Photo credit: @rickrLast year, in our 2018 Network Resolutions contest, this community aspired to install new gear, clean up crazy cables (see photo), get Meraki certified, and even to learn the Meraki API by creating an automated cat door. I know that the cat door project, at least, was completed! (here's the code).
Now it's a new year and time for new resolutions.
Tell us your 2019 New Year’s Network Resolutions. Three lucky winners will receive some fun Meraki swag!
Tell us your Network Resolutions in a comment on this blog post before 12:00pm PST on Thursday (January 10).
We'll select three entries at random to win a Meraki umbrella — it's a nifty two-layer inverted model, perfect for windy days. (UPDATE: The contest is closed, and the winners have been announced!)
Meraki umbrella - folded
Meraki umbrella - unfolded
Good Luck! 🎉 🎇 🎆 🌟
Here's a checklist:
Learn programming somehow to make use of the Dashboard API to make my life easier ... 😉
I do not usually hold with new years resolutions - I am more a fan of "if you want to change something, change it - instead of waiting for some arbitrary date to do it..."
But here goes:
Bar the last paragraph I think this list applies to many out there... 😉
Here's my starting list - subject to change at any time - usually about a week after starting.
My aims are:
Here are my new years resolutions:
1. Take over the world with Meraki, no in fact standardise and refresh our network stack with Meraki.
2. Learn more about Meraki insights.
3. I would love to get an MV for free to test as we have CCTV but a more basic solution.
4. Move our infrastructure to Azure.
5. Replace our telephony.
6. Do more You tube videos..!
7. Introduce flexible working.
That will do for starter for 10.
I want to get 10 more remote users onto Teleworker Gateways (Z3s).
I need to move away from troubleshooting VPN software issues that are caused by operating systems and NIC drivers.
I'm working as an external engineer and I've got a really interessting project starting right now.
1. try to win this Meraki Umbrella
2. try out the MV cameras
3. play around with Meraki Insight
4. deploy more SD-WAN MXs
5. implement dot1x on Meraki MS
Finally take the training and get Meraki Certification!
My 2019 New Year’s Network Resolutions are:
Here are a few of my goals for this year. I like to approach things the Meraki way and keep things simple.
- Buy and Install new storage
- Update a few branches to new switches
- Get security certified.
- finish swapping out windows 7 desktops with windows 10 encrypted.
- Work on another Cert (Network / Server)
- Watch Marvel movies at Theater
- Print off and test new 3d printer filament (Brass / Carbon Fiber)
- Eat better
- Finish 2 tattoos.
Finally take the training and get Meraki CMNO Certification!
Here goes nothing.............
I'm with @NPBN's philosophy on New Year's resolutions... But goals for this year for me would be: