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10 Days of Troubleshooting

The last 10 days I spent with troubleshooting. Sometimes you hit a problem and until it is fixed you will not have a lot of sleep and coffee is one of your best friends. So my little war story starts … Continue reading

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Passive Fibre Optic Infrstructure with Cross Connects

I was attending recently to a conference with all the main vendors from the passive fibre optic industry. I normally deal with routers and switches and haven´t looked for a long time what is going on at the passive infrastructure … Continue reading

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Avaya ATF 2015 WrapUp

I have attended the Avaya ATF in Vienna. It was my first ATF btw. I will try to provide a summary of the news that Avaya has shown at the conference. First I have to say that I really liked … Continue reading

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Avaya ATF 2015 Vienna

I will be at the Avaya ATF Forum 5 – 8  May 2015 in Vienna. It is my first ATF , so I am curious what Avaya will show. I hope it will be a deep dive into the technology … Continue reading

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Home Network Installation

I was moving out from an apartment in central Berlin to a house in the suburbs during the Easter holidays. Instead of relxaing during the holidays I was extremly busy with packing and unpacking boxes. Like most IT guys it … Continue reading

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Networking Field Day #NFD9

Im looking forward to the next Networking Field Day that is starting next week. Stephen Forskett @SFoskett and the crew from Gestalt IT has thrown thogheter an imopressiv lineup. I really like the concept of the Tech Field Day events. The vendors … Continue reading

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Network speed and VM NICs

I stumbled upon an interesting fact about the speed of VM NICs. In general I suggest that the maximum bandwith that a NIC can send or receive is limited on the interface speed. So an Intel Pro/1000 Interface NIC on … Continue reading

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SPB an Overview

This will be the first blogpost of a series of posts about SPB. We start with an general overview. At the moment there are big changes in the network industry. After using protocols like spanning tree for over a decade … Continue reading

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