Cisco Domain Ten: The Compendium
It’s hard to believe but it’s ten months since I first blogged on Cisco Domain TenSM, which is Cisco Service’s framework to guide you on your path to data center and cloud transformation. I’ve now covered all ten domains of this concise and powerful model. I’ll now collect all articles – including my most Cisco Domain […]
SDN: Cisco Domain Ten tells us it’s not (just) about the Network
In my first SDN blog, I asserted that "Services" - that is technical support, professional and consultancy services - are the missing "S" in the SDN debate. I'd...
Learn More About Data Center and Cloud Adoption Challenges With Cisco Services Magazines
Since around the turn of the year, specific to each region of the world, we in Cisco Services have established magazines (available in both printed and online formats)...
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 10: Process and Governance – Part (b)
Operational process and governance, as I discussed last month, is “Domain 10” in the Cisco Domain Ten(SM) model for data center transformation. It’s so important in my opinion, and so often disregarded or de-prioritised when planning and executing data center transformation, that I’ll cover it twice! Last time, I discussed some of the “Process and Governance” […]
Cisco Professional Services for Cloud Ranked #1 in IDC Survey – Announced at CiscoLive!
Having been part of the team who developed the Cisco Cloud Enablement Services, our professional services to help customers enable and adopt cloud computing, I was absolutely delighted watching the CiscoLive! keynote yesterday to hear Padmasree Warrior announce the results of the March 2013 IDC market research study that showed Cisco come out on top for […]
Leading the Network Evolution to SDN – Helping You with Your SDN Adoption Strategy
If you are following the industry debates around Software Defined Networking (SDN), and are wondering “What really is SDN?”, “How the concepts of network virtualization and network programmability relate...
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 10: Process and Governance – Part (a)
So, with this blog, the end of my Cisco Domain Ten(SM) journey approaches. Starting back in December, I’ve now covered each of the ten domains in our Cisco Services’ framework for data center transformation. A few weeks back, I discussed some of the challenges you may face in Domain 9: Security and Compliance, and it’s […]
Take 3: Ride Across Britain (again) to Raise Funds for Paralympic Athletes
It’s 5:30am on Monday morning (10th June 2013 to be precise). ” Wake up it’s a beautiful morning” by the Boo Radleys is blasting out of the speakers at the camp site. “I shouldn’t be up at this time” is one of the lines of this songs which rings so true to me on this day. […]