Isaac Asimov used the term ‘cerebration session’ : It seems to me then that the purpose of cerebration sessions is not to think up new ideas but to educate the participants in facts and fact-combinations, in theories and vagrant thoughts. Source Most people would know this as brain storming but you can impress managers and […]
Juniper’s Mist acquisition is getting a dose of the SDN Campus and its coming up in a nasty rash. The symptoms are: an overlay network using L2TPv3 (aka MPLS for ordinary people) and and software controller badged AI-driven microservice cloud architecture insight in the user experience. Actually, before we press on, this is the twaddle […]
I’ve been trawling through the Extreme Networks Announces Intent to Acquire Aerohive Networks – Investor Presentation – https://investor.extremenetworks.com/static-files/16c92f7a-212b-48ae-86bc-aa132251b1af I’ve picked out some highlights for those people wondering about Key Takeaways Aerohive can be positioned to compete with Meraki which is good fit for exsting customers. Extreme gets a basis on which to build SDWAN products that […]
I stumbled over this IOS configuration in a folder today. I don’t remember what or who it was for but it looks like its a Mainframe Front End Processor to IPX configuration. The FEP was likely connected using SDLC protocol on the serial interaces and IPX was operating on 16 Megabit Token Ring interface usng […]
Toothy McGrin left a comment after I talked how little effort is required to acheive a vendor certification. Its a hot topic. Here is the discussion, its about 2 minutes in. CCNA/CCNP may not be a big deal in the circles you travel in, but for a lot of employees and employers they […]
HPE announced a marketing campaign built around the idea of Cloudless. I see this as a superb bit of trolling as the cloudista faithful have been delightfully duped into talking about HPE and highlighting how narrow minded they are. Most of them don’t even realise just how hard they are being rick-rolled here. Its bloody […]
The company 'Helium' appears to be attempting to build a national Low Power WAN (LPWAN) carrier network by asking normal people to buy and operate network nodes for them. The hotspot may be purchased directly or bundled with 3rd party IOT products and become nodes in a proprietary LPWAN that mines tokens in a blockchain.