Mike Cohen

No Longer with Cisco

Mike Cohen recently joined Cisco from Insieme Networks, where he led open source and open ecosystem initiatives. Mike was previously Director of Product Management at Big Switch Networks and also held product and engineering roles at Google and Vmware as well. Mike has a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, where he graduated with Highest Honors, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


May 23, 2018


Intent-Based Networking in the Cisco Data Center

Network scale, complexity and new security threat vectors have grown to a point where we need to rethink how networks work, and beyond that, how networks and applications interact.

April 14, 2016


Join us at OpenStack Summit to Learn About Cisco ACI and OpenStack

In a few weeks thousands of IT leaders, telco operators, cloud administrators, app developers and OpenStack contributors will arrive in Austin, Texas for the OpenStack Summit. As you may know, Austin was the location of the very first OpenStack Summit six years ago and it will be exciting for everyone present to see just how far […]

February 18, 2016


Moving to the DevOps Model with Cisco and Ansible

Written by Shane Corban and Mike Cohen Today, SDN is being embraced by many companies to increase operational speed and efficiency of network management, and Cisco ACI is rapidly becoming the SDN solution of choice. A key part of Cisco’s SDN work is collaborations and integration with a diverse group of industry leaders and innovators. […]

June 22, 2015


Docker and the Rise of Microservices

Over the past 18 months, we’ve been witnessing a rapid transformation in the way applications are built, packaged, shipped, deployed, and instantiated.  This change has been driven by developer demands for simplicity and a shift in focus towards an application-centric view of IT.     To find evidence of this trend, look no further than the skyrocketing […]

May 13, 2014


Delivering Policy in the Age of Open Source

This is an exciting time in the history of datacenter infrastructure.  We are witnessing the collision of two major trends: the maturation of open source software and the redefinition of...

January 6, 2014


What to Watch For in SDN in 2014

The Software-Defined Networking market is by all accounts still in its nascent stages – its scale and scope has shifted drastically as everything in the datacenter races to become “software-defined”.  As we ramp up 2014, its time to step out on a limb to make some predictions about what we’ll see over the course of […]