This is part 1 in a 2-part series about our API-based architecture. In part 2 I’ll talk about the advantages of identity as a service and data as a service.
Before the cloud, applications had a web interface that connected to a back-end database. Each application authorized its own users.
Today, that monolithic application architecture is going the way of dinosaurs. Cisco employees use more than 400 cloud services. So even after we added single sign-on for Cisco applications, users still had to separately sign on to cloud applications like Salesforce. Not a good use of time. Read More »
Tags: API, architecture, Cisco IT, cisco on cisco, cloud, cloud services, content as a service, data center
As the holidays near, our annual shutdown period is commencing and it’s a time for us to power down facilities to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s also a great time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished throughout the year. Read More »
Tags: 2014, business of it, Cisco IT, cisco on cisco, coc-business-of-it, happy holidays
For the second year in a row, the Cisco on Cisco IT team planned and hosted Data Center Day for customers, showcasing our data center in Allen, Texas. Held on September 30th, the event focused on our Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) journey.
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Tags: Cisco IT, cisco on cisco, data center, data center day, IT, leed
Coming from the enterprise data center product side of the house, I’m always curious to hear from real-world IT practitioners what problems they wrestle with, how they think about their goals, and what keeps them up a night. At Cisco, we’re lucky to have one of the leading enterprise IT shops on the planet. And they’re not shy about sharing their opinions on what we’re doing with our products and solutions both good and bad. Read More »
Tags: Cisco IT, cisco on cisco, Converged Infrastructure, data center, Integrated infrastructure, ucs integrated infrastructure
At the recent Cisco Live Cancun, Cisco IT setup a booth among other Cisco Partners including EMC, Panduit, NetApp, CITRIX, Alestra, and Cisco Business Units including Services, Security, Collaboration, and Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). This Cisco Live was mainly targeted to clients and partners of Cisco from Latin America. Read More »
Tags: 2014, business of it, cancun, cisco live, cisco on cisco, coc-business-of-it, demos, IT, it booth