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In this post lets configure uRPF in Strict mode, I have created the below topology using Cisco VIRL, a great tool to test many things.
As you can see this topology comprises of three routers, R1 & R2 are directly connected using interfaces G0/1 and configured with an IP address 192.168.1….READ MORE
Content strategist Diana Hwang joins the Talking Podcast crew to talk about data journalism. Hwang and editor Jack Vaughan took part in a data journalism workshop sponsored by the New England Science Writers group, and they outline their experiences with Python, CartoDB, GeoJSON … and this strange…READ MORE
The New York Times is no stranger to digital initiatives. With their blossoming digital strategy they’ve had recent successes — and failures — on their road to digital glory. Marc Frons, senior vice president and CIO at The New York Times Co., discusses the company’s culture of experimentation, wh…READ MORE
This Wednesday I was on a #SheChat on twitter where I was asked questions like : Do Women lose out on top startup roles due to bias or Presumption ? Why do women pick less of hitech or e.g. datascience, bigdata, startups ? Is the whole talk about fewer women in tech even true? What is the biggest Ch…READ MORE
Is Christine Hung, the head of data science and engineering at The New York Times Co., stealing a page from the telecommunications playbook? At the recent CDO Summit in New York City, Hung explained how she’s trying to predict subscriber churn by building predictive models.
Hung, who joined The T…READ MORE
Once you have your IPAM server configured you can start to read the data its collected.
If you are working against a remote IPAM server than you need to create a CIM session to that machine before doing anything else.
$cs = New-CimSession -ComputerName W12R2SUS
You can discover the domain y…READ MORE
Veeam will add snapshot integration with EMC VNX and VNXe storage arrays when it rolls out its Availability Suite 9.
Virtual backup specialist Veeam began integrating with storage arrays for more efficient backup and recovery of snapshots in 2013 with support for Hewlett-Packard 3PAR and StoreVir…READ MORE
Time’s tight and alerts are always rolling in, so you’re bound to miss some great articles during the month. If you only have time to peruse a few good reads, here are the stories that other data center pros recommend.
Most controversial topic:
Cloud threatens traditional IT jobs, forces chang…READ MORE
I was recently interviewed by a new business startup forum about some of the key aspects of procuring WAN connectivity in the UK. The transcript from that interview has been sent to me for public domain release. I’ve pasted the content here. (Any questions, please let me know)
Readers embarking o…READ MORE
Delivery on time is most crucial in project management. As a project manager if you have that art of maintaining this consistency over a period of time then you can call yourself a superb project manager. But then you have to ensure that this delivery on time has happened without any changes in the …READ MORE
If recent headlines are any indication, Wall Street banks and other financial institutions continue to garner poor marks when it comes to regulatory compliance: Earlier this month, several major global banks pleaded guilty to federal accusations regarding the rigging of foreign exchange rates. Also …READ MORE
Personal mobile devices and applications are woven into the enterprise, and they have created a tangled web.
In many cases when workers use their own smartphones and tablets to access corporate resources, enterprise and consumer applications may be intertwined on the same device. Without the prop…READ MORE
Along with all the other signs of summer, we can always count on Gartner to release its e-discovery Magic Quadrant about this time of year. But unlike the past few years, where the results were practically unchanged year-over-year, this year features drama.
AccessData, Kroll and Symantec (which …READ MORE
In accordance with Betteridge’s law of headlines, the answer is “No.” You’re better off waiting until July, and whether it’s a business or personal purchase makes little difference. Nowadays, the consumer market tail wags the commercial market dog. Vigorously. The difference between the two is getti…READ MORE
While perusing the postings over at the Windows 10 Forums earlier, I caught an item there entitled “Trimming down Win10TP” that taught me a new way to use the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool (aka DISM). According to the DISM reference on TechNet, it involves adding a couple of differe…READ MORE
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Where did May go? Not only do we just have a week left in the month but also in our activity contest too! Here’s what our current standings look like:
Carlosdl: 1,075 points
ToddN2000: 915 points
TheRealRaven: 805 points
Abuell: 500 points
Ncberns: 430…READ MORE
Announced last month in Montreal at Cisco Partner Summit 2015, Cisco Refresh, a new program and sales tool, formerly known as Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment, was officially launched May 12.
Cisco Refresh and Open Pay, a pay-per-use variable consumption model also introduced Partner Summit,…READ MORE
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Will President Obama act on the issue of government backdoors? Find out in this week’s roundup.
1. Government backdoor security concerns prompt letter to President – Sharon Shea (SearchSecurity)
As privacy and security concerns rise, President Obam…READ MORE
It’s no wonder that people in our industry have such a hard time figuring out what platforms can actually perform what features. Probably one of the most confusing is the phrase “Point In Time Recovery”. Both databases and storage (and virtualization) people use this phrase and it means two VERY dif…READ MORE
One of the most frequently discussed topics on the podcast, sometimes on the air and sometimes off, is the financial future of all these cool new technology companies that have open source software at the core of their business. Companies like Docker, CoreOS, Hashicorp, Mesosphere, Puppet Labs, Chef…READ MORE