Perspectives

November 2, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Getting Started in Cisco’s DevNet

Mark Watney is “The Martian”, in case you haven’t heard. In the movie, he’s a Botanist stranded on Mars. But in the book, he’s first a mechanical engineer, and a botanist as his second skillset. It’s hard to if he’s an engineer-botanist or a botanist-engineer, but he’s a pretty cool guy. Think McGuyver with better […]

October 26, 2015

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Using Cisco VIRL with Additional Components

One of the things we tend to do as networking people is test configurations to see if things work the way we think they will. Case in point, I just had a talk with a fellow Champion, Teren Bryson (@someclown) and he was telling me how he used VIRL to prove a concept to a […]

October 21, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 40: How SDWAN and NFV are changing the MSP world

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about SDWAN and NFV with Cisco Product...

October 20, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 36: stuff that makes your network life easier

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking with Cisco Champions about their favorite gadgets and networking tools that help them at work.* Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco Champion SMEs Korey Rebello, […]

October 16, 2015

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Zombie and Non-Zombie Technologies and What We Should Be Teaching in Basic Networking Classes

In the networking field, there are a number of technologies that should be dead but that still linger on, at least in our folklore and training, if not actually installed in modern networks. There are also concepts and technologies that are extensively used in modern networks, but that aren’t taught in most basic networking classes.

October 15, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 39: Cisco Emergency Response & Emergency Calling

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Cisco Emergency Response (CER) and Emergency Calling with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Dan Keller. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Dan Keller, Cisco […]

October 7, 2015

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The complexity required for robustness, often goes against robustness

In the past few months we have seen major outages from United Airlines, the NYSE, and the Wall Street Journal. With almost 5,000 flights grounded, and NYSE halting trading the cost of failure is high. When bad things happen IT personal everywhere look at increasing fault tolerance by adding redundancy mechanisms or protocols to increase […]

September 16, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 35: the latest in IWAN

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about the latest in IWAN with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Jake Sacharok. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Jake Sacharok, Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer […]

September 1, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 34: The Wonderful World of Collaboration System Release 11

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Collaboration System Release 11 with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Dan Keller. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Dan Keller, Technical Marketing Engineer, Collaboration […]