Jordan Martin

Jordan Martin has worked in technology for over 15 years, specializing in enterprise and data center routing and switching. He currently works as a Technical Architect at Core BTS, where he helps customers build, improve, and optimize the networks that drive their business. Jordan is also a Co-Founder and host of the Network Collective podcast, writer, and CCIE #43772.

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Cognitive Bias in IT Decision Making

March 29, 2018

Logic and objective thinking are hallmarks of any engineering field. IT design and troubleshooting are no exceptions. Computers and networks are systems of logic so we, as humans, have to think in such terms to effectively design and manage these systems. The problem is …



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Networks

A Case Against Chassis Switching

March 1, 2018

If you have done any work in enterprise networks, you are likely familiar with the idea of a chassis switch. They have been the de facto standard for campus and data center cores and the standard top tier in a three-tier architecture for quite …


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Networks

The Single Thing You’ll Never Be Able To Outsource

February 15, 2018

It’s a common story. Your team has many times more work than you have man hours to accomplish. Complexity is increasing, demands are rising, acceptable delivery times are dropping, and your team isn’t getting money for more people. What are you supposed to do? …


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Networks

Path Monitoring In A World Of Overlays

February 7, 2018

I remember the simpler days. Back when our infrastructure all lived in one place, usually just in one room, and path monitoring could be as simple as walking in to see if everything looked OK. Today’s environments are very different, with our infrastructure being …