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July 23, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep1: Behind the Scenes with Cisco Networking Academy

Welcome back! In the season premiere of Engineers Unplugged, Roving Reporter Tom Hollingsworth (@networkingnerd) talks to Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Member Tylor Kytasaari (@TylorKytasaari) about network topology and what it takes to keep the bandwidth flowing at an event the size of Cisco Live US! Great tech talk with a side of practical information. […]

June 11, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep14 OpenShift on OpenStack

Welcome to the season finale of Engineers Unplugged! We are taking a break to prepare for Season 7 next week. In this week’s episode, Daneyon Hansen (@daneyonhansen) and Diane Mueller (@pythondj) deep-dive on OpenShift on Openstack, including Heat and GearD. Watch for the technology, stay for the interpretive dance. This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk […]

June 4, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep13: Big Data on Cisco UCS

In this week’s episode, Robert Novak (@gallifreyan) and Steve McQuerry (@smcquerry) talk about Big Data on UCS. Real world use cases including UCS Manager, UCS Central, and more. This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple: Episodes will publish weekly (or as […]

May 28, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep12: OpenStack 101

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Mike Dennard and Edgar Magana discuss OpenStack 101. Wondering what Cisco is working on for OpenStack? This is the episode for you. This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple: Episodes will publish weekly (or […]

May 15, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep11: The Human Face of Cloud

In this week’s very first bilingual episode of Engineers Unplugged, shot in Milan, Matteo Pirelli and Luca Relandini (@lucarelandini) talk about the people part of cloud. This episode is NOT lost in translation: organizational support for cloud has to be in place for projects to succeed. This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other […]

May 7, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep10: Automation Demystified!

Welcome back to an amazing episode of Engineers Unplugged, featuring Alan Renouf (@alanrenouf) and Patrick Carmichael (@vmcarmichael) demystify automation in the modern data center in less than 10 minutes: built-in, scripts, workflow, and policy-based. Answers to your most answered questions about how to start, where to simplify, and elimination of human error. Don’t miss this […]

May 2, 2014

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Don’t Gamble with Your EMC World Schedule: A Helpful Guide

Has it actually been a whole year? Yes, it is time for #EMCWorld again, and Cisco has a lot to talk about this year. Find the complete listing of Cisco sessions, speakers, demos, and more here. A few items to note: Cisco Booth: #202 — visit for great sessions, whiteboarding with experts, and for a “I […]

April 30, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep9: Why ACI?

In this week's episode of Engineers Unplugged, Jim French (@CiscoJimFrench) and Bill Gurling (@vDingus) talk about Why ACI in the modern data center. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i-XLYvcnso This is Engineers...

April 23, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep8: Nexus 1000V on OpenStack!

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Colin Lynch (@UCSGuru) and Giuseppe Paterno (@gpaterno) discuss Nexus 1000V running on OpenStack and the options this creates for the network engineer. It’s all about faster deployment and choice, let’s watch: Don’t miss the surprise unicorn ending! This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way […]