Myth-busting: White-box Switches are No Bargain
In the last episode of our myth-busting series, Cisco SDN expert Frank D’Agostino and I are debunking the myth of the bargain priced white-box switch. White boxes aren't a new...
As Cisco Intercloud Turns One, Two of its Architects Reflect On How The Strategy Was Born
A Q&A with Cisco President Rob Lloyd and Cloud Senior Vice President Nick Earle One year ago this week, Cisco announced a plan and a billion dollar investment to build the world’s largest Intercloud – a globally connected network of clouds from Cisco and our partners. As we arrive at […]
The Story of Cisco Virtualized Managed Business Services: How Cisco Evolved its Engineering Teams To Revolutionize Servi …
I’ll be boarding a flight to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress tomorrow knowing that this year’s event will be like no other for Cisco’s service provider business. Over the past two years we’ve completely transformed our service provider engineering organization. We’ve overhauled our technology and services portfolio and, as you’ll see from a blitz of announcements […]
Mobile Traffic from Wearables Explodes as the Internet of Everything Accelerates
Are you Ready? Cisco first asked this question in a 1999 advertising campaign when the incredible potential of the Internet was just beginning to become apparent. Our ‘Are You Ready?’ ad campaign carried a simple message to the world’s businesses, telecommunications providers, and public institutions: get your Internet infrastructure ready now or risk being left […]
Accelerating and Innovating the Internet of Everything in Japan
After a whirlwind week in Tokyo, it’s clear that Japan – the world’s third largest economy — is embracing the potential economic value of the Internet of Everything (IoE). For Japan, we estimate an IoE opportunity of $870 million over the next decade (out of a global economic value of $19 trillion). With its proud […]
Intercloud, The Next Internet Starts Here
Thirty years ago, two engineers – Cisco’s founders – solved a connectivity problem between two network islands on the Stanford University campus, and paved the way for three dramatic decades of Internet-driven innovation. Today, there’s hardly an aspect of our lives that isn’t touched by the Internet. For large and mid-size enterprises, government and education, […]
Away by the Bay at Cisco Live!
Wow! It’s been a whirlwind beginning to Cisco Live 2014. I’ve already met many partners and customers and we’re only about halfway through the week!
Moving at #Cloud Speed: CiscoLive Intercloud News
This week we are celebrating with more than 25,000 attendees at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and many more viewers on line the 25th anniversary of Cisco Live and...
Lots of Cloud on Tap at #CLUS
Are you ready to rumble? Do you want to learn more about how to prepare for growing cloud workloads, how to evolve your IT department to harness the true potential of the cloud, and how to develop a more strategic approach to IT operations and service management? Be sure to check out what’s happening at […]