Finally! The wait is over. Cisco Live Barcelona is here!

The DevNet team has been burning the midnight oil for months to get ready for YOU to visit us in the DevNet Zone. We’ve put together an amazing breadth and depth of demos, sessions, learning labs, hands-on workshops, and fun prize-winning challenges. All for one purpose … so you can learn, code, connect, and be inspired. So you can grow your skills, grow your career, build more innovative solutions, manage more secure networks …


…What do YOU want to see…learn…do?

  • Want to learn what the Rise of the Network API means to you? Come to my Innovation Showcase (Wednesday at 3:20 p.m. in the C-Max theatre). I’ll be joined by a Google Speaker to talk about MultiCloud and Istio in our Cisco Google collaboration.
  • Want to learn the basics of software development and APIs. The DevNet Zone has coding classes for you.
  • Want to connect with people tackling some of the same challenges you face? Drop by the DevNet Zone and talk with experts including Cisco Engineers, Evangelists, R&D gurus, and software coders.
  • Want to get hands-on with the hybrid cloud solution? Come find out what the Cisco + Google partnership is doing to combine the power of cloud developer resources with enterprise apps.
  • Want to embed audio and video calling and messaging into your mobile apps or website?  Come learn about Spark SDKs and Widgets.
  • Want a secure platform to connect your IoT sensors and devices and deliver data from them to applications?  Come check out Cisco Kinetic.
  • Want to provide indoor location-based services within your mobile application?  Come play with the CMX mobility services API.
  • Want to hear real-world case studies from start-ups, partners about how they’ve engaged with DevNet and Cisco APIs? Don’t miss the “DevNet European Pros Panel.”
  • Want to learn how design thinking helps product teams create a better developer experience? Come hear about the design thinking practices behind Cisco products such as Spark, DNA, Meraki, Security, and more.
  • Want unified management of firewalls, application control, intrusion prevention, and malware protection?  Come see how new REST APIs transform the Firepower Management Center into a security development platform.
  • Want to make your life easier? Take automation to the next level? (I’m talking to you network people!) Visit the DevNet Network Zone. Get an introduction to Device Level APIs. Learn about using controllers like APIC-EM.
  • Want to make learning fun? (You know we take that seriously in the DevNet Zone.)  Come play the BlackHat / WhiteHat Challenge – play the bad guy hacker and try to penetrate the network…play the heavily armed Cisco defender and save the day! Win a prize!

The DevNet Zone is the Place to Be

Whatever you want to do, there is so much going on for you in the DevNet Zone, I’m not even going to try and list it all in this blog. Seriously, these few examples don’t begin to cover what we have in store for you in the DevNet Zone. Come. Meet with experts. Explore new tools. Get inspired! Check out the full catalog of DevNet Zone sessions and activities.

Application developers, network engineers, coders, would-be coders…DevNet is always there for you. With learning labs, sandboxes, blogs, docs, forums, and more to help you learn, grow, be inspired. And this week in Barcelona, Spain we’re there for you in person. On behalf of the entire DevNet team let me say, “we look forward to seeing you there.”


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See you in the DevNet Zone!



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Susie Wee


Cisco DevNet Ecosystem Success