This week went by quickly for me. Most likely because I was on vacation Tuesday and Wednesday 😉 But that doesn’t mean I haven’t found any great links to share out with everyone.
Here are my favorite links this week:
10 Tips To Better Network Diagrams –
Network Diagram 101 Down as of 6/12/2014
Our brains are divided into two distinct hemispheres, each responsible for different cognitive skills. Some people favor one side over another, while others have a good balance.
I’ll admit, my diagrams are fugly. I’ve been looking for ways to improve this skill by tapping into my creative side. Luckily, @NetworkN3rd shared this great link.
Cisco Raises Catalyst Switch Prices by 67% – Network World
Cisco is raising the price on older generation Catalyst switches in an effort to prod users into buying newer gear.
According to a Cisco document obtained by Network World, Cisco is raising the price of some Catalyst 3000, 4000 and 6000 series switches and associated products by up to 67% to encourage purchase of newer equipment. The price increases do not affect the new products, which include the Catalyst 6500 Supervisor 2T engine and the Catalyst 4500 Supervisor 8E.
Luckily, this is just on older equipment. But the new equipment still costs an arm and a leg!
Windows 8.1 Now Available For Download – The Verge
Windows 8 users will certainly welcome the changes with 8.1, and they should help clear up some confusion in some areas. If Microsoft is able to keep this pace up and integrate its products and services into Windows 8 even more in future, then there should be a lot to look forward to.
So far I am enjoying Windows 8.1. There are some great features I wish I had in Windows 7. The tile look isn’t too bad once you get used to it. And if you’re a keyboard shortcut junkie like me then you won’t care for the Start button.