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Jason Davis

Distinguished Engineer

Cisco DevNet

Jason is a Distinguished Engineer in Cisco's DevNet organization. His role is to develop Automation Strategies, Services and Customer Solutions. His career has involved providing strategic and tactical consulting for hundreds of customers. Jason's primary expertise areas are in Network Management Systems, Automation & Orchestration, Virtualization, Data Center Operations, Software Defined Networking, and Network Programmability. Since joining Cisco in 1998, he has been a frequent speaker at Cisco's Networkers and CiscoLive conferences in the US and Europe. Jason is a CiscoLive Distinguished Speaker and was identified as a Hall of Fame speaker in 2020. For the past 11 years he has also been involved in the Cisco Live NOC network setup and monitoring. He is a much sought-after resource by the field sales teams to assist with pre-sales solutions and executive briefings. He has provided strategic and tactical NM consulting for several hundred customers.

Articles

April 25, 2022

DEVELOPER

Performing Syslog Event Analysis and Forwarding at the Edge. Inside a Container!

Learn how you can leverage more complex filtering and forwarding to optimize bandwidth usage and provide an option to maintain local switch-container copies of event messages.

April 25, 2022

DEVELOPER

Policy Management for Enterprise Software Developers and Administrators

Learn how the Open Policy Agent (OPA) helps organizations realize the benefits of standardized authorization policy management, and scale it for the enterprise without having to spend the time and resources building from scratch.

March 10, 2022

DEVELOPER

Take a Look at Cisco ThousandEyes for Cloud Developers

Learn about Cisco ThousandEyes, a SaaS solution for monitoring availability, latency, loss, and user experience with your web-based application in a distributed environment.

February 8, 2022

DEVELOPER

How Cisco Provides World-Class Technology Conference Experiences

See how Cisco uses automation, programmability, Python, InfluxDB, and Grafana to ensure the best client experience at technology conferences like Cisco Live.

January 26, 2022

DEVELOPER

A Bit of Raspberry Pi from the Holidays

See how I built a set of Raspberry Pis with temperature and humidity sensors, and run a small Python script to read the sensor and push the results to InfluxDB for database retention and graphing.

September 16, 2021

DEVELOPER

Technology in Houses of Worship

Jason leads Cisco's Interfaith Network, one of many groups in Cisco's Inclusion and Collaboration Communities. Hear how he's using technology to serve in his house of worship.

June 22, 2021

DEVELOPER

Get More Done with Python’s asyncio

Learn how Python asyncio lets you do more work, more quickly while waiting for remote API servers to process your requests. Watch the new DevNet Snack Minute video.

July 10, 2013

NETWORKING

Behind the Scenes at the Ciscolive! Network Operations Center

I have been privileged to be part of a very dedicated team of networking subject matter experts for the past 5 years in prepping and running the Ciscolive! event  network. ...