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Entries Tagged as 'CCIE'

The changing value of the CCIE

March 4th, 2014 · 28 Comments · CCIE, devops

It is my belief that classic network engineering skills (with the current revisions of the CCIE being the pinnacle) are currently in the process of losing value. My thoughts supporting my belief, as well as recommendations on actions are contained below. I believe that the shift to programatic control of infrastructure, led by shifts in [...]

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Reader Question – Should I get a second CCIE or focus on SDN + Cloud

December 19th, 2013 · 3 Comments · CCIE, OpenDaylight, OpenStack, SDN

Should I get a second CCIE, or focus on Open Source cloud and SDN platforms? My answer to a reader email.

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Vote for my VMworld presentation – #3221 Built to fail (shameless pandering)

May 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · CCIE, CISCO, VMworld

3221 Built to Fail РTesting and Acceptance for Tier 1 Virtualized Environments Today’s virtualized Data Centers are not stand-alone environments. The availability and performance of these environments depends on complex inter-dependencies of networking, server, virtualization and storage vendor components. Behaviors of which can vary by vendor or even firmware version. Not only are end [...]

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