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Terminology Tuesday Presents: Data Gravity

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Data Gravity is a concept first coined by Dave McCrory to describe the tendency of data to attract more data, applications and services.  As you may have guessed from the name, this principle has many parallels to Newton’s Theory of Universal Gravitation.   The basic premise is that a singular piece of data isn’t meaningful Read more...

Terminology Tuesday Presents: ZTP

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                ZTP stands for Zero Touch Provisioning.  And, as a quick google search will quickly reveal, many other things as well.   Back to our ZTP.  ZTP is the process by which new network switches and routers can be configured without much human involvement.   Notice that I said Read more...
VMware Booth at AWS re:Invent

Come Visit Us at AWS re:Invent!

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We’ll be at AWS re:INVENT in Las Vegas all week (Nov 27 – Dec 1, 2017)! Come say hi to the NSX Team at the VMware booth (#900 right as you walk in the main entrance) in the Expo Hall at the Venetian Hotel.  Stop by our booth to… Check out a quick demo on VMware NSX Read more...
Terminology Tuesday: This is Blockchain

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Blockchain

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Think of Blockchain as primarily two things.  1) A peer-to-peer technology 2) A way of keeping a public record. The technological backing of Blockchain is the ability to have many (many) computers host the same information.  Snippets of code (known as blocks) are duplicated and maintained in so many different places rendering fraud impossible.  The Read more...

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Microservices

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Microservices is the philosophy of designing software programs by breaking what used to be a singular function or command into multiple components, known as services.  The ultimate goal is to reduce complexity and increase speed (basically the goal of anything nowadays).   Think of Thanksgiving.  A traditional approach would have the same person cook the Read more...

Your View into the Incredible Presentations at future:net 2017

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For those of you unable to attend future:net 2017 in Las Vegas last month, fear not—what happens in Vegas can sometimes be brought to you on this blog. At this year’s future:net we heard from the technical and networking leaders shaping new network strategies, solutions and innovations.  The latest and greatest from our all-star speakers are contained in Read more...