VNF Testing and Validation – With Cisco There’s Never Been A Better Time #NeverBetter
Cisco's VNF Onboarding Framework will accelerate service provider NFV adoption. Including validation and support of both Cisco and third party VNFs, there's never been a better time.
Digital Bridges for Blockchain
Blockchain networks are evolving at a dizzying pace—but can they talk to each other?
Lessons Learned from Testing Cisco EST Implementations for Interoperability with DigiCert
Thanks to DigiCert for their contributions co-authoring this post. Interoperability for technology solutions is a top priority—standards used in these solutions become irrelevant when products operate in a silo. Thus, shifting to a new protocol in any solution takes careful consideration and collaboration by multiple parties in order to achieve a seamless operation. One such […]
Interoperability is Table Stakes
I have never shied away from talking about Cisco’s commitment to interoperability, and here we are in 2016 and we are still talking about it? Haven’t we learned anything from the mobile phone industry? I don’t ever hear Samsung and Apple talk about how their phones can call one another. That’s table stakes. No one […]
Not Just for Holidays: My Recipe for IoT Success
Sharing recipes among family and friends is a long-standing holiday tradition. I have my own favorite recipe, but it’s not part of an extravagant holiday dinner. It’s my recipe for success in the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past six months or so, I’ve discussed in this series of blogs the various elements to […]
5 Top Challenges of SAN Design: View from our SAN Design Experts – Part 2
Last week, here, I started my 2 part blog on some of the top SAN design and deployment challenges we see. As I mentioned, I put this together...
5 Top Challenges of SAN Design: View from our SAN Design Experts – Part 1
One of the aspects I really enjoy about my job is that I get to learn from some of the world’s top network and data center design engineers, and...
Cisco Delivers Improved Lync Interoperability
Did you know that Lync is a fully supported client in Cisco Collaboration Meeting Room (Cisco CMR) meetings. When we say interoperability we mean it. Even when that means supporting proprietary protocols. For instance, to ensure that Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business users can fully experience the power of Cisco conferencing. IDC released the IDC MarketScape: […]
Cisco Meraki, Now with ISE!
We’ve been hearing from some of our customers that they are interested in using Cisco Meraki in their branches alongside their Cisco infrastructure in their main offices, but were worried about having to deal with too many segregated policy management systems. Good news: Interoperability between Cisco Meraki and ISE is here. Administrators can now define […]