nms

March 8, 2018

SMALL BUSINESS

Cisco Small Business at Cisco Live Melbourne 2018: Cisco Start!

After the big news yesterday with our launch of our new 250 and 350 Switches, I am going back-to-back with a quick Cisco Live Melbs update. Our team is onsite...

Is SNMP here forever or could it vanish sooner than expected?

The first SNMP release came out in 1988. 28 years later, SNMP is still around… Will this still be the case in 10 years from now? Difficult to say but the odds are lower these days. Why are we predicting SNMP could go away? If you’re already savvy about SNMP, check out this blog for […]

Cisco at ANGA 2016

By Yves Padrines, VP, Global Service Provider EMEAR, Cisco Broadband meets content meets transformation through innovation at this year’s ANGA COM gathering, scheduled to run three days from June 7-9 in Cologne, Germany. ANGA COM is one of my favorites in the trade show cycle, because it’s such a focused marketplace for network operators, content […]

November 3, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Simple Device Management, Network Provisioning and Network Assurance for Small Carriers & RLECs

Guest Blog by Alison O’Brien, Product & Solutions Marketing Manager Small Carriers and the NMS/EMS Small carriers and rural local exchange carriers (RLECs) often forgo Network Management Systems/Element Management Systems (NMS/EMS) platforms because they don’t have dedicated IT departments. They often have limited staff, time and in some cases lack the breadth of technical IT […]

January 12, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

It’s Not The Network

All too often we networkers spend our time defending the network not only from security threats but from blame as the root cause (actual or perceived) of performance problems. The network is guilty until proven innocent. So how do we counter these arguments, put the issue to rest, and uphold the integrity of the network? […]

December 3, 2014

DATA CENTER

Part 3 – SDN Questions to Ask at the Gartner Data Center Conference

My final observation from my days at the London Gartner Data Center Conference is related to SDN and ease of network management – or otherwise.  Hopefully this discussion will give...