Greg Ferro

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Greg Ferro is a Network Architect and Engineer working in the UK. Over the last 25 years or so he has worked across the industry for FTSE 250 companies, and previously across Australia and Asia Pacific. Today, Greg specialises in the design and deployment of Data Centres including Network Fabrics, Data Security, Cloud and Internet. He has worked as a consultant for well known companies throughout Asia and Europe and now lives in the UK.

Widely known for his weekly “Packet Pushers Podcast” at where he interviews network engineers, vendors and industry figures on a range of highly technical topics where the motto is *“Too Much Networking Would Never Be Enough”*.

Greg is widely known for his blog at where he writes regularly about many aspects of Data Networking. His personal blog is at He also writes for and a range of other respected websites.

Events Attended

Event Staff

Links with Tag @Etherealmind

  1. Some Things I Learned About VeloCloud SD-WAN
  2. Considering The Future Of Juniper’s Contrail And OpenContrail/Tungsten
  3. BiB 029: Cisco At NFD17 – Automation, Telemetry & Intent
  4. BiB 028: VMware NSX At NFD17 – SD-WAN & Security
  5. BiB 027: Juniper Networks At NFD17 – A Platform Emerges
  6. BiB 30: Mellanox, Ixia & Cumulus At NFD17 – VXLAN & Whitebox
  7. BiB 26: Extreme Networks At NFD17 – Composing Workflows For Mean Time To Payrise
  8. BiB 25: ThousandEyes At NFD17 – Expanding Into User Experience
  9. BiB 24: Juniper OpenContrail At NFD17 – One Fabric To Bind Them
  10. Its time for Network Field Day 17
  11. PQ Show 106: Whitebox, SD-WAN & More – An NFD14 Wrapup
  12. Riverbed SD-WAN – The Simplicity  of Automation in SDN
  13. January Events: Networking Field Day 14, Viptela,
  14. Response: OpenSwitch now a Linux Foundation
  15. Analytics of Everything
  16. Cisco Merging IOS-XE Code Trains
  17. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  18. Network Field Day 11 and Meetups in the Valley
  19. Briefing: Versa Networks – Managed Service SD-WAN
  20. Response: Arista EOS & Quality
  21. Musing: Cisco Buys Tail-F and Disrupts Competitor Product Development
  22. Show 191 – Netvisor – the Pluribus Network Hypervisor – Sponsored
  23. News Roundup: Embrane, Cisco Prime NCS, F5 and VMware
  24. Brocade Vyatta & Forwarding Performance on X86 Server
  25. Response: The Internet Killed the Traditional Marketer & New Influencers
  26. Speaking, Meeting and Consulting in Q1 2014
  27. Musing: 40GbE BiDir Optics Means Less Cable In The Data Centre
  28. Show 167 – Cisco ACI Software Defined Networking – A First Look
  29. Musing: Cisco ACI Validates the Independent Network Operating System Model
  30. Published: Cloud Security Panel at GigaOm Structure, Public Private SDDC Symposium
  31. Network Field Day Six – Pre-Event Review – Sep 11 – 13
  32. WhoIS Episode 5: Greg Ferro
  33. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  34. ◎ Musing: Cisco Live Orlando 2013 Epilogue
  35. Show 141 – The Pace of Change Is Picking Up
  36. Network Field Day 5 – Disturbing Images
  37. Show 139 – Making Your Way Down The Path To Nirvana
  38. Enterprise Networking’s 10 Ten to Watch List
  39. Talking About the Problem and the Reason in Technical Presentations.
  40. Software Defined Networking & OpenFlow – So Far and So Future
  41. Big Vendor Head Shuffles at the SDN Curling Rink
  42. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  43. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  44. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  45. Prepping for Network Field Day Four
  46. ◎ Brocade’s Data Centre Ethernet Strategy