similar to each other. Common examples are zero/O and one/l . More complex Homoglyphs are derived from characters used in other langua...
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This article provide a practical and workable definition of "What Is a Network Service ?"
This article provide a practical and workable definition of "What Is a Network Service ?"
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The hardware makes the software possible but disappears quickly from view.
The hardware makes the software possible but disappears quickly from view.
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Using Launchbar for different text case conversions
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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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