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Next Generation of PortMonitoring using SDN by Big Switch Networks Big Monitoring Fabric

I was really fascinated by the BigSwitch Networks Presentation from Rob Sherwood at NetworkFieldDay11 . It was fantastic in many different ways. First Rob is a great presenter that can show even very complex content in an easy to understand … Continue reading

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Network Broadcast Storm Podcast

Together with Michael McNamara I started a podcast project called the Network Broadcast Storm. We will discuss in the show a variety of topics from the sysadmin daily life and what ever sounds interesting to us. The Motto for the … Continue reading

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FastDeployment vs Planing

I am struggling a lot of times to find the right balance between Planing and FastDeployment. In IT you often have very ambitious projects that have to be finished ASAP.  I can not recall how many times I have heard … Continue reading

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Transformation from ASA to the NGFW unified FirePower at #CLEUR

Cisco has introduced at the Cisco Live the new FirePOWER 4100 device Family. besides a new Hardware Platform the really interesting development is going on the backround.  First a short brief of the new 4100 appliances, they come out in … Continue reading

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Cisco Smart Building IoT Discussion and Digital Ceiling Strategy

At NFD11 Cisco has presented their vision of modern buildings and how IoT could change the way LED lightning inside of office buildings is designed today. Basically modern LED lights consume less power as that what we can deliver with … Continue reading

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Cisco Live Berlin #CLEUR and TechField Day Extra

I have the pleasure to attend to the Cisco Live event wich is this year in my beloved hometwon Berlin. Even more exciting is that on the Cisco Live I will be part of the Tech Field Day Extra event by … Continue reading

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Cisco IOS XE Denali @ NFD11

IOS XE 16.x Denali It is quiet hard to track software release streams and available features sets across the different Cisco switch and router familys. I have been more than one time get confused with the same software release version on … Continue reading

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Silver Peak @ NFD11

Silverpeak has shown their Unity EdgeConnect SDWAN solution. Silverpeak has done WAN optimization for many years and has leveraged from that for their SDWAN products. Silverpeak has several different Hardware Platforms that all have the same feature set from a … Continue reading

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