Have you heard the news? You’re
least favorite blogger is making the trip to San Jose California for Tech Field Day: Network Field Day 2 — I really want to add a dramatic movie headline to the end of that like… The Reckoning. But I digress. First, I want to say that I’m completely humbled to be selected to attend this years Networking Field Day. As our favorite public access TV hosts Wayne and Garth would say as they bow before the feet of Alice Cooper, “We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy! We’re scum, We suck!” — I can use the royal “we”, right? But seriously, to be included in a list with Ivan “Mr. MPLS” Pepelnjak, Greg “Packet Pushers” Ferro, Brandon “AAA” Carroll, Tom “My liver hurts” Hollingsworth, Jeff “Mr. Nexus 7009” Fry, and Jeremey “IOU” Gaddis is certainly a great honor.
So what is Tech Field Day?
Tech Field Day is a logical expansion of Gestalt IT’s founding principal of “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts”. The brain child of Stephen Foskett now in its third year, brings together innovative IT vendors and the leaders of the IT world in a forum focused on education and feedback. Network Field Day is the networking focused offshoot of this project now in it’s second year. For more information visit the Networking Field Day 2 site.
Tech Field Day Disclaimer
Tech Field Day is made possible by the sponsors who are footing the bill for the travel and living expenses of delegates such as myself. Sponsors should understand that their financing of Tech Field Day in no way guarantees them any bias from the delegates and that they are only there to provide their honest and direct opinions of the solutions they present.
Network engineer turned management currently servicing the enterprise data center market. I started working on networks in the ’90s and still feel like that was just a few years ago. Jack of all trades, master of none; I love to learn about everything. Feel free to ask me about photography, woodworking, nhra, watches, or even networking! — For feedback, please leave a comment on the article in question, and I’ll respond as soon as I can. For everything else including fan mail or death threats, contact me via twitter.