I am still pleasantly surprised that the title of this show “Intelligent Switches Come out of the Closet” has not been yanked by our censors. The show is a good one of course, and double entendre aside, this notion of moving out of the switching closet and putting switch resources right at a critical point of entry is exactly what we are talking about. This is another of our three shows taped at CiscoLive in London, the Borderless team released a new line of ‘compact switches’ purpose-built for a very unique environment.
You can watch the full show by clicking here (this link will take you into our virtual environment which does require registration the first time you go…nice thing is you only have to do this once and you can poke around to see the rest of our content).
Lets review a bit about the content
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Tags: 2960, 3560, Borderless Networks, Cisco Catalyst 6500, ciscolive, compact switches, retail
CiscoLive London was an incredible trip and gosh it was only 30 days ago – our first little project out of that voyage is TechWiseTV85 our latest episode on Data Center technologies. Data Center Optimization: The Next Stage is now available for your viewing pleasure in our ‘still has that new website smell’ environment we affectionately call the CVC (Cisco Virtual Connection).
This show was another exercise in self-restraint as the DC team had brought out an amazing selection – if we were hoping that a global show would mean a smaller show…we were out of luck.
So how to narrow it down?
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Tags: catalyst, ciscolive, data center, nexus, OTV, Overlay Transport Virtualization, UCS, Unified Fabric, vdi vxi security vmware citrix view xendesktop netapp emc asa anyconnect vsg, Virtual Security Gateway, virtualization
Now live in our brand spankin’ new virtual environment – our latest episode ‘Network Design Mastery: Learn from the Pro’s”
*What do you think of our new home? When you click the link above, you will need to give up a little info at first to get registered…but once you do…you are DONE! You can watch this show and all the others…surf around, leave a comment,…or let us know what you think about all of it in the comments below.
I never ask for directions... but...
This show features a little something for everyone – see you after the jump…
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Tags: borderless, Borderless Networks, Cisco CleanAir, cleanair, JimmyRay_Purser, mobility, MPLS-TP, robb boyd, SBA, TechWiseTV, videostream, wifi
Defining Your Approach to Workspace Video
A companion post to “Techwise #83 – Extending Video from Boardroom to Workspace”
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Definitions are changing. Is your dictionary up-to-date?
Workspace. The definition of the workspace has changed because the workforce itself has changed. Many employees are still sitting neatly in offices and cubicles, but they are also now global, remote and mobile. They still come together in boardrooms and all-hands meetings, but they also come together in virtual environments, sometimes from their hand-held tablet in a hotel lobby.
Work. The definition of work itself has changed, and workers are spoiled on speed. Information flows more like fast food than a sit-down dinner. Just to make it more challenging, travel budgets that use to enable face-to-face contact have been slashed and will never return to the “good old days.” This has created new communication gaps that need to be filled to stay competitive in this new Nascar race… and IT leaders are holding the keys.
Collaboration. Collaboration technology has a new definition too. It used to mean sticking a document in a shared folder so multiple people could access it. Now it refers to the complete set of tools that workers use to connect with each other and get the job done. As Robb Boyd describes in his Keys to the Show segment, this includes using video in places outside the classic “videoconferencing room.” And just to make it tougher on IT, it’s a highly situational choice about which tool gets used and when. Read More »
Tags: call manager, collaboration, tandberg, video, WebEX, workspace
Its that time of year again – the Annual Cisco Security Review. We decided to feature a whole show on this one – which makes it fun but also of course brings a fair set of challenges. As good as we are…we can’t cover it all. You MUST read the report. It is quite good.
So where did we go with it?
We brought in some friends and fun with a few topics as well – notes are below…but let us know your favorites! Read More »
Tags: cyber security, hack, hacking, security, security report