‹ Nick Plunkett


This website - Nick’s personal blog - catalogs the rantings and ravings of Nick Plunkett.

Nick is based in Orange County, CA where he lives with his wife and soon to be son (December, 2022!).

Nick is a seasoned Network Engineer and Peeirng Coordinator, and has deployed his skills across several industries including Research and Education and for-profit startups.

Nick currently works at OneQode - an Australian low latency network and cloud computing company as a Senior Network Engineer and Peering Coordinator. He is responsible for building and tuning the network from layer 0 through 8 for this Asia Pacific based network.

Most recently, he has worked as the main US peering coordinator, anycast network stabilizer, and connectivity negotiator at Subspace - a dedicated internet network for real-time applications.

Nick started his career at CENIC - California’s research and education network. There, he joined as a network operations intern and worked his way up in the company until he was eventually in charge of nearly all external network connectivity as CENIC’s Peering Coordinator.

Nick is at home when he is designing, building, and deploying world-class internet networks across the globe.