Some readers thought I was trying to bash Cisco, while others thought I endorsed them. Well, it is both neither. It is whatever works best.
Working in the cloud is the way to go nowadays. As many will promise, cloud services are always up and always working. That puts heavy demands on the hardware and even heavier on the software that is used to keep the network running. And you know what, I think that software has just become too complicated to keep things stable.