automation

July 23, 2021

CLOUD

Cloudy everywhere – extending infrastructure as code

Automation use is still low in most organizations, but it is top of mind for DevOps. 451 analyst, Eric Hanselman, believes Infrastructure as Code can help, and it doesn’t have to be scary.

July 20, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Everyone Faces Automation Challenges, But You Can Surpass Them

Read the third installment of a Cisco-commissioned study by Forrester Consulting: Automation Is Not Without Challenges, But They Can Be Overcome. The study spotlights some of the challenges and how they differ for operationally mature organizations versus those with low-maturity operations. The message to both: Don’t be discouraged!

July 13, 2021

PARTNER

Delivering a New Operating Model for Hybrid Cloud

Cisco does not see Cloud as a destination, but as an operating model for IT services. We set out to build and deliver a cloud-SaaS platform with Automation, Observability, and Cloud native capabilities built right in.

July 12, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

When It Comes To Operational Maturity, What Sets Leaders Apart?

Learn what sets leaders apart when it comes to operational maturity. The Second Installment of our automation strategy blog series: Operational Maturity Is Critical to Business Success, focuses on four areas of competency: strategy, technology, process and governance.

June 30, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Don’t Wait for the Going to Get Tough to Modernize Operations

This is the first installment of our automation strategy series, based on a Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper commissioned by Cisco: Modernize Operations To Digitally Transform And Weather Any Storm. The research focuses on how enterprises can modernize their operations to boost agility — which is key to their ability to weather adversity.

June 16, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Operational Maturity Delivers Great Results, But Where Do You Start?

We wanted to understand how automation enables operational maturity and – ultimately – the business itself. We partnered with Forrester Consulting to research organizations of varying sizes and across industries with a global footprint.

June 14, 2021

INSIDE CISCO IT

5 ways automating software image management is making Cisco IT engineers’ lives better

Cisco IT is automating many steps in the device software upgrade process by leveraging the software image management (SWIM) capability in Cisco DNA Center. It is improving compliance, accelerating the upgrade process, and allowing engineers to reallocate their time to higher-value activities.

June 14, 2021

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Building Secure, Resilient IT to Move Your Business Forward

According to a report from ZDNet, there’s been a 400% increase in attacks on remote workers and a whopping 600% rise in cloud cyberattacks alone since 2020. The call for stronger IT security and resiliency is loud and clear, and Cisco Customer Experience (CX) is ready to answer.

June 2, 2021

DATA CENTER

Cisco ACI 5.2 is here. Simplify your hybrid cloud environment with new features. 

What is Cisco ACI? Since its development in 2012, Cisco ACI has been the industry’s most secure, open, and comprehensive software-defined networking (SDN) solution. ACI enables automation that accelerates infrastructure deployment and governance, simplifies management to easily move workloads across a multifabric, hybrid cloud or multicloud framework, and proactively secures against risk arising from anywhere. […]