Cisco Live Orlando 2018 is less than one month away and it’s your opportunity to sharpen your skills while you learn from the best on how to run your world-class network. This year’s Cisco Live in Orlando is shaping up to be the biggest and most content rich for service providers ever. Here is a quick rundown of some highlights as you build your week.

[INSSPG-1500] Innovation Showcase Monday, June 11th 1:00-1:30pm

Intelligent, Mass-Scale Networking for Secure, Critical Infrastructure
Learn about the latest innovations in networking and automation for both service providers and anyone who operates a mission-critical network. Presented by Yvette Kanouff,  SVP/GM, Service Provider Business

Service Provider Power Session Monday, June 11, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Join Cisco’s SP leadership team–Woody Sesssom, Yvette Kanouff, Jonathan Davidson, and Steve Yager– for a high impact strategic session on service provider solutions and enablement.  RSVP here to attend.  This will add directly to your schedule.


[PSOSPG-2007] Secure Critical Infrastructure.  Tuesday, June 12, 4:30-5:30pm.

What is Critical Infrastucture? What’s needed to make it it’s secure, trusted, and resilient? Hear from SVP/GM of SP Networking Jonathan Davidson who will discuss how to build trusted, high capacity networks that can’t go offline.


[PSOSPG-2005] Service Provider Infrastructure – Next Generation Building Blocks.  Wednesday June 13, 11:00am-12:00pm.

SVP of Engineering Sumeet Arora will take you through the key components – software, silicon, systems, and security that together will build future carrier networks.


Service Provider Zone – Open all week

The place for “all things Service Provider” is where else – the Service Provider Zone, adjacent to the Cisco Campus in the World of Solutions. Here you can:

  • Meet our executive during the WoS Reception (food! drinks!) on Monday from 5:00-7:00pm.
  • Meet with an expert for a whiteboard session
  • Schedule a guided tour of the service provider demonstrations on the show floor. Contact “” to schedule in advance.
  • Learn more about Networking, 5G, and network automation
  • Need help? Get help on what to see, where to go, and what to do for the best Cisco Live experience.


Cisco Trusted Critical Infrastructure Partner Workshop Wednesday, June 13, 3:00-5:00pm

Critical Infrastructure is the information technology and cybersecurity systems to run mission-critical operations to support continuity of business, government, and public health operations. These systems are often called upon to deliver high bandwidth, low-latency, and highly resilient services. We have an exclusive deep dive for partners and service providers on Trusted Critical Infrastructure where you can hear from the experts on this timely topic.  Register Here.

For more information see our page.

We hope to see you in Orlando!



Greg Smith

Sr. Manager, Marketing

Cisco Solutions Marketing