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Matt Bolick

ENGINEER.TECHNICAL MARKETING

SRTG Marketing - US

“Matt has worked in Technical Marketing at Cisco for the last 16 years running an obstacle course of technologies including SNA, ATM and Ethernet switching, Service Provider Aggregation, Metro Ethernet, Network Management and Enterprise Branch Architectures. He has also worked on a variety of products including the Cisco 7500, 7200, LS1010, 8540, 7300, and Cisco 10K before finally settling down for the last several years as the Platform Architect for the ISR series of branch routers. In his spare time Matt is an avid SCUBA diver in North Carolina where he lives with his wife and two dogs.”

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January 22, 2019

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

The Legacy Continues with a Modern Classic

Introducing the new ISR 900 Series, building on a solid foundation with rock-solid 21st century hardware. The Cisco 900 Series is a silent, fan-less chassis designed to fit into any office. Learn more about its capabilities.

October 9, 2017

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Introducing a New Era in Branch Routing

Why the ISR 1000 Series is a Really Big Deal. Today Cisco is introducing a new addition to the Integrated Services Router (ISR) portfolio of branch routers. The ISR 1000 Series follows the new sleek design popping up across Cisco platforms, so it looks sexy, but that’s not why it’s so important. What’s so remarkable […]

June 10, 2016

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KVM App Hosting on a Cisco Router

Run your own virtual machine directly on a Cisco router. In 2013 we introduced a pretty cool new trick for Cisco routers. The ISR 4000 Series and ASR 1000 Series can host virtual applications directly in IOS XE operating system. Since then the ISR 4000 has supported a range of Cisco applications: starting with WAAS […]

October 2, 2014

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The ISR 4000 Series – One Platform to Rule Them All

This week Cisco announced an entirely new approach to delivering rich services to the Enterprise branch office with the introduction of the ISR 4000 Series. For those folks paying attention...

December 13, 2013

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Using the Internet for Your Enterprise WAN

What is all of this talk coming from Cisco of using Internet links to run an Enterprise-class network? Has Cisco lost its mind? We’re taught from the time we’re young Network Engineers sitting on our parents’ knees that Enterprise Networks are special. So what is the thinking with IWAN?

September 25, 2013

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What the Heck is a Service Container?

Virtualizing services within the network When we launched the new ISR 4451-X at Cisco Live a few months back, one of the Big New Things we talked about was the Service Container architecture.  Unless you were paying close attention to the 4451-X, you might have missed that whole thing.  So what the heck is a […]

June 26, 2013

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Introducing An Entirely New Direction in Branch Offices

Thinking about remote site networks in a totally new way. This week Cisco announced a new member of the Integrated Services Router family.  The ISR 4451-X might not seem that unique at first glance.  Here’s Cisco releasing another new router that adds to their already extensive branch router portfolio – the ISR G2.  However, the […]

January 24, 2013

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Life Behind the Black Curtain: What it takes to setup a large tradeshow network.

I spend a lot of time behind curtains.  That’s not really out of choice as it’s the nature of where they stick you when you’re running the network at a...

January 17, 2013

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Five Cool Router Tricks with onePK

Network Management is dull.  No excuses.  Monitoring and interacting with the devices that move data from one location to another is a thankless undertaking that most of us building networks leave to an afterthought.  Part of that is the complexity associated with managing networks.  There are at least a dozen common methods for interacting with […]