Why Migrate to 10G in Campus
Current wired and wireless networks will be inadequate as traffic is forecast to triple over next five years as per Cisco VNI. Business Internet video traffic is expected to grow at 39%, mobile data traffic at 59% & Internet of Things M2M traffic at 113% per year through 2017-2018. Even when users are not actively […]
Why Upgrade Campus & Branch Switching & Wireless Infrastructure?
Many of the existing switch and wireless infrastructures that were deployed 5 or more years ago were not designed for BYOD, pervasive mobility, advanced security, SDN and more. Let us look at these trends and the benefits of upgrading the network infrastructure to the latest switching and wireless products. BYOD and Mobility There are multiple […]
Catalyst 6800 is shipping!
I am pleased to announce that Catalyst 6807-XL and 6880-X are shipping now! Launched at Cisco Live Orlando this year, Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Switches are programmable campus backbone switches optimized for 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet services. They are built for rich 10/40/100G services for BYOD & collaboration, support programmability and simplicity, and have the DNA of […]
Demystifying the Catalyst: Cisco Context Aware Secure Access (Security Group Tags – SGT) Technology
In this blog, let us take a look at how Catalyst access switches enable and enforce context aware access to IT resources. Many types of devices, including laptops, smartphones, and tablets, are used by end users to connect to the network wired, wirelessly, and remotely through VPN. With bring your own device (BYOD) access, the […]
Demystifying the Catalyst: IOS Device Sensors
In this blog, let us take a look at how Catalyst access switches profile the various connected devices and make the information available to various network services. Many devices like laptops, IP phones, cameras etc. are connected to the network and need to be managed by IT for asset management, device onboarding, switch configuration, policy […]
Demystifying the Catalyst: Video Application Monitoring and Troubleshooting
In my previous blog, we looked at how Catalyst switches can be used to assess video application readiness in the network before rolling out a video based collaboration application. In this blog, let us take a look at available tools on the Catalyst switches to monitor and troubleshoot video problems in the network. As we […]