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Twelve Days of IT Christmas

Happy holidays from Enterprise Networking Planet!

 By Joe Stanganelli | Posted Dec 24, 2014
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(With apologies to Frederic Austin.)

 

On the first day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:
A
WAN link with BGP.

 

On the second day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the third day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the fourth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Four cloud-based apps

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the fifth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the sixth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the seventh day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the eighth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Eight cables running,

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the ninth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Nine hours of training,

Eight cables running,

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the tenth day of Christmas my CIO gave to me:

Ten testbeds testing,

Nine hours of training,

Eight cables running,

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Eleven silos blending,

Ten testbeds testing,

Nine hours of training,

Eight cables running,

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP.

 

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me:

Twelve gofers going,

Eleven silos blending,

Ten testbeds testing,

Nine hours of training,

Eight cables running,

Seven bugs a-patching,

Six meshes meshing,

FIVE SECURE SMART THINGS,

Four cloud-based apps,

Three SDNs,

Two teams for Scrum,

And a WAN link with BGP!

 

Happy Holidays, ENP readers!

Joe Stanganelli is a writer, attorney, and communications consultant. He is also principal and founding attorney of Beacon Hill Law in Boston. Follow him on Twitter at @JoeStanganelli.

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