Category Archives: Cisco

CiscoLive! Melbourne – 2016

Having to miss last years edition I was fortunate enough to be able to attend this years CiscoLive! conference in my hometown Melbourne again. Venue was excellent as [..]

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Open Source Software (OSS) and security breaches in proprietary firmware

It is no secret that many vendors use open source software in their products and solutions. One of the most ubiquitous  is Linux which is often the base...

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Time with and without NTP on FC switches

I’ve been writing about troubleshooting issues for a while now and one of the things that is very difficult and most time consuming is correlating events between host...

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Cisco Live

For the past two years I’ve attended Cisco Live here in my hometown Melbourne. I must admit that it is one of the best organized events I’ve been [..]

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ipSpace.net: FCoE between data centers? Forget it!

Cisco guru and long time networking expert Ivan Pepelnjak  hits the nail on its head with the below post. It is one more addition to my series of [..]

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Surprise: Cisco is back on the FC market

The Cisco MDS 9506,9509 and 9513 series director class FC switches have been in for the long haul. They were brought to market back in the early 2000’s [..]

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Cisco Live 2013 – Datacenter mobility is the name of the game

Always being interested in datacenter technologies you can’ t walk around Cisco. Their reach into many aspects of the datacenter in addition to the various access paths to those datacenters [..]

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Why convergence still doesn’t work and how you put your business at risk

I browsed through some of the great TechField Day videos and came across the discussion “What is an Ethernet Fabric?” which covered the topic of Brocade’s version of [..]

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Brocade vs Cisco. The dance around DataCentre networking

When looking at the network market there is one clear leader and that is Cisco. Their products are ubiquitous from home computing to enterprise Of course there are others like Juniper, [..]

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Why not FCoE?

You may have read my previous articles on FCoE as well as some comments I’ve posted on Brocade’s and Cisco’s blog sites. It won’t surprise you that I’m [..]

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