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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.
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.
Cisco DNA Center Cloud roundtable: first impressions from our Customer Zero system engineers
In collaboration with Dean Sanders Sometimes Cisco IT makes changes with a huge impact on operations, like deploying Cisco DNA Center. Sometimes we make an already good thing even better. Cisco DNA Center Cloud falls in that category. We’ve been using Cisco DNA Center on premises since 2018 (story here). In late 2020 we started […]
3 ways Cisco DNA Center and ServiceNow integration makes IT more efficient
Today’s highly complex and dynamic networks create demands that often exceed the capacity of IT operations teams. Within Cisco IT, we are meeting these demands by creating integrations between Cisco DNA Center and ServiceNow.
Managing a safer return to work with Cisco DNA Spaces — An early report
As pandemic restrictions ease, we’re working to manage a safer return to the office. Our strategy includes monitoring workspace density using Cisco DNA Spaces in 20 Cisco offices, including several in Asia Pacific and Europe. Here are our experiences after the first few months, and what’s ahead.
Predictable Outcomes Amidst Unpredictable Times: How Cisco IT kept Contact Center services running from our homes
in collaboration with Mary Mazon Until recently, when we talked about business continuity planning (BCP), the focus had mainly been to prepare for major unforeseen events happening in parts of the world. For example, an earthquake in northern California or a severed undersea Internet cable rendering some data centers or office locations inaccessible. Companies have learned from past experiences to ensure that […]
Helping to keep employees safe by measuring workspace density with Cisco DNA Spaces
In collaboration with Chris Groves Employee safety is top of mind as pandemic lockdowns ease and we gradually welcome employees back to the office. We’ll bring back employees in waves, starting with the 20-30% of employees whose jobs require them to be in the office, like engineers with hands-on responsibilities for development, testing, and operations. […]
As the landscape evolves, so must the enterprise backbone
Most organizations today take advantage of cloud services. From software as a service (SaaS) to infrastructure as a service (IaaS), these cost-effective solutions help accelerate business and offer new opportunities for innovation. Within the Cisco network, we’ve seen an impact from changing traffic patterns as our clients adopt to Cloud Services. We see more and […]
Welcome to my virtual office – Webex Teams and my workstreams
I started working from home more than 15 years ago. Working from home is how I work – it might not be in an office building with open planning, quiet rooms, or massage chairs, but my home office stands up to the campuses across the world where I have colleagues.