Speaking at PLNOG

I have always considered that knowledge sharing is the best way to grow up professionally and create your brand. It's excited when you are given the chance to talk to the audience of professionals in the IT industry, the opportunity to chat to other people, socialize, learn something new as well as listen to the stories … Continue reading Speaking at PLNOG

The insights of Cloud based Services Platform

Network Function Virtualization is one of the hottest topics nowadays in the IT industry, based on different researches it’s said that it is expected that by the next couple of years the industry of SDN/NFV will become worth Billions. Seeing the trend, Cisco comes with the Cloud Service Platform 2100 to fulfill the market needs … Continue reading The insights of Cloud based Services Platform

Cisco CRS Multi Chassis

Lately I have been working on setting up a Cisco CRS (16 Slot) Multi Chassis 2+1 system for one of my customers (a leading Service Provider in EMEAR). The activities lasted roughly a week, full of activities and challenges at the same time. As you we already know the Cisco Carrier Routing System can be … Continue reading Cisco CRS Multi Chassis

Generate dummy static IP Prefixes with Python

This is my first but not last post on using some programming language to automate the way how I interact with a Cisco or non-Cisco network device. Imagine having hundreds or thousands devices making even a simple configuration change or gathering some piece of information, that’s quite a lot of time. Sometimes you might also … Continue reading Generate dummy static IP Prefixes with Python

Running CSR1000v on a VMware ESXi Hypervisor

Being able to use Cisco Cloud Services Router CSR1000v in a stable Hypervisor and Physical machine is a key to the performance and stability of the CSR1000v itself. This time I want to share my latest set-up of the Cisco Cloud Router using VMware ESXi 5.5 as a hypervisor. VMware ESXi is a free hypervisor, … Continue reading Running CSR1000v on a VMware ESXi Hypervisor

CSR1000v on GNS3

It has been quite some time since the Cisco’s Cloud Services Router CSR1000v was publicly released. CSR1000v is a virtual router or in other words it run’s the IOS software inside a Virtual Environment (in a Virtual Machine), and that’s not all because it can run the latest IOS XE software which is the successor … Continue reading CSR1000v on GNS3