Part 1: Embrace NetDevOps, Say Goodbye to a “Culture of Fear”
Network Builders focus on the care and feeding of the network, making sure it's available for the "consumers". The Network Consumers are the users of the network, and expect to treat the network like a utility - it "should just work".
Digital Transformation and “Cloud Ready”
We hear a lot about digital transformation, hybrid cloud, and “lift and shift (to cloud)” from various marketing sources. Let’s examine that.
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 20: Joshua McKenty, Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Chew on this: Joshua McKenty started OpenStack at NASA. That’s right—started OpenStack at NASA. Then he started Piston, a company that sold an OpenStack distribution, which Cisco eventually bought. Now he works as the Field CTO at Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and boy does he have a lot of interesting things to say about the current […]
Yes, we had Randy Bias on the podcast. And yes–he was Unfiltered.
IT leaders of all stripes: This podcast is for you. Doesn’t matter what your title is or which industry you work in. If your job involves leading your company’s IT organization on any level—whether for a small line of business or for an entire Fortune 100 enterprise—you’ve got to tune in. Why? Because our guest […]
Catalyst Switching Programmability: The Workshop
Let me just start by saying this…10 minutes before we even started the webinar, the questions started rolling in. The first question, of course, being “Do I need to understand programming to be a network engineer?” Something we’re hearing over and over these days. If you’re asking my honest answer on that, I would say…it […]
Build Once, Deliver Anywhere
Formula 1 racing is a highly controlled, technical masterpiece. It demands expert drivers, finely-tuned race cars, top-notch pit crews and world class tracks to draw 300 million viewers per race. But notice: The drivers drive the same car in every race, at every venue. They don’t build a new car for each track. IT applications […]
Traits of Cloud Optimized Organizations
I am headed to Cisco Live in Las Vegas and I am looking forward to meeting with our partners and customers to learn more about their cloud plans and challenges. Believe it or not, cloud has been around for at least ten years, and yet all the data points at my disposal tell us that there is room for continuous improvements since very few organizations have optimized cloud strategies in place. In other words, not many organizations have been able to define and implement their multicloud strategy to meet their objectives while extracting maximum value.
The Solution Capacity Management Has Been Waiting For
Operations Managers are very familiar with all the reasons their appliance-based networking infrastructure needs to be reconsidered—they live the problem constantly, day in and day out.