Tag Archive: Cisco

Sep 14

All Your SDN Are Belong to Us

One of the frustrations of SDN has always been the fact that if you ask six different people for a definition of SDN, you’ll get ten different answers, at least. This stems in part from the usual IT buzzword symptoms. When a system is used for competitive advantage, each company wants to define its own brand of …

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Dec 17

Docker: Where Does It Leave the Network Admin?

t’s the end of the year, and a good time for thinking back. I’m thinking back to a dark past long ago, when physical servers ran server operating systems, and ran applications—when those servers plugged into a switch, and each endpoint was a single server. The network team could see every device, endpoint, or switch, …

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May 29

Cisco ACI: Is It Wham! or Sam Cooke?

An odd little title, I think you will agree, but consider this: Wham! had a hit with “Freedom” and Sam Cooke sang “Chain Gang,” and I think you can now see my thought process. This post is going to investigate not the technical capabilities of Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), but rather what its market …

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Jul 10

CCNA – 6- Impact of VoIP

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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May 16

CCNA – 4 – Applications

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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Apr 30

CCNA – 3 – Models

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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Apr 10

CCNA – 1 – Purpose and function

Introduction This is the first post in a series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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