APIs

August 29, 2017

COLLABORATION

Digitization Changes How We Work and Collaborate

The companies that are quicker to embrace digitization will leave everyone else behind. If we ignore people, or how they want to work, or what tools they want to use – we fail.

February 9, 2016

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio, S3|Ep. 5. The Wonderful World of Spark and APIs

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re discussing The Wonderful World of Spark and APIs with Cisco Subject Matter Expert Jose de Castro. Jose joined Cisco as part of the Tropo acquisition where he was the CTO. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the […]

December 8, 2015

COLLABORATION

Cisco Collaboration Summit: Notes from Day 1

It’s always nice to have your CEO stop by your event’s opening keynote. So it’s safe to say that Cisco’s Rowan Trollope had a pretty good day after CEO Chuck Robbins joined him on stage for the Cisco Collaboration Summit keynote.

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 […]

November 6, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

OPEN: A Fundamental Part of the Network of the Future

Over the past several years, I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of two important trends in the networking industry - the evolution of open standards and open APIs,...

July 2, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Technology Behind the Surface

What do Walt Disney World, The Matrix, and Big Ben have in common?  On the surface they do not share much.  Each of these is special because everything that makes them tick, pun intended, are hidden from view of the consumers.  We all intuitively know there is a great deal of complexity behind the scenes, […]

Providing the Right Platform is Sometimes All it Takes

Change is the only constant. Except that it isn’t; constant that is. We are seeing changes to IT services, infrastructure, eco-systems, and business models, with consequent demands and expectations...

What’s New with onePK?

CiscoLive San Francisco is coming up so I’ve been updating my session, the Hitchhiker’s Guide to onePK, with the latest information and some new insights. One new thing...

February 21, 2014

DATA CENTER

Three light beams that emanated from OpenDaylight Summit

Earlier this month, I attended the first ever summit on OpenDaylight (ODL) project in Santa Clara, CA. This near sold out event was largely successful by many standards. It brought together a large number of great minds to the table to solve some of the toughest challenges the networking industry is facing around Software-defined Networking […]