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I’ve been traveling recently. To places and fields that have limited to no mobile connectivity and this can be a challenge when a challenge arises. Immediately following Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this month, my family embarked on a multi-week European vacation. After spending a couple more days in Spain, we jumped on the rail to Paris for a couple days and then on to Rome for 10 days. The Eiffel Tower along with ‘I see London, I see France, I see Daddy’s….’ request was our daughter’s and Italy was something we’ve wanted to do for a while. During the train ride – which was fantastic – we saw vineyards, castles, the Alps, old bunkers and tons of scenery you never get on an airplane. It’s almost like eavesdropping on these remote lives as you pass by at 187 mph while they hang their clothes to dry or tend to their fields. Yes, mobile connectivity was ve... (more)

The DNS of Things @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley By @PSilvas [#IoT]

With Levi’s Stadium as a backdrop, I share a bit about the Internet of Things and the strain it will place on the Domain Name System (DNS) along with a preview of my DNS of Things session at CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Reporting from Silicon Valley. Check out F5’s DNS solutions at https://f5.com/solutions/architectures/intelligent-dns-scale ps Related Five Key Issues for the DNS of Things @ThingsExpo The Digital Dress Code F5 Solutions – Intelligent DNS Scale My Sensored Family The Internet of…(Drum Roll Please)…Band-Aids?!? The Breach of Thi... (more)

The Internet of Me, Myself and I By @PSilvas | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

What happens when the gadgets you wear also control the things around you? No doubt you’ve heard of various internet-connected things like light bulbs, coffee makers and thermostats making their way into our homes. And no doubt, you’ve probably heard of such devices that you wear (or insert) to track your fitness, sleeping or even blood sugar levels. But when that sleeping monitor can alert the light bulb and coffee machine that you are about to wake up, that’s called the Internet of Self. Data from your body that is used to control the objects around you. Your body controls the y... (more)

MWC 2015 – That’s a Wrap! By @PSilvas | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

I wrap it up from Mobile World Congress 2015. Thanks to you for watching and thanks to our guests this week including Frank Yue, Jonathan George, Peter Nas, Ron Carovano, Richard Duncan, Misbah Mahmoodi and a very special Mahalo to F5 CEO John McAdam! Certainly a personal and professional highlight of mine interviewing John. Also thanks to Lars, Michelle and Jonathan for their camera work – appreciate their help. Reporting from Barcelona, that’s a wrap! Safe travels everyone. ps Related Mobile World Congress 2015 – The Preview Video MWC 2015 – Find F5 MWC 2015 – NFV for Servi... (more)

VMware PEX 2015 – That’s a Wrap!

I wrap it up from VMware PEX in San Francisco. Special thanks, of course, to you for watching this week – I do appreciate it and hope it is both entertaining and helpful. Appreciation also goes out to Ron Carovano, Matt Quill and Keith McManigal for their guest appearances. Reporting from the City by the Bay, thanks for watching! ps Related: VMware Partner Exchange 2015: Video Preview VMware PEX 2015 – Find F5 VMware PEX 2015 – What Customers Want From Security Vendors VMware PEX 2015 – BIG-IP on vCloud Air VMware PEX 2015 – F5 Channel Partner Ecosystem F5 and VMware—Deliveri... (more)