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FOSDEM 2020: trends and analysis

As for the last 11 years Cisco sponsored the FOSDEM 2020 conference in Brussels. This is one of the largest, if not the largest, open source conference in the world with this year 872 events spread over 2 days. From a network point of view the important part is that the main SSID at the […]

Fosdem 2016, part 2: NBAR 2 gives insights into the protocols used on the network

Continuing the analysis of the data collected during Fosdem 2016. This year, we replaced the router with a more powerful model: an ASR 1006 with RP2 and SIP20 modules. This allowed us to enable the NBAR 2 feature to analyse the traffic crossing the router. NBAR 2 is a traffic analysis engine which allows the router […]

May 9, 2013

NETWORKING

InfoVista Highlights the Significance of Cisco AVC to Application Visibility for Operators

InfoVista recently announced its support for Cisco’s Application Visibility & Control (AVC) as part of its Application Visibility Services solution for communications service providers (CSPs). I took some time out this week to speak with Christopher Cullan, product marketing manager for business services at InfoVista, to discuss the solution and specifically the significance of Cisco’s […]

March 27, 2013

NETWORKING

Cisco ISR-AX is Now a Part of the Integrated Services Router Family!

On March 12th,  Cisco announced the ISR-AX and how Cisco is changing the game, reducing complexity and making it simpler for enterprises to deliver and manage application delivery to users. Cisco is expanding the role of our Integrated Service Routers (ISRs) to deliver application-centric networks that provide granular visibility, control, and optimization without additional devices […]

March 12, 2013

NETWORKING

A Better (and More Affordable) Way to Deliver a High Quality Application Experience from Anywhere

Today, marks an important milestone in the history of routing, as Cisco introduces ISR-AX (Integration Services Router Generation 2 with Application Experience) and redefines the role of the router as the application delivery platform. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBw18_S3jus Quintiles – a biopharmaceutical in Durham, North Carolina – has experienced, first-hand, the benefits of an application aware router. They […]