Transform Service Provider Architectures to Support Virtualized Managed Business Services
By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Cisco estimates over 50 billion new devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020. To support the Internet of Everything, service providers must undergo an infrastructure transformation. The network needs to become more open, programmable, automated, adaptive, and agile. To guide this transformation, the […]
Cisco and OpenStack: Juno Release – Part 1
The next stable OpenStack release codenamed “Juno” is slated to be released October 16, 2014. From improving live upgrades in Nova to enabling easier migration from Nova Network to Neutron,...
Have Global IPv6 Deployments Really Slowed Down?
For those that are not closely involved with IPv6, it may seem like the emphasis on migration to the new addressing scheme is waning. But while the hue and cry over IPv6 may appear to have quieted down to a background noise since 2010-2011; a closer inspection would prove that perception to be quite false. […]
The Summer Blockbuster You’ve Been Waiting For: Cisco Wireless Release 8.0
Cisco Wireless Release 8.0 is now available: Product Bulletin The Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2013 – 2018 revealed some stunning trends with growth projections...
Cisco Evolved Programmable Network: Virtualized Services in an EPN World
By Greg Nehib, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Part 2 – Virtualized Services in an EPN World? In part one of this series Gina covered the basic definition of an Evolved Programmable Network or EPN and its linkage to the Cisco Evolved Services Platform (ESP). Figure 1 offers a quick visual recap. Figure 1: Cisco’s Open […]
The Network After 25 Years of Cisco Live!
A lot can change in 25 years. At the first Cisco Live (then known as Networkers conferences) in 1989, 200...
IPv6 in the Cisco Live World of Solutions
Just recently I wrote about the IPv6 enabled logo program here at the Cisco Live 2014 World of Solutions (WoS). It is now time to share some of the...
Cisco Evolved Programmable Network: The Beginning of a New Era in SP Networking
Written By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing This is the first blog out of a series of three covering “What is the Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Era and Why Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) Now?” Those of us who have been around in the industry for a few decades will remember the […]