Cisco Book Sprint completed!

“A Modern, Open and Scalable Fabric: VXLAN EVPN”, the new Cisco Guide produced with the Book Sprint method, has been finalised today after 5 days of intense collaborative writing. The Guide intends to give a solid foundation of VXLAN EVPN and provides real-world use cases to achieve a successful transition to next generation data centre Fabric. The intended audience for this book is both network professionals and network administrators. The Book is the result of the collaborative effort of 13 participants (Cisco Technical Marketing and Sales Engineers). Some of their impressions of the week can be found in the videos below.       You can check the pics of the Book Sprint here...

New Book Sprint with Cisco in California

Yesterday, a new Book Sprint started in San José (California) with a group of Cisco engineers from all over the US and Europe. Within 5 days, the group is bookspinting to write a guide on ‘Standalone’ Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) as the routing protocol, along with Ethernet virtual Private network (EVPN). Taking into account that we are moving towards the age of cloud, the guide intends to show the benefits of this technology which offers to operators of multi-tenant clouds the possibility to scale their networks and make them more flexible for the demands of cloud networking. The guide is targeting Technical decision-makers (TDM) and Businesses decision-makers (BDM). Following a debate on the structure and the book scope, participants are now drafting the main sections of the Guide. You can check the pics of the Book Sprint...

F5 AFM Operations Guide concluded

A great 5-day Book Sprint at the F5 premises in San José, California, concluded this Friday. The group of participants came out with the “F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager Operations Guide”. This guide includes recommended maintenance, tuning, and monitoring procedures. It will be extremely helpful to assist customers with keeping their BIG-IP optimized, and performing as designed.   The guide will be published soon after an internal review process. You can find more pics here....

Booksprinting with F5 in San José

The series of Book Sprints with F5 continues this week in San José, California. Eleven F5 Engineers, Technical Training Developers, Security Solution Architects and Sales Engineers are working together to write the BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) Operations Guide. AFM is a high-performance, full-proxy network firewall designed to guard data centers against incoming threats that enter the network. The aim of this guide is to provide the best customer experience possible keeping the AFM healthy. During the first day we had a constructive discussion on the book scope and structure. Participants are now working on the identified sections. You can find more pics...

Financing of Power Projects Book Sprint – done!

The Book Sprint on Understanding Project Finance finished last Friday. The handbook brings light and offers a comprehensive guidance to governments and investors on how to drive investment into Power Projects in both under-served power markets in developing countries and remote markets in developed countries. Finalised in 5 days, it gathers the expertise and perspectives of the 18 participants coming from governments, development banks, private banks, and leading law firms. The book is also the tangible proof of how powerful is collaborative knowledge production.   Some impressions, thoughts and the Book sprinters’ experience can be found in the videos below:       To see more pictures from this Book Sprint click here The Book Sprint facilitated by Laia Ros with the support of Henrik van Leeuwen (illustrator) and also counted with the backing of the remote team Raewyn Whyte (editor), Julien Taquet, (book producer) and Juan Gutierrez (platform developer)....

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