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.

Links with Tag @Etherealmind

  1. Advice To Tech Field Day Sponsors
  2. Network Break 194: Amazon Spooks Switch Vendors; Big Switch Brings VPCs On Prem
  3. BiB 48: Gluware at Network Field Day 18
  4. Network Field Day 18 – Some Preparation and Review
  5. Musing: The Short Life of Influencers — EtherealMind
  6. Some Things I Learned About VeloCloud SD-WAN
  7. Considering The Future Of Juniper’s Contrail And OpenContrail/Tungsten
  8. BiB 029: Cisco At NFD17 – Automation, Telemetry & Intent
  9. BiB 028: VMware NSX At NFD17 – SD-WAN & Security
  10. BiB 027: Juniper Networks At NFD17 – A Platform Emerges
  11. BiB 30: Mellanox, Ixia & Cumulus At NFD17 – VXLAN & Whitebox
  12. BiB 26: Extreme Networks At NFD17 – Composing Workflows For Mean Time To Payrise
  13. BiB 25: ThousandEyes At NFD17 – Expanding Into User Experience
  14. BiB 24: Juniper OpenContrail At NFD17 – One Fabric To Bind Them
  15. Its time for Network Field Day 17
  16. PQ Show 106: Whitebox, SD-WAN & More – An NFD14 Wrapup
  17. Riverbed SD-WAN – The Simplicity  of Automation in SDN
  18. January Events: Networking Field Day 14, Viptela,
  19. Response: OpenSwitch now a Linux Foundation
  20. Analytics of Everything
  21. Cisco Merging IOS-XE Code Trains
  22. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  23. Network Field Day 11 and Meetups in the Valley
  24. Briefing: Versa Networks – Managed Service SD-WAN
  25. Response: Arista EOS & Quality
  26. Musing: Cisco Buys Tail-F and Disrupts Competitor Product Development
  27. Show 191 – Netvisor – the Pluribus Network Hypervisor – Sponsored
  28. News Roundup: Embrane, Cisco Prime NCS, F5 and VMware
  29. Brocade Vyatta & Forwarding Performance on X86 Server
  30. Response: The Internet Killed the Traditional Marketer & New Influencers
  31. Speaking, Meeting and Consulting in Q1 2014
  32. Musing: 40GbE BiDir Optics Means Less Cable In The Data Centre
  33. Show 167 – Cisco ACI Software Defined Networking – A First Look
  34. Musing: Cisco ACI Validates the Independent Network Operating System Model
  35. Published: Cloud Security Panel at GigaOm Structure, Public Private SDDC Symposium
  36. Network Field Day Six – Pre-Event Review – Sep 11 – 13
  37. WhoIS Episode 5: Greg Ferro
  38. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  39. ◎ Musing: Cisco Live Orlando 2013 Epilogue
  40. Show 141 – The Pace of Change Is Picking Up
  41. Network Field Day 5 – Disturbing Images
  42. Show 139 – Making Your Way Down The Path To Nirvana
  43. Enterprise Networking’s 10 Ten to Watch List
  44. Talking About the Problem and the Reason in Technical Presentations.
  45. Software Defined Networking & OpenFlow – So Far and So Future
  46. Big Vendor Head Shuffles at the SDN Curling Rink
  47. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  48. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  49. Network Field Day 4 – Live Blogging and Updates
  50. Prepping for Network Field Day Four
  51. ◎ Brocade’s Data Centre Ethernet Strategy