ietf

December 9, 2019

DEVELOPER

IETF Hackathon 106 – Five Years of Running Code

Cisco DevNet supports the IETF community as it produces standards that make the internet faster, more secure, and able to meet the demands of ever-increasing uses and users.

July 30, 2018

DEVELOPER

Running Code for the Win at IETF Hackathon in Montreal

IETF Hackathon in Montreal hits its goals for advance the pace and relevance of IETF standards, and attract developers and new people to IETF.

November 29, 2017

DEVELOPER

IETF Hackathon Closes Loop Between Open Source and Standards

The first ever IETF Hackathon was held March 21-22, the weekend before IETF 92 in Dallas, TX. It was a late addition to the conference schedule, answering the call to action from Engineering CTO and Chief Architect Dave Ward’s talk at IETF 91, Open Standards, Open Source, Open Loop. Cisco DevNet teamed up with IETF […]

April 20, 2017

DATA CENTER

3rd Annual Interoperability Testing: Converging on a Standard

This year, a total of seven vendors participated in the VXLAN BGP EVPN interoperability testing, showing significant industry adoption year over year.

March 20, 2017

COLLABORATION

The Importance of Standards, IETF, and Interop to Collaboration at Cisco

The IETF has been the birthplace of countless technologies – like SIP – that have made the Internet what it is today. Standards like SIP are hugely important to Cisco, our collaboration products, and to our newest platform, Cisco Spark. And although we may be in the “post standards era,” there are many areas where application-layer standards like SIP remain essential even as IP communications moves to cloud.

September 29, 2016

SECURITY

Going back to school on IoT security – personal reflections from a cybersecurity product marketeer

Has anybody ever actively encouraged you to hack your own car?  Did you know that hacking your car could mean diagnosing problems easily and for a lower cost than you would find at the local dealer? Did you know that the aviation industry has built in both safety and security from the ground up? How […]

November 3, 2015

SECURITY

Cisco pxGrid Caps First Year in Market with Nine New Ecosystem Partners and More Security Standards Work

An often overused yarn of our day is that “we live in an increasingly more connected world.” While overused, I can’t think of any better way to describe what Cisco is doing in our security ecosystem with Cisco Platform Exchange Grid (pxGrid). And it has been quite an active first year since release of pxGrid […]

February 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

VXLAN/EVPN: Standards based Overlay with Control-Plane

Given the tremendous interest in VXLAN with MP-BGP based EVPN Control-Plane (short EVPN) at Cisco Live in Milan, I decided to write a “short” technology brief blog post on this topic. VXLAN (IETF RFC7348) has been designed to solve specific problems faced with Classical Ethernet for a few decades now. By introducing an abstraction through […]

November 19, 2014

DATA CENTER

Network Services Headers (NSH): Creating a Service Plane for Cloud Networks

In the past, we have pointed out that configuring network services and security policies into an application network has traditionally been the most complex, tedious and time-consuming aspect of...