In my previous blog, I talked about building out a lab to help with IPv6 integration testing. It cannot be understated how important it is to test any new feature that is going to be deployed on the network. This statement is true independent of the feature involved. In this case, we are talking about IPv6, but we could just as easily be talking about virtualization or BYOD.
So now that we have the lab build up in progress, what’s next? Read More »
Tags: ipv4, IPv6, Lab testing, RIPE
The UTC TELECOM conference wraped recently and the Connected Grid team has had a great time on-site! It’s been exciting for us to demo key components of our product portfolio and connect with many of our core audiences. Centered on the theme of “delivering your future,” the sold-out event served as a great platform for us to discuss Cisco’s efforts within the utility industry and the migration of the grid into a fully IP-enabled world. Read More »
Tags: Connected, connected grid, IoT, utility
I’ve blogged (a lot) about planning for the integration of IPv6 into your network, and I even threw in some thoughts about how to go about doing the integration. Some of the procedures discussed in earlier posts included:
Equally important is the task of setting up a lab and (in our next post) developing a test plan. Read More »
Tags: IPv6, IPv6 deployment, IPv6 Lab
A few weeks ago, I went to Tokyo for the first time. I wanted to try the various cuisines this city had to offer. After all, it is the city with the most Michelin star restaurants in the world. For recommendations, I turned to my trusted sources: friends, family and the Internet. I was able to gather tons of information on which restaurant to go to and items to try out from the menu. Nothing says more authentic than a testimony of someone who experienced it.
So instead of repeating ourselves about how great the new application delivery platform from Cisco is, we decided to let you hear the story from your peers. Cisco ISR-AX is based on the industry leading ISR G2 with all the application services you need in the branch including Application Visibility and Control (AVC), WAN optimization (WAAS), and security. As customers centralize applications to the Data Center and Cloud, the gap between the users and the information they need is widening. It directly impacts employee productivity and for some companies, their customer experience.
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Tags: Cisco, ISR-AX, router, What is the ISR-AX?
In my previous Blogs I have talked about Megatrends including BYOD, the Next-Generation Workspace, Video and the Internet of Things. One unfortunate reality all of these trends have in common is that they are going to put additional stress on your current Network and Security Infrastructure and Operational Process.
TrustSec uniquely offers the welcome opportunity to improve and extend Security Policy Control and the same time make it easier to Operate and Maintain. This post concludes the mini-series on TrustSec. Previous Blogs have looked at TrustSec in the DC and applied to VDI. Here I have asked Dave Berry Cisco TSA to take a step back and look at the bigger picture from Network Access to the DC. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Megatrends, network access, policy control, routers, SGT, TrustSec, vpn