routers

November 4, 2014

NETWORKING

Built for the Last Mile: The new 800M Series ISR

At CiscoLive Cancun we are introducing a new addition to the 800 ISR family, the new 800M Series. What does the “M” stand for? The “M” stands for modular, as this is the first 800 series platform with pluggable modules that give flexibility in the field.  Why do you need flexibility? The 800M is designed […]

June 3, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Understanding the different types of Ethernet Switches

Ethernet Switches are broadly categorized into two main categories – Modular and Fixed Configuration. Modular switches, as the name implies, allows you to add expansion modules into the switches as needed, thereby delivering the best flexibility to address changing networks. Examples of expansion modules are application-specific (such as Firewall, Wireless, or Network Analysis), modules for […]

January 5, 2014

NETWORKING

Getting to the Nuts and Bolts of Migrating to the Cloud

Once your organization has made the decision to move into the cloud what are the...

December 13, 2013

NETWORKING

Using the Internet for Your Enterprise WAN

What is all of this talk coming from Cisco of using Internet links to run an Enterprise-class network? Has Cisco lost its mind? We’re taught from the time we’re young Network Engineers sitting on our parents’ knees that Enterprise Networks are special. So what is the thinking with IWAN?

November 4, 2013

NETWORKING

3 Myths of the Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v

The Cloud Services Router 1000V continues to gain momentum as the virtualized routing and VPN platform for securely connecting your users and branch offices to the cloud. There are a number of public cloud providers offering different levels of functionality at different prices and selecting the right one that meets your needs can be a […]

October 17, 2013

NETWORKING

Inside the Branch: UCS E-series 101

Recently, I was chatting with Hugo Vliegen, Director of Technical marketing, Enterprise Networks, and he was telling me all of the questions he had been getting from customers about the Cisco UCS E-Series.  Questions such as: What’s this rumor I’ve heard that Cisco has a server that sits on a branch router? You’re telling me […]

May 16, 2013

NETWORKING

MegaTrends: Cisco TrustSec from User Access to the Data Centre

In my previous Blogs I have talked about Megatrends including BYOD, the Next-Generation Workspace, Video and the Internet of Things. One unfortunate reality all of these trends have in common is that they are going to put additional stress on your current Network and Security Infrastructure and Operational Process. TrustSec uniquely offers the welcome opportunity […]