Tom Hollingsworth

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Tom Hollingsworth, CCIE #29213, is an organizer on the Tech Field Day events series. He also writes about networking and related technolgies on his blog at With over 10 years of experience in the IT field, Tom has covered the breadth of technology from desktop deployment to data center installation. He brings his unique perspective to his writing both on his blog and at Network Computing. Tom can also be found prognosticating and commenting about technology from his Twitter account @networkingnerd.

Events Attended

Event Staff

Links with Tag @NetworkingNerd

  1. Sorting Through SD-WAN
  2. Two Takes On ASIC Design
  3. Bringing 2017 To Everyone
  4. The Power of ONUG And What It Means To You
  5. OpenFlow Is Dead. Long Live OpenFlow.
  6. Nutanix and Plexxi – An Affinity to Converge
  7. Designer or Architect? It’s A Matter Of Choice
  8. Facebook Wedge 100 – The Future of the Data Center?
  9. DevOps and the Infrastructure Dumpster Fire
  10. Ten Years of Cisco Live – Community Matters Most of All
  11. DockerCon Thoughts – Secure, Sufficient Applications
  12. Flash Needs a Highway
  13. Tech Field Day Extra at ONUG Spring 2016 Live Blog – Day 2
  14. How Networking Is Driving Systems Development
  15. Tech Field Day Extra at ONUG Spring 2016 Live Blog – Day 1
  16. Intel and the Network Arms Race
  17. Wireless As We Know It Is Dead
  18. Don’t Touch My Mustache, Aruba!
  19. Drowning in the Data of Things
  20. Will Cisco Shine On?
  21. The Tortoise and the Austin Hare
  22. Critical Applications And the WAN
  23. A Voyage of Discover-E
  24. A Stack Full Of It
  25. ONUG Spotlights Shift To Software And Services – Network Computing
  26. Join Tech Field Day at ONUG Fall 2015 in New York City
  27. Open Networking Needs to Be Interchangeable
  28. Tips For Presenting On Video
  29. This WAN Is Your WAN, This WAN Is My WAN
  30. Open Choices In Networking
  31. Hypermyopia In The World Of Networking
  32. NBase-ing Your Wireless Decisions
  33. VFD4 – The email
  34. Time For A Data Diet?
  35. A Bright And Happy 2015 Ahead
  36. Cisco Just Killed The CLI
  37. Riding the SD-WAN Wave
  38. HP Networking – Hitting The Right Notes
  39. Wires Are The Exception
  40. The Atomic Weight of Policy
  41. SDN Use Case: Content Filtering
  42. Why is Lync The Killer SDN Application?
  43. Do We Need To Redefine Open?
  44. Maybe MU-MIMO Matters
  45. 08 – Wireless Field Day 7 Kickoff « On The Fly Wi-Fi
  46. Cisco Live 2014 – Recap
  47. The SDNicorn
  48. Tom Hollingsworth Offers Snazzy Insight on the 2014 SDDC Symposium
  49. Throw More Storage At It
  50. Tech Field Day is a community event for the community
  51. Dear Syslog, regarding NAT & #VFD3 Day 0
  52. The Slippery Slope of Social Sign-In
  53. 2014 – Introductions Are In Order
  54. Write Like The Wind
  55. SDN and Appeal of Abstraction
  56. Should Microsoft Buy Big Switch?
  57. Avaya and the Magic of SPB
  58. HP Networking and the Software Defined Store
  59. SDN 101 at ONUG Academy
  60. Cisco CMX – Marketing Magic? Or Big Brother?
  61. Your Data Center Isn’t Facebook And That’s Just Fine
  62. Know the Process, Not the Tool
  63. The Vision Of A ThousandEyes
  64. A Complicated World Without Wires
  65. SDDC Interview: Tech Field Day’s Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth
  66. Software Defined Data Center: Marketing or Meaty?
  67. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  68. Cisco Live 2013 Wrap Up
  69. Tech Field Day 9
  70. Cisco Live 2013 Tweetup
  71. WhoIS Episode 004: Tom Hollingsworth
  72. Brocade’s Pragmatically Defined Network
  73. Juniper and the Removal of the Human Element
  74. Plexxi and the Case for Affinity
  75. Brocade Defined Networking
  76. Causing A Network Ruckus
  77. Solarwinds – The Right Tool For A New Job
  78. Cisco Borderless Idol
  79. Cisco Data Center Duel
  80. Show 139 – Making Your Way Down The Path To Nirvana
  81. Aerohive Is Switching Things Up
  82. Network Field Day 5
  83. Enterprise Networking’s 10 Ten to Watch List
  84. Juniper MX Series – Review
  85. BYOD vs MDM – Who Pays The Bill?
  86. Cisco To Buy Meraki?
  87. Juniper – Land of Unicorns and Broccoli
  88. Cisco – Borderless Speed Dating
  89. 99 Problems But A Switch Ain’t One
  90. Brocade – Packet Spraying and SDN Integrating
  91. Spirent – Bringing The Tests To You
  92. Opengear – A Box Full Of Awesome
  93. Statseeker – Information Is Ammunition
  94. When Demos Attack
  95. Network Field Day 4
  96. Reality As A Service