Cisco Champions the Powerful, Evolving Networking Software Stack
With billions of devices in public and private networks, software is becoming independent of and abstracted from hardware. Increasingly, more cloud native concepts are being added to Cisco IOS XE.
Welcome to Enhanced Programmatic Management of Enterprise Devices
Systems administrators in enterprise companies who are constantly upgrading, repurposing, and managing thousands of switches, listen up! Starting with release 17.7 of Cisco IOS XE, is support for a suite of Google Remote Procedure Call (gRPC)-based microservices that will simplify and lighten your workloads.
Telemetry in Action: NETCONF and gNMI with a Custom-Built Collector!
Model-Driven Telemetry Telemetry is used to subscribe to meaningful data and measurements from remote devices and transport it to a receiving system for monitoring and analysis. This data allows network administrators to proactively visualize their network, and helps them automate tasks and forecast capacity requirements. When we talk about streaming telemetry, we typically refer to […]
Network Automation and the Ingenuity of Data Models
Explore two new methods of network automation in NX-OS using a model-based approach.
Hot off the press: Introducing OpenConfig Telemetry on NX-OS with gNMI and Telegraf!
Learn how to set up streaming telemetry with gNMI on your Cisco Nexus switches and stream it to an open source collector.
Documenting Network Automation Examples on DevNet Code Exchange
Don't let the lack of concise documentation in open source projects slow down on your network automation journey. DevNet Code Exchange can help.
OpenConfig on Cisco Platforms
With a lot of buzz around supporting vendor-neutral data models at the device layer, it's a good time to discuss how Cisco is supporting open models, and OpenConfig models.
Software Innovations for Cloud Scale Networking
Back in 2011, web pioneer Marc Andreessen wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, entitled “Why software is eating the world”. I couldn’t agree more! First, let’s have a look at what’s going on in the industry at large. Every company in every vertical industry is facing unprecedented competitive pressure from new players making […]