#CLEUR

My Cisco Live Milan IPv6 Firsts

That is it, Cisco Live Milan is over! The “before” of anticipation, seemingly a moment ago, is replaced by the “after” of takeaways and accomplishments for the week. Some passed their CCIE certification, some met a new business partner, but it’s likely that everyone learned something new. I am not an exception. During the week, […]

February 7, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Get Inspired by Cisco Live Europe 2014

Cisco Live Europe 2014 (Milan) just ended and I think I will need a few days to reorganize my ideas. It was my first opportunity to attend #CLEUR, and...

Programmability in Python: Confessions of a Networking Guy

I am not qualified to discuss it much, but can you guess what this does? ne = NetworkElement("172.16.66.1", "JasonsApp") conn = ne.connect("admin", "cisco", sc) intf1 = ne.get_interface_by_name("FastEthernet0/1") intf1.shut_down(1) sleep(5) intf1.shut_down(0)   If you guessed that it logs into a switch at 172.16.66.1 and disables interface F0/1 for 5 seconds and re-enables it, then you guessed […]

Autonomic Networking at Cisco Live Milano!

Welcome to Milano! Wow, what an activity on the first day at the Cisco Campus / World of Solutions. It’s great to see all these people thirsty for knowledge, and all these people looking for intelligent solutions for their business needs. One of those business needs is removing complexity from networks by making networks self-managing, […]

January 28, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Winning with Cisco Enterprise Networks at #CLEUR

If you’re at CiscoLive Milan you have many opportunities to learn about our newest technology announcements.  But how well do you know our current technology?  If you know it well you could win a prize!  Stop by the Cisco Enterprise Networks booth to play the trivia challenge on one of the iPads behind the reception […]

Hands On with SDN in Milan

Those of you who follow me know that one of the milestones I have for SDN is when we start turning those unicorns into plough horses.  While I don’t think we are quite there yet, the partner demos you can check out on the floor in Milan show that we are certainly moving the needle […]

Top Things to Know About DFA Before Cisco Live Milan

Two weeks ago, I presented a webinar on Dynamic Fabric Automation (DFA) and went over the allocated 1 hour to cover the content.  Yesterday, as I was doing follow up with a hands-on demo, I went over time too. This illustrates how rich DFA is, and how much there is to say about it! Dynamic […]