Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Multivendor IT Support
Imagine you’re the IT director of a global bank. You recently implemented a variety of digital solutions: virtualization, IoT, data analytics. You get the picture. Your company is under pressure...
2017 Enterprise Network Security Trends
Security is often seen as getting in the way of networking, by adding too many controls, or slowing the network down. We talk about common concerns with our network buyer customers, as well as the opportunities and challenges around securing the enterprise.
Innovation: It’s in our very core
We are making enterprise-grade software as intuitive and adaptive as consumer technology. For the first time in the history of Cisco, we have a single software stack across the enterprise routing and switching product lines.
Creating a Networking Career Pipeline for Veterans
On August 2, 2016, Cisco launched the Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) at its Research Triangle Park (RTP) campus in North Carolina. Twelve veterans from area military bases are participating in the program, which spawned from a discussion between Erika Plant and TAC Managers (Chris Phillips, Charles Armstrong and Chris Myers) when they volunteered at […]
Cisco Open Source Project Contiv – Winner at ONUG Spring
Cisco has been actively participating in open source and open standards for a long time and is now also a founding member of the Open IT Framework at the most recently held Open Networking User Group (ONUG) earlier this month. As I wrote in my blog prior to the event our focus was going to […]
Customer Spotlight: Aurora, Illinois is now the City of Light Speed
Aurora is the second largest city in Illinois, and its municipal government employees are spread across 52 different buildings. This means that the ability to collaborate with these dispersed locations is extremely important – our goal is to ensure that city employees can provide the highest level of service to our residents. Our problem, historically, […]
5 Top Challenges of SAN Design: View from our SAN Design Experts – Part 2
Last week, here, I started my 2 part blog on some of the top SAN design and deployment challenges we see. As I mentioned, I put this together...
5 Top Challenges of SAN Design: View from our SAN Design Experts – Part 1
One of the aspects I really enjoy about my job is that I get to learn from some of the world’s top network and data center design engineers, and...