Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture
Cisco Expands the Reach and Power of Unified Access to Drive Business Innovation
Over the last 15 months Cisco has revolutionized how organizations provide reliable, secure access to end-users and devices that connect via wireless, wired or VPN networks. This new approach to unified access delivers significant operational improvements by delivering One Policy, One Management, and One Network. However, operational improvements are only half of the story. As […]
ONE + ONE = 6: The New Enterprise Programmability Math
In my last blog I discussed how Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture fits with the Cisco ONE. Let’s now look at how the new Cisco ONE Enterprise Architecture provides at least 6 significant benefits to Enterprises. ONE + ONE = 6! Problems that Enterprises are facing: As enterprises are consolidating their IT infrastructure into private […]
ONE + ONE = 6: New Math for Enterprise Programmability
In my previous 3-part blog series I discussed the challenges in the Enterprise WAN and relevancy of SDN in overcoming these challenges and how Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture addresses these WAN challenges. In this blog post I will discuss how Cisco ONE (Open Network Environment) and ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture fit together. In a […]
Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture: Programmability for WAN Networks
In my last two blogs I discussed the challenges Enterprises are facing for their WAN, the differences between Enterprise needs in their LAN and WAN, and how the traditional ONF model for SDN isn’t practical for the Enterprise WAN. Let’s now look at how the new Cisco ONE Enterprise Architecture can address this. Cisco ONE […]
Enterprise Networks: Practical Differences in LAN and WAN SDN Deployments
In my last blog I introduced challenges Enterprises are facing in their WAN deployments and the definition of ONF SDN. While the broad definition of ONF’s SDN architecture implies many theoretical answers to these challenges, we need to be pragmatic. Let’s take a look at the practical differences in LAN and WAN networks that affect […]
Let’s Clear Up Some Misconceptions – Is SDN Relevant to the Enterprise WAN?
June is summer weather in the San Francisco Bay Area, but quite different from the June I was used to in Boston. A common misconception around Mark Twain and his relationship with San Francisco summer is that he never said “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” But he did […]
Introducing Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Supporting the Internet of Everything
A few weeks ago, Cisco introduced our new vision for enterprise-wide network architecture based on the Cisco Open Network...