Inside Cisco IT

September 8, 2017


Cisco IT Whiteboard Series | Tetration Analytics

In this series of whiteboard videos, we’re going to look at how Cisco IT is using Tetration Analytics so far. We’ll give an overview of Tetration and explain how it’s helped us take on telemetry and compliance challenges. Earlier this year, Cisco IT completed our initial implementation of Tetration Analytics in collaboration with INSBU. Since […]

August 30, 2017


Tetration in a Nutshell

To learn more about how we’ve used Tetration Analytics -- how it’s helped us view, secure, and migrate our...

August 24, 2017


Security Question #1: Are You Happy with Your Level of Risk?

Information security today is not about whether you are secure or not secure. “Secure or not secure?” is a binary, yes-or-no question. And it would be a brave person to say yes to that one. An alternative question is “Are you happy with your level of risk?” It is all about how much risk you […]

August 9, 2017


Discovering Opportunities in Programmable Networks

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) provides dynamic ways to provision and manage networks in a declarative fashion using programmable network elements rather than the imperative, infrastructure-centric designs seen in traditional networking. SDN...

July 13, 2017


We Arrived, We Roamed, We Listened

The IT Roaming Reporters reorient to our regular schedules, sort through our inboxes, file our travel expense reports – Cisco Live 2017 memories still alive (albeit blurry) in our minds. Wow! What a week. Typing away at our desks seems suddenly tame considering last week’s editing, recording, interviewing, photographing, tweeting, networking, and celebrating spree. Working […]

June 30, 2017


Managing and analyzing machine data is a snap with CLIP

Mining and drawing intelligence from large volumes of machine data is difficult and time-consuming. To make the process easier and faster for enterprise teams, Cisco recently developed the Cisco Log Intelligence Platform (CLIP). It brings machine data closer to application developers and administrators, helping them to diagnose, predict, and prevent application performance issues by identifying […]

June 19, 2017


KaPow! IT Roaming Reporters Assemble

One week! The countdown has begun! What started months ago for the event planning team is beginning to materialize – Cisco Live Las Vegas 2017, that is. One of the industry’s largest conventions is on the horizon and everything is coming together. Venue is reserved, speakers are prepped, and travel is booked…Now is the time […]

April 5, 2017


Ten Technologies to Consider for Contact Centers in 2017: Part 2

This blog is the second in a two-part series co-authored by myself and my colleague Sarah Johnson. Be sure to check out Part One for the remainder of the ten technologies to consider. Part Two Hybrid Services – Integrating cloud services with existing on-premises customer care services is currently a hot topic, not just in the contact center […]

March 24, 2017


Ten Technologies to Consider for Contact Centers in 2017

This blog is the first in a two-part series co-authored by myself and my colleague Sarah Johnson. Be sure to check out Part Two for the remainder of the ten technologies to consider. The line made famous by the Rolling Stones, “Time waits for no one”, is especially true for technology. A little over two years ago I wrote a blog […]