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…

Huawei and the terrible conflict we feel

UPDATE – NOT LONG AFTER THIS BLOG WAS PUBLISHED THE IEEE REVERSED ITS DECISION TO BAN HUAWEI EMPLOYEES FROM REVIEWING PAPERS. If you work in tech, you a) work in global markets b) probably believe the best tech should win, even if you concede it does not always, and c) identity with political movements that…

Networking Epochs from Mainframes to NaaS

The Important After decades of Internet and Cloud infrastructure innovation / investment, the networking world turns its eyes to Enterprise Routing, and more generally, Enterprise networking. The tip of the spear is SD-WAN, but Network-as-a-Service (Subscription) is the larger theme, with multicloud also part of the mix. This presents Enterprise Networking disruption potential, though Cisco…