How FCoE Helps Cisco Reduce Data Center Infrastructure
What a difference a networking cable can make in a data center’s infrastructure requirements and costs…especially when that cable uses Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology. An industry-standard, FCoE carries Fibre Channel over Ethernet links, which reduces the number of I/O adapters, cables, and switches in the data center.
Cisco Live Utilities Session a Big Success: Converging IT and OT (Operational Technologies) – BSAIoT-2100
Rick Geiger presented Session BSAIoT-2100 – How to Successfully Converge IT and OT (Operational Technologies) at Cisco live in San Francisco this week, with strong interest from attendees. Many of you know of Rick Geiger from this blog and other publications. Rick’s session at Cisco Live 2014 discussed the many aspects and challenges of merging […]
The Future of Wireless: Times are Changing Before Our Eyes
We live in amazing times, ask anyone who ever had to look up a phone number in a phone book. In the past this was the only way you could...
Sharing Cisco IT’s Experience
We’ve been hard at work over the last few months looking at how the Cisco on Cisco team connects with our customers and the value we bring. After sifting through analytics, interviewing our customers, and countless late nights, we’re happy to announce our new tagline:
Cisco Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day
Women earn 57% of all U.S. undergraduate degrees but only 18% of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees, according to the National Center for Women in Technology. Yet...
National Cybersecurity Center for Excellence: A Promising Fortress
It is one thing to recognize cyber threats and their potential to disrupt entire companies, agencies and institutions. It is another thing to do something about it. In light of recent threats we cannot sit still and wait for the next one. On February 18, I was honored to join Governor O’Malley, Senator Mikulski, NIST […]
Going Mobile? Get Secure.
There is no turning back from the mobile trend. With more devices comes the insatiable hunger for bandwidth. After devices are connected to the network, IT must make sure each...
How Next Generation WLAN Optimizes RoboCup at Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a liberal arts college based in the town of Brunswick, Maine. It houses 1839 students in about 100 buildings and offers 33 different majors and...
Safety first, business second, security none?
Based on 25 years of professional experience in various businesses around the globe, I can say that many industry verticals have a pretty good state of safety culture as it relates to the health and safety of their employees. This is especially true for companies involved in high-risk businesses such as oil and gas, (nuclear) […]