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Packet Transport Nicely Wrapped (Happy Birthday CRS-3!)

…dence using standards-compliant, single-flow 100GE. The CRS-3 is in total compliance with IEEE so future interoperability with other platforms, not just our own, is assured. Contrast this with time-to-market competitive offerings that split 100GE traffic into two 50Gig flows making it proprietary and stranding customer investment. However, don’t just take our word for it. Customers such as John Donovan (CTO of AT&T) and Kevin McElearne…


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The Internet: Built with Human Imagination

…ss of gathering the information needed to write a comprehensive situation analysis. The Path to Standards-Based Interoperability During the course of this project, I agreed to join MCI as an executive staff consultant in July of 1991. My initial task was to take the body of knowledge that I gleaned through research and use it as the basis for MCI’s first “Data Services Strategic Marketing Plan” – which I drafted and completed in January, 1992. Of…


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Transforming Business Processes with Business Tablets like the Cisco Cius

…tablet solution is fully integrated into your communications capabilities, such as voice and/or video interoperability, secure social messaging or offering full desktop computing? Is corporate governance and compliance in your enterprise a factor? For example, are detailed call records, secure call recording with redundant backup systems key record keeping capabilities for your business, due to regulatory requireme…


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Multi-vendor MPLS-TP Interoperability Demonstrated for Packet Transport Networks

…effectively migrate existing transport networks to packet based solutions. Recently EANTC conducted an MPLS-TP Interoperability Event which focused on testing and demonstrating interoperability of key IP/MPLS and Carrier Ethernet features between multiple vendor platforms. This represented a critical technology demonstration for service providers as they begin their migration to packet transport networks. Several vendors came together to show th…


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Q&A with Soni Jiandani, VP, Server Access and Virtualization

…s, we have been successful in driving many innovations into our architecture through custom silicon development.  At the same time, we are often leading the charge to drive these innovations through the standardization process and providing engineering support for plug-fests and industry-wide interoperability efforts.  We do this because we believe it is in the best interests of the customers, the industry and Cisco.”…