* Posts by Californiacation

4 posts • joined 18 May 2014

Spooked Cisco chief phoned AWS, asked: You're not making a switch, are you?


Re: Not yet anyway.

Except there is plenty of that already.

Dinosaur love hug: Dell's $64bn death pledge to EMC



Decent article but you have discredited yourself by linking to the imbecilic article over at Wired.

Facebook says vendor secrets forced it to homebrew switches


That's great and kudos to the FB engineers.

However, engineers always love to build stuff. Once it's built it needs to be supported in all perpetuity and that's where issues arise. FB now needs a SDN team to keep their thing running, up-to-date, following innovation and industry standards, respond to zero-day-exploits, and all other things associated with BEING IN THE NETWORK SOFTWARE BUSINESS.

Give it a few years and that team/division will become so big that it will warrant a spin off or they will just go to an established product.

Fujitsu chief disses Amazon’s ‘threatening’ enterprise attack


Amazon E3?

EC2 and S3 surely, no?

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