Stephen Liu

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January 31, 2013


Taking Carrier Ethernet To Another Level: Cisco CE 2.0 Certification Pioneer

By Biren Mehta, Senior Marketing Manager, SP Marketing in Routing and Switching, Cisco Have you ever tried to order a pizza that 20 different people would enjoy?  Just imagine getting twenty companies to agree upon a vigorous test plan that included over 600 test cases! (No easy cop-out by just getting plain cheese here…).  Big […]

January 24, 2013


The Impact of Programmability on Networks Part 2

Yesterday we reprinted the first part of Telecom Asia magazine’s interview with Brian Shoda, director of Cisco NGN architecture sales for Asia Pacific. Here is the second and final part of the story. 4. [Telecom Asia] How can telcos better optimize and simplify their network architectures? [Brian Shoda] The traditional layered and hierarchical model of […]

January 23, 2013


The Impact of Programmability on Networks

Last month Brian Shoda, a 12 year veteran of Cisco and most recently the director of Cisco’s IP NGN architecture sales for the Asia Pacific theatre, sat for an interview with Telecom Asia magazine. During the interview he discussed the impact of programmability on the network and why dynamically configuring services is important for telecom […]

December 21, 2012


End of the World Revisited: No More IPs!

We’ve posted this before, but in honor of the end of the Mayan calendar and the destruction of the world which was forecast for today we’re posting it again. In our mind, not having any more IP addresses would be a terrible event –  if you’re going to build the Internet of Everything you need […]

December 19, 2012


Cisco Carrier Ethernet Wins Multiple Awards in APAC

Just like we did last year, we’re closing out 2012 with another set of awards from our colleagues in the Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China (APJC) market. These include: Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2012 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 29th 2012) for: Best Metro Network Vendor of the Year Carrier Ethernet Vendor of the […]

December 11, 2012


Cisco Helps NxtGn and Telarix Deliver IPv6-enabled Video Solution

We’ve talked about how the Internet is forecast to carry a million minutes of video every second in the next few years, and how Cisco’s Elastic Core solution will help the core infrastructure carry that load. But a scalable and flexible core is only one piece of the puzzle that network operators need. Who else […]