I'm pleased to announce my participation as a delegate at Cloud Field Day 16 (#CFD16) on January 25th, 2023! Super excited to be a part of this event alongside Adam Fisher, Ben Young, Denny Cherry, Enrico Signoretti, Gina Rosenthal, Hin Tang, Jon Myer, Jordan Villarreal, Justin Warren, Max Mortillaro, Michael
I was fortunate enough to attend Networking Field Day 26 [https://techfieldday.com/event/nfd26/] along side a number of amazing delegates September 14th - 16th, 2021. Juniper Networks [https://www.juniper.net/us/en.html] presented to us some updates on their latest offerings including how to ensure good
I am super stoked to participate as a delegate in Networking Field Day #26 [https://techfieldday.com/event/nfd26/] which is just about two weeks away, September 14-16! Mark your calendars, it promises to be a great event with presentations from: * Arista Networks [https://www.arista.com] * Cisco [https://www.
Connecting remote users into corporate IT resources has never been trivial. With the shift to work from remote already well underway for many before 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed the transition dramatically. The change happened so fast, many organizations struggled to get their remote users connected when working from
Had a great discussion with Greg Bryan [https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregscottbryan/], Senior Manager of Enterprise Research @ Telegeography [https://www.telegeography.com] who is a global connectivity analyst firm. Thanks to Greg for having me on! Check it out here: https://blog.telegeography.com/wan-manager-podcast-network-security-jason-gintert You can also find
I’m not sure if anyone else remembers the early days of OpenFlow [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenFlow] and Software Defined Networking (SDN) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software-defined_networking], but it was going to change networking for good. The idea was being able to embed programmable forwarding and
The CenturyLink/Level3 internet outage [https://www.zdnet.com/article/centurylink-outage-led-to-a-3-5-drop-in-global-web-traffic/] on August 30th, 2020 got a lot of network engineers thinking about internet reachability and the ways things can go wrong. The way this particular failure played out was unique and definitely gave us all a lot to consider
I recently received some Arista 720XP PoE Campus Switches [https://www.arista.com/en/products/720xp-series] a key component of Arista’s Cognitive Campus efforts. While reviewing the datasheet, noticed something I found interesting: VXLAN + EVPN support. For those unfamiliar with VXLAN & EVPN here are some resources to check out.
On the tail of a new report that details how SDN & SD-WAN are becoming a mainstream consideration within many organizations [https://www.networkworld.com/article/3273426/data-center/survey-mainstream-adoption-of-sdn-sd-wan-finally-arrives.html] , we have been pondering on why SD-WAN and cloud based network solutions have struck such a chord. 2017 was an incredible