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 […]
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 […]
Working Smarter with Cisco Spark Widgets and SDKs
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 […]
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...
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
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.
Are You Ready for Dev Ops and SDN Software Development with Cisco ONE?
One of the great challenges of SDN – that many in my view underplay – is the change in paradigm from having a vendor deliver your network (hardware...
Deep Dive: Mobility Services APIs (with Sample Code!)
Last week, my colleague Rajiv walked you through an overview of how our Mobility Services API now supports REST based APIs. As a developer for the Mobility Services Engine...