Cisco to Kick-off Networking Field Day 10 on August 19th at 9:30am
We are excited to share that Cisco will be participating in Networking Field Day 10 this year. Cisco brings together independent thought...
Application Visibility Makes Parenting Easier!
Parenting in a hyper-connected world is increasingly challenged by lack of visibility into children’s internet usage, and by limited controls to customize internet usage policies per child. About a year ago, I installed a home router with parental-controls. My kids (teenage girls!) quickly complained about the additional latency it introduced on the network. User experience […]
3 Determining Questions and One Can’t-Miss 4G LTE Webinar
An Unforgettable Experience It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday. Filled with excitement and anticipation, I watched as my hot air balloon, the last one in the bunch, inflated. Around me, one after another, balloons started to float effortlessly off the ground into the air. The Napa Valley’s sun glittered in the distant as my balloon […]
Software Defined Wide Area Network Orchestration: Take Control of your Network
The WAN: Then and Now The Wide Area Network (WAN) has been at the foundation of enterprise networks for decades: responsible for...
Bringing Software-Defined Networking to the WAN
Today, I am pleased to announce that we will be showcasing the Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN) Application for the APIC-EM controller with early adopter customers at Cisco Live San Diego next week. For those of you familiar with Cisco’s SDN solutions, the APIC-EM builds on Cisco’s ACI architecture to extend Software Defined Networking from the […]
Cisco Intelligent WAN Delivers on SD-WAN Business Requirements
I was excited to attend the Open Networking User Group Conference last week at Columbia University in New York. The Open Networking User Group is a community of IT business leaders who exchange ideas and best practices for implementing Open Networking and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) designs. One of the ONUG working groups is the SD-WAN […]
Secrets to Ensuring Application Performance at the Branch
Ensuring application experience at the branch is a daunting task. IT must look beyond traditional WAN challenges (like bandwidth, transport type, and speed) to applications experience. As time-to-market becomes a pillar of enterprise’s competitive advantages, application experience is key to ensuring fast service and high customer satisfaction. In today’s connected world, users demand instant connectivity […]
IT Business Leaders Open Up at ONUG
This week, May 13-14, ONUG, or the Open Networking User Group, will meet at Columbia University’s Alfred Lerner Hall in New York City, NY. ONUG is the leading user-driven community of IT Business Leaders, CTOs, network architects, especially including those implementing SDN, who are focused on leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment […]
Bringing Up a New Branch Site the Easy Way with Prime Infrastructure – Part 5
Last week, I concentrated on how to use Cisco Prime Infrastructure to do troubleshooting for your network. Today, as the 5th and final post of my 5-part blog series, I’ll look at how to maintain network health for your branch site users with Prime. As a quick recap, here’s my blog series on how to […]