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Wireless Field Day 2

January 17, 2012
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I’ve been very fortunate to have been asked not once, but twice, to attend Net Field Day. As you probably already know, these are awesome events that bring together vendors with a handful of end users (who just happen to be bloggers). Over the weekend, I heard from “the man” Stephen Foskett, who asked if […]

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Why Gigamon Scares The Crap Out of Me

October 31, 2011
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I had the opportunity to visit with some of the Gigamon folks at their Milpitas, California, office last week as part of the Net Field Day 2 event and, frankly, what they showed us scared the shit out of me. Gigamon has a variety of products in their line-up. At the most basic is the […]

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Why You Should Be Blogging

October 20, 2011
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As a network engineer, systems administrator, or just a general IT guy (or girl), you probably don’t think of yourself as a “brand”. You probably just think of yourself as an average person who happens to have a fairly marketable skill. Each of us, however, are our own unique “brand” and blogging can help you […]

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Tech Field Day 7 – Austin

July 17, 2011

Gestalt IT’s Tech Field Day 7 event, with a focus on datacenter infrastructure, is now less than a month away. This unique event brings together innovative IT product vendors and independent thought leaders, allowing them to get to know one another. It is a forum for engagement, education, hands-on experience, and feedback. TFD7 will be […]

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Net Field Day 2

May 20, 2011

A couple weeks ago I got the “you’re in!” e-mail and I’m happy to announce that I am all set to attend the Net Field Day 2 event this fall, organized by Gestalt IT and being held (once again) in sunny San Jose, California. I had the pleasure of attending the first Net Field Day […]

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Net Field Day – Day 2

September 28, 2010

This post covers day two of the Gestalt IT Net Field Day event in San Jose on September 16th and 17, 2010. Be sure and see my article on day one! Day 2 Day 2 found us heading to Sunnyvale bright and early to meet up with Abner Germanow and Dan Backman at Juniper Networks. […]

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Net Field Day – Intro and Day 1

September 27, 2010

Unless you live under a rock, by now you know that the first Gestalt IT Net Field Day event took place in San Jose, California, on September 16th and 17th. After a couple Tech Field Day events, Greg Ferro had the idea that something similar should be held for networking nerds. Stephen Foskett, Gestalt IT’s […]

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Networking Nerds Converging on San Jose

September 13, 2010

Later this week, a promiscuous group of networking professionals will converge (alright, I’ll quit with the puns now) on San Jose, California, for Gestalt IT’s special Networking Field Day event. Fearless leader Stephen Foskett and 12 networking geeks will spend Thursday and Friday meeting with representatives from Arista Networks, Cradlepoint Technology, Force 10 Networks, Hewlett-Packard, […]

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Win A Trip To VMworld

August 11, 2010

Last week, Gestalt IT announced the “Get Away to VMworld” Contest, in which one lucky winner would be selected to attend VMworld San Francisco 2010, with Gestalt IT paying for airfare, hotel, and conference registration. Now, thanks to the generous contributions from sponsors Xsigo, Symantec, Zetta, and Veeam, there will TWO winners! But, there’s a […]

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