Perspectives

May 15, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 18. Securing ACI

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about securing ACI with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Carly Stoughton. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the next round of Cisco Champions nominations. EMAIL […]

May 11, 2015

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A Tour of Cisco’s Allen Data Center

As a consultant I have seen many different ‘Data Centers’, from Co-location facilities, to in house and well thought out, to a dirty closet that no one was using. Douglas Alger gave us a tour of Cisco’s Data Center in Allen, TX about a month ago. I was expecting to be impressed and I was […]

May 7, 2015

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To flow or not to flow?

NetApp’s newest storage operating system, clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT), leverages a backend of Cisco Nexus switches for it’s cluster interconnect network. When configuring the switch/cluster ports for use with cDOT, the best practice is to turn flow control off as per TR-4182. In fact, that happens to be the recommendation for normal data ports as well. […]

May 6, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 17. Cloud and Metacloud with Peder Ulander

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about all things upcoming in the cloud universe with Cisco Vice President of Cloud Services Peder Ulander. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the […]

May 5, 2015

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So You Want to be a Network Engineer. Here’s Where You Should Start!

First lets talk about what a Network Engineer is. According to The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing. Retrieved April 27, 2015, from Dictionary.com website a Network Engineer is: “A high-level LAN /WAN technician who plans, implements and supports network solutions between multiple platforms. A network engineer installs and maintains local area network hardware and software, […]

April 29, 2015

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SDN – A Cisco Champion’s perspective

Software defined networking (SDN for short) is going to be an important technology that will change the way we do networking. But what is SDN today and even more important, what is it going to be? When you start reading about SDN as a network engineer, you ask yourself what your future job will look […]

April 28, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 16. CCIE Wireless Exam Updates

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about CCIE Wireless exam updates with Cisco CCIE Program Manager Erik Vangrunderbeek, Cisco Engineering Technical Leader Jerome Henry, Cisco Distinguished Systems Engineer Stephen Orr, and Cisco Consulting Systems Engineer Carlos AlcAntara. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions […]

April 24, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 15. Attack of the DevNet featuring SDN and DevOps

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about DevNet, SDN, DevOps and ACI with Cisco Custom Application Engineer, Brett Tiller. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the next round of Cisco […]

April 22, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 14. Threat Grid

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about Threat Grid with Cisco Business Development Manager and Threat Grid expert, Jessica Bair. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the next round of […]