Modern Network Architecture:

December, 2011


December 26, 2011  1:32 AM

MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching)

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

One of my collaboration partners is a local (Seattle area) cloud provider.  I like working with this provider because in addition to providing a infrastructure, platform and/or software as a service this company provides MPLS services.  I've worked with multiple MPLS providers for years

December 18, 2011  10:27 PM

Cloud Network Architecture

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

The term "cloud" is a metaphor for the internet.  The term was borrowed from the past representations of the phone system.  From a technical standpoint what is the cloud really?  0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

December 18, 2011  10:22 PM

Cloud network architecture and ICT

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

You may not have noticed but technology is changing very rapidly.  18 years ago I was still using DOS and beginning to use Windows for Workgroups.  Three MCSE certifications later and cloud infrastructure is about connecting business...

December 11, 2011  11:02 PM

Technical Glass Ceiling

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

I saw it ten years ago, I see it today.  A network is built.  The business systems are built on the network.  As the business grows, the technology remains the same.  As the business grows further, the technical systems begin choking the productivity of the organization. 

December 11, 2011  10:58 PM

IT Hostages

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

In my conversations with clients this week something came out.  That something was one of those unmentionable subjects that many business owners are uncomfortable talking about.  There are three forms of political power in any business.  I'll call them authoritative, charismatic and technical. ...

December 4, 2011  9:44 PM

IS vs IT

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray
Network architecture

I'm kind of used to the way technical and non-technical people interchange the terms Information technology and Information System.  I was speaking with a very savvy client who began splitting hairs over the difference between IT and IS.  I mentioned that most people use the term interchangeably...

December 4, 2011  9:41 PM

What is IT besides Information Technology?

James Murray James Murray Profile: James Murray

I was talking with a potential client about SEO.  As the owner of an IT Consulting Company I have lots of conversations with clients. In the conversation I mentioned that I was an expert in IT. 


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