segment routing

November 19, 2015

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Software Innovations for Cloud Scale Networking

Back in 2011, web pioneer Marc Andreessen wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, entitled “Why software is eating the world”. I couldn’t agree more! First, let’s have a look at what’s going on in the industry at large. Every company in every vertical industry is facing unprecedented competitive pressure from new players making […]

September 22, 2015

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WAN Automation Engine and Segment Routing: Two Great Solutions Even Better Together

Are you looking to deliver an intelligent, dynamic and highly optimized programmable network where applications have control in how they explicitly traverse the end-to-end network? If so, you have probably been watching the Application Engineered Routing story unfold since it was launched in March 2015. For those of you following this developing chapter in the […]

Segment Routing, the engine to Application Engineered Routing

Guest blog by Frederic Trate, SP Product and Solutions Marketing For those, who read my previous blog, you surely want to know more about Application Engineered Routing. As Segment Routing sits at the very heart of Application Engineered Routing, let me start explaining how the former works. I’m going to draw an analogy between how IP networks […]

Cisco Live San Diego 2015 – IPv6 “the wrap”

Cisco Live US landed back in San Diego this year and (together with 25,000 others) I packed my bags for a week of technology dialogue and professional excitement. Here is my personal summary of (what is always) one of my favourite weeks of the year. As we entered the event, IPv6 deployment in the US was […]

Join Cisco In Paris for Innovation Overload: MPLS SDN World Congress 2015, NFV& SDN 2015, and V6 World Congress 20 …

By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing It’s not too late to meet us in Paris for arguably one of the most important technology innovation shows in all of Europe during 2015. If you’re delivering or planning to offer cloud services from an Evolved Programmable Network, this is an event you don’t […]

October 13, 2014

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Learn How to Transform your Network with Cisco Innovations at MEF GEN14!!

By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing   Cisco is a sponsor of a new show this year, the Metro Ethernet Forum Global Ethernet Network 2014 show or “MEF GEN 14” to be held on November 17-20th, at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. The event promises to bring together leading industry […]

Segment Routing: Impact on Software Defined Networks

Segment routing (SR) is a concept that’s been working its way through the IETF standards process but is finally becoming ready for real world deployment. It’s a network technology that provides enhanced packet forwarding behavior while minimizing the need for maintaining awareness of mass volumes of network state. SR satisfies essential requirements for application-enabled routing […]