Richard Licon

Technical Lead, Engineering

Product Management - Competitive Insights

Richard Licon has worked for Cisco for over 16 years. Began his career in networking back in 1998. His primary duties include competitive test and analysis for Switching solution architectures.

Richard is a bay area native along with his wife and two children. His passions are being with family. He loves playing, watching, and on rare occasions coaching competitive sports.


May 13, 2019


Cisco Drives Intent-Based Networking Forward with Multi-Level Segmentation

Why network segmentation matters in the enterprise of today Network Segmentation easily gets lost in a conversation as it is a heavily used term in the industry. Everyone claims to...

November 1, 2017


Wired Infrastructure: Optimized and Secure Switching Resources

Cisco commissioned Miercom to conduct an independent performance test on Huawei’s Agile Campus Network architecture. The test report consists of wired and wireless test cases. For the wired test cases, Huawei’s S5720-HI Series Agile Switch was compared and validated against the Cisco Catalyst 9300 and 3850 Series switches. This blog will take a deeper look […]

June 7, 2017


Miercom Report: Secured Network Infrastructure

Recently, the independent testing lab Miercom pitted Cisco against HPE/Aruba in a test to see who had the best level of visibility to provide stronger securiry. Spoiler alert: it was Cisco!