Rivas is a city of 70,000 inhabitants, in the suburbs of Madrid. With only a cursory glance, Rivas looks very similar to perhaps thousands of others in Europe. On the inside however, it is one of the most innovative cities in the world. Several years ago, the Mayor of Rivas adopted a vision of putting “everything on IP”. The objective was to become a “zero emission” city by 2030, an ambitious goal shared only by one other city in Europe (Copenhagen, DK).
It is amazing to see just how much has been accomplished.
Popular portions of our ‘Intelligent Switches come out of the Closet” show continue to leak out on our podcast channel. In this segment we cover innovation here around TrustSec, MacSec, EnergyWise and so much more with the 3560-C and 2960-C series switches. These things pack a lot of punch into a small, very purpose built package.
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Our brand new Outdoor Wireless show just launched today -- you can register and watch it here.. but these are the shownotes for your reference..and they make more sense if you watch the show!
Seamless, Scalable, Capable, Unique applications
Mobility is about more than just wireless of course…but even among our wireless coverage, we need to get outside. Outdoor wireless comes with its own unique set of challenges…they fall into a lot of the same categories of course: Interference, Propagation, Noise, to name a few but in general:
Everything becomes magnified outdoors.
Each category can be sliced up in a few areas -- rugged design, unique combinations of physical and network security.
So, a focus on education is in order as are some new toys to play with -- most notably the Aironet 1550 Series OUTDOOR Access Point.
The Cisco Identity Services Engine continues the relentless march on both policy definition and the all-important, yet difficult to deliver -- policy enforcement. This is a first generation product with a multi-generational pedigree granting it a maturity worth considering for many networks. We created another one of our fundamental’s explanations for this one humbly think it does a good job of explaining both what the ISE is for and what you should be able to get out of it.
Couple of great places for more information of course.