August 16, 2016


Tech Field Day Extra at #CLUS 2016 – Part 1

Did you miss Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US? No worries! We can give you full access to what was discussed. For those of you who haven’t seen Tech Field Day, here is the breakdown: the top influencers (podcasters, bloggers, and speakers) came to #CLUS to listen to a few Cisco experts that […]

July 27, 2016


“People don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole.” – Theodore Levitt

This summer, I started teaching Leadership and character building to my 8-year-old son. To get some structure to the plan, I bought a good book which was organized into value based chapters and exercises. I would read one chapter with him everyday and complete the exercises at the end of the chapter. I had no […]

June 28, 2016


Cisco DevNet DNA Community of Interest Launches

Co-authored by Jeff Reed, SVP of Cisco Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Since announcing The Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) in March, it has been generating a great deal of enthusiasm in the networking community. Cisco DNA represents an opportunity for the network to drive digital transformation in your organization and take you on a technology journey […]

May 13, 2016


Cisco Digital Network Architecture Benefits Business Automation

Automation is a key element in our Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA). The immediate –and let’s admit it, somewhat negative- association with automation is that the human element in production is almost entirely replaced by robots. While that might be a trend in certain manufacturing environments, IT Departments are not a production plant. Especially as […]

May 4, 2016


Cisco DNA Innovations Win Best of Interop Awards

It’s a great day when not just one but two of the innovations in the Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) are chosen as the winners of the Best of Interop Award. The judges consist of 20 of the most influential IT practitioners, analysts and professionals who base their decisions on the technologies that are having […]

April 7, 2016


Cisco DNA Technologies Reign in Three Finalist Spots for Best of Interop!

I believe I can speak for the Cisco Enterprise Networks team that today’s announcement of Best of Interop finalists is a proud moment for all the product managers and engineers that have invested years of man-hours to bring the Cisco DNA Architecture to life . We have made some great inroads with Cisco DNA with a […]

April 4, 2016


Evolving our Software Stack – The Inside Story

Guest blogger: Suresh Sangiah, Sr. Director, Enterprise Networking Group  Suresh leads the effort to reinvent the software stack that powers Cisco’s enterprise network portfolio. He spends his (long) days pushing the envelope on the infrastructure and networking technology needed to influence and lead the transformation of enterprises of the future. Customers worldwide have been using […]

April 1, 2016


Cisco Digital Network Architecture Wins TechTarget Network Innovation Award

Adding to all the accolades our Digital Network Architecture (DNA) announcement has received, the automation engine within DNA (the APIC-EM Controller) won TechTarget’s Network Innovation Award. And I am indeed very proud that our approach to automating the Enterprise Network is receiving such positive recognition. But I will also be honest, and as befits a […]