ONUG

April 21, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Cloud, Security and Analytics at Open Networking User Group

ONUG is here again and next week I will be heading to San Francisco to participate in the Spring conference. This will be the fourth ONUG conference I am attending and it has been fascinating to see the event evolve from defining the SD-WAN business requirements, and expanding to Cloud, Security and Analytics – all […]

January 9, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Wearing the Other Shoe: The journey from the customer and ONUG to Cisco

It’s hard to believe that 2 ½ years ago, in my role as Head of Network Services at Cigna, I was in NYC presenting a concept to an emerging community called the Open Network Users Group.  Prior to the event, I vividly recall Nick Lippis (ONUG chair) asking me if this was a concept that […]

October 20, 2016

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Going Beyond SD-WAN At Open Networking User Group

Next week the Open Networking User Group meets for its fall conference in New York City. I am looking forward to learning how the SDN landscape is evolving and...

May 19, 2016

DATA CENTER

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 […]

April 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Bring Application Intent to Networking Containers

Yesterday, Mike Cohen’s post Networking Containers: Policy Finally Comes of Age appeared on the Open Networking User Group blog site.  He talks about the tremendous interest among application developers to use Linux containers to develop, deploy, and operate applications.  Containers and microservices simplify complex application development into smaller, less risky software components with the benefits of portability and […]

December 9, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Tech Field Day Extra at ONUG – ACI, Docker, and OpenStack Group-Based Policy

A few weeks ago at the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) conference, Cisco hosted a session on ACI, Docker, and Group Based Policy for Tech Field Day Extra....

October 29, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

SD-WAN and ACI Momentum at Open Networking User Group

Next week (3rd-5th November) the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) meets at New York University in New York for...

Cisco Intelligent WAN Delivers on SD-WAN Business Requirements

I was excited to attend the Open Networking User Group Conference last week at Columbia University in New York. The Open Networking User Group is a community of IT business leaders who exchange ideas and best practices for implementing Open Networking and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) designs. One of the ONUG working groups is the SD-WAN […]

May 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

Open Networking with Cisco ACI and Open NX-OS

Over the last couple of years, Data Centers have become a key focus on networking innovations, particularly around the broad area of Software Defined Networking (SDN).  At Cisco, for nearly one year,...