Modern Network Architecture:

August, 2011


August 31, 2011  9:37 PM

Architecting Redundancy

Posted by: James Murray
Business Strategy, Network Architecture, Network Architecture Strategy, Network Architecture Tactics, Network Redundancy

One of the more complex problems in network architecture design is redundancy.  Sometimes the principles of redundancy and disaster recovery become confused. 

August 30, 2011  12:05 AM

Technical Glaze

Posted by: James Murray
Network Architecture, Planning technology, profitability technology, Selling a project

Do you know what technology glaze is?  Technology glaze is that glazed look in the eyes users have after listening to an IT consultant or expert for a few minutes.   How quickly do your non-technical audiences get that glazed look? 

August 24, 2011  6:44 PM

Architecting Scalability

Posted by: James Murray
Network Architecture, Network scaleability, Organizational productivity

Ignoring scalability when designing network architecture is the number one reason, in my opinion, networks fail.  Continued »

August 22, 2011  1:12 AM

10 Questions for a failing network

Posted by: James Murray
Network Architecture

Small and Medium size businesses usually can't afford an IT department with specialists in every technology field.  So they hire an IT consulting company to come in and take care of the network.  In the Seattle area we find that 85% of small and medium size businesses continue to see network...

August 17, 2011  4:51 PM

On Modern Network Architecture

Posted by: James Murray
IT Infrastructure, Network Architecture

Since the 1950's there have been constant and dramatic changes in the way computers and computer networks have been conceived and implemented. We've come a long way from the idea that a network is limited to a dumb terminal physically connected to a mainframe. Now we see devices as diverse as air...


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