Cisco SDN

November 23, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Light Reading OSS in the Era of SDN and NFV panel discussion on Service Orchestration

On November 5th Cisco participated at Light Reading’s OSS in the Era of SDN and NFV: Evolution vs. Revolution. Heavy Reading Senior Analyst, Caroline Chappell, organized this one-day event. In my mind, Caroline is our industry’s analyst’s analyst. She is always willing to dig down into the hard technical details so she can explain the […]

October 20, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Co-Innovating with Ecosystem Partners to Deliver Truly Integrated Solutions for Our Customers

When we designed Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), we listened to our customers. They asked us to create an open architecture. They wanted us to help create joint solutions with a broad ecosystem of partners (and yes, some competitors). Today, ACI has over 46 partners at varying stages of integration, covering areas of storage, compute, […]

October 6, 2015

DATA CENTER

Experience Day 0, 1, 2 and N Operations @ PuppetConf

Craig Huitema blogged about Cisco’s SDN strategy and one of the key pillars is programmable networks. Cisco’s programmable networks is based on Nexus operating system NX-OS and our Robb Boyd from TechWiseTV covers it here and goes in more depth about NX-API REST (Object model) here and here. Also go here if you missed our […]

September 25, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Danske Bank: Our 1000th Cisco ACI Customer!

A little over a year ago, we began shipping Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). Yesterday, Chuck Robbins tweeted that we hit our 1000th customer – Danske...

July 7, 2015

DATA CENTER

Unify IT teams, drastically reduce costs and complexity for Microsoft Cloud Platform

Next week, Cisco will be “Igniting Opportunities Through Innovation”  at the Microsoft Windows Partner Conference (WPC).  One of the key innovations the team from Cisco’s Insieme Networks and I would like to share at WPC is Cisco ACI for the Microsoft Cloud Platform.  It provides opportunities for  Microsoft partners and system integrators by bringing a new level of flexibility, consistency in […]

May 22, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Upcoming Technology Trends at Cisco Live

Cisco Live in San Diego is right around the corner. It’s the place to be to meet with people, learn and to stay current with the technology trends of the industry. What are some of the upcoming technology trends to watch out for at Cisco Live. Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) There is a lot of buzz […]

April 29, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

SDN – A Cisco Champion’s perspective

Software defined networking (SDN for short) is going to be an important technology that will change the way we do networking. But what is SDN today and even more important, what is it going to be? When you start reading about SDN as a network engineer, you ask yourself what your future job will look […]

April 24, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 15. Attack of the DevNet featuring SDN and DevOps

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about DevNet, SDN, DevOps and ACI with Cisco Custom Application Engineer, Brett Tiller. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the next round of Cisco […]

March 10, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Why Network Design in the Modern Era Has Kept Me from Retirement

In youth-oriented Silicon Valley, it’s risky to mention this, but I’ve been around for a long time. In fact, in theory I could retire! I already moved to a small town in the Pacific Northwest where the cost of living is low, and I could spend my days hiking in the mountains. But actually I […]