Cisco Champion 2020

I'd like to take a few moments and recognize those that helped make this happen for the 2nd year in a row. I am truly honored to be included as a Cisco Champion for 2020 and none of this is possible without Cisco, Lauren Friedman, Brett Shore, Tech Field Day, and fellow Cisco Champions. Additionally,... Continue Reading →

The Flux Reactor

Based in San Francisco, Kentik is roughly 5 years old with 70+ employees. Of its 200+ worldwide customers, the percentage between enterprise and service provider customers is split evenly. Kentik is an analytics company focused on network infrastructure that turns your network traffic into an operational and business value. The #NFD19 Tech Field Day delegates... Continue Reading →

Packets Never Lie…

Riverbed has multiple global locations but our next #NFD19 stop for Tech Field Day took us to their office in San Francisco, California which included the following company representatives: Romain Jourdan, Director\Technical Product Evangelist Zee Kallab, Deputy CTO Brandon Carroll, Technical Evangelist Before we get started, please take a moment to read Romain's wonderful blog post Foskett's... Continue Reading →

2018 Year in Review

Like a snap of a finger, 2018 has come and gone but before we move forward we should take a moment to look back. Below you will find the professional goals I set for myself going into 2018 from my 2017 Year In Review blog post: Pass the VCP6.5-DCV exam (Complete in February) Pass the Nutanix... Continue Reading →

The Glue that brings the Intent together!

Based out of Menlo Park, Apstra's #NFD19 presentation as part of Tech Field Day included the following company representatives: Mansour Karam, CEO and Founder Michael Wood, Chief Marketing Officer and VP Products Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing DJ Spry, Technical Account Manager Rags Rachamadugu, Head of Advanced Solutions Engineering Ryan Booth, Advanced Solutions Engineer... Continue Reading →

Meet Wayne McFarkus

Join Wayne McFarkus on his mission to help enterprises move beyond the router to Silver Peak. Silver Peak develops products for wide area networks (WANs). Its technology augments or replaces Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks with secure Internet connectivity, marketed as an SD-WAN. Silver Peak invited the Tech Field Day delegates and I to their office... Continue Reading →

I’m Too Sexy For My Shirt

The title of this blog post is accurate and illumio killed it with their #NFD19 presentation. In order to get the attention of your audience, you have to keep them engaged! Do yourself a favor, subscribe to the Tech Field Day YouTube channel below and you'll understand where I'm coming from. The representatives from illumio... Continue Reading →

DNS Is A Chump!

BlueCat Networks kicked off #NFD19 as part of Tech Field Day. The representatives from BlueCat Networks included: Jim Williams VP of Marketing Jason Davis, Director of BlueCat Experts Noel Reynolds, Director of Solution Architects Kevin Wilson, Manager of Solution Architects Dana Iskoldski, Public & Influencer Relations Manager The session was interactive which included all the... Continue Reading →

Day 1 – Networking Field Day 19

My latest journey began this morning in Northern Virginia and as I write this blog post, the day ends in San Clara, California thanks to the good people at TechFieldDay, GestaltIT which also includes Ben Gage and Tom Hollingsworth. Shortly after arriving at San Francisco International Airport, I was greeted by Rogelio from Limo Fiesta... Continue Reading →

Networking Field Day 19

In my way of saying thank you as I get ready to prepare for Networking Field Day 19, I'd like to acknowledge those responsible for allowing me to participate in the event. The individuals from Tech Field Day and Gestalt include: Stephen Foskett Tom Hollingsworth Ben Gage The presenting sponsors include: apstra BLUECAT CISCO illumio kentik riverbed... Continue Reading →

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