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Tom Hollingsworth, CCIE #29213, is a former VAR network engineer with 10 years of experience working with primary education and the problems they face implementing technology solutions. He has worked with wireless, storage, and server virtualization in addition to routing and switching. Recently, Tom has switched careers to focus on technology blogging and social media outreach as a part of Gestalt IT media. Tom has a regular blog at http://networkingnerd.net and can be heard on various industry podcasts pontificating about the role technology will play in the future.

Articles by Tom Hollingsworth
posted in August 2014

Inside White-Box Switches

8/13/2014
Switches traditionally use ASICs for packet forwarding, but the new breed of white-box switches relies more heavily on generic CPUs to handle forwarding in order to reduce costs.

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