Architect & DE Discussions
Seeds of Change
While change is a hallmark of the IT industry, the actual levers for change are have actually remained fairly stable. Vendors were the initial agents of change largely because they were the only ones with the critical mass of smart people, R&D, manufacturing and service delivery to seed and then maintain a fledgeling industry—barriers to […]
IPv6 in the Cisco Live World of Solutions
Just recently I wrote about the IPv6 enabled logo program here at the Cisco Live 2014 World of Solutions (WoS). It is now time to share some of the...
Cisco Live 2014……IPv6 Is Everywhere!
It is so great to be back in one of my favourite cities - San Francisco !...
Providing the Right Platform is Sometimes All it Takes
Change is the only constant. Except that it isn’t; constant that is. We are seeing changes to IT services, infrastructure, eco-systems, and business models, with consequent demands and expectations...
V6 World Congress – March 2014 – A Premier IPv6 Event for the Communications Industry
Few days ago, the Networking Industry “who’s who” gathered in Paris for the fourth edition of v6 World Congress http://www.uppersideconferences.com/v6world2014/v6world2014introduction.html. I’m very proud that Cisco has been sponsoring and supporting this IPv6 Conference since its inception. It is always a very special feeling to have so many industry leaders visiting my hometown. This event has […]
Navigating Device Management and Control Interfaces in the Age of SDN
The proliferation of different types of device interfaces places a significant burden on application developers and equipment providers alike. One of the reasons for the rise of Software Defined Networking (SDN) is its promise to simplify management by providing a single point through which the entire network can be managed and administered. This raises the […]
XMPP: A Power Tool in Your Tool Box
Extensive Message Protocol (XMPP) is an open standard protocol based on XML (Extensible Markup Language). XMPP is designed to transport instant messages (IM) between entities and to detect online presence. It supports authentication of IM application and secure transport of messages over SSL/TLS. In XMPP entities can be bots, physical users, servers, devices or components. […]