Today I received an e-mail from Tom Hollingsworth, founder of Tom’s Corner at Cisco Live! among other things. Besides Tom’s Corner, he’s also a member of the Gestalt IT team. Gestalt IT provides an analysis of vendor offerings in IT through their website, blogs, podcasts, and a series known as Tech Field Day. This is […]
Recently I opened a TAC case through my Cisco Partner. In the initial automated response from Cisco TAC, I noticed something new. There was a link (https://tacconnect.cisco.com) that I had not seen before. Since it mentioned a bot, I figured why not let’s see what it’s all about. Using the TAC Connect Bot After signing […]
I had the pleasure of doing another Cisco Champion Radio podcast with Jason D’Silva (@jdsilva). This time we looked at Meraki Insight and Meraki Health.
Recently I had the pleasure to have a chat with Evan Mintzer (@evanmintzer) and Ben Greenbaum (@secintsight) about Cisco’s new SecureX platform.
The wait is finally over. Cisco Live! is finally here, or there, or everywhere. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference had to be redesigned to be entirely online. On top of that, Cisco’s leadership rightfully chose to postpone the conference in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing need for […]
When I recently bought and assembled my 3D printer, I had no idea that it would be bringing me into an active role in pandemic response. As the COVID-19 crisis built, makers across the globe started to come up with ways to help using 3D Printers, CNC machines and other tools. The founders of Operation […]
The Problem Just like many corporations, my corporation recently had to scramble for solutions to move our workforce to their homes for COVID-19. For our emergency work from home solution, we used VMWare’s Horizon software for the majority of our workers. This worked great, but there was a small subset that had specialized software on […]
I’ve had my eye on a 3D printer for a few years. I kept saying that I would wait for it to get cheaper and easier to use. At the same time, my wife is constantly telling me that I never buy anything fun for myself. So for my birthday this year, I pooled my […]
If you’ve been paying attention to the Cisco world since Cisco Live US 2019, you have probably heard a lot about the changes to the Cisco Certification program. The changes are now the rule of the land and we’re starting to get a better picture of how things will work going forward. You Get a […]
2019 Another year is coming to a close and it seems to be the in thing to do a review. Twenty-nineteen has been a renewal for me. Branding In January I rebranded my personal brand and started blogging again under the PackIT Forwarding banner. Since then I have written dozens of articles and used the […]