I am in the trenches of our migration to an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) platform, helping my team transition hundreds of applications. Cisco IT has broken down the migration process into nine steps: Read More »
One of the things I love about Cisco Live is seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Especially fun is meeting people I’ve known on Twitter! To help increase this fun, I’m announcing SelfieBINGO! Hopefully, this will strengthen our community (offline and on) and give people a great reason to make new friends.
Between now and June 3rd I’ll be collecting twitter handles, names, and hints on where people will be. Then I’ll print up a few bingo cards, and anyone who wants to can join in on the fun! Details below on how to be part of SelfieBINGO and then how to play!
Want to be on a Bingo Card? – Do This First:
- Your Twitter handle
- Your real name (first & last)
- (Optionally) a hint on where you’ll be.
At Cisco Live:
Pick up a #SelfieBINGO card at the social meetup on Sunday, at the Community party Monday night, and in the Social Media hub or in the Data Center booth throughout the week. And yes, I’ll update this / tweet excessively with more details.
How to play: Read More »
When the Best of Interop 2015 award winners were announced at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the ITD team members couldn’t control their emotions. This team is well known to work in a startup-mode — comes up with new ideas, builds a prototype, demonstrates it to the executives and SEs, goes into execution mode, and delivers a world class solution.
As the leader of this team, I was asked by several media representatives for an interview. Here is an interview by Information Week news desk (watch full-screen for HD):
ITD (Intelligent Traffic Director) is now shipping on Nexus 9k/7k/5k series of switches.
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Lots of excitement and energy continue to surround NFV (Network Function Virtualization), and it is getting even better. During the charged atmosphere at the inaugural NFV Congress in San Jose, we were delighted by more than just technology posturing, including the availability of SDN (Software Defined Networking)/NFV platforms like Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services Solution that enable Deutsches Telekom’s International CloudVPN, and Telstra’s Symphony initiative for Unified On-Demand services.
The focus of the discussions this year shifted from cost cutting towards how NFV Read More »
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There’s no question that the Internet of Everything (IoE) and all of the data it generates will revolutionize core business functions. The challenge today is how to prepare your organization so it can get the most benefit from the arrival of IoE connectivity and big data. One approach is to look at the IoE opportunity in two parts: Evaluating use cases (discussed in this post) and defining the information architecture (covered in an upcoming Part 2). Read More »