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July 1, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Let’s Build Tomorrow Today: The Growth, Passion and Reality of IT Management

In my pre-Cisco Live US blog, I talked about my excitement and how I was greatly anticipating the event. I was both excited and nervous to present, wanting to participate in everything, and network with as many customers as possible. The week left me absolutely drained, but it was unlike any experience I have had […]

June 1, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Let’s Build Tomorrow Today: The Growth and Passion of IT Management

The IT Management Program gets ready to launch its fifth installment at Cisco Live San Diego, June 7-11. The program has grown exponentially since its inception starting with a group of 50 people hearing about Cisco IT’s journey to a Services Organization. Fast forward to 2015, we expect 700 people to participate in IT Management […]

May 29, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

How We Migrate Hundreds of Applications to the New ACI Platform

I am in the trenches of our migration to an Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) platform, helping my team transition hundreds of applications. Cisco IT has broken down the migration process...

November 5, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

Agile Enterprise Architecture Increases IT Relevance

Five years ago, Cisco started on an enterprise architecture journey to unify business strategy with IT investments. Today, all of our planning and decision-making is based on an agile, well-defined architecture-based framework.

October 2, 2014

DATA CENTER

Enable Automated Big Data Workloads with Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler

In our previous big data blogs, a number of my Cisco associates have talked about the right infrastructure, the right sizing, the right integrated infrastructure management and the right provisioning and orchestration for your clusters. But, to gain the benefits of pervasive use of big data,  you’ll need to accelerate your big data deployments and […]

September 3, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

How Is Cisco IT Benefiting from Application Centric Infrastructure?

Cisco IT has already started reaping the benefits of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) from our early internal deployments. Cost savings rank high, in decreased operating expenditures through automation...

August 1, 2014

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Cisco ACI Fabric Simplifies and Flattens Data Center Network

On July 18th, Cisco IT turned on the first deployment of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric at its engineering data center in San Jose. By using ACI fabric to simplify...

May 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

Announcing Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler (TES) 6.2


Introducing New Adapter for Cisco UCS Manager, Lightweight Java Client, Multi-domain AD/LDAP Authentication & Runtime User Support for TES Workgroups    Managing and automating mission-critical business process is key to the success of your enterprise. By managing the delivery of the right data to the right application at the right time you can ensure that everyone in your organization has the information […]

May 16, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco IT’s Road to Application Centric Infrastructure: Organizational Readiness and the Program Team

Cisco IT is early in the journey to deploying an application centric infrastructure (ACI). This journey requires us to look at the IT organization differently. When we started...