5 SD-WAN Operational Challenges for Service Providers to Consider
Cloud and associated networking technologies such as Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) offer significant benefits. The challenge is that you need to go through complete operational transformation which affects both IT and the business.
Cisco Powers Wi-Fi Network at MWC 2017
Cisco successfully provided one of the world's largest carrier-grade Wi-Fi networks at MWC 2017, during which 59 terabytes of data were carried, a 17% increase over the prior year.
Get the Most from DevNet Create: Virtual or Live!
As we approach the final week before DevNet Create, I wanted to share with you details on how to make the most of your time. I recently posted about the agenda and the engaging lineup of keynotes and presentations. In addition to these speakers, we have also woven hands-on learning opportunities throughout the entire two days.
Cisco and the iSchool Initiative Bring Technology to US Schools
The most difficult part of teaching students is making sure that they’re stimulated enough to learn. When anyone—not just a child—is bored, their mind wanders and the lesson is lost. The iSchool Initiative knows that keeping a brain active and present is no small feat and they’re able to do this, along with some help […]
Cloud Unfiltered Episode 04: Cisco’s Dave Lively
Dave Lively is up to his neck in cloud. He’s been with Cisco for 20-ish years, he’s been involved in our cloud efforts for quite a while now, and he’s been involved in the open source community just as long. And the best part is—he really gets it. Gets the inherent value of cloud, as […]
Rethinking Mobility Management from the Ground Up
Years ago, we started developing an internal tool called Client Insight for monitoring and troubleshooting endpoints. Without full client visibility, we couldn’t ensure reliable performance and connectivity. Even though our test beds only had a few dozen devices back then pushing applications, monitoring performance and changing configurations was still too cumbersome for our teams. In […]
Creating Business Services and The Next Element
We contracted a survey of small, medium and large businesses across all major world regions. This is what they said they value in regard to network services.
Meraki Announces New Solutions for Hospitality and Beyond
In hospitality, it’s not enough to simply support the increased device density. Properties must differentiate by developing services. WiFi and the network provide the critical backbone to innovate and deliver new services.
For Wireless It is Control and not the Controller that Makes the Difference
“The Wi-Fi market has been moving to controller-less solutions, and Cisco appears to be walking the controller-less management walk.” This statement by Zeus Kerravala, who wrote this statement for an article he penned for Network World has raised some thoughts in the industry. Let’s examine this and start by looking at this from a historical […]