Author Archives: Charles Perroquin

About Charles Perroquin

Networking all over the world, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, Europe. Data Center, Telephony over IP, Security. Mainly with Cisco.

Fortinet Fortigate UTM vs Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall – Line of product and Business

On the last weeks, I worked with Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet solutions. I’d like to do a small feedback on those boxes. Initially I was willing to do one blog article to do the comparison… But after one or … Continue reading

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Difference between IOS, IOS XE and IOS XR

I’ve been working with ASR9k for some time. Even if the ASR9k is a Cisco router, it does not use IOS but IOS XR. IOS XR is a specific software that is available on ASR9k, Cisco 12k and CRS-1. Currently … Continue reading

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MPLS

By request from Nassim in Algeria, a non-technical post on MPLS. There is multiple ways to use MPLS: Basic MPLS, MPLS-TE, MPLS-VPN, Multicast over MPLS. The goal of Basic MPLS was to improve packet switching in a network. You could … Continue reading

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FCoE

I was in Almaty, Kazakhstan doing a training on FCoE and I’ve got some questions on the adoption of FCoE technology. Should we move? When? Why? Fibre Channel over Ethernet is a technology that allow connection to a Fibre Channel SAN … Continue reading

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