Julie Niesen

Marketing Manager, Thought Leadership

Intent-Based Networking Group

Julie Niesen is a Marketing Manager for Thought Leadership in Cisco’s Intent-Based Networking Group. She brings fifteen years of writing and marketing experience in industries including hospitality, education, high tech manufacturing, and journalism. She was named one of Digital Marketing’s Rising Stars in 2016, and a 2013 40 Under 40 by the Cincinnati Business Courier. Prior to joining Cisco, she led blog and thought leadership strategy for Zebra Technologies. When she’s not writing about networking, you’ll find her at home in Cincinnati, Ohio with her French Bulldog GoGo cooking, reading, or lifting heavy things and putting them back down again.


July 22, 2020


IBN’s Best of Cisco Live! 2020

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If you haven’t yet checked out CiscoLive! 2020, what are you waiting for? All of the sessions — from the keynote to demos, and everything in between — are available on-demand. And for highlights about intent-based networking and data center networking, it’s all here.

February 13, 2020


Top Five Things We Loved at #CLEUR

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Did you miss Cisco Live! Barcelona? This post will help you catch up, including how multidomain extends intent-based networking, our Global Networking Trends Report, and Cisco’s SD-WAN offerings and more.

January 15, 2020


The End of an Era: Cisco Catalyst 6500 and its impact

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How did the Catalyst 6500 change networking? Prashanth Shenoy shares his perspective about the history of the Catalyst 6500, and about the future of the Catalyst 9000 family with Wi-Fi 6 and 5G.

January 8, 2020


CIOs: Does your network keep you up at night? It should.

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Are you a CIO? Learn more about our 2020 Global Networking Report with this executive summary.