A great many of the so-called network gurus out there are nothing more than telnet and ping jockeys. Some of them might even be using putty or kitty because of ssh. There are apple fanboys as an example then there are the cisco equivalence. These guys only want to use and do things if it smells, tastes or looks like cisco, i.e. it has a cr@ppy command line instead of a functional web interface.
Read the article over at LinkedIn here.