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Adam Radford

Distinguished System Engineer

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Adam Radford is a Distinguished Systems Engineer based in Sydney, Australia. His background is software and automation, having spent 10 years building and automating campus networks. He then joined Cisco and has focused on a variety of technologies including voice, wireless and data center. In recent times his focus has been Enterprise networks, specifically automation and programmability.

Adam has a first class honors degree in Science, majoring in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

Articles

September 12, 2019

DEVELOPER

Cisco DNA Center Network Operations Center Dashboard

See how to use the new Cisco DNA Center python SDK to integrate into Telgraf/Influx/Grafana and create a Network/User health dashboard for the Network Operations Center.

September 4, 2019

DEVELOPER

Using the Cisco DNA Center SDK

See how much simpler the SDK is going to make developing scripts for the Cisco DNA Center API.

February 19, 2019

DEVELOPER

Cisco DNA Center Plug and Play (PnP) Freewheeling – Part 6

Find out why it makes sense to use the DNA Center API and scripts to automate the PnP process

January 18, 2019

DEVELOPER

Cisco DNA Center Network Automation with Template Programmer API – Part 1

One aspect of automation involves the template programmer, which uses the velocity templating language.  Here, we use a template to assign a vlan to an interface on a switch. 

January 15, 2019

DEVELOPER

Cisco DNA Center Plug and Play (PnP) Reloaded – Part 5

Previously, PnP was a standalone application within Cisco DNA Center, with a dedicated workflow for onboarding devices.  In the 1.2.8 release, PnP has been integrated into the main provisioning screen. 

November 8, 2018

DEVELOPER

Get Started with the Whole of Branch Provisioning – Virtual and Physical

Learn how to automate branch provisioning of both virtual (ISRv) and physical (Catalyst 9300) devices.

November 1, 2018

DEVELOPER

On-Box Python for Cisco Devices – the Why, What, and How

Network automation with Python is now a major focus. Learn how to use Python scripts hosted on the box and integrated into IOS.

October 4, 2018

DEVELOPER

Using Velocity to create Plug and Play templates in DNA Center – Part 4

Earlier blogs in this series gave an overview of PnP, how to use the API and an introduction to the configuration template editor.  This blog explores creating templates in velocity.