A Response To “What Went Wrong with NFV: The Operator View”

This post is a specific response to Tom Nolle’s recent blog: What Went Wrong with NFV: The Operator View. I provide a perspective on the points Tom raised, based on my experience leading business model strategy / transformation at a leading Networking supplier, Juniper Networks. Tom’s blog reflects the operator view as articulated by Tom,…

Why I Love Networking

Today I received a mailer from 1440.org that was a teaser for Find Your Why , with the quote “What draws me in is not what people do for a living but why they do it.” – Simon Sinek and Peter Docker This quote “triggered”, stimulated….whatever the right word is….my recollection of why I got into…

Serverless Network Functions (sNF)

The Important Extracting the most efficiency out of compute resources remains a key focus of IT Containers as applications or micro services are the current emerging focus to gain more efficiency than virtual machines In the long run, serverless will also receive more attention Serverless is a powerful paradigm, there are maturity gaps today, but…

CloudExpo 2019, Santa Clara: Cloud Chaos

bohcay’s take on last week’s CloudExpo in Santa Clara. “While there are many gaps in cloud computing, the size of those gaps depends on whether an enterprise is operating in a virtual machine, container, or serverless environment. The closer to serverless, the greater immaturity an Enterprise must navigate. The closer to serverless, the greater the…

Better Together: hardware and software experiences

My first car was a “sin bin” that never saw any action (hey, shoot for the moon right?). My second car was a straight six, tuned length extractors, aluminum head, and three side draft, double-barrel, 45 mil, DCOE Webers. That second car, when it was on the road, was a work of passion, seriously, all…

Self-Driving: The New Joys Of

The Important 4Q19, bohcay will launch the Self-Driving Network Infrastructure subscription research service and consulting practice. I don’t know who was the first person in the industry to draw the analogy between self-driving cars and self-driving networks, I, previously being a Juniper Networks employee, heard it first from Kireeti Kompella. Having just updated to a…

EVs, Ford, Transformation, and When it’s in Your DNA…

The important When it is in your DNA, you focus on it relentlessly, and reinforce its importance, it shines through in the products and services you create, regardless of the technology. Ultimately, when it comes to focusing hearts and minds, a business is shaped by customer outcomes. When companies focus on outcomes for the customer,…

5G, Cisco, The Important

The Important Do the fortunes of 5G rest on Enterprise solutions? Which vendors are best positioned to execute on Enterprise solutions? These are the kinds of questions scenario planners should be asking Discussion I’ve worked with a couple of editors in my time. The most aggressive of them want that perfect title that demands people…

Information of Things: Looker & Tableau

When bohcay announces how it is framing its research and consulting agenda for 2019/2020, one of three highlighted areas will be the Information of Things. Compute, storage, and networking resources, are so abundant, that it is leading to a tsunami of information. Information is now one of the most valuable products in IT. It is…

Explained: Systematic, Synergistic, and Strategic

The Important A strategy is a vision of desired change/outcome, and the way to get to that outcome. Decision makers across a company’s value chain must consider how to align to the outcomes desired by the strategy, and not get stuck in old thinking This consideration must be systematic, otherwise disconnects will occur, synergies will…