Data Center Old and New Tech

Lately as in the past month, especially over the holidays, I’ve immersed myself in data center challenges and the technologies that try to address these challenges. Topics ranging from Physical infrastructure Virtual infrastructure (VMware, Contrail, Security, Orchestration) Network infrastructure (Fabrics and non-Fabrics) Storage performance (Disk-IOPS, Array-IOPS) Storage devices (DAS, NAS, SAN-Array) Storage backup (Physical and... » read more

MPLS-Enabled Applications

Fairly excited to see this book released in digital format.  I just picked up my Kindle Edition tonight. MPLS-Enabled Applications: Emerging Developments and New Technologies (Wiley Series on Communications Networking & Distributed Systems) When the 3rd edition was first published 2011 the digital edition was not immediately available.  Don’t quote me on this as I... » read more

Same position different employer

Not much activity on this blog since last August 2012. In August 2012 an opportunity presented itself. I joined the Juniper Commercial Service Provider Team. I’ve been working as a systems engineer in a pre-sales engineering role. Wonderful career move in many ways. It is challenging at every level and it demands 150% every day.... » read more

The first 5 months of 2012

Most of my attention over the first part of 2012 has been focused on the following general topics/items… Brocade Application Delivery Controller (IPv6) Procera Networks policy enforcement Juniper Branch SRX Juniper Broadband Services on E-Series and MX-Series Juniper Space Design of Greenfield high bandwidth LAN Complete hardware refresh of existing large LAN Exploring carrier based... » read more

New Year – New Blog System

With the new year it seemed like a good time to make the jump to WordPress.  Started the moving process about a week ago and it’s almost finished now.  A few more items to go and it will be fully moved over.