Hannah Ash

How to Create a Network Diagram

Network diagrams are a visual tool that give network administrators a window into the network: they are used to visualize objects/nodes, connections, dependencies, critical paths, tasks, […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

What is a Logical Network Diagram?

Network diagrams, both logical and physical, are key to effective network and IT infrastructure management. With up-to-date diagrams, network admins can troubleshoot (and minimize downtime), plan […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

Physical Network Diagrams Explained

When it comes to maintaining and managing an IT infrastructure, network diagrams are critical to compliance, security, troubleshooting, and minimizing downtime. Network diagrams, or maps, are […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

What is the OSI Model?

Before you dive into what you may want to document and include in a network diagram, you’ll probably want to have a basic understand of what, […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

DCIM Software: How to Avoid a Failed Implementation

If someone were to ask me today, “Hey, you know about this stuff: is DCIM failing users?”, I would set them straight: “No, it’s not the […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

DCIM: Hype vs. Truth

As Frank Sinatra might have sung, ‘2007 was a very good year’. Apple introduced iPhone, the final Harry Potter book was published, and the Departed won […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

A Crash Course in DCIM Software

DCIM: what is it, where did it come from, and what can you do with it? In this ‘crash course in DCIM’, we’ll look at the […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

The OSI Model: Introduction

When it comes to things to be excited about in this world, learning about the Open Systems Interconnection Model (OSI) probably ranks somewhere between Tacos Tuesday […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

Why My Uber Driver Quit Working as a Network Engineer

So…I had an interesting ride this morning: my car is in the shop and I used Uber. I had a great ride and my driver got […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.

SaaS or On-Premise? How to Choose the Right License

Considering a DCIM, network documentation or OSP (gis-enabled outside plant management software) solution? In addition to understanding the features and functions you need, you may also […]
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Hannah Ash is a marketing specialist who loves thinking, writing and speculating about the future of the data center.
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