Lindsay Hill automation, networking, product management

CCIE: One Year On

Today marks one year since I passed CCIE Routing and Switching, and was branded number 36708. This is supposed to be a huge achievement, bringing fame and fortune, right? You’re supposed to immediately change jobs, with an accompanying large pay rise, right? No more drudgery for me, I’m a rock star now! Isn’t that how it’s supposed to work? Let’s look at what’s changed in the last 12 months for me:

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NMS Primer 7: Going Beyond

This article is Part 7 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 6: Ongoing Feeding

This article is Part 6 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 5: Implementation

This article is Part 5 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 4: Main NMS Players

This article is Part 4 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 3: Choosing an NMS

This article is Part 3 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 2: How Do They Work?

This article is Part 2 in a 7-Part Series.

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NMS Primer 1: What is an NMS?

This article is Part 1 in a 7-Part Series.

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HP Communities - Enabling Full Post Content Email

The HP Communities forums offer email subscriptions for threads you’ve participated in, or all posts for a specific message board. By default these emails only contain the subject of the post, along with a lot of other text you don’t care about. Here’s how to make those emails useful, by including the post content:

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Accounting Models and Cloud Service

Everyone talks about how moving to Cloud-based services can reduce CapEx, and that you only “pay for what you need.” People seem to assume this is a Good Thing, and to my mind, it probably is. But many businesses are obsessed with reducing OpEx, not CapEx. In fact, they will use all manner of tricks to move expenditure to the CapEx bucket. Why is that, and what might it mean for “Pay as you go” models?

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