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Leon Adato is a Head Geek and technical evangelist at SolarWinds, and is a Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA), MCSE and SolarWinds Certified Professional (he was once a customer, after all). His 25 years of network management experience spans financial, healthcare, food and beverage, and other industries.

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Directions

My wife called me for the third time, and I could hear that she was working hard to remain calm but was undeniably at the end of her rope. She…

Happy IT Pro Day!

As we all know, lists and their thinly-veiled derivatives, listicles, drive social media. Post the “top 5 kinds of belly button lint” and you’ll probably get at least a few…

The Complexity Conundrum

The person I mentioned in my last two blog posts was back, and I didn’t even bother asking them why. Honestly, I wasn’t sure whether they were here for the technical…

Who Protects the Protectors?

Remember the person in my last post who asked me to describe a load balancer? They came back and asked about ASAs. I’m not sure if they really wanted to…

The Burden of Monitoring Load Balancers

I was having one of “those” days, and someone asked me to describe what a load balancer did. My answer was something like this.   “Imagine your most critical application…

No Network for Old Men

“Once upon a time, there was a little network…”   No there wasn’t. Your network was never little, or if it was, it didn’t stay that way for long. Corporate…

Everything I Needed To Know About IT I Learned From Logan (Part Four)

(This is the fourth and final part of a series. You can find Part One here, Part Two here and Part Three here.) It behooves me to remind you that…

Traveling With Joy

Recently, two people I respect very much tweeted about travel, and how to remain positive and grateful while you do it. You can read those tweets (here) and (here). When…

Everything I Needed To Know About IT I Learned From Logan (Part Three)

(This is the third part of a series. You can find Part One here and Part Two here.) It behooves me to remind you that there are many spoilers beyond…

Everything I Needed To Know About IT I Learned From Logan (Part Two)

(This is the second part of a series. You can find Part One here.) It behooves me to remind you that there are many spoilers beyond this point. If you…

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