Inside Cisco IT
Weird places I’ve worked
It’s 25 years ago and I’m in the midst of my original career, as a newspaper reporter. I live and work in northern Los Angeles County, and the region has recently been rocked by the Northridge Earthquake. Caught in the widespread damage are my apartment and the City Hall building containing my office (and desktop […]
Seeing what’s really in your wiring closet
The office comms room (network distribution or server rooms) can often become an “out of sight, out of mind” storage closet for old equipment, file boxes, even bicycles and other personal items. we are applying the Meraki Smart Camera solution in Cisco IT to combat problems that we’re sure you face in your own network comms rooms!
Graduate perspective: Cisco may be large, but it operates like an agile startup
When I first joined the Cisco IT team in 2018 after graduating from university, I was eager to see how a large, global company like Cisco can efficiently develop and deliver solutions to its customers. I quickly discovered that while Cisco is big and complex, it operates very much like an agile startup, fueled by […]
Intent-Based Networking is on a roll
Takeaway from 2020 Global Networking Trends Report: Intent-Based Networking is on a roll. Here’s what’s fueling the projected nine-fold surge in adoption
Transforming the Employee Experience: Knocking Down the Barriers to Success
People are our single greatest asset at Cisco. Creating a world-class employee experience is crucial because it helps us attract and retain exceptional people and give them what they need...
Connecting the docs—Webex Teams and Enterprise Content Management
Webex Teams is the hub for collaboration at Cisco. For every project or program, we set up a Webex space where we can meet, chat, and share content—from any device....
Waste not, WAN
Our existing circuits comfortably handle terabytes of new Office 365 traffic, with Cisco SD-WAN technology.
Principles of Agile Infrastructure
Agile has long been considered an exclusive software paradigm. Now, here are 4 principles to bring agility to infrastructure organisations.
Collaboration Is Less Like Eating, More Like Breathing—With Webex Teams
Collaboration used to be something like sharing a meal. We met in a designated space, like a conference room or someone’s office. Everyone came together at the same time. And if the meeting was in...