Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

July 7, 2015

DATA CENTER

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 […]

March 10, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

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 […]

January 7, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 1. Cisco ACI

#CiscoChampion Radio is a series by Cisco Champions as technologists. We're kicking off Season 2 with Cisco Senior Architect Azeem Suleman,...

November 14, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Happy Birthday, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure!

“Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity”. ~ Plato November 6, 2014 marked the one-year anniversary since the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) was officially announced in the ACI Launch Event at Waldorf Astoria, New York City. I had the privilege to attend the event; I thought to myself […]

November 6, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

OPEN: A Fundamental Part of the Network of the Future

Over the past several years, I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of two important trends in the networking industry - the evolution of open standards and open APIs,...

September 30, 2014

DATA CENTER

Turbocharging new Hadoop workloads with Application Centric Infrastructure

At the June Hadoop Summit in San Jose, Hadoop was re-affirmed as the data center “killer app,” riding an avalanche of Enterprise Data, which is growing 50x annually through...