March 16, 2018


Why Contiv?

In October, we announced hybrid cloud solutions with GKE. In February, we featured the Cisco Container Platform with Kubernetes at its core. Before both of those announcements, there was Contiv.

December 1, 2017


Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 28: VPP, Kubernetes, and 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 […]

July 6, 2017


The Best OpenSource Solution for Microservices Networking – Part 2

In my previous post, we talked about the complexity that Containers can bring to the network and what that means to different roles within an organisation. We also introduced Contiv in this context and touched on its high-level architecture. In this post, we aim to get a big more into detail… 🙂 So let’s begin… Contiv […]

June 27, 2017


The Best OpenSource Solution for Microservices Networking – Part 1

There is a big (justified) hype around containers and microservices. Indeed, many people speak about the subject but few have implemented a real project.

May 18, 2017


The Force is Strong With the Bold New Tech Buyer

The recent CNCF CloudNative 2017 conference in Berlin played host to the crème de la crème of IT, niche container-focused software vendors, and integrators. All of them came equipped with their most switched-on engineers and marketers (intentionally leaving the usual marketing glaze behind).

May 2, 2017


Contiv Joins OpenShift Primed; Meet Cisco at Red Hat Summit

We are very excited to share that Contiv is now officially integrated with OpenShift Origin, and OpenShift Container Platform 3.5. Contiv is also joining the OpenShift Primed Program, a technical readiness designation by Red Hat that recognizes Contiv’s integration with OpenShift technology.

April 19, 2017


Get Ready For The Next Wave Of Container Adoption

On the heels of announcing the strategic alliance with Docker, today at DockerCon, Cisco announced that we are joining Docker in the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program. MTA is a turnkey program consisting of products and consulting services from Docker and Cisco. Most organizations strive to get the agility in developing and delivering business applications while increasing data-center efficiencies. Exactly the promises of cloud and containerization. However, according to IDC, only 3% of organizations have achieved optimized cloud deployments.

April 18, 2017


Cloud Unfiltered Episode 04: Cisco’s Dave Lively

Dave Lively is up to his neck in cloud. He’s been with Cisco for 20-ish years, he’s been involved in our cloud efforts for quite a while now, and he’s been involved in the open source community just as long. And the best part is—he really gets it. Gets the inherent value of cloud, as […]

April 12, 2017


Cisco at DockerCon – Making Container Adoption Easier

Join us at DockerCon to learn how the solutions we are developing with Docker will make it easier for enterprises to adopt containers in production. Cisco is offering a hands-on lab, 1×1 meetings with experts, demos and a presentation.