Readiness for Future Wars Aided By Intelligent Networks
We fight the next war with tools created for the last one, but intelligent networks help military forces adapt faster.
The Rush Hour That Wasn’t So Rushed
Every morning, many of us have the same routine: the alarm goes off, we (reluctantly) get up and maybe hit the gym before showering and getting dressed. We gulp down a cup of coffee or bowl of cereal as we rush out the door to try and beat the traffic to work. What if there […]
VIRL Saves the Day!
One of the themes of my posts is that the overall ONE strategy, including virtualisation, would create an environment for network systems development that would meet the expectations of systems developers accustomed to the “enterprise” style of software development. An enterprise systems developer expects the required systems resources for software development to be readily available […]
Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Cloud and the Smart City: A Brighter Tomorrow
In my last blog, I discussed the benefits of Smart City cloud management capabilities. An intelligent IP-enabled network unites multiple services onto one infrastructure, allowing for tight operations management and lower expenses. Operating this network remotely, through the cloud, further enhances the capability for sustainable, effective city management. As Smart City visions emerge in various […]
Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Cloud and the Smart City: It’s All Connected
Cities around the world are facing some big and complicated problems, with few easy answers at the ready. Rising energy costs, environmental concerns, and new government initiatives have inspired a focus on sustainable IT operations. But how can cities be expected to solve these crises, while also improving citizen services and ensuring future economic success? […]
SDM: Software Defined Manageability
Much has been made of the emergence of Software Defined Networking and the programmable network. At its core, SDN involves opening up network interfaces in order to make the network programmable and allow for the development of applications. While some of those applications interact directly with the data plane, determining how individual packets are treated, […]
Three Transitions Driving Net-Centric Security
Cisco Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer, John Stewart, kicks off a series of video blogs focused on the topic of Net-Centric Security.