Cisco on Cisco

January 14, 2020

INSIDE CISCO IT

How AppDynamics helps improve IT applications

Choosing which application enhancements will best serve the most users can be a difficult decision for any development team, and it certainly is for mine. It can also be difficult for teams to identify the right sources of issues in application performance. Now, many of those decisions are easier for my team because of the […]

December 11, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Weird places I’ve worked

It’s 25 years ago and I’m in the midst of my original career, as a newspaper reporter. I live and work in northern Los Angeles County, and the region has recently been rocked by the Northridge Earthquake. Caught in the widespread damage are my apartment and the City Hall building containing my office (and desktop […]

November 18, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Seeing what’s really in your wiring closet

The office comms room (network distribution or server rooms) can often become an “out of sight, out of mind” storage closet for old equipment, file boxes, even bicycles and other personal items. we are applying the Meraki Smart Camera solution in Cisco IT to combat problems that we’re sure you face in your own network comms rooms!

November 12, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Graduate perspective: Cisco may be large, but it operates like an agile startup

When I first joined the Cisco IT team in 2018 after graduating from university, I was eager to see how a large, global company like Cisco can efficiently develop and deliver solutions to its customers. I quickly discovered that while Cisco is big and complex, it operates very much like an agile startup, fueled by […]

November 6, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Intent-Based Networking is on a roll

Takeaway from 2020 Global Networking Trends Report: Intent-Based Networking is on a roll. Here’s what’s fueling the projected nine-fold surge in adoption

October 7, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Waste not, WAN

Our existing circuits comfortably handle terabytes of new Office 365 traffic, with Cisco SD-WAN technology.

October 2, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Principles of Agile Infrastructure

Agile has long been considered an exclusive software paradigm. Now, here are 4 principles to bring agility to infrastructure organisations.

September 30, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Collaboration Is Less Like Eating, More Like Breathing—With Webex Teams

Collaboration used to be something like sharing a meal. We met in a designated space, like a conference room or someone’s office. Everyone came together at the same time. And if the meeting was in...

August 28, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

The Agility Quadrant

Can agility be delegated or outsourced? Or must it be cultivated by self and ingrained by leadership? Put your organization on the path to relentless improvement through continuous learning.