Ansible

September 5, 2018

DEVELOPER

Automating Your Network Operations, Part 1 – Ansible Basics

New blog series gets you beyond the hype and simple demonstrations, and lets you dive more deeply into how and why to automate your network operations.

June 20, 2018

DATA CENTER

Scaling to PB within Minutes – The Road to Full Automation for Scale-Out Storage with Cisco UCS

Building Scale-Out Storage solutions can be now fully automated to reduce the overall amount of work and to easily scale software-defined storage environments within minutes. Partners and customers can begin to leverage this capability using Ansible modules and playbooks for UCS Manager.

May 9, 2018

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered: The Automation Episode, feat. Alex Peay and Mike Place

Are you automating the right things and using the right tools in your company? This week on Cloud Unfiltered, Alex Peay and Mike Place of SaltStack talk about automation.

April 12, 2018

DATA CENTER

ACI loves KVM and Red Hat Virtualization

Red Hat Virtualization provides a powerful solution for modern data centers. Additional ACI integrations for network and security automation can dramatically simplify DC operations and application provisioning.

January 26, 2018

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 33: Shannon McFarland

Are we all comfortable with the term “multicloud” yet? Used to be that we just had “the cloud,” then “public and private clouds,” then “hybrid cloud,” and now it seems...

December 13, 2017

DEVELOPER

Automating Cisco ACI with Ansible Eliminates Repetitive Day-to-Day Tasks

Jacob McGill is a network automation engineer at Network to Code, a network automation solutions provider that provides network automation training and professional services. He spends his time helping customers automate their networks using tools including like Python and Ansible. Jacob is also an Ansible developer who's written and contributed to many of the ACI modules that were released in 2.4. Feel free to reach out to Jacob at jacob@networktocode.com

October 23, 2017

DEVELOPER

New DevNet Learning Module, “Home Lab: Setting up Your Desktop OS for Network Programmability”

Hey, you networkers out there. (Yes, it’s a little weird – I’m talking to networkers in a blog post at a site where a lot of Developers hang out.) Remember the short struggle when you first learned about Cisco devices? What cable to use to connect to the console? What drivers to add to make […]

June 5, 2017

DATA CENTER

Ansible and UCS Management Integration

You can now use Ansible for configuration management, deployment, and orchestration of Cisco UCS servers, storage, fabric, hyperconverged infrastructure and converged infrastructure as well as Nexus switches.

May 31, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 09: Branson Matheson

He may or may not have hacked his mom’s cable box when he was a kid, he definitely worked for the Navy as a cryptologist, and he has since worked for NASA, the TSA, and Silent Circle. So Branson Matheson has a lot to say about information security and the desire for online privacy that […]