October 10, 2016


Large multi-national security company simplifies network operations with Cisco ACI and Avi Networks solution

Software based load balancers are making a big splash in recent times driven by developer-centric and application-led initiatives. Adding to this growing space of excitement is the up and coming...

October 5, 2016


Time flies when you are having fun – New CloudCenter Release

Time flies when you’re having fun and building great products! Those who have been following CloudCenter (formerly CliQr) know that it’s been about 6 months since we were acquired by Cisco. During that time, we’ve have been extremely busy.

September 21, 2016


Viva Las Vegas: Doubling down on Data Center Solutions at SAP TechEd

They go by names like Blackbeard & Basis-Pro. They’re the best of the best. The top of the SAP cognoscenti food chain. The SAP Mentors, an elite group of gurus from customers, consultants, and SAP. They’re in their element here, prowling #SAPTechEd for the slickest, tastiest new technologies, judging who has the stuff to impress. […]

September 1, 2016


Cisco ACI – F5 iWorkflow Integrated Joint Solution – Talk of the show at F5 Agility US, Europe and Australia

In recent weeks, I had the opportunity to attend F5 Agility US and Australia, and meet with several customers and partners of Cisco and F5. It was evident from these...

August 22, 2016


Micro Segmentation and Cisco ACI – From Theory to Practice Part IV

This is Part IV in a four part series of blogs. This blog has been co-written with Vincent Esposito (@vesposit) This is the last of a series of blogs...

July 28, 2016


F5 Agility 2016 – Next Stop Chicago

Only a few weeks remain for the Fall season to officially set in, and it’s still quite hot in Chicago. The fast approaching F5 Agility event is further adding...

July 26, 2016


Network Automation with ACI – a NetOps Example

I’d like to talk about Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), and focus on one of the most important steps that Data Center IT teams take on the journey to achieve...

July 11, 2016


There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be 1st – Cisco, IBM Speed Up Big Data Performance

Being first definitely feels good! Once again our Cisco UCS compute family showcases its leadership capabilities with two new TPCx-HS benchmarks. Cisco was the first vendor to publish TPCx-HS (The industry’s first Big Data benchmark standard for Hadoop) results in 2015 and we continue this leadership trend today with more top tier results. Our new […]

June 8, 2016


Micro Segmentation and Cisco ACI – From Theory to Practice

This is Part I in a four part series of blogs.  Micro-segmentation has become a buzzword in the networking industry. Leaving the term and the marketing aside, it is easy to understand why customers are interested in the benefits that Micro-segmentation provides. The primary advantage of Micro-segmentation is to reduce the attack surface by minimizing […]