New Awesomeness Feature on my list – from Meraki

I sat through quite an amount of vendor pitches. From time to time it’s the small things that differentiate the company and show you their true culture. I keep a list of these small features that have enjoyed me over all these years and I’m ready to share some of them with you. Make-A-Wish button The last feature that has been added to my list is the Merake Make-A-Wish button. I first saw it on their presentation for TechFieldDay at Cisco Live in Milan. It’s basically a button at the bottom right corner of EVERY SINGLE PAGE of the User

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Cisco NBase-T – lipstick on your Cat5e pig

In January of this year I was invited to join the TechFieldDay crew at Cisco Live in Milan. On Monday we got a whole day of Cisco presentations and the rest of the week we had time to spend on the show floor (and a trip to Lake Como!). The BYOD pipe is just too small The last presentation for the day was for Peter Jones, principal engineer at Cisco and chairman at the NBase-T alliance. He came to present us MultiGigabit Ethernet (2.5Gbps / 5.0Gbps). My immediate reaction was: who the hell needs a 2.5 and 5.0 GbE standard

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is Cisco InterCloud late to the party?

Cisco just announced their move to the Cloud as a public/hybrid player. A few short details: name: InterCloud platform of choice: OpenStack model: hybrid, partner driven landing page: LINK There is plenty of time ahead In the Public/Hybid cloud market we have some early leaders like Amazon and Rackspace, we have the adopters like HP / IBM and not to forget VMware but all with different go-to-market strategies. I remember HP announcing their first type of public cloud at HP Discover 2011! Back in those days it was kind of the same model Cisco is announcing today. Only that it was

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