Harry Petty


Data Center and Cloud Marketing

Harry is Director – Data Center and Cloud Marketing at Cisco Systems. He focuses on solutions for networks, SDN, cloud, and Applications Centric Infrastructure. When he isn’t talking about technology disruption and content marketing, Harry enjoys cycling, hiking, and oenology with family and friends.


June 5, 2018


An ACI Case Study in Healthcare to Protect EMR System and Automate Operations

Benjamin Vickers, Director of IT at ProMedica, will share details of the successful deployment of Epic Systems’ electronic health records application on Cisco ACI. ProMedica has streamlined single-pane-of-glass management of a consistent, reliable network infrastructure spanning two data centers with application centric policy segmenting the app for better security and data protection.

October 24, 2017


Secure, High Availability for Epic EHR Systems with Cisco ACI and Tetration

Are you an IT professional trying to address next generation healthcare application requirements across your complex environments and applications? Let me share why Cisco’s policy driven infrastructure, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), has been selected and deployed by many healthcare institutions around the globe. In this blog, we will focus on how Cisco ACI is […]

July 19, 2017


Policy Driven Automation Enables Innovation or Why Customers Adopt Vscale Architecture

Some of our largest enterprise customers are deploying the next-generation of data center networking.  They are delivering automation and intelligence with programmable hardware and software – deployed with application centric...

December 12, 2016


Unleashing IT – Evolution of the Data Center

We are pleased to share this newest edition of Unleashing  IT  which talks about how next generation data centers are drivers of business transformation, orchestration, and success.  It contains 6 thought leader  articles and 2 customer stories providing unique perspectives on business challenges and solutions employing state of the art Cisco technology. Why Data Centers Are More […]

July 26, 2016


Network Automation with ACI – a NetOps Example

I’d like to talk about Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), and focus on one of the most important steps that Data Center IT teams take on the journey to achieve...

July 6, 2016


Must See Cool New Things for App Developers and Infrastructure Operations

For me personally, this year's Cisco Live will be the most exciting event ever!  It comes after our Tetration Analytics announcement, the introduction of Cisco CloudCenter, and the showcasing of the...

June 20, 2016


Developer Productivity, PaaS, Compliance, and Policy Driven Infrastructure

If you are heading up an application develop team or are running an IT organization and you are looking at your developers initial steps to developing cloud native applications, I...

June 14, 2016


Accelerate Hybrid IT Deployments with Cisco Data Center Innovations

Cloud is now a fundamental part of IT landscapes.  Enterprise and IT executives deal with large numbers of applications that are being versioned faster than ever before. Running IT is increasingly challenged to support line-of-business needs. To learn how to simplify application lifecycle management across multiple data centers, private clouds, managed private clouds, and public […]

April 22, 2016


Bring Application Intent to Networking Containers

Yesterday, Mike Cohen’s post Networking Containers: Policy Finally Comes of Age appeared on the Open Networking User Group blog site.  He talks about the tremendous interest among application developers to use Linux containers to develop, deploy, and operate applications.  Containers and microservices simplify complex application development into smaller, less risky software components with the benefits of portability and […]