The ISR 4000 Series – One Platform to Rule Them All
This week Cisco announced an entirely new approach to delivering rich services to the Enterprise branch office with the introduction of the ISR 4000 Series. For those folks paying attention...
Engineers Unplugged S6|Ep4: onePK
In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, we welcome for the first time (and not the last) guest host Janel Kratky (follow her @jlkratky)! She’s hosting Jason Pfeifer and Glue Network’s Gregg Wyant as they discuss onePK and how to apply it to the real world. You don’t want to miss this one, it ends […]
The Napkin Dialogues: Nexus Programmability, Part II
When last we left our hero, he (that is, me, or I) was getting a crash course in Nexus programmability and trying to understand what all of this stuff meant. I had plied Jim* with beer in order to get him to explain to me – using the available napkins in the bar – what […]
Technology Behind the Surface
What do Walt Disney World, The Matrix, and Big Ben have in common? On the surface they do not share much. Each of these is special because everything that makes them tick, pun intended, are hidden from view of the consumers. We all intuitively know there is a great deal of complexity behind the scenes, […]
IPv6 in the Cisco Live World of Solutions
Just recently I wrote about the IPv6 enabled logo program here at the Cisco Live 2014 World of Solutions (WoS). It is now time to share some of the...
Software Defined Networking and Network Programmability
Discover Cisco’s approach to software defined networking and how Federal Agencies can use network programmability and onePK to enhance their business and mission: Software Defined Networking and Network Programmability: Use Cases for Defense and Intelligence Communities
Are You Ready for Dev Ops and SDN Software Development with Cisco ONE?
One of the great challenges of SDN – that many in my view underplay – is the change in paradigm from having a vendor deliver your network (hardware...
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 […]