Function-as-a-Service 101: What is it?
My favorite part about making a living in the tech industry is that there is always something new to learn. When Amazon Web Services launched in 2006 it slowly began to change they way that people thought about compute infrastructure and software architectures. But what is the next technology on the horizon that is positioned […]
#CiscoChat August 8th — Impact of Containers on IT Subject Matter Experts
Improved productivity, enhanced operational efficiency, extra flexibility. Push your IT organization in the direction you want it to go by thinking inside the box — with containers.
Protecting Your Border or Offering a Service to Others? Part 1
In the previous posts (1 and 2) we talked about how technical innovation (in networking and containers) can address an operational challenge involving different stakeholders within an organisation. In the next two starting today, we zoom out to see another pattern of dynamics between business and IT: the pressure for a faster provisioning of resources for […]
The Best OpenSource Solution for Microservices Networking – Part 2
In my previous post, we talked about the complexity that Containers can bring to the network and what that means to different roles within an organisation. We also introduced Contiv in this context and touched on its high-level architecture. In this post, we aim to get a big more into detail… 🙂 So let’s begin… Contiv […]
Cloud: The Truth is Out There
Whether you believe in the existence of aliens and UFOs, there’s a more recent technology phenomenon that tends to evoke just as many myths and debate: the cloud.
Cisco Live Las Vegas 2017 Recap: There is No “I” in Cloud
Reflecting on Cisco Live 2017, I’m excited about Cisco’s role in shaping the future of digital business. Customers are also excited and want to know what that means for cloud.
Ten Things I Learned About the Cloud from Cisco Live
When I think about my old days at school, I remember my enthusiasm of learning new “cool” things such as thermodynamics, electronics devices and circuits and digital signal processing.
New Dog, New Tricks: Industry’s First Secure Internet Gateway in the Cloud
We’ve all heard the saying: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But have you ever tried? I know, I know, you didn’t come here for canine training tips. Stay with me, there’s a point to all this. Anyways, it’s super hard. I tried, and all the dog wanted to do was sleep. Your […]
The Best OpenSource Solution for Microservices Networking – Part 1
There is a big (justified) hype around containers and microservices. Indeed, many people speak about the subject but few have implemented a real project.