All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Network Field Day’

SDN Dominates NFD#5

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SDN was the soup dajoure at Networking Field Day #5 and rightfully so. My friends are not only talented bloggers, but also some of the best architects, engineers and operators in the networking field. The networking industry has gone without significant innovation since at least MPLS and arguably Ethernet. Our network architectures are snapshots of the cold war. Every device …

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The Good and Bad of Wireless

The Good and Bad of Wireless :A while back, I posted some numbers on campus 802.11 growth. Wether cellular or 802.11, the numbers are big. The numbers show in the 802.11 campus which reflects smart phones, tablets, laptops and soon to be glasses and watches painted all over people. In networking, customer growth typically linearly correlates into the need for …

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Networking Field Day #5 – A Community Event


Networking Field Day is upon us again. The days of March 6-8 some of the best in the business are going to be together again to have participating vendors pitch their product strategies to the NFD delegates and more importantly, to everyone else watching the live stream. I was invited to attend Network Field #5 and I humbly accepted. Network …

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Juniper Networks at Network Field Day #4

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Juniper Networks at Network Field Day #4 Anchored the final day of NFD#4 organized by Stephen Foskett, Claire Chaplais and the Gestalt IT team. We had presentations on QFabric, Mykonos, Virtual Chassis and network management automation. Below are some of my reactions to the Juniper Networks presentations and technology. I definitely recommend checking out my friends posts on their blogs with their thoughts …

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Spirent Communications Looks Toward the Enterprise


Spirent Communications Looks toward the Enterprise with new products and new angles to existing products. Spirent has traditionally gone after service provider markets with their product offerings. They are branching out and I liked a couple of their ideas quite a bit. It is nice to write a post in my “Tools” category, we do not exactly have a lot of …

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Network Field Day 4

Network Field Day 4 is upon us again! I was honored by the Network Field Day delegates and asked to participate as a delegate in Network Field Day 4 in Silicon Valley starting at 1:30PM PST. Not only do the Field Day event staff record the events but they also live stream the vendor presentations! Even more interesting the incredibly …

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