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