Ethan Banks Not writing about IT.



My name is Ethan Banks. I’m the co-founder of Packet Pushers Interactive, LLC where I write and podcast about deeply technical topics for IT architects & engineers. Read my analysis of the IT industry and hear me with various co-hosts at

I have a BSCS and 20+ years in enterprise IT. I’ve operated data centers with a special focus on infrastructure, especially networking. I’ve been a CNE, MCSE, CEH, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, and CCIE R&S #20655.

You might find me at infrastructure tech events like Tech Field Day, Juniper’s NXTWORK, VMware’s future:net, Cisco Live, Dell/EMC World, HPE Discover, and NANOG.

This site,, is my personal blog focused on lifestyle technology, balanced minimalism, running a new media startup, modern tech marketing, and compilations of my work. Broadly speaking, if you’re a technologist who enjoys my writing, you’ll probably like my articles here just fine.

If you’re stalkerish, try my publications page. If you’re cynical, review my disclosures page.

Ethan Banks Not writing about IT.

You probably know Ethan Banks because he writes & podcasts about IT. This site is his, but covers other stuff.

Get the details on his about page.