catalyst

May 11, 2013

TECHWISETV

Funny Thing Happened on the Way Past the Casino

Interop was made more fun for us this year since we got to be on stage. Most of what we usually do is on camera of course…but presenting in front of people is the best. Since we started TechWiseTV 7 years ago, we have tried to always get better at our on-camera skills. This has […]

March 26, 2013

SECURITY

Cisco Still Number One for Data Center Security

We were excited to read the Infonetics Data Center Security Strategies and Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey, which was released yesterday. It revealed Cisco’s continued leadership in a market that spans a multitude of vendors – application/database, client, data center integration and network. The report indicates that leaders need to offer the right mix of […]

March 11, 2013

NETWORKING

Announcing my3850

Not mine, exactly, but it could be yours. my3850 (lowercase intentional) is the new community for people interested in learning more about the new Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switch.  This community is also for those currently using the Catalyst 3850 or those partners helping plan, deploy, or run a network with these new converged-access switches .  We actually launched this […]

February 19, 2013

NETWORKING

Demystifying the Catalyst: Cisco Context Aware Secure Access (Security Group Tags – SGT) Technology

In this blog, let us take a look at how Catalyst access switches enable and enforce context aware access to IT resources. Many types of devices, including laptops, smartphones, and tablets, are used by end users to connect to the network wired, wirelessly, and remotely through VPN. With bring your own device (BYOD) access, the […]

February 7, 2013

TECHWISETV

More from London – Unified as ONE

I was really impressed with Cisco Live London..for those of you who took the time to shake our hand and say hello…THANK YOU!  You make us feel like geek rock stars!  Good thing the doors are really big at these conferences so my inflated ego could still make it through.  I mentioned our Fundamentals of Converged Wireless and Wireless […]

February 6, 2013

TECHWISETV

Wired and Wireless Convergence

Lots of big announcements around the new Catalyst 3850 that are very very interesting for how we design networks.  Check out our latest ‘Fundamentals’ to fully appreciate what has been accomplished here! Thanks for watching as always! Robb

January 25, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Catalyst 3560 and 3750 achieve USGv6 and Ready Logo Certifications!

The Global Certification Team is proud to announce that the Cisco Catalyst 3560 and 3750 have earned USGv6 and Ready Logo certifications!  Specifically, the Catalyst 3560C, 3560X, 3560E, 3560V2 and the Catalyst 3750X, 3750E, 3750V2 were certified on IOS 15.0(2)SE or later.  The details of the individual certifications can be found below: USGv6: https://www.iol.unh.edu/services/testing/ipv6/usgv6tested.php Ready Logo 3560: https://www.ipv6ready.org/db/index.php/public/logo/02-C-000895/ […]

December 19, 2012

NETWORKING

Demystifying the Catalyst: IOS Device Sensors

In this blog, let us take a look at how Catalyst access switches profile the various connected devices and make the information available to various network services. Many devices like laptops, IP phones, cameras etc. are connected to the network and need to be managed by IT for asset management, device onboarding, switch configuration, policy […]

December 4, 2012

NETWORKING

Demystifying the Catalyst: Video Application Monitoring and Troubleshooting

In my previous blog, we looked at how Catalyst switches can be used to assess video application readiness in the network before rolling out a video based collaboration application. In this blog, let us take a look at available tools on the Catalyst switches to monitor and troubleshoot video problems in the network. As we […]