Cisco Live

February 18, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco Live Milan 2015 – The IT Millennial Perspective

Stepping into the Milan conference center (MiCo) it became clear not much could prepare you for the magnitude of the event that is Cisco Live. It’s a Sunday afternoon, but the venue is alive and buzzing with staff making final preparations for the week ahead.

February 13, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Putting Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence into High Gear: More Startup Innovations for the Internet of Everything

Cisco’s leadership in the emerging market for the Internet of Everything (IoE), Smart Cities and Big Data/analytics rests on our ability to harness the technologies and business models of our global partner ecosystem – especially those of early-stage startups who are building truly disruptive capabilities for the future. I previously shared my vision of Cisco […]

February 11, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Social Best Practices for Events and Conferences

Tradeshows and events are practically synonymous with the technology industry - after all our industry produces some of the largest ones in the world. Whether it’s unveiling new products or...

February 10, 2015

NETWORKING

Revisit Mobility Moments at Cisco Live Milan

Well, CiscoLive Milan 2015 is behind us…..but hopefully the energy and insights you took away from it stay with you – at least till next CiscoLive. Our attendees rated it as our most successful CiscoLive EMEAR ever……and having been to a few of them myself I’d happily agree! I had the opportunity to speak with […]

Cisco Live Milano……..IPv6, Spaghetti and Innovation

Last week was "that time of year again": Cisco Live Europe !! One of my favourite weeks of the working year when (together with 11,000 other Networking...

February 6, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoT’s Prominence at Cisco Live Milan

The Internet of Things (IoT) was a hot topic at Cisco Live last week in Milan. I got to spend a lot of time with customers, partners, and developers, and came home impressed by the tremendous focus on IoT applications. There is an enormous amount of energy directed at building on the foundation Cisco is […]

February 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

VXLAN/EVPN: Standards based Overlay with Control-Plane

Given the tremendous interest in VXLAN with MP-BGP based EVPN Control-Plane (short EVPN) at Cisco Live in Milan, I decided to write a “short” technology brief blog post on this topic. VXLAN (IETF RFC7348) has been designed to solve specific problems faced with Classical Ethernet for a few decades now. By introducing an abstraction through […]

February 4, 2015

MANUFACTURING

Connected Manufacturing at CiscoLive Milan

I just got back from a fantastic week at Cisco Live in Milan.  We had a packed ‘Cisco Connected Manufacturing’ pavilion at the event, showcasing the latest in...