October 26, 2018


Layers of Security

4 min read

Do you remember the movie “Die Hard”?  Arguably the best Christmas movie ever.  All kidding aside, this movie has a great correlation into Security best practices. 

August 13, 2018


Promote Cloud Adoption in Education without Exposing Students to Risk

2 min read

Cloud based collaboration is being adopted rapidly by organizations in all verticals, and education is no exception. Access to collaborative tools can’t be as simple as an on/off switch.

April 3, 2018


Cisco Spark Achieves HIPAA Compliance

1 min read

Cisco Spark is now ready for use in healthcare consistent with customer needs for HIPAA, a U.S. healthcare law that establishes requirements for the use, disclosure, and safeguarding of individually identifiable health information.

July 3, 2017


Cloud: The Truth is Out There

5 min read

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.

June 29, 2017


New Dog, New Tricks: Industry’s First Secure Internet Gateway in the Cloud

3 min read

We’ve all heard the saying: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But have you ever tried? I know, I know, you didn’t come here for canine training tips. Stay with me, there’s a point to all this. Anyways, it’s super hard. I tried, and all the dog wanted to do was sleep. Your […]

March 24, 2017


Cloud Buyers and the Org Charts They Live In

3 min read

Cloud products have a very different kind of buyer than traditional hardware gear. Cisco, long a trusted supplier of the IT organization, is getting to know a new and increasingly influential group of people: Developers in line of business teams.

March 21, 2017


Cisco: The 70,000 Person “Startup”

4 min read

From startup to Cisco Acquisition, this new employee explains what it's like coming into the Cisco culture, by the numbers.

January 19, 2017


The Apparent ‘Cloud Security Paradox’

4 min read

It is all about security, isn’t it? Take every other customer survey and ‘security’ bubbles up at the very top of most respondents’ concerns. One of the latest data points I can share is part of an IDC cloud study in which security was cited as an important concern.

January 11, 2017


2016 – What a Year for Cisco Security

3 min read

What a giant year for Cisco Security! In 2016, we pursued our effective security architecture with innovative solutions – from the network to the endpoint to the cloud. I couldn’t...