Inside Cisco IT
Telephony: Video is the New Audio
Video is the New Audio at Cisco. That’s an audacious statement for a guy who started working in the Bell system about 30 years ago. The New Audio? Audio sets a standard that is pretty hard to beat. Audio telephony has been around for almost 140 years. (The first major phone system was started in […]
How much Video at Cisco?
We use a lot of video at Cisco. A recent tally shows that Cisco totals over 24,000 video calls every day, which raises a pretty big question: why do we use so much video at Cisco?
Leverage Those APIs
Cisco IT has always strived to improve the user experience. It is often overlooked in some IT organizations, but Cisco IT has service managers who are held accountable for the feedback they get for their service sectors. This focus on how we perform means we are constantly pushed to improve how users interact with the […]
Video Collaboration Matters in the Millions
How can a global company make the most of its talent all over the world? How can teams of people collaborate productively no matter where they live and work? While email helps and phone calls help even more, video is critical. Cisco IT supports our global teams with a successful integrated suite of video options. […]
How Cisco IT Plans Capacity for Wireless LAN Access
Brett Belding The capacity requirements for Cisco WLANs have held steady over the last decade—until now. The big change is more devices and more video use:
Addressing Cyber-Security Challenges of Today and Tomorrow
Did you know that Cisco detects over 1.5 million intrusion attempts on Cisco’s network every day? With more than 13 billion NetFlow records captured daily, over 22 Terabytes of traffic inspected, and 750 Gigabyte of system logs collected on a daily basis, it’s changing the landscape for how to secure intellectual property, confidential information, and mitigate malicious attacks. This brief video shares relevant security […]
How Is Cisco IT Benefiting from Application Centric Infrastructure?
Cisco IT has already started reaping the benefits of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) from our early internal deployments. Cost savings rank high, in decreased operating expenditures through automation...
How Cisco is Using Platform as a Service (PaaS) delivery and ACI
The role of IT in the enterprise is transforming. Cisco is creating the next-generation data center and cloud deployments with Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to simplify and optimize the entire...
The Evolution of Guest Networking
As I’ve described in my previous blogs and documents, the first capability deployed by Cisco IT for Identity Services Engine (ISE) is guest networking. Guest networking replaced an older existing solution, referred to internally as NextGen Guest Networking (NGGN). NGGN relied on about 12 servers globally and had a large access control list (ACL) to […]