Cisco Live Milan

January 15, 2015

NETWORKING

NBASE-T Alliance Panel at Cisco Live Milan Presents A Rare Opportunity

The wireless world is going through rapid changes. 802.11ac, the fifth generation of WiFi, is poised for accelerated deployment which will dramatically change the user experience with more bandwidth, more speed and a higher number of concurrent client connections. In fact, nearly a quarter of all new access points in the enterprise are now 802.11ac, […]

January 6, 2015

NETWORKING

#EngineersUnplugged Going Rogue At #CLEUR

At CiscoLive Milan this year, we’re going to be doing something a little different with Engineers Unplugged. Traditionally, Engineers Unplugged has been this awesome video series featuring two speakers, a whiteboard, and great Data Center discussions. It also included drawing a unicorn. This year, we’re opening it up to topics including branch routers, campus switching, […]

February 20, 2014

SECURITY

Secure Access for the Real World, Really?

Yes, really. I just got back from Cisco Live! Milan where Chris Young, Senior VP at Cisco, spoke to the Cisco security story, Intelligent Cybersecurity for the Real World. The Cisco security strategy addresses many security challenges across a range of attack vectors (network, endpoint, mobile devices, cloud, or virtual). It covers the entire attack […]

My Cisco Live Milan IPv6 Firsts

That is it, Cisco Live Milan is over! The “before” of anticipation, seemingly a moment ago, is replaced by the “after” of takeaways and accomplishments for the week. Some passed their CCIE certification, some met a new business partner, but it’s likely that everyone learned something new. I am not an exception. During the week, […]

February 13, 2014

SECURITY

Cisco Live! Milan Session Videos and Documents Now Available!

If you were unable to attend Cisco Live! Milan, or weren't able to attend all the sessions that interested you, Cisco has...

Programmability in Python: Confessions of a Networking Guy

I am not qualified to discuss it much, but can you guess what this does? ne = NetworkElement("172.16.66.1", "JasonsApp") conn = ne.connect("admin", "cisco", sc) intf1 = ne.get_interface_by_name("FastEthernet0/1") intf1.shut_down(1) sleep(5) intf1.shut_down(0)   If you guessed that it logs into a switch at 172.16.66.1 and disables interface F0/1 for 5 seconds and re-enables it, then you guessed […]

January 29, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Breakthrough Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Cisco’s vision for ‘The World of Many Clouds’™ drove us to a leading position in the Cloud Market: Cloud infrastructure equipment sales: Ranked #1 in the industry three quarters in a row by Synergy Research for Q3 2013 According to IDC analysts and buyer perception, Cisco is an IDC MarketScape “Major Player” worldwide. (IDC MarketScape: […]

Autonomic Networking at Cisco Live Milano!

Welcome to Milano! Wow, what an activity on the first day at the Cisco Campus / World of Solutions. It’s great to see all these people thirsty for knowledge, and all these people looking for intelligent solutions for their business needs. One of those business needs is removing complexity from networks by making networks self-managing, […]