Today Mark Thiele (EVP at Switch) posted an article drawing comparisons between Shadow / Classic IT, and George Washington / Donald Trump. While I actually disagree with characterization of Washington as Classic IT (I think the myth of Washington is much different then the historical documents of a man drawn into a struggle by duty) I’ll [...]
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Public discussion around features and deficiencies is an important piece of this modern world of OpenSource and social media. It is easy to start a public discussion around deficiencies. It is also important to have a public discussion around success. I want to use this opportunity to acknowledge Susie Wee and her teams at Cisco. [...]
March 4th, 2014 · 20 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 [...]