Author Archives: Matthew Norwood

Who Do You Trust?

Let me start off by reminding you that I work for a corporation that is considered an end-user of technology services. I am not a consultant and I don’t work for a vendor. I do a lot of vendor research … Continue reading

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Things Worth Reading – 29 March 2011

  Some of the more interesting things I have read courtesy of RSS feeds, Twitter, Google searches, e-mail, and….. well, you get the idea. E911 and Energy Efficiency – A deadly combination? Mark Fletcher makes a great point about phone … Continue reading

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Aerohive

I apologize in advance for the length of this post! Introduction Quick! Make me a list of parts needed for an enterprise wireless rollout covering a couple of large buildings with a requirement for 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios. Pretend the … Continue reading

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HP Networking – Part 2(More vision…)

If you haven’t read my first post on HP Networking, you can read it here. I covered the marketing aspect of it. In this second post, I wanted to talk about the technical approach that HP is taking. However, there … Continue reading

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HP Networking – The Vision(As I Understand It)

As part of Tech Field Day 5, I got a chance to sit in on multiple briefings from HP. I was very interested to hear about their particular product set and how it fits within the data center. The following … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Infoblox

As part of Tech Field Day 5, I received a briefing from Infoblox on their product line. They have some interesting products that revolve around making your life easier in the realm of network services management and network device management. … Continue reading

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Tech Field Day 5 Is Over. Now What?

I made it back to Nashville before noon on Saturday. A cross country red eye flight with a short layover in Atlanta put me into Nashville just in time. I was able to get a few hours with my kids, … Continue reading

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Wrapping My Head Around The Nexus1000v – Part 1

****Note – I am NOT in any way shape or form a VMware expert. I can’t guarantee you that I will be 100% correct in my terminology or representation of VMware, VMotion, VSphere, etc. I apologize in advance. I am … Continue reading

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Be A Part Of History

He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the … Continue reading

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Tech Field Day 5

I’ve been fortunate to receive an invite to Tech Field Day 5 out in San Jose, California. The event takes place in February and will bring IT vendors and technical people together to talk about products from the various vendors … Continue reading

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