Is NTP time smearing a good or a bad thing?
The network is difficult to change because it’s expensive, complex, and brittle, and outages directly affect the business.
Its a sad picture of networking in general that many of devices are obsolete, insecure and difficult to own.
Facebook is working with the Telecom Infra Project, a consortium of manufacturers and component makers building a commoditized DWDM switch over the next couple of years.
Arista published its Q3 results yesterday and presented interesting highlights to investors. I’m going to pick a few and discuss them here.