Gone are the days of where you pay once and ride off into the sunset. The industry is changing and renting virtual servers for a deterministic price per hour allows flexibility when investing in a cloud platform. But before you…

Last thursday I attended my local VMUG. This was my first experience outside tacking on the end of a previous jaunt. The Melbourne VMware Users Group convenes on multiple occasions throughout the year. The aim of VMUG is two-fold. One…

  Ever need to make a firewall change or update a rule set but not had access to the device? An always on, cloud based software as a service solution has grown from the labs of OneConfig. Based on the premise of…

The previous post to this one in my Plexxi series discussed the platform in which Plexxi deliver their software solution. The hardware was rounded off and numbers fired off. The optical cable pass through and topologies were discussed. That was…

First world DC problems Cloud computing has thrust multi-tenant DC’s forward in their advancements. The elasticity required for rapid deployment has pushed the bounds of many fields including storage, virtualisation, server architectures, and orchestration. As our environments onboard different customers…

My previous post on my blog and over at packet pushers got some traction. It was in regards to DevOps and Junipers offering. It is clearly prevalent with emerging technologies such as SDN and open-flow, that scalability can be achieved through programming and automation. What…

The buzzword in the industry of late is DevOps. It is one that I hope isn’t tarnished by the marketing machine where buzzwords go to die. DevOps is the shift in the paradigm of network and infrastructure management. Centralized infrastructure…

When people say Mykonos they generally think of white buildings, cliffs, partying, and stunningly amazing woman. Australian’s might add The Wog Boys to this. Well Juniper has added another meaning. It involves Tar pits, reverse proxy magic, lies, deception, and…

It was over a game of pool with John Harrington that I met Doug Hanks. I knew very little of the man other than he was “the man” at Juniper to speak to regarding MX-anything. It was very shortly after we…

If you are in IT and not a 9-to-5’er you have most definitely exposed to the ever evolving nature of technology. SDN this, Virtualize that, and to the cloud with the rest. Keeping up with technology that vendors develop without the marketing…