Cisco IT

September 22, 2021


4 ways the ‘Quaranterns’ embraced Cisco culture, virtually

During the pandemic, many people took the challenging steps of joining new jobs virtually. Interns at Cisco were no exception. However, joining a new company and understanding the company culture can be daunting. Find out how our United Kingdom interns managed the transition.

August 27, 2021


Classic Smart Licensing vs Smart Licensing Using Policy (SLUP)

Learn more about Classic smart licensing limitation and benefits of Smart Licensing Using Policy model.

August 23, 2021


How the network team’s bold steps + agile mindset launched a cloud-ready backbone

Cisco’s CloudPorts needed enhanced connectivity to meet the rapidly growing business reliance on public cloud and SaaS workloads. This blog details how Cisco engineers shifted from an operations focus to an agile approach to network design, resulting in a new cloud-ready backbone that delivers enhanced technical capabilities while supporting Cisco’s business transition and cloud adoption.

August 23, 2021


How Cisco IT reduced Mean-Time-to-Know with Cisco Nexus Dashboard

To meet today’s requirements for continuity, availability, and security, network teams need to establish a proactive and predictive operational approach that aligns people, processes, and technology. Key to these “ops of the future” is a network and an operational infrastructure that provides automation, self-healing, and enhanced visibility to reduce mean-time-to-know (MTTK).

June 23, 2021


Modernized IT: Cisco’s Road to intent-based networking

Using our interactive roadmap, Cisco IT shares insights and lessons learned from their own ongoing network transformation across Access, WAN, and Data Center/Cloud.

May 24, 2021


Forming a bond without ever meeting in person – The Bedfont Lakes “Quaranterns” and Graduates

In September 2020, 12 interns and 21 graduates joined Cisco remotely. While it was a struggle to find common ground, they have bonded in new ways - this is their story.

May 11, 2021


Measuring the impact of a software-defined access fabric network

Joel explains the value framework Cisco IT created to measure SD-Access’s impact, along with outcomes achieved to date.

April 27, 2021


Leveraging Insights from Cisco DNA Spaces for Safe Return to Work

Learn how Cisco is returning to the office safely by leveraging Cisco DNA Spaces, Meraki Cameras and Webex endpoints.

April 19, 2021


Cisco DNA Center smooths network operations

Cisco DNA Center is paving the way for smoother network operations. In one integrated system, it offers two critical networking capabilities: automation and – the focus of this blog – assurance.