Tag Archives: NFD5

Configuring Ruckus ZoneDirector for Wireless Guest Access

I recently converted my standalone Ruckus AP to controller based mode. The specific model of controller I am using is the ZoneDirector 1100 running software version 9.4. I wanted to expand the capabilities of my wireless network and allow temporary … Continue reading

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SolarWinds Portfolio Overview

On several occasions, I have mentioned that I spent a fair amount of my consulting career working with small and medium size businesses. While SolarWinds certainly doesn’t constrain their solutions to smaller networks, they are a primary player in that … Continue reading

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SolarWinds–Kiwi Free Re-released, Launches Firewall Browser

Until earlier this year, I always kept a copy of Kiwi Syslog on my laptop for general troubleshooting. However when I attempted to download a fresh copy, I noticed it was no longer available from the Solarwinds website. In a … Continue reading

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Ruckus on 802.11ac

Being an attendee at a Networking Field Day event is always a very exciting opportunity. During Networking Field Day 5, I enjoyed the opportunity to learn and discuss products and ideas with vendors and fellow delegates. This particular field day … Continue reading

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Understanding Contrail Systems, Juniper’s SDN Acquisition

Those who have read and watched the previous content from Networking Field Day Five are well aware that the general theme was software defined networking, or SDN. So far, I have mentioned Cisco’s onePK, Brocade’s approach on SDN, and how … Continue reading

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Affinity Networking Takes Center Stage

If you’ve been following Networking Field Day 5 or even the posts that I have derived from the content and presentations from the event, you realize that software defined networking was the major topic and theme of the event. Each … Continue reading

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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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Defining Cisco’s onePK

I’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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