Category Archives: Blogroll

Citizens of Tech 001 – Knuckle Cracking Felt Animals

I have a new podcast recommendation to share. The title is Citizens of Tech and is a product of our good friend Ethan Banks and Eric Suthphen. Although it is part of the PacketPushers ecosystem, it is a very different type … Continue reading

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CLN 2015 Designated VIPs

I wanted to take a moment and give a well-deserved congratulations to the 2015 Cisco Learning Network Designated VIPs. These fine folks spend a ton of time giving back to the community by helping others in their learning process. New … Continue reading

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Verdict’s In, Size Does Matter…

I just wanted to take a moment and make a new podcast recommendation. This recommendation is the handiwork of several of our industry friends. The premise is around the unique use of technologies by small and medium business. This podcast … Continue reading

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Risky Business #349 <-- Wow, a LOT Happened in 2014

There’s nothing like taking a 12 hour road trip to help get caught up on podcasts. Even though I have a few more to go, I am feeling pretty accomplished with my progress. One podcast episode jumped out at me … Continue reading

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My Podcasts

Since taking a new role at Cisco, my drive time is less consistent. As a result, finding opportunities to listen to podcasts is more of a challenge. Earlier this week, a road trip I took provided some time to start getting … Continue reading

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Vulnerable OMA-DM Implementations and Over the Air Hacks

Earlier today, I was listening to Risky Business show #341. In this show Matt Solnik discussed vulnerabilities that he attempted to share at BlackHat. I say attempted, because it sounds like they may have had some issues with audio/video during … Continue reading

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Useful Links — Cisco Quicklinks

I just wanted to take a quick moment to share a site Dan DeBusschere has created. This site is a list of very useful config snippets, information and links. Most of the content is focused on Datacenter and UCS. If … Continue reading

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Podcast Spotlight — Software Gone Wild

Today’s podcast spotlight goes to Software Gone Wild. This is a newer podcast hosted by our friend Ivan Pepelnjak. The topics are focused on the growing pains the networking industry is experiencing and various forms of automation that are attempting … Continue reading

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Using Cisco’s DevNet “All-in-One VM” as a Free Router Lab

I know many have been [not so patiently] waiting for the arrival of a Cisco virtual lab. Although I haven’t heard any official release date for VIRL or CML, there is a small scale virtual router lab available today. This lab is … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight — PacketLife.net

I’ve been reading articles by Jeremy Stretch for several years now. His site, PacketLife.net, may be best know for the useful cheat sheets that cover everything from IGP routing protocols to Wireshark Display filters. This site doesn’t end with cheat … Continue reading

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Interview with David Major, Discussing CLN

During Cisco Live 2014, the Cisco team tracked me down and talked to me about my role and the value of the Cisco Learning Network. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Links CLN Forum Link Cisco Learning Network Home

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Cisco to Acquire Tail-f Systems: What does it mean?

Earlier today, Cisco Announced their intent to acquire Tail-f Systems for $175 million dollars. Tail-f systems owns two products focusing on Network Device Configuration. The first product is known as NCS, or Network Control System. This product is a comprehensive … Continue reading

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