Open Networking

May 3, 2016

DATA CENTER

Container Networking is in full bloom at ONUG Spring 2016

It’s Spring and that means the IT events season is in full bloom.  The calendar at that time of the year is packed and we are looking forward to ONUG (Open Networking User Group) Spring 2016.  The event will be at held at Intuit’s headquarter in Mountain View, CA from May 9-11, 2016. It’s going […]

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,...

May 11, 2015

DATA CENTER

IT Business Leaders Open Up at ONUG

This week, May 13-14, ONUG, or the Open Networking User Group, will meet at Columbia University’s Alfred Lerner Hall in New York City, NY. ONUG is the leading user-driven community of IT Business Leaders, CTOs, network architects, especially including those implementing SDN, who are focused on leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment […]

January 22, 2014

DATA CENTER

Independent Report Validates that Cisco Nexus 9000 Offers the Most Comprehensive, Open Programming Environment

As IT departments move to private cloud offerings, DevOps methodologies, and continuous integration capabilities, many segments of the data center market have a strong need for more open, programmable, and...

August 26, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

ONE + ONE = 6: New Math for Enterprise Programmability

In my previous 3-part blog series I discussed the challenges in the Enterprise WAN and relevancy of SDN in overcoming these challenges and how Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture addresses these WAN challenges. In this blog post I will discuss how Cisco ONE (Open Network Environment) and ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture fit together. In a […]

June 20, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Let’s Clear Up Some Misconceptions – Is SDN Relevant to the Enterprise WAN?

June is summer weather in the San Francisco Bay Area, but quite different from the June I was used to in Boston. A common misconception around Mark Twain and his relationship with San Francisco summer is that he never said “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” But he did […]

May 13, 2013

DATA CENTER

Open Networking and SDN perspectives with Dr.Jim Metzler

As the hype cycle around aspects of  concepts like software-defined networking continue, customers are continuing to sift through and educate themselves to determine what is real and actionable.  I have had my fair share of participation in several events over the last 24 months,  and have been speaking to different audiences both gaining and sharing insights […]