Robb and Jimmy Ray on Stage
This was an action packed trip – I love how a final day is never quite as busy and everyone is so much more relaxed.
Three good stories worth covering, the first two on security!
BYOD Security with Bill McGee
Get more info on the Cisco Security BYOD components, one of which I (humbly) recommend is our ‘Fundamentals of ISE’ (The Cisco Identity Services Engine)
Our second story in security is easily one of my favorites and not just because it involves a lot of friend from Austin. Cisco’s Security Intelligence Operations…
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Tags: cisco prime, interop, Interop Las Vegas, security, Security Intelligence Operations (SIO)
For Day 2 we spent more time on stage than in front of the camera but we continued to dig up some very interesting stories, updates and another announcement!
Go here for the Day 1 recap and collection of great (IMHO) video.
Right off the bat – The NetFlow Next Generation Appliance
Jimmy Ray jumped at the chance to talk to Damien Lim about the new NetFlow Generation Appliance. Watch it here then meet scroll on down or make the jump for more videos and links to the details!
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Tags: Energywise, interop, netflow, nexus, Nexus 1000v, TechWiseTV, UPOE, VM-FEX
Having a lot of fun this year at Interop 2012. We are shooting and editing in a much tighter workflow so that we can publish these things same day and thank gosh! The stories are numerous and oh so timely. Follow along as I attempt to recap our first full day on the show floor.
Jim Frey recently wrote a white paper called Closing the Loop for Effective Network Operations Management and he stopped by to chat about some of the key points made.
As he describes it: Cisco has developed and introduced Prime Assurance Manager with one essential goal in mind – to provide end-to-end operational monitoring visibility, spanning data center to and through the branch, as a means for facilitating efficient operations and proactively protecting network-delivered applications and network availability, network performance, application performance, and end user experience data across both wired and wireless environments, coupled with troubleshooting and reporting features.
Jim is going to be going even deeper with an hour long seminar on May 15.
My First Cloud
Yair Dolev was our guest for the topic of ‘Intelligent Automation for the Cloud’ now in a cool starter Edition!
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Tags: API, byod, Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud, cisco prime, Cisco Prime Assurance Manager, Cisco Prime for Enterprise, cloud, CUBE, interop, Interop Las Vegas, Interop Las Vegas 2012, SIP, SIP Trunking, TechWiseTV
We updated our little corner of the Cisco YouTube page with some new playlist categories. Now its easy to find my favorite quick hits – Networking 101.
Couple of great new videos have been up here recently as @jimmyray_purser rolls ’em out!
Networking 101: What is an ASIC?
Is a custom application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) really a big deal in networking devices? Jimmy Ray Purser walks us through the difference between custom and full custom ASIC designs. Watch an overview of the steps involved in ASIC design. Learn the the difference between “programmable” ASICs and how to determine the difference between various ASIC models.
Networking 101: Quality of Service
How well do you know QoS? We all throw the term around but are we all truly comfortable with it? Jimmy Ray breaks it down at the packet level and shares the one rule you must never forget.
Networking 101: Switch Latency
Understanding how switch performance is measured can make the difference with application performance. The terminology of switch latency in various switching methods and the methodology to obtain the most accurate latency measurements make it easy to play games with the numbers. Watch this episode of Networking 101 with Jimmy Ray from TechWiseTV and arm yourself with knowledge.
Tags: ASIC, jimmy ray, low latency, QoS, switching, TechWiseTV
We have a new ‘Spotlight on Unified Communications Management’ available now and it may really help many of you get your head wrapped around the value of buying and using this kind of software. We tackle four typical headaches around:
- Remote Site Rollouts
- Moves, Adds and Changes
- Monitoring and
- Problem Resolution
We showcase the incredible new look and feel that PRIME brings to the UC Management Suite as our favorite tools have gotten a lot more integrated and easier to work with.
UCMS will help you automate the minutiae, delegate the redundant, all the while giving you a rich tool set to be in control when times are smooth and quick to react when things go awry.
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Tags: deployment, monitoring, operations, Prime Unified Communications, Provisioning, UCMS