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Kevin Blackburn

Kevin Blackburn

Kevin Blackburn is a Senior Network Engineer based near Akron, OH. Through his employment and personal study, Kevin has worked with mainly Cisco equipment day-to-day including Pix \ ASA \ Firepower Security, Nexus DataCenter, as well as iOS-based networking equipment. His main hobby is technology as a whole, so you will always find him tinkering with the latest ARM device out there or other things like home automation. Other than that, Kevin enjoys documenting his networking studies and education processes through articles and videos on his blog.

Posts Featuring Kevin Blackburn

The Effects of Software-Defined IT on Admins and Engineers

When it comes to networking specifically, software-defined networking is a model in which the use of programmability allows IT professionals to increase the performance and their ability to accurately monitor…

Nuances of Change Management Across Hybrid IT Environments

Enterprise networks and IT environments can be a very unique type of organization to work with. No matter what division is involved, change management can be a stressful thing for…

Bringing Ease of Use and Security to Remote Users

The image of a modern office has been rapidly changing in recent years. From the medical field, to sales, to technical support, users are on the road and working from…

Managing the Madness: BYOD Network Devices

When it comes to technology, device management resources have come a long way, just as much as the technology in our actual devices has. As a network or systems admin,…

The Role of a Network Admin in Application Performance Management

When it comes to application performance management, the main focus is the application. That is the main concern for end-users. They do not care about network performance, server performance, or…

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