How Will You Transform Your Network into a Digital Platform?
As long as I’ve been in this business, I’m still amazed by today’s technology and all of its new and exciting possibilities. There are smartphone apps that enable schools to send reports on your kids’ daily progress. There are apps to help you track your physical activity. Netflix dynamically analyzes terabytes of data to give […]
Cisco Launches NC4ME with IT Awareness Days in North Carolina
Earlier this month, Cisco launched the IT Component of North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME), hosting two IT Awareness Days at Camp Lejuene and Fort Bragg in North Carolina. More than 120 transitioning or recently transitioned Service members attended the events, where they learned about North Carolina’s growing IT industry. Service members have the technical […]
Join Us for the Women of Impact 2016 Conference on March 10th
The Women of Impact Conference is designed for women in IT, to give us a place to network and motivate one another. We unite women from all over the world...
#CiscoACI #CiscoChat- Cisco SDN in the Data Center
Digital transformation is changing the world as technology continues to play a central role in today’s business strategy. By helping to reach more customers, offer differentiated services, and grow the business, the relevance of IT is stronger than ever. Customers want to deploy services fast, at scale, at the lowest cost possible. Cisco’s SDN strategy […]
Requiem for a Data Center
Cisco IT has, as you may have heard, been shutting down some of its Data Centers. We’ve closed dozens of older facilities – some large, many small – in the past 10 years, consolidating into purpose-built rooms that better enable our business. The latest to close was the company’s longest-running Development Data Center, located at […]
Bimodal IT Doesn’t Mean “No Governance”
In my last post, I discussed Bimodal IT and how some enterprises are adopting it as a way to manage the tradeoffs between “keeping the lights on” and business agility. That’s not to say it’s easy. Operating bi-modally still requires proper planning and governance. And there are several reasons why.
Serving up cloud options just got easier
Got cloud? It’s no secret that implementing cloud technologies allows IT to rapidly react and dynamically deliver new services to any business or organization almost instantly. In an ideal world,...
Cisco CSR at Cisco Live US 2015: The Week in Pictures
At this time last week, the Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility team was in San Diego, California as part of Cisco Live US 2015. There, we participated in a number of different activities and events, from a Partner Pavilion in the expansive World of Solutions to a keynote featuring a member of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team. […]
IoE and Big Data Part 2: Defining the Information Architecture
For an IT department, big data may be the largest and most complex challenge that comes with the Internet of Everything (IoE). We must be able to manage, process, and make that data available to many users and applications so they can turn it into valuable business insights.