Home » Off Topic

Off Topic

What can you learn in 5 minutes a day !

I  believe in minimalism and what small focused actions can make for a person and small steps is what Juniper learning bytes is all about. Learning bytes is an online learning resource launched last year by Juniper education services organization as a free service. The nice thing about the learning bytes is that they are focused, short and concise videos that give you a a quick idea about a certain technology, feature or configuration in about 10 minutes  or less and they are created by Juniper’s educational services team right to you. Here is a good byte, not just because my …

Read More »

Few ways scripting can keep you sane

C’est la vie, it has been almost a year since I posted on the blog, a year full of change,  but here I am kicking up again with this simple short post about how scripting could save you time and effort on daily basis. I know most of you might be using those free or commercially available applications to manage your daily work and they are all great; and I don’t want to convince you of reinventing the wheel but I am  talking here about higher level of control over your very own, tailored to your specific needs tools. OK, …

Read More »

The Importance of Networking

Networking is constantly being promoted throughout a huge range of industries, and is generally being seen as more valuable than ever before. However, all too often, it can be swept under the carpet. Those of us who work with technical industries can be particularly prone to not making the most of our networking opportunities. However, here’s a quick remind of why it can be so important. You may encounter a huge number of people within your current profession that it can be worth keeping in touch with. With most work places offering reliable INTERNET access provided by companies at sites …

Read More »

The Forgotten skill of technical writing

It’s a beautiful sunny day that puts a big smile on my face and I want to share it with you, so please put a big smile on your face now and before you continue. Your smile will make my day even brighter. OK, back to our post but keep smiling If you are reading my blog then you are related to networking one way or another, and if you are related to networking then most probably you write technical documents and this means this is for you. In our daily lives as network engineers we involve in technical writing …

Read More »

Life Follows a Plan, but the Plan is not Yours !

70 days passed since I wrote my last post about IPv6 Addressing. Long time, however I didn’t feel it. Maybe I even forgot what I was doing here or planning to do, those 70 days actually carried a lot of unplanned events. My last post was on 24th of January and on 25th of Januaray it all started with protesters in Tahrir square asking for justice and equality for all the Egyptians, that was the begining and it ended by me now writing this post from Amsterdam, Netherlands where I currently work. Those revolutionary days had a lot of lessons, …

Read More »

Juniper CEO speaking

I stumbled on an interview with Juniper CEO, Kevin Johnson for Fortune Tech. The interview covers many points about the networking market, they discussed Juniper’s competitive advantages, the GDP recession and its effect on the economics of the networking industry, Juniper’s market share, Juniper’s strategy and vision for the next few years compared to Cisco and many other interesting things at least for guys like me :). Read the full interview: Juniper CEO: Why Cisco’s approach is wrong

Read More »