Look Mom…No Hands! Automating Device Deployment with IOS XE
For those of you who have followed earlier blogs, you will have seen the major enhancements we have been making in open IOS XE. Jeff McLaughlin mentioned...
Automating Configuration in a Multi-Sourced Environment
The landscape of IT has changed. The single-source provider era is quickly coming to an end as more companies embrace the world of multi-sourcing. In a 2014 report by IAOP & Information Services Group (ISG) Annual State of the Industry1, it stated that the number of enterprise IT organizations using multi-sourcing as a strategy increased […]
White Paper: RX-SOP 101
Just released yesterday: Cisco Wireless Release 8.0 includes a feature called Receiver Start of Packet (RX-SOP), which you can think of as putting earmuffs on the access point. It’s...
3 Steps for Best-in-Class Wi-Fi
If you are a professional photographer or even an amateur like me, you want to have ready access to various control dials on your camera to capture the moment perfectly....
Enhancing the MSE User Experience: Backup & Restore, Menu-based Device Setup
Following the last MSE blog on CleanAir, today I wish to explain how we prioritize the Mobility Service Engine’s user experience. Listening to customers and implementing changes/features based on customer feedback has been a great strength of Cisco products. We from the Mobility Services Engine team strongly believe in this principle and make sure that […]
Zero Touch Deployment in the DNA of Cisco
This video blog describes the value of simplicity in the Internet of Everything world and Zero Touch Deployment (ZTD) as a key enabling technology for Cisco, Cisco IT and any IT organization. Plamen Nedeltchev, Ph.D. and Distinguished Engineer for Cisco IT describes the challenges and opportunities of zero touch deployment technologies when simplifying the way users […]
Enterprise Platform as a Service
Deploying Multi-Tier Application Stacks with Puppet and Chef In a previous Cisco Data Center blog, we announced our configuration management accelerator for cloud to enable organizations to move beyond monolithic golden templates into a dynamic TOSCA-modeled application design canvas. Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud (IAC) has been working for months with PuppetLabs and OpsCode (Chef) […]
A week in my life at Cisco Live London
It is not often you get a peek in the behind scenes of the Cisco Employees who put their personal lives on hold to support a major event like Cisco Live. I am very sure this blog will not do justice to sharing one person’s perspective, but lets give it a try shall we?