Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
CliQr and Cisco ACI take an “Application First” approach to Hybrid Clouds
In the application economy, it is all about time to application delivery and focus on optimizing the entire application lifecycle. With the sustained “cloudification” of IT, supporting multiple applications while reducing cost and complexity in a multi-cloud environment becomes very critical. Most companies suffer from application sprawl with scripting, complex workflows and a cumbersome ticket-based approach defining […]
Unify IT teams, drastically reduce costs and complexity for Microsoft Cloud Platform
Next week, Cisco will be “Igniting Opportunities Through Innovation” at the Microsoft Windows Partner Conference (WPC). One of the key innovations the team from Cisco’s Insieme Networks and I would like to share at WPC is Cisco ACI for the Microsoft Cloud Platform. It provides opportunities for Microsoft partners and system integrators by bringing a new level of flexibility, consistency in […]
Cisco Enhances SDN Strategy and Offerings Across the Entire Nexus Portfolio with new VTS Automation Solution
Interest in Software Defined Networking (SDN) continues to grow through the ability to make networks more programmable, flexible and agile. This is accomplished by accelerating application deployment and management, simplifying...
How We Migrate Hundreds of Applications to the New ACI Platform
I am in the trenches of our migration to an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) platform, helping my team transition hundreds of applications. Cisco IT has broken down the migration process...
#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 […]
How and Why We Created “Software Defined Networking for Dummies”
Last week we launched our new book, Software Defined Networking for Dummies, which I wrote the vast majority...
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Embrane
With agility and automation as persistent drivers for IT teams, the need to simplify application deployment and build the cloud is crucial for the data center. Today, Cisco is pleased...
Cisco and Microsoft – Simplifying Scale-Up Cloud for Service Providers
As service providers strive to provide choices to their customers, we have made great progress in providing them with new ways to deliver cloud services. We’re helping them intelligently address all cloud opportunities with a portfolio of cloud solutions that meet customer requirements – for all types of cloud delivery models. That is why we […]
Why Network Design in the Modern Era Has Kept Me from Retirement
In youth-oriented Silicon Valley, it’s risky to mention this, but I’ve been around for a long time. In fact, in theory I could retire! I already moved to a small town in the Pacific Northwest where the cost of living is low, and I could spend my days hiking in the mountains. But actually I […]