Cloud Computing

December 7, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 29: The State of OpenStack, and a Few Other Things, with Ben Kepes

He’s an ultra-marathoner, a highly respected tech industry reporter, and an angel investor (he’s not at all fond of that last label for its sheer pretentiousness, but I can’t think of any other way to describe what he does). He works a lot, but doesn’t really work for anyone—except himself. All of which makes Ben […]

December 1, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 28: VPP, Kubernetes, and FD.io with Ed Warnicke

I know what you’re going to say when I reveal that this week’s guest is going to talk about Vector Packet Processing (VPP): “Why do we—the Cloud Unfiltered audience—care about VPP?! I mean, it’s a networking technology, right? And this is a cloud show. We’re here to talk cloud technology and share cloud strategies…not muck […]

October 25, 2017

CLOUD

Cisco and Google: Enabling Breakthrough Open Hybrid Cloud Innovation

Cisco and Google Cloud are working together on an open hybrid cloud solution that enables applications to seamlessly span on-premises and cloud-based environments, delivering cloud speed wherever needed.

October 3, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 21: Women in Tech, with Anne McCormick

Has anything really changed for women in tech over the past 20 years? It’s definitely a question worth asking if you’re a woman, and hopefully one you’re at least mildly...

September 22, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 301: New Frontiers

At some point in this series, either Function-as-a-Service 101: What is It? or Function-as-a-Services 201: Common Architectures, you might have said to yourself, “Wait a minute, Cisco sells servers so why are you talking about serverless technologies?”  Even keeping in mind the oxymoronic details discussed in the 101 post that there are actually servers still […]

Cisco & Women: Transforming the Entertainment Industry One Award at a Time!

My rockstar team is executing a clear, open, and productized strategy for this space. We call it the Media Blueprint, the foundation of which is an end-to-end ecosystem approach which is a strong challenge to point-providers who do not have that vision.

August 24, 2017

INNOVATION

Drones Rising from the Fog

To cross into mainstream commercial use, drones need continuous connectivity. That’s where fog comes in.

August 22, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 201: Common Architectures

In my last entry in this space, entitled Function-as-a-Service 101: What is it?, I introduced the concepts, players, and basic usage of Function-as-a-Service (FaaS).  But how are people actually using it?  Welcome to Function-as-a-Service 201: Common Architectures. Back in December at AWS re:Invent, the definitive talk on this topic was led by AWS Solution Architects […]

July 3, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud: The Truth is Out There

Whether you believe in the existence of aliens and UFOs, there’s a more recent technology phenomenon that tends to evoke just as many myths and debate: the cloud.