Category Archives: Events

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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My #FAIL at #CLUS and Cisco Testing RANT

I’m about to publicly humiliate myself by sharing today’s private humiliation. To make a long story short, I took 640-554 (CCNA Security) and got the “We Regret to Inform you, blah, blah, blah…” Actually after I’d seen the first 10 questions … Continue reading

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Activities for Cisco Live Tag-A-Longs

Cisco Live is a super geeky event. It’s also an event that happens in some cool places. One of the side effects is that sometimes our families come along for the ride. Last year Cisco Live was in Orlando, the … Continue reading

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7 Quick Tips for Cisco Live Attendees

It’s only a few weeks until Cisco Live US! Since will be my fourth experience with Cisco Live, I am considered a NetVet. Each year there are many first-time attendees. With that in mind, I wanted to share a handful … Continue reading

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The Advantage Tail-f Has Developing NCS

There wasn’t a single Networking Field Day 7 session that didn’t at least touch on software defined networking or SDN. Tail-f was the first vendor who presented and told us about a network management product that could play a significant … Continue reading

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Using the Brocade vRouter VPN Capabilities

One of the challenges that must be overcome as servers are migrated to a cloud service provider is the ability to continue to reach all servers and securely communicate with them for various administrative and data transfer needs. NAT can … Continue reading

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Salman Khan to Deliver Closing Keynote at Cisco Live

I heard it on good authority today that Salman Khan will be delivering the closing keynote at Cisco Live. Sal Khan started a non-profit educational organization known as The Khan Academy that utilizes the web as a teaching and delivery tool. The primary … Continue reading

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Just What Is LiveAction?

One of the vendors who presented for Networking Field Day 7 was a company formerly known as ActionPacked. This company was recently rebranded to LiveAction and the name is reflected in their product. LiveAction aims to be a QoS implementation … Continue reading

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7 Things I Learned at Networking Field Day 7

As many PacketU readers know, I spent this week in San Jose, CA as a Networking Field Day 7 delegate. For those who are unfamiliar with Networking Field Day, it is a well-run GestaltIT event that is funded by vendor … Continue reading

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Pluribus Networks at Networking Field Day 7

Video Recording from Networking Field Day 7 Pluribus Server Switch and Netvisor Technology Overview Pluribus Netvisor Deep Dive and Control Plane Demo Pluribus vFlow and SDN Demo Pluribus Netvisor Analytics Application Pluribus Networks Customer Case Studies

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Juniper Networks at Networking Field Day 7

Video Recording from Networking Field Day 7 Using OpenStack and Network Virtualization to Simplify Application Delivery Juniper Multi Stage CLOS Architectures Juniper QFX5100 Overview

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Avaya at Networking Field Day 7

Video Recording from Networking Field Day 7 Introduction to Avaya at Networking Field Day 7 Avaya Fabric Connect SPB Deep Dive Avaya Fabric Connect SPB for Video Surveillance Avaya Fabric Connect SPB for Security & Regulatory Compliance PCI DSS Avaya … Continue reading

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