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. Riverbed SD-WAN – The Simplicity  of Automation in SDN
  2. January Events: Networking Field Day 14, Viptela,
  3. Response: OpenSwitch now a Linux Foundation
  4. Analytics of Everything
  5. Cisco Merging IOS-XE Code Trains
  6. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  7. Network Field Day 11 and Meetups in the Valley
  8. Briefing: Versa Networks – Managed Service SD-WAN
  9. Response: Arista EOS & Quality
  10. Musing: Cisco Buys Tail-F and Disrupts Competitor Product Development
  11. Show 191 – Netvisor – the Pluribus Network Hypervisor – Sponsored
  12. News Roundup: Embrane, Cisco Prime NCS, F5 and VMware
  13. Brocade Vyatta & Forwarding Performance on X86 Server
  14. Response: The Internet Killed the Traditional Marketer & New Influencers
  15. Speaking, Meeting and Consulting in Q1 2014
  16. Musing: 40GbE BiDir Optics Means Less Cable In The Data Centre
  17. Show 167 – Cisco ACI Software Defined Networking – A First Look
  18. Musing: Cisco ACI Validates the Independent Network Operating System Model
  19. Published: Cloud Security Panel at GigaOm Structure, Public Private SDDC Symposium
  20. Network Field Day Six – Pre-Event Review – Sep 11 – 13
  21. WhoIS Episode 5: Greg Ferro
  22. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  23. ◎ Musing: Cisco Live Orlando 2013 Epilogue
  24. Show 141 – The Pace of Change Is Picking Up
  25. Network Field Day 5 – Disturbing Images
  26. Show 139 – Making Your Way Down The Path To Nirvana
  27. Enterprise Networking’s 10 Ten to Watch List
  28. Talking About the Problem and the Reason in Technical Presentations.
  29. Software Defined Networking & OpenFlow – So Far and So Future
  30. Big Vendor Head Shuffles at the SDN Curling Rink
  31. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  32. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  33. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  34. Prepping for Network Field Day Four
  35. ◎ Brocade’s Data Centre Ethernet Strategy