We believe in strong opinions, loosely held. And as you might guess, we have a lot of opinions on modern networking, interconnection, NetDevOps, network automation, IaC, and more.
Check back for new insights regularly, and be sure to comment when your opinions differ from ours!
Network observability is the capacity to easily answer any question about your network, right now.read more
Validation is the feedback we need when automating and orchestrating a network.read more
The AutoPeer API represents a significant leap forward in peering automation, streamlining a once manual and cumbersome process.read more
Feedback loops are how we control systems to avoid “fail at scale” and “runaway automation” problems.read more
FullCtl is honored to be among the distinguished recipients of the 2023 ARIN Community Grant. The support from ARIN will play a pivotal role in bringing RegCtl and PrefixCtl to fruition.read more
The coordination and synchronization of multiple devices, systems, services, applications, and automations in order to execute a larger workflow or process is what we mean by orchestration.read more
Network automation is the act of offloading network operations to software tools. And almost every aspect of network operations can be automated.read more
We’re excited to share the news of our partnership with TOWARDEX and the successful deployment of ixCtl at the Massachusetts Internet Exchange (MASS IX).read more
With SDN there is a centralized controller which collects telemetry and mandates forwarding paths through an out of band (OOB) control channel to an API on each device/function.read more
With the curtain falling on BIRD 1 (end of life will happen at the end of 2023), it’s vital to swiftly upgrade to BIRD 2.read more
In the beginning, there was the CLI, and for a (long) time the CLI was good (enough). But networks have grown and evolved since those early days.read more
FullCtl is partnering with NetBox Labs in support of our mission to standardize, simplify, and spread interconnection.read more
During the recent NANOG 87 hackathon focused on “Interacting With Sources of Truth” the FullCtl team created a proof of concept (PoC) that allows third party applications (like PeerCtl) to let users update PeeringDB records without needing to share credentials.read more
How much network automation is actually deployed, in production, today? I’d like to find out – and I want to share what I find with you!read more