IOS XE

June 2, 2021

NETWORKING

Accelerate and Simplify – Guiding Principles in the Design of New Software Image Upgrade and Patching Solutions

How the Cisco IOS XE team of developers is changing the paradigm of how enterprise networking image upgrades are done.  It has huge cost, time, productivity, and security implications for Cisco customers around the globe and the functionality and safety of their wide array of network devices. 

April 6, 2021

NETWORKING

Cisco IOS XE – Past, Present, and Future

Cisco IOS was developed in the 1980s for the company’s first routers that had only 256 KB of memory and low CPU processing power. But what a difference a few decades make. Today Cisco IOS XE runs our entire enterprise networking portfolio. That's 80+ different Cisco platforms for access, distribution, core, wireless, and WAN. There are, with a myriad of combinations of hardware and software and physical and virtual form factors. 

March 8, 2021

NETWORKING

How IOS XE Developers at Cisco Work Remotely and Cohesively on a 190-million-line Code Base

Remote working at Cisco predated the pandemic. So when offices closed last March, Cisco IOS XE developers were well prepared. Aside from their ability to work remotely, our developers are incredibly efficient, productive, and maintain high quality due to our unique tooling and the ability to run IOS XE code modularly and independently.

December 15, 2020

NETWORKING

What’s in a name? ”Catalyst” 8000 “Edge” Platforms

The Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms transform the WAN edge, providing another foundational piece of our intent-based networking strategy that spans every domain of the network. The Catalyst 8000 family is the best-in-class platform for SASE, SD-WAN, and 5G in the future; built to address today’s most pressing WAN edge issues, and flexible enough to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

April 16, 2020

DEVELOPER

Can You Play Minecraft on a Cisco Switch?

Cloud Computing is awesome... everything centrally working in one place. But, in some cases putting computing workload on to networking devices like a switch might be very beneficial! Watch this video to see how to host your computer game servers directly on the switch.

January 7, 2020

NETWORKING

Enterprise Networking Business 2019 Year in Review

Towards the end of this busy and innovative year, Cisco leadership decided to combine several businesses under one leader, SVP/GM Scott Harrell, to create the Intent-Based Networking Group. So, what is the meaning in a change of names? The new organization consists of engineering and product marketing teams from Enterprise Networking and Data Center, with […]

December 3, 2019

NETWORKING

IOS XE Next Generation Networks Deliver Digital Magic: Part 2

Cisco builds intelligence into the network to choose the best routes to cloud applications, taking into consideration the traffic, latency, jitter and other parameters to ensure the most responsive pathway.

November 26, 2019

NETWORKING

IOS XE Next-Generation Networks Deliver Digital Magic: Part 1

Networks are a form of digital magic, supporting new applications and connecting people with the necessary computing resources anywhere in the world. Learn how Cisco IOS XE has evolved to support next-gen connectivity with security.

October 28, 2019

NETWORKING

The SD-WAN Factor: Partnering for Success

The SD-WAN market is poised to hit $5.25 Billion in 2023. Learn how Cisco partner Katalyst is helping to lead the charge.