Chris Lewis

Product Manager

Chris Lewis brings more than 25 years experience in the computer networking industry to his role as System Manager in the Service Provider Group at Cisco. In this position Mr. Lewis is responsible for defining and managing the Evolved Programmable Network systems strategy and development at Cisco.

Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Lewis worked as Vice President of International Operations at Thomson Financial, responsible for international network operations and held several posts in engineering at Reuters. He is the author of three books on networking, two published by McGraw Hill and one by Cisco Press.

Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Brunel University in England and a Master of Business Administration degree from City University in London, as well as being CCIE #16364.


SDN and NFV Use Cases in EPN

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My last post reviewed some of the building blocks of SDN (Software Defined Networking) and positioned the protocols and APIs (Application Programming Interface) into categories so that the multitude of technologies associated with SDN can be positioned in a coherent framework. This month I’d like to start looking at some use cases where some of […]

October 23, 2014


The Execution of Cisco’s Evolved Programmable Network Strategy

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Welcome to the first post of “my blog,” which will keep you up-to-date on the execution of Cisco’s Evolved Programmable Network, or EPN strategy. This blog will help you understand EPN and its associated Evolved Services Platform, or ESP, and how they will change your network and its operation. As an introduction, it is simplest […]