TFDx at Cisco Live 2017 – Part 1 (Preview)

Dustin Beare went to Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US this past week. In this post, he gives a quick look at what he saw from Cisco at the event. This includes how the company is approaching ASIC design, the redesigned IOS-XE, which is now more container based for easier feature expansion, and a wide range of updates from the Cisco Digital Network Architecture platforms.


Update: June 2017

Dustin Beare is deep in the throws of preparing for his CCIE exam in September. That’s not stopping him from getting excited for Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US. He’ll be getting a full firehouse of presentations from Cisco throughout the day, so make sure to check back with Dustin for updates. And here’s wishing him luck in September!


Year in Review – 2016

The year is rapidly winding down, and as 2016 comes to a close, Dustin Beare gives it a look back. It’s a year that found him welcome a new son into the world, attend Networking Field Day, get a promotion at work, and pass his CCIE written exam. It’s a really great look back at how in just a year, a lot of things can change. Dustin clearly put in a lot of hard work to change the course of his career. It was a pleasure to have him as a delegate.


Drill Baby, Drill! (into NetFlow with Kentik)

After being introduced to Kentik at Networking Field Day in August, Dustin Beare got some hands-on time with the tool. Now that he’s had a chance to use Data Explorer, what does he think? Overall, Dustin came away impressed, citing Data Explorer’s simplicity in viewing traffic flowing into a network. Kentik made it easy to pull specific queries out of NetFlow data.


Traffic Optimization with Teridion

Traffic Optimization with Teridion


The Power of Social Media

The Power of Social Media


Dustin Beare

I’ve spent the past 15 years working for a cable ISP in the midwest and in an engineering capacity for the past 8 years. That’s the boring stuff, my main passion is currently working towards my CCIE and messing around with other technologies. I’m always curious to how things work and seeing if I can […]