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Cisco UCOS 12.5/11.6 Upgrade Bedtime Stories

I've decided a blog detailing the upgrade experience in Cisco's UCOS 12.5 UCCX 11.6 release would be a good enough read for a blog, as there are some some items to look out for. I recently completed an v10.5 to v12.5 upgrade in a large environment and it was...

Cisco Unity Connection – Split Brain

The Spint Brain Recovery condition in Unity Connections is an odd state to find your Unity Connections cluster in, for sure. One thing is certain though, 'something' happened, and this is the result of whatever that 'something' was or is. When this condition happens,...

A Cisco Webex Teams plugin for Observium NMS

  This script written in PHP by the Byteworks team can run on-box with an Observium Network Monitoring Server somewhere in the web path (Ex. ../html/...) and Observium can call the script as a Webhook contact for alerting. When Observium posts a JSON alert...

Is the expert consultant dead?

  Far from it. In fact, expert consultants like myself and team are happily alive and well. I do think the technology consultancy space has become more crowded though; not crowded with more true experts like my team, rather more efficient operators of technology....