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May 24, 2021

INSIDE CISCO IT

Forming a bond without ever meeting in person – The Bedfont Lakes “Quaranterns” and Graduates

In September 2020, 12 interns and 21 graduates joined Cisco remotely. While it was a struggle to find common ground, they have bonded in new ways - this is their story.

May 17, 2021

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Journey to a software-defined access fabric network, part 2

In this two-part blog series, Travis describes Cisco IT’s motivations for shifting to a software-defined access fabric network and our guiding principles for implementing Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), along with lessons learned and outcomes achieved thus far.

May 11, 2021

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Measuring the impact of a software-defined access fabric network

Joel explains the value framework Cisco IT created to measure SD-Access’s impact, along with outcomes achieved to date.

April 19, 2021

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Cisco DNA Center smooths network operations

Cisco DNA Center is paving the way for smoother network operations. In one integrated system, it offers two critical networking capabilities: automation and – the focus of this blog – assurance.

March 29, 2021

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Journey to a software-defined access fabric network, part 1

Network demands have been increasing. Shifting to an SD-Access fabric network will help!

January 12, 2021

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Cisco DNA Center Cloud roundtable: first impressions from our Customer Zero system engineers

In collaboration with Dean Sanders Sometimes Cisco IT makes changes with a huge impact on operations, like deploying Cisco DNA Center. Sometimes we make an already good thing even better. Cisco DNA Center Cloud falls in that category. We’ve been using Cisco DNA Center on premises since 2018 (story here). In late 2020 we started […]

November 23, 2020

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Putting time to good use as we stay at home: Cisco employees’ stories

We caught up with a few of our Customer Zero employees to find out what they’ve been doing during the lockdown, and how they used Cisco's Time2Give paid time off program to volunteer and make a positive impact in their communities.

September 28, 2020

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3 ways Cisco DNA Center and ServiceNow integration makes IT more efficient

Today’s highly complex and dynamic networks create demands that often exceed the capacity of IT operations teams. Within Cisco IT, we are meeting these demands by creating integrations between Cisco DNA Center and ServiceNow.