Cisco Open Network Environment

Providing the Right Platform is Sometimes All it Takes

Change is the only constant. Except that it isn’t; constant that is. We are seeing changes to IT services, infrastructure, eco-systems, and business models, with consequent demands and expectations...

June 14, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Using Open Source in Networked Environments

While the topic of Open Source is not new,  the topic of using open source in today’s networks has gained momentum in recent times, which, not surprisingly, coincides with the broader conversation of open networking. While there is considerable interest, there is also a lot of confusion. Several questions pop-up: – What is Open Source vs. an […]

April 1, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Programmable Networks Will Power the Internet of Everything

We’re 13 years into the new millennium and we still don’t have flying cars, house cleaning robot maids or refrigerators that talk back to us.  Not everything predicted for our Jetson-like future came true — or maybe not as quickly as expected.  Yet, that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.   Our industry talked about triple play […]

March 31, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

[Webcast]: An introduction to Cisco onePK with Ayman Sayed, SVP, NOSTG

For those who are on the learning curve on various aspects of network programmability, open networking and SDN (like we are), I’d like to invite you to the third in a series of educational webicasts on these topics. Brought under the umbrella of the Cisco Open Network Environment, this particular webcast focuses on “An introduction […]

Deploying onePK Applications

This post expands on my previous posts about what makes onePK better, and the onePK software architecture. Here I focus on the application deployment options onePK makes available. The deployment options are summarized in the diagram below. Process hosting means that the onePK application is running within a container on the same hardware as the […]

December 9, 2012

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Open Network Environment – Introducing the Knowledge Portal

Over the last several months, since Cisco announced its Open Network Environment strategy, there has been considerable progress on multiple fronts: – Early field trials (EFTs) with several Enterprise and Service Provider customers – Proof-of-concepts (PoCs) and customer feedback providing more insight into use-cases and product evolution – Several acquisitions have been announced that complement […]