Think of scheduled downtime as disaster recovery on your terms

January 27, 2014
Disasters should, by definition, never be scheduled -- unless, of course, you're maintaining a data center
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Hallelujah, the NSA has been reformed!

January 20, 2014
The president has deemed it so, but trusting the NSA to stop collecting communications information is no longer possible
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Net neutrality: We need a hero, from the unlikeliest of places

January 15, 2014
That hero is FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, but can he overcome his past allegiance to the cable companies?
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RIP, information security, done in by backdoors and secret deals

January 13, 2014
It seems that the very tools we use to secure our networks represent the greatest insider threat of all
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Supersize me: Coca-Cola's network binge

January 06, 2014
Coca-Cola's 16 million MAC addresses raise interesting possibilities, along with questions about the conservation of network addresses
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Give thanks for technology that actually works

December 23, 2013
With an occupation that's immersed in solving problems, it's not a bad idea to contemplate now and again what goes right
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Life's too short for 'fragile' networks

December 16, 2013
The solutions to problematic networks are generally simple -- if you know where to look, or whom to ask
Read more » The (infrastructure) fix is in

December 09, 2013
How do you solve a problem like The HHS department's progress report offers maddening clues
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Your data center is too cool

December 02, 2013
With modern gear capable of operating at warmer temps than in the past, a freezing data center is no longer necessary
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SNMP: No one likes it, yet no one cares to replace it

November 25, 2013
SNMP's halcyon days are well behind it, if they existed at all. What's next for networking protocols?
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