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Alistair Slocombe

Why Hospitality is "checking-out"​ SD-WAN for great service

by Alistair Slocombe

on Mar 7, 2017 12:29:31 PM

'I beg your pardon?" Another Basil Fawlty communication issue (Fawlty Towers)

I travel, and I stay in a lot of hotels and every one of those has been better than Fawlty Towers. 

However, when booking for the week away, one of the websites that I use, aside from Tripadvisor, is “HotelWifiTest.com”.

Why?

Because once I’ve slung my bags down onto the hotel bed, I am no longer satisfied with being subject to a broadcast schedule and T.V. controller, I hate to admit it, but I have become one of the “I want it, and I want it now” Millennials (albeit I am far too old to actually be one).  I could be watching anything from The Walking Dead to Parks & Recreation to YouTube’s latest IT Infrastructure doodle video; no matter what it is, one thing is for certain…I have no time or patience for buffering! I thought “buffering” had been consigned to the past along with dial up modems and AOL.  

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Topics: network, SDN, SD-WAN

Ryan Coombes

The Future of Networking has Arrived

by Ryan Coombes

on Oct 23, 2014 10:57:00 AM

Having recently attended VMWorld 2014 in Barcelona I was amazed at the volume of interest in VMWare's NSX platform. The official NSX launch has been much anticipated by the faithful and boy, we weren't let down! Besides the official keynote launch, there were dozens of workshops and hands on labs to get everyone started.

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Topics: network, software defined networks, SDDC, Arista, VMWare NSX, VMWare, Palo Alto, VMWorld 2014, Micro-Segmentation