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To the Cloud: Why We’ve Moved to an API-Based Architecture – Part 2: Identity as a Service
This is part 2 in a 2-part series about our API-based architecture. Part 1 explains how we provide content as a service to sellers. Federated identity is central to cloud computing. You can’t have a useful hybrid cloud service without it.
To the Cloud: Why We’ve Moved to an API-Based Architecture – Part 1: Content as a Service
This is part 1 in a 2-part series about our API-based architecture. In part 2 I’ll talk about the advantages of identity as a service and data as a service. Before the cloud, applications had a web interface that connected to a back-end database. Each application authorized its own users. Today, that monolithic application architecture […]
Event Takes Customers Inside the Data Center, Explores Cisco’s Journey to ACI
For the second year in a row, the Cisco on Cisco IT team planned and hosted Data Center Day for customers, showcasing our data center in Allen, Texas. Held on September 30th, the event focused on our Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) journey.
Integrated Infrastructure in the Data Center: a Chat with Cisco IT
Coming from the enterprise data center product side of the house, I’m always curious to hear from real-world IT practitioners what problems they wrestle with, how they think about their goals, and what keeps them up a night. At Cisco, we’re lucky to have one of the leading enterprise IT shops on the planet. And […]
IT Management Sessions Focus on Change and Opportunities at Cisco Live Latin America 2014
Many months of preparation preceded this great event, which was held in Cancun, Mexico, November 3rd through the 6th. In IT, we spend long hours of strategy and collaboration with...
What’s New from Cisco IT?
If you’ve seen the short introductory video to Cisco on Cisco, then you know that Cisco IT shares stories with customers. But – what kind of stories? Well – let me turn that around. What stories would you like to hear? Because we have some good ones. And if we don’t have content to point […]