Marty Fierbaugh

Principal Architect

Service Provider - Americas

Marty Fierbaugh is a senior technical leader and 25 year veteran of the Service Provider industry. Marty joined Cisco in 2005 as a Systems Engineer in Service Provider with practical experience in architecting, engineering, and operating Service Provider networks. He is passionate about helping his customers consume technologies and partnering with Cisco’s engineering teams to align product strategy and direction to customer requirements. His technology focus is on Segment Routing, EVPN, Emerging Broadband Technologies like Fixed Wireless Access and Network Automation/NetDevOps.


Perspectives on the Future of Service Provider Networking: Software Defined Access Networks

3 min read

Worldwide we are seeing initiatives to expand connectivity to tens of millions of homes and millions of businesses for wireless services, satellite broadband, and most notably fiber network infrastructure. Software-Defined Networks are being expanded to include the access domain and will enable new applications to be monetized by Service Providers

September 9, 2020


Three Innovations to Bridge the Digital Divide in Rural Areas

4 min read

Here in 2020, in the midst of a flourishing digital revolution, high-speed Internet connectivity is now within reach of practically everyone, everywhere, right? Not exactly. The high-tech future may be moving full steam ahead in cities and suburbs, but rural regions still face a huge digital divide. Fortunately, there’s good news on the horizon: connecting rural regions is getting easier and less expensive every year.