networking

April 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

Two Resources on Nexus Programmability

As I start to explore more and more information about Software-Defined Networking and Programmability in the Nexus portfolio, I’ve been fortunate that there have been a lot of people helping me learn along the way.  I thought I’d share some of these as it gave me a bit more insight into some of the more […]

March 12, 2014

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep2: ACI and Traditional Networking

This is an amazing episode of Engineers Unplugged, where two technologists from the community, Hal Rottenberg (@halr9000) and Colin Lynch (@ucsguru) discuss how ACI disrupts traditional...

Programmability in Python: Confessions of a Networking Guy

I am not qualified to discuss it much, but can you guess what this does? ne = NetworkElement("172.16.66.1", "JasonsApp") conn = ne.connect("admin", "cisco", sc) intf1 = ne.get_interface_by_name("FastEthernet0/1") intf1.shut_down(1) sleep(5) intf1.shut_down(0)   If you guessed that it logs into a switch at 172.16.66.1 and disables interface F0/1 for 5 seconds and re-enables it, then you guessed […]

January 13, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

HDX Blog Series #2: Scaling with Turbo Performance

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a four-part deep dive series into High Density Experience (HDX), Cisco’s latest solution suite designed for high density environments and next-generation wireless technologies....

January 8, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

HDX Blog Series #1: Why Spectrum Intelligence Still Matters

Editor's Note: This is the first of a four-part deep dive series into High Density Experience (HDX), Cisco's latest solution suite designed for high density environments and next-generation wireless technologies....

January 7, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Prepare Your Networks for High Density without Compromising on Performance

A new year means new users and new devices. More devices means more network crowding. Mobile users demand bandwidth and speed, while the network is increasingly overwhelmed by the sheer...

December 17, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Announcement: Nominations Now Open For Cisco Champions for Enterprise Networks

Are you passionate about Cisco’s networking technology?  You know, routing, switching, mobility and more? Run for routers?...

October 8, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Who Leads the Enterprise Networking and Communication Market?

[Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Matthias Machowinski, Directing Analyst, Enterprise Networks and Video at Infonetics.] Infonetics recently published our Enterprise Networking and Communication Vendor Leadership Scorecard, our annual look at the top vendors in this space and their strengths and weaknesses. Enterprise networking and communication infrastructure is a critical component of the […]