The Real (and Virtual) Adventures of Nathan the IT Guy:

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December 9, 2011  3:14 AM

Shaw and their Cisco DPC3825 DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway



Posted by: Nathan Simon
bridge mode, Broadband 50, Cisco, DOCSIS 3.0, DPC3825, Extreme Internet, home router, linksys, SHAW, transparent mode

So, you just signed up on a plan to go with SHAW HD TV, Telephone Service, and Extreme Internet, you have the new, well maybe not "new" Cisco DPC3825 Modem and you have your own router. You ask yourself, how do I set this device to bridged(transparent mode). Well that's a slightly loaded...

December 2, 2010  1:35 PM

IPv4 Addresses to run out in weeks



Posted by: Nathan Simon
address blocks, Cisco, Cisco Press, IANA, ICANN, internet addresses, Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, IP, IPv4, IPv6, microsoft, Windows 7

What? Is this true? Will we actually have to start learning IPv6? Well that is definitely what its starting to look like. Based on the below information there are only 7 blocks left.

Yesterday, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA, part of ICANN), allocated two blocks of 16.8...


November 30, 2010  2:08 AM

Cisco Cius



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Cisco, Cisco Quad, Cisco WebEx, cloud computing, collaboration, email, enterprise, enterprise instant messaging, enterprise social software, hosted applications, intercompany collaboration, on-demand, on-premise, on-premises, presence, presence federation, SaaS, social software, unified communications, WebEx, XMPP

Hot off the presses, the new Cisco Cius. I first caught wind of it from Raj over on his blog, go check out what he had to say! I am going to of course write my own little article about it as its...


April 28, 2010  2:23 AM

Cisco VPN Client Now supports Windows 7 and Vista 64-bit



Posted by: Nathan Simon
64-bit, asa, Cisco, cisco asa, SSL, VPN, vpn client, Windows 7, Windows Vista, x64

The Cisco VPN Client v5.0.7 has been released with Windows 7 & Windows Vista 64-bit platform compatibility.  Until recently, if users were using 64-bit editions of Windows 7 /Vista they could not use the Cisco VPN Client to create an IPSec VPN tunnel to...


March 10, 2010  2:30 AM

Cisco’s next-generation Internet router



Posted by: Nathan Simon
AT&T, Cisco, CRS-1, CRS-3, internet providers, Level3, next-generation, router, Sprint, terabit, Verizon Communications

Its called the CRS-3, it is mainly for the world's largest Internet service providers, your not likely to install one in your home!

The new router, which starts at $90,000, will be sold to the world's largest Internet service providers. These aren't your run-of-the-mill ISPs selling 10...


February 25, 2010  1:33 AM

BlackBerry Bold 9700 (Bold 2)



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, Bold 2, Bold 9700, Cisco, Curve 8900, processing power, trackpad, Wi-Fi

Okay all you business people out there... I have been using my BlackBerry Curve 8900 for quite some time, I am very happy with it, everything about it is great minus a few aesthetics here and there. But what more could a young tech savvy guy like me want? You got it MORE POWER! :) With that I would...


November 16, 2009  3:53 AM

HP buys 3Com



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Cisco, Hewlett-Packard Co., HP, hp buys 3com, Networking, Windows

Here's some news that I am a little late on reporting, I guess better late than never. HP hopes to help 3Com become a better competitor to Cisco, Cisco currently is the networking leader. "Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Wednesday it will purchase networking company 3Com for $2.7 billion, and also...


April 8, 2009  12:20 AM

EPIC Technology Day!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Cisco, Citrix, EPIC.ca, Faronics, HP, microsoft, Techday, vmware, Watchguard

EPIC Tech day is coming up. Its an all day conference showcasing many companies from many different technical areas, like HP, Cisco, Watchguard, and of course VMware! Best of all its free, so if you find yourself in the area drop by and ask for me, just mention my blog and I’ll take care of...


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