application development

January 23, 2018

DEVELOPER

IoT Edge Compute Part 2 – Gluing together your IoT w/ Resin.io

Read how Cisco Kinetic and Cisco IOx, together with Resin.io, are great platforms to deploy apps and also provide a secure layer to your IoT networks and gateways.

October 3, 2017

DEVELOPER

New DevNet Blockchain Sandbox lets you get hands on with hyperledger coding

You’ve probably heard of blockchains by now – the relatively new technology underpinning a whole host of cryptocurrencies and distributed apps.  Blockchains promise exciting solution opportunities across a range of markets, from IoT and machine-to-machine communication, to healthcare, identity management, supply chain, and more. But, have you come to grips with how blockchains work? How […]

September 14, 2017

DEVELOPER

DevNet Sandbox Part 2: Making it Easy to Learn and Innovate

This blog is the second in a series of two, focussing on DevNet Sandbox and the awesome free access to Cisco and Open Source tech it provides all our DevNet users. In my Part 1 blog I explained how DevNet Sandbox provides great fast, on-demand access to a whole host of Cisco technology, third party […]

August 31, 2017

DEVELOPER

Are You a “Design Thinker?” (Clue: It’s Not Just for Designers)

Have you heard the term, “Design Thinking?”  Cisco and other forward thinking companies are investing in tools and teams to create Design Thinking frameworks, and spread Design Thinking methods further and faster across their companies. Design Thinking is not just for designers. It’s an approach to problem-solving and innovation that can be employed by any […]

May 23, 2017

COLLABORATION

Working Smarter with Cisco Spark Widgets and SDKs

Thanks to new Cisco Spark SDKs (for iOS and JavaScript) and Cisco Spark widgets for messaging and calling, it just became much simpler to integrate Cisco Spark functionality into all sorts of business applications. But while both offer new possibilities for third-party integrations, they serve distinct functions. The SDKs offer an impressive amount of user interface flexibility, while the widgets are the simplest, fastest way to get something up and running.

September 14, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

It’s Not Just the Connections, It’s the Applications

The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting sensors, cameras, machines, and other devices at an amazing rate. But what drives the value of these digitized devices is not just the connections—it’s the applications that the connections enable. Think, for example, of a connected transportation system. It is not enough that buses have GPS and can […]

September 3, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

How Is Cisco IT Benefiting from Application Centric Infrastructure?

Cisco IT has already started reaping the benefits of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) from our early internal deployments. Cost savings rank high, in decreased operating expenditures through automation...

July 31, 2014

DATA CENTER

It’s All About The Applications. But Do You Speak Developer? Do Your Developers Speak Infrastructure?

Infrastructure matters. It’s the foundation on which everything else in IT is built. The purpose of data center infrastructure is to run applications, yet the relationship between infrastructure admins and application developers is often dismal. Are you an infrastructure admin? When’s the last time 

July 16, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

How Cisco IT Delivers a Robust PaaS for Application Developers

The faster internal applications can be developed and deployed, the sooner they will deliver benefits for the business. That’s an easy statement to understand, but not so easy to bring to reality.