Cisco Live

May 29, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

The Value of Cisco Live – 7 reasons you need to go

I’m back from my first Cisco Live which was in San Francisco. It was a great experience and I hope to be back for many more events. Why should one go to Cisco Live? Here are my reasons: 1. Sessions – Cisco Live has a great variety of sessions with amazing speakers such as Denise […]

May 29, 2014

SECURITY

RATs in Your Data Center

News agencies like ABC News, CNN, and others have run stories on the FBI sting operation against more than 100 hackers who were involved in using and/or distributing the Blackshades RAT (articles in the hyperlinks for reference). For a mere US$40, a novice computer user can become a hacker and gain access to anyone’s computer, […]

May 29, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

CiscoLive – 25 Years and 25,000 People

We celebrated 25 years of CiscoLive last week in San Francisco, with more than 25,000 people attending (live) to learn more about the power of the Internet of Everything and the value it will bring for years to come. My favorite part… a ‘dancing’ John Chambers as an intro and close to his opening keynote […]

May 29, 2014

SECURITY

Cisco Live!: Threat-Centric Security from Networks to Data Centers to Clouds

Security has emerged as a leading pain point for CIOs, executives, and even in the boardroom due to changing business models and growing attack surfaces, a threat landscape that is more dynamic by the day and the increasing complexity of IT environments. With these challenges as a backdrop, attendees of our 25th annual Cisco Live! […]

May 28, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

My Week at CiscoLive! San Francisco 2014

SDN-SDN-SDN…No longer does it stand for “Still Does Nothing”! Welcome to the world of Cisco where today is ACI and tomorrow is a stellar collaboration lineup. I hope you are prepared for a wild ride! This year was the 25th Anniversary of Cisco Live, previously known as “Networkers”, and what an event it was! The […]

High Energy at Cisco Live in San Francisco

Cisco Live is always a 'High Energy' event, and this week at San Francisco proved no different. It was also a place where Energy companies themselves had come...

May 23, 2014

GOVERNMENT

Ciscolive! 25 Years of Networkers

Cisco hosted our first Networkers customer event, now Ciscolive!, 25 years ago.  Our first event was small with around 200 attendees focused on multiprotocal routing technologies.  This year more than 25,000 Cisco customers, partners, press, and analysts attended live in San Francisco, with over 200,000 participating online  with topics ranging from Intercloud, Collaboration, Security, and Application Centric […]

Cisco to Students: Technology Skills Can Set You Apart

“Follow your passion. You will shine when you truly love what you are doing.” “Finish something, whether it is a degree or a certification. Nobody can ever take that away from you.” “Be prepared and keep learning. When an opportunity comes you’ll be ready.” This was just some of the advice and knowledge several hundred […]

Autonomic Networking: Where Do We Go From Here?

It's great to be back at another Cisco Live event, this time in the great city of San Francisco.  This is the last day of the event, and if you...