Why does the Enterprise Data Center need EVPN and VXLAN?

IT sits at the core of an enterprise’s digital transformation and bears the burden to provide an on-demand infrastructure that delivers high uptime and agility. The data center becomes the focal […]
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Is SD-WAN the new MPLS?

As SD-WAN adoption matures and moves from “peak of inflated expectation” to “slope of enlightenment”, a question that I hear and many technologist ponder over is whether SD-WAN is the new MPLS. If […]
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The Network Reliability Engineer's Manifesto

The industry is at a crossroads. And this isn’t just hyperbole - we as an industry have some decisions to make around what we stand for - as engineers, operators, and architects, and frankly, the […]
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Data-Driven Hacks Part 2: How Can You Master the Past to Own the Future?

In my previous blog, I introduced the fact that real time isn’t always enough. In many cases, real-time data leads to reactive decisions. Not very conducive in our ever-evolving digital world.
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On-Prem vs. Public Cloud Deployments Differences & Similarities – DevOps Series

Find previous blogs in Julio’s DevOps series.
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Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives

Do you ever wish you could just bring someone in that would tell you how to do this whole cloud thing right? A person with the expertise to explain where you should focus your energy, which […]
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Putting Reliability at the Forefront of Network Engineering

In March, I had the pleasure of co-presenting at Open Networking Summit about Network Reliability Engineering, and had several awesome discussions around the conference about the impact automation […]
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Seven Deadly Deceptions of Network Automation

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. - Leonardo da Vinci
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The Fourth Network Revolution

We stand in the midst of a technological revolution. The complexity, scale, and more importantly, the pace, are unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The speed of current technological […]
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Automation requires built-in, not bolt-on, monitoring

The industry is ablaze with talk about automation and DevOps. The proliferation of tools across the rest of IT infrastructure has created pressure on networking teams to automate. And with the […]
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