August 4, 2015
Managing the Robot Overlords of SDN
There’s a new Battlebots show on ABC. (And doesn’t it speak volumes that it’s in primetime on a major network instead of on basic cable? Geeks:...
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July 14, 2015
Reddit and Weep
There’s been a bit of an upset at Reddit, as moderators of the site have staged a bit of a revolt after finding out that one of the administrators o...
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June 30, 2015
We Don’t Have the Luxury of End-to-End Complacency
As a service provider, you want to deliver reliable, fast performing networks. Right? Well yes, but really as a means to deliver reliable, fast perfor...
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June 17, 2015
Dearth of development skills hindering SDN development, suggests 2015 MPLS SDN World Congress poll
We’ve been looking at the survey data we gathered from 114 attendees of the MPLS SDN World Congress this past March in Paris, and we’re coming to...
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June 1, 2015
Google Preemptible VMs and SDN
Google has announced that it is offering a new service for its cloud platform: Preemptible VMs (aka Google Compute Engine Preemptible Virtual Machines...
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May 19, 2015
What Video Games Teach Us about Improving Enterprise Applications
I like video games.  But I like thinking about video games, not just playing them. And I think that if we thought about IT the same way we think abou...
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April 29, 2015
Network Optics and Gyrocopters
Talk about end-user reporting going unheeded: As the entire civilized world knows by now, Doug Hughes landed a one-person gyrocopter on the West Lawn...
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March 24, 2015
Beware the pretty ones? This isn’t high school
Normally, I’d be the first to agree with an article whose premise implies that the nature of the tech industry is changing, because when is it not?...
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March 3, 2015
Spock Encouraged Geeks to “Live Long and Prosper”
When you think of how many ways “Star Trek” advanced society, there are a number of standouts. This includes everything from the treatment of then...
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February 17, 2015
IoT: Don’t fret about the world of tomorrow
The Internet of Things is a big deal. But – as CIMI Corp. President Tom Nolle wrote in a recent blog post titled “My Thermostat Doesn’t Want to...
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