Cisco SDN

February 20, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Software Defined Contact Center

If you are a technology professional, then chances are that you are aware (maybe to the point of annoyance) that everything is getting defined in software these days. We have Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), Software-Defined Storage (SDS), and the list goes on and on. Software defining anything has become such a powerful […]

August 19, 2014

NETWORKING

Networking: Moving From Open to Closed (Part 2 of 2)

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”  — William Faulkner In the first half of this blog, I explained how MSDCs are like mainframes and super computers. In this half I develop on my thesis that the networks connecting compute and storage resources within the MSDC are becoming proprietary just like they are […]

April 11, 2014

GOVERNMENT

Software Defined Networking and Network Programmability

Discover Cisco’s approach to software defined networking and how Federal Agencies can use network programmability and onePK to enhance their business and mission: Software Defined Networking and Network Programmability: Use Cases for Defense and Intelligence Communities

Navigating Device Management and Control Interfaces in the Age of SDN

The proliferation of different types of device interfaces places a significant burden on application developers and equipment providers alike. One of the reasons for the rise of Software Defined Networking (SDN) is its promise to simplify management by providing a single point through which the entire network can be managed and administered. This raises the […]

February 25, 2014

NETWORKING

Looking Beyond Cost Savings with SDN and NFV

A few weeks ago when we announced the Cisco APIC Enterprise Module, in response to a