Chances are that the service road, the out of band management network, is almost never used. But you want to have it, for that one time you need to use it.
Before you are off on holiday, make sure to do a full security check of you system. And know who to contact and how to reach them, should something happen.
We are almost out IPv4-addresses. To acquire new ones is possible, but pricy. The technology of the successor IPv6 is here and people want it.
Whatever will happen now that Britain chose to leave the EU, is anybody’s guess. I know that I will think twice about expanding to the UK with networks and my business.
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.
We have become so obsessed with security that we look for ways to work around it, making it insecure again.
The biggest brand in the industry, like Cisco, doesn’t always have to have the best solution. It is not just in the name.
With dark fibre as your service enabler, the possibilities are limitless. It is the key to enable scalable and fast service.