Multi-Vendor Automation: The Song Remains the Same
People in the industry are coming around to something we’ve recognized and invested in for a few years now: any viable automation strategy needs to span vendors and technology domains. Networks are heterogeneous by nature, and for automation tools to accommodate that, the entire process needs to be automated, not just part of it. You need end-to-end insights instead of patchy islands of visibility.
Cisco and SONiC
On November 9th and 10th, we had the opportunity to showcase our commitment at the 2021 Open Compute Project Global Summit with a demo scaling a next generation data center with SONiC VXLAN on the Cisco 8000 for customers wanting a fully integrated system with the silicon, platform, and IOS-XR from Cisco, or wants to run SONiC on Cisco hardware (Cisco 8000), or wants a Silicon only offering.
Cisco and IBM Commit to Seamless Automation for 5G Networks
Together with IBM, we have integrated our products to enable the orchestration and management of 5G networks together with the underlying optical and IP transport networks in a single framework and solution, driven from any cloud.
Together, Colt and Cisco are Defining the Future of Segment Routing
Cisco and Colt partner up to drive Segment Routing innovation especially in SR-ODN, automation via Crosswork and EVPN services.
Sedona Systems + Cisco Crosswork = Complete Modernized Automation for Routed Optical Networking
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Sedona Systems
Welcoming the Next Generation of NCS 5500 Systems
The NCS 5500 platform has become the go-to peering and aggregation device—down to the access layer—deployed for everything from mobile backhaul to wireline to cable network aggregation. New additions to the Cisco Converged SDN Transport architecture will help communication service providers to deliver new connected experiences quickly and at a massive scale.
NCS 500, Your Access Done Right
To assist communication service providers with the evolution to the next-gen access and aggregation networks, we are excited to announce a few key additions to the NCS 500 portfolio.
Expanding the Cisco 8000 Router Series
One year ago, we announced the Cisco 8000 Series routers, combining the revolutionary Cisco Silicon One chipset and Cisco IOS XR, to deliver a breakthrough in high-performance routers. Discover how we expanded the Cisco 8000 Series routers over the past year.
PacketFabric Deploys 400G on Cisco Silicon One
I recently had a virtual chat with PacketFabric CEO, Dave Ward. If you’re not familiar with PacketFabric, you will be soon. They are quickly becoming an industry mover and shaker in the Network-as-a-Service and next-gen Service Provider (ngSP) space. They’re also a customer of ours, having recently deployed the Cisco 8000 with our new 400G solutions.