The Next Generation Data Centre Network – Where We’re Going

For over 20 years, network designers and administrators have been assembling networks that, more or less, look like the diagram below. You have workgroup or top of rack (ToR)/end of rack (EoR) switches at the “Access Tier,” aggregation or core switches in the “Distribution Tier,” and then core switches that connect it all together. If … Read more

Oh Nokia…

My first cell phone was a Nokia 6185. Heck, my second cell phone was a Nokia too. They both worked really well, always had good reception, rarely dropped a call. But that was 10 years ago. Since then I’ve gone through a couple of Motorola phones, two BlackBerry devices, and one Samsung. I’m currently using … Read more