Inside Cisco IT
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 […]
The Internet of Everything Is the New Economy
We have only seen a glimpse of what Internet of Everything (IoE) has in store for the planet. The change is much bigger than technology alone. The new IoE economy will profoundly affect people, things, data, and processes. Find out more in this short video, based on my article, The Internet of Everything Is the […]
Coming to a desk near you…DX70, DX80, and DX650
I have to envy my colleagues in the Cisco IT ACE program: they get to play with the latest toys. For several months now they’ve been playing with the newest Cisco releases of video phones while the rest of us looked on. Just recently though, they’ve started showing up on Cisco desks – lots of […]
Cisco ACI Fabric Simplifies and Flattens Data Center Network
On July 18th, Cisco IT turned on the first deployment of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric at its engineering data center in San Jose. By using ACI fabric to simplify...
The Cisco TelePresence MX Series at a Glance
Cisco TelePresence is designed to create a virtual reality, to make you feel like you’re face-to-face with people, no matter how far away you are in the world. That used to take a lot of complex, standardized, in-room design, color, lighting and deployment. We had to custom-build the rooms, put in special lighting and tables, […]