Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why I View Brocade as an SDN Leader

I have been to Brocade’s headquarters a couple of times for Networking Field Day events. With both visits, I have found their discussions about software defined networking very engaging. Moreover, their involvement in various working groups and organizations that are … Continue reading

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CCENT Now Fulfills More Associate Prerequisites

Today, Cisco announced some changes regarding their CCNA certification program. One of the changes resulted in some shuffling of items back and forth between ICND1 and ICND2. Other blueprint related changes resulted in the omission of previously test topics like … Continue reading

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Hairpinning VPN and Internet With NAT In ASA 8.2

Over the past few months, I have received a few requests regarding hairpin scenarios and the ASA. Some time back, I provided a scenario that deals with hairpinning (also known as U-Turn) traffic between two VPN spokes in a typical … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Unlock Your Technology Career (CLN) ā€” Watch the Prerecorded Session

On February 26, I delivered webinar in conjunction with the Cisco Learning Network. The session was centered around challenges of technology careers. It also includes detail about my background and why I think technology is a good career choice for … Continue reading

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Defining Cisco’s onePK

Iā€™m going to be the first to admit that I feel like a fresher when it comes to discussions about software defined networking, or SDN. The concepts of programatic networking are quite radical at first glance. Like many others, I … Continue reading

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Did You Say SDN?

PacketU followers who kept up with last week’s activities are fully aware of Networking Field Day 5. I think there was a lot of incredibly stimulating and beneficial conversation. Therefore, I plan to replay the sessions in a personal attempt … Continue reading

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Networking Field Day 5 — Tweet Your Q’s

Network Field Day 5 Starts tomorrow! The delegates will be attending sessions by Brocade, Cisco Borderless, Cisco Datacenter, Juniper, Plexxi, Ruckus, and SolarWinds. Most delegates come with their own tough questions for the vendors. Make sure you go to the … Continue reading

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Frame Buffer — March 2013

In the Queue Network Field Day 5 — Tweet your Q’s Hairpinning VPN Traffic to the Internet w/NAT on ASA 8.2 7 Keys to Unlock Your Technology Career — Watch the Prerecorded Session (as soon as the videos are posted) … Continue reading

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