Enterprise Networks

January 9, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

2017 Enterprise Network Security Trends

Security is often seen as getting in the way of networking, by adding too many controls, or slowing the network down. We talk about common concerns with our network buyer customers, as well as the opportunities and challenges around securing the enterprise.

January 9, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Wearing the Other Shoe: The journey from the customer and ONUG to Cisco

It’s hard to believe that 2 ½ years ago, in my role as Head of Network Services at Cigna, I was in NYC presenting a concept to an emerging community called the Open Network Users Group.  Prior to the event, I vividly recall Nick Lippis (ONUG chair) asking me if this was a concept that […]

January 3, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)

SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.

December 21, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Cisco Routing Earned Two New Certifications

The year is about to end, but the hard work of our labor keeps on bearing fruits. From several customer successes at the beginning to Best of Interop mid-year, and now, we’re wrapping up 2016 with two more industry certifications for Cisco Routing platforms: the MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and Miercom Performance Verified. One Shall […]

December 20, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

The Year of Network Innovations – Cisco DNA Ushers a New Era

The biggest news of 2016 was the introduction of Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA). It revolutionized the way you deploy and manage your network with a software-driven architecture focused on automation, security, and analytics.

November 30, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Under Armour & Adobe: What do they have in common?

One is a sport apparel retailer while the other is a software company. “What can they possibly have in common?” you may ask. Both have a common IT goal, and that is to extend their enterprise network to AWS cloud, but for very different business outcomes. And both accomplished their goal using the same solution: […]

November 29, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Over 1400 Customers Have Set the Foundation for Their Digital Transformation

Just over a year ago Cisco announced the general availability of APIC-EM (#APICEM), a software defined networking (SDN) platform for the enterprise branch, campus and WAN. In just over 12...

November 14, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Your Branch Could Save You Millions or More from Security Attacks

Like a trusted partner, Cisco is there. With the ISR 4000s, you’re in good hands. Why all the cleverly-crafted references to insurance companies and security at the branch?

November 11, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Better Audio and Video experience with Catalyst Audio Video Bridging (AVB)

Still can’t turn on video because it jitters too much? Cisco Catalyst 3850 and 3650 Series switches allow you to connect to more endpoints without spending a lot of money.