How has Cisco Smart Licensing evolved? Who owns a Smart License and what are the implications? In this episode of Cisco Champion Radio, we chat with Donnie Savage (@diivious) about Cisco Smart Licensing. Interviewing is Cisco Champion host, Daren Fulwell (@darenfulwell).

Podcast Discussion Topics

  • How Smart Licensing evolved
  • How you get intelligent data about your inventory
  • How data privacy concerns are addressed
  • The 5 methods of communication
  • What happens with Smart Licensing if connectivity is lost?
  • Who owns a Smart License and what are the implications?
  • What you need to enable Smart Licensing

Cisco Champion Host

  • Daren Fulwell (@darenfulwell), Cisco Champion member, Network Architect, ANS Group

Cisco Guest

  • Donnie Savage (@diivious), Architect.Engineer, Lead Architect Smart Software Licensing.


  • Lauren Friedman (@lauren), Cisco Champion Program.

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Andi Fisher

No Longer with Cisco