Inside Cisco IT
Closing out the 30th Cisco Live US
Though it is sad that CLUS San Diego 2019 is over, the 30th anniversary of this event did not disappoint! Arriving in the picturesque city of San Diego, the IT...
“Do-it-yourself” isn’t practical for car assembly—or switch configuration
Imagine if whenever you wanted to drive somewhere, before you started your car you had to put on the fan belt, connect the battery, and mount the tires. At some...
Collaboration Technology Evolves to Support Changing Workplace
Refreshing the 10-year-old Tokyo office At the end of 2017, the renovation of our Tokyo office was announced to Cisco Japan employees. It had been 10 years since the company...
IoT—Now on the Campus Fabric: Report from the Front Lines
This blog explains why and how we’re extending our campus fabric to the Internet of Things (IoT). Just interested in the engineering? Scroll down to “Start here if you just...
The Marriage of Webex Teams and Microsoft Office 365: Our Vision and Strategy
Cisco IT’s Collaboration strategy is to mirror the Webex Teams approach to building bridges between team collaboration and other solutions for a continuous workflow. With Office 365, we continue with this theme
Webex Teams + Office 365 + Implementation Part 1: Rollout and Change Management
Rather than using Office 365 as-is, we integrated it with the collaboration capabilities in Webex Teams.
Implementing Office 365 at Cisco – Part 2: SAFe Bought Us Speed, Visibility, and Accountability
Though SAFe is more typically used for software development, we found it worked very well for structuring and organizing our complex deployment of Office 365.
Office 365: How We Made It More Secure than On-Premises Email
This blog outlines the security architecture we’ve put in place for Office 365. We approached it from three angles: user authentication, device authentication, and encryption key management.