devops

February 7, 2017

NETWORKING

Introducing DevNet Create: The Developer Conference Where Applications Meet Infrastructure

We’ve grown DevNet over the last 3 years and, thanks to you, we have had tremendous success together. We feel that it’s now time to work with the broader developer community to drive an important industry transformation in front of us: how modern applications and modern infrastructure can work better together to help society and […]

December 16, 2016

DATA CENTER

Top 5 U.S. Digital City Builds Data Center Brain Trust on Cisco ACI

Businesses can’t wait for IT and long budget approvals to get into the digital transformation game – and neither can local and state governments.

November 30, 2016

DATA CENTER

Top 5 Takeaways from the London Gartner Data Center Conference 2016

Over the past few years, I've attended Gartner's Data Center Conference in London (see 2013, 2014, and 2015 !). As always, it was...

November 30, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Oh, How Far We’ve Come in Building Cloud-Scale Networking

It’s been a year since I wrote this blog detailing our software innovations aimed at helping Service Providers address the ever-increasing challenges imposed by digitization. IOS XR for cloud-scale networking has really taken flight since then and I am proud to share with you some highlights from the journey thus far. Our strategy is essentially […]

November 29, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and Ansible Team up to Demonstrate How to Manage Cloud-Scale Networks

Cisco and Ansible teamed up for SDx Demo Friday. We showed how to manage large-scale networks using Cisco IOS XR application hosting infrastructure and Ansible version 2.2.

November 14, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Programmability

Infrastructure automation, continuous deployment and efficient operations require programmable infrastructure. Developers want to treat physical infrastructure the way they treat other application services, using processes that automatically provision or change infrastructure resources. Your operations staff needs to provision, configure, and monitor physical and virtual resources. This allows them to automate routine activities and rapidly isolate […]

November 3, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Evolution of IOS XR with Cloud Scale Application Hosting

Developments in Cisco IOS XR, a carrier grade train of IOS, aim to simplify the integration of applications, configuration management tools, and industry-standard zero touch provisioning mechanisms.