Guy C. Fedorkow serves as a System Architect for Juniper Networks, where he develops system-level designs for router and telecommunication products used in Internet Service Provider networks around the world. Guy has done similar work at Cisco Systems, and worked in high-performance computing at Bolt Beranek and Newman in Cambridge MA. Guy received his BASc and MASc in Engineering Sciences at University of Toronto and is an advisor to the CHM Internet History Program.
We’ve all heard it: “Today, your phone has a zillion times more processing power than giant computers that filled an entire room in days past!” Rather than review bits and bytes, let’s look at CHM’s 1401 computer from the point of view of what it can do, and its long-lasting impact on the development of business computing.Read More
Early in 2014, the Computer History Museum added a Juniper M40 router to its collection. This router, initially released in 1998, was the first internet router to use custom-designed silicon to accelerate the movement of internet traffic in the largest nation-wide internet backbone networks. The M40 launched a race that continues to this day: keeping ahead of the growth of internet traffic with highly-specialized silicon technology.Read More