Cisco Live USA 2013: Recap from a Network Security Engineer
Having just returned home to New Jersey from Cisco Live US in Orlando, Florida, I thought I’d share my experiences as a Network Security Engineer both attending and presenting at this year’s conference. There were approximately 20,000 attendees at this year’s conference, which I believe set a new Cisco Live attendance record! Considering the huge size […]
Hitchhiker’s Guide for Service Providers at Cisco Live Orlando
Written by Amrit Hanspal, Sr. Product Manager, Service Provider Segment Lead, Network OS Tech Group Cisco Live at Orlando in...
How to Wear the Internet of Everything
“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” ― Coco Chanel I’ve always loved this quote by French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. It reminds me of the old adage […]
Happy First Birthday, World IPv6 Launch!
No more tests, no more trials, IPv6 has left the laboratory -- for good. Happy First Birthday, World IPv6 Launch! May you have many, many, more.
Small Computer, Big Opportunity: The Moore’s Law Phenomenon
If you’re like me, you probably remember the days when computers meant oversized monitors, loud, humming power supplies, and more cables than you knew what to do with. Thanks to Moore’s Law, those days are long gone. With devices getting less costly, smaller, and capable of more efficient computing power, people and businesses of today […]
Version 6 of the Internet protocol (IPv6) is a key enabler of the Internet of Everything (IoE). People, data, and things all need IP addresses to connect to the Internet. But we’ve already run out of IP addresses under IPv4, which dictates almost all (98.5 percent) of Internet traffic today. Even with all of the […]
The 2017 Internet: A Look at the Future, Courtesy of the Cisco VNI Forecast
Visualize this: nearly half the Earth’s population – 3.6 billion people – connected to the Internet for communication, commerce, education, information, and entertainment. Think that’s too futuristic? Think again. By 2017, less than five years from today, that will be our reality. This prediction is one of several key findings from the newly released Cisco […]
Setting Up an IPv6 Testing Plan
In my previous blog, I talked about building out a lab to help with IPv6 integration testing. It cannot be understated how important it is to test any new feature that is going to be deployed on the network. This statement is true independent of the feature involved. In this case, we are talking about […]