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 […]
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 […]
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...
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?
Designing the Next Generation Branch for Business Impact
There is no denying the changing role of IT. The traditional...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]