Rafe Needleman


Cisco Developer Relations

Rafe Needleman has been writing about new technology products and companies since 1988. He was Reviews Editor at CNET, and Editor-in-Chief of magazines like Byte and Corporate Computing. He is the author of “InfoWorld: Understanding Networks,” published in 1990. As columnist for Red Herring from 1998 to 2001, he interviewed over a thousand startup CEOs and analyzed their businesses and products. Currently he works with execs at Cisco on editorial strategy and story-telling.


December 2, 2021


Eight Great Tech Gifts for Developers

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Got a software developer on your "nice" list? Here are some gift ideas programmed to make devs happy this holiday.

December 16, 2019


12 Great Gifts for the Network Pro Who Has Everything

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Struggling to find that perfect gift for the budding network admin in your life? Or maybe even the CIO? Relax, we have you covered, with gifts at all expense report levels. The Stocking Stuffer Velcro Cable Ties, about $3 for a roll of 25 This is the gateway drug to keeping an orderly network. Wrap […]