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December 17, 2015

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Summary: IoT: Realizing Business Value through Platforms, Data Analytics & Visualization

Over the past few years of being immersed in the Internet of Things (IoT), I have found that customers have very specific problems they are trying to solve; e.g. gaining energy efficiency, early fault detection or remote diagnosis and maintenance of equipment. Decisions are driven by the need to reduce Operational Expenditure (OPEX) and save […]

December 9, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio, S2|Ep. 46. Meraki

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Meraki with Cisco Subject Matter Experts Joe Aronow and Simon Tompson. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Joe Aronow, Product Marketing Manager for […]

December 1, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio, S2|Ep. 45. The Dream Team

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we talk about the Dream Team with Alumni Zoe Rose and Cisco Networking Academy Program Managers Gena Pirtle and Sara Shreve. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes DreamTeam […]

November 24, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio, S2|Ep. 44. Branch Security

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Branch Security with Cisco Subject Matter Experts Kural Arangasamy and Hai Bo Ma. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Kural Arangasamy, (@kuralvanan) Technical […]

November 18, 2015

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#CiscoChampion Radio, S2|Ep. 43. SAFE Simplifies Security

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about SAFE Simplifies Security with Cisco Security Solution Architect, Christian Janoff. Get the Podcast

November 9, 2015

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Interacting with Metapod from the OpenStack CLI (or Building your OpenStack CLI VM)

Back in September 2014 Cisco acquired private OpenStack cloud service company Metacloud (http://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?articleId=1489587). Initially known as Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud (COPC) and now known as Cisco Metapod®. Cisco Metapod represents one of most robust and scalable OpenStack-as-a-Service or On-Premise Public Cloud Experience offering in the market. With the agility and vision of a startup, the […]

November 5, 2015

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Recognizing a Good Network Design

How do you recognize a good network or datacenter design? What contributes to a good design? How do you learn to do network design well, and then continue improving? Spotting design problems is key to the network assessments my employer, NetCraftsmen, does. There are other important aspects of assessments: network configuration (execution of the design […]

October 26, 2015

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Using Cisco VIRL with Additional Components

One of the things we tend to do as networking people is test configurations to see if things work the way we think they will. Case in point, I just had a talk with a fellow Champion, Teren Bryson (@someclown) and he was telling me how he used VIRL to prove a concept to a […]

October 16, 2015

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Zombie and Non-Zombie Technologies and What We Should Be Teaching in Basic Networking Classes

In the networking field, there are a number of technologies that should be dead but that still linger on, at least in our folklore and training, if not actually installed in modern networks. There are also concepts and technologies that are extensively used in modern networks, but that aren’t taught in most basic networking classes.