Preventing the Crime & The 7Ps

Preventing the Crime & The 7Ps

In honor of Father’s Day… I’d like to pass a gift along that my Dad gave me.  The gift of the “7Ps”.    What are the 7Ps and what do they have to do with Preventing Crimes? The “7 Ps” The 7Ps apparently started off (according to wikipedia) as a British Military adage.  I didn’t,Continue Reading

My Cisco Live 2016 Schedule

My Cisco Live 2016 Schedule

Ever since my blog, CiscoLive 2016: ‘Summer Camp for Geeks’, I’ve been getting questions about what my personal CLUS schedule typically looks like for the week.  CiscoLive 2016 will be my 11th CiscoLive US (“#CLUS”) and my 13th CiscoLive in general. It is my favorite work week of the ENTIRE year.  And I look forwardContinue Reading

Techniques of a Network Detective: A New Series

Techniques of a Network Detective: A New Series

Put your detective hat on your head and your Network Detective badge on your lapel.  Introducing a new blog series – Techniques of a Network Detective.  This series will focus on the detective work (troubleshooting side) of our jobs as network engineers. For over 30 years I’ve been playing in the “world of IT”. DuringContinue Reading

My Current IWAN Analogies

My Current IWAN Analogies

I use analogies. Just how my brain works…. and how I sometimes learn and teach.  Token-ring source-route bridging analogy was “breadcrumbs thru the network”. Analogy for DLSw+ was a boat getting the breadcrumbs over water between 2 islands. I think I like analogies cause…. to be superbly honest… when I came to work at CiscoContinue Reading