About Greg Ferro

Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.

He is a host on the Packet Pushers Podcast, blogger at EtherealMind.com and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus.

Network Break 22


Cisco Loves and Hates Net Neutrality, SDN WAN continues to grow and Analysts as AWS puppy dogs - drooling, licking themselves … [Read more...]

Network Break 21


IT Talent Shortage and Whiny CIOs, Podcasts Make Money, ACI vs NSX wibbles and Dell busts some moves.   IT … [Read more...]

Network Break 20


Powering the Cloud 2014 (English) - Welcome Small conference in Frankfurt Germany that I enjoyed quite a bit. Meru … [Read more...]

Network Break 19 – Fixed


Note: We had an audio problem and Network Break 19 is now fixed. A short discussion on the problems of Docker … [Read more...]

Show 212 – HP Networking in the Data Centre – Sponsored


In today's sponsored podcast, HP Networking looks to educate network engineers about HP’s data center portfolio and … [Read more...]

Show News: Network Down Stories and The Nightmare Before Christmas


Last year, we published two shows of horror stories about network outages and these shows generated a HUGE response from the … [Read more...]

PS Show 35 – OEM SFP and QSFP Modules – Do They Work ?


Do you really need genuine SFP and QSFP modules in your network equipment ? We talk technical with Prolabs, a supplier of OEM … [Read more...]

Network Break 18


This week we round up the news.   Brocade Vyatta Controller OpenDaylight with commercial integration rapid … [Read more...]

Show 209 – HP Networks and Network Management – Sponsored


Talking about Network Management get mixed reactions in the network industry with a rich history of products that didn't … [Read more...]

PQ Show 34 – Cloudflare Keyless SSL


A couple of weeks ago, Cloudflare announced a new solution that allows DDOS Protection, Caching and application firewalls of … [Read more...]

PQ Show 33 – Intel Rack Scale Architecture – Real or Impractical ?


At the IDF 2014 conference, Intel made a big song and dance about their Rack Scale Architecture which removes the need for … [Read more...]

Network Break 17


Intel IDF Conference SDN / NFV everywhere service chaining demonstrations problems in service chain Rack … [Read more...]

Network Break 16

This week, EVO:RAIL & Converged thingies, Cisco's multiple SDN strategies, Don't be a precious snowflake and Congress … [Read more...]

Network Break 15


The Network Break returns for another week of news and views on the event in the infrastructure business. Links Cisco … [Read more...]

Show 201 – Internet Dies at 512K, Long Live the Internet


The Internet has Died at 512K routes. Ethan & Greg discuss some news and events of the last few weeks and nod nerdishly … [Read more...]