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Senior Network Engineer, technology enthusiast, guitar and bass player. Joe Wilson is the creator of RouterFreak.com as well as other niche websites that can be found around on the Internets.

Citrix Netscaler To Be Acquired By Cisco?

There’s been a lot of chatter lately on the next possible acquisition deal that Cisco may embark on. It would seem that Cisco could be looking to buy the Netscaler Application Delivery (read: load balancer) platform from Citrix. In several articles posted online from Barrons, StreetInsider.com, and NetworkWorld, per analysts from Oppenheimer, Cisco …

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How to Migrate your Network to the Cloud

By: Matt Smith Migrating to the cloud can save your business both time and money. In fact, O’Reilly Media reports that cloud implementation can save a company as much as 29 percent over three years. Furthermore, employees of companies with networks in the cloud can access data and applications from …

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Fluke Networks Announces 12 Trunk Fiber Tester

fluke fiber tester

Today Fluke Networks announced MultiFiber Pro, the industry’s first MPO (Multi-Fiber Push On) fiber trunk tester that validates performance of all 12 trunk fibers in a single test – reducing testing time by 95 percent and saving the average data center $17,000 in labor costs. The new Fluke Networks MultiFiber …

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Are Network Engineers Merely High Tech Plumbers?

High Tech Plumbers

Why are network engineers so bitter about managing virtualization? Rivka Gewirtz Little Published: 13 Apr 2012 Network engineers are tired of being viewed as plumbers—especially when it comes to managing virtualization.  After all, the job of supporting virtualized traffic goes so much deeper than providing an always-available pipe. Systems teams …

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Juniper Training: Free Network Engineer Resources


What do you think about when you think about learning new networking technologies or even learning to become a Network Engineer?   Most people will no doubt say they think Cisco is the answer. But learning about networking and network engineering doesn’t have to involve Cisco at all.  There are …

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