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April 25, 2016  5:18 PM

Automation Ultimatum…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CapStar, Cisco Systems, Europe, F5 Networks, Internet of Things, PCAP, SolarWinds, Wireshark

IT - a job for life?

Possibly... just finished a meeting with an old IT mate, Mike Silvey of Moogsoft, and we were talking about how all the recent networking reinvention bollox has basically forced companies into investing in new technology, not...

May 16, 2012  4:28 PM

Coughing Up In Vegas

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband-Testing, Centrix, Dell, F5 Networks, hewlettpackard, HP, Interop, Netronome, SDN, VAN, Vegas, Workspace

Back from Interop and my 'beloved' Vegas from which I escaped just in time before being air-con'd to death  as my ongoing cough continues to remind me. Is...


May 8, 2012  4:48 PM

More Of That Software Defined Networking…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Cisco Systems, F5 Networks, Hewlett-Packard, Interop, Juniper, Multiprotocol Label Switching, openflow, SDN, VAN, Vegas

Live from the home of tack - i.e. Vegas, the Blackpool of the desert but without the classiness...or piers - is the latest bombardment of SDN, er, ness, care of Interop 2012.

Starting with a direct follow-up to my last blog entry - HPs take on SDN, AKA VAN (ok - enough TLAs...) or...


February 14, 2012  3:31 PM

IPv6 – The Forgotten “Next Big Thing”

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, F5 Networks, HP, Infoblox, Internet protocol, IP address, IPv4, IPv6, Juniper, Spirent

I've recently been in conversation with a number of network product vendors - from Cisco to Infoblox - users and test equipment vendors, with respect to what must be the ultimate in "let's sweep it under the carpet and forget about it for a while" IT topics and that is IPv6.

With the...


September 11, 2009  3:13 PM

Load-Balancer On A Stick

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ArrowPoint, Cisco, Citrix, F5 Networks, HP, Load balancing, Netscaler, Servers, Traffic management, Zeus

Terry Pratchett created rat on a stick for his Discworld novels, but my mates at jetNEXUS have gone one better with a load-balancer on a stick... ...in the sense of a USB stick,...


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