WAN

September 17, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

How Cisco IT Plans Capacity for Wireless LAN Access

  Brett Belding The capacity requirements for Cisco WLANs have held steady over the last decade—until now. The big change is more devices and more video use: 

August 19, 2014

NETWORKING

Networking: Moving From Open to Closed (Part 2 of 2)

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”  — William Faulkner In the first half of this blog, I explained how MSDCs are like mainframes and super computers. In this half I develop on my thesis that the networks connecting compute and storage resources within the MSDC are becoming proprietary just like they are […]

May 20, 2014

NETWORKING

How To Fast Track to Fast IT – The ACI Keynote

On Wednesday May 20, at 8:30am join us for Fast Track to Fast IT: Cisco’s Application

What’s New With Cisco’s Evolved Services Platform (ESP)? A Peek Inside the Service Provider’s Software …

In February we announced the Evolved Services Platform (ESP) as part of our Service Provider Cisco Open Networking Environment.  The ESP consists of a service broker (a storefront for SP applications), a catalog of virtual functions (components of the offerings) and an orchestration engine, which is essentially the factory the produces the applications themselves. One […]

May 13, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Automatic Software Delivery now available on the Cisco Small Business RV215W VPN Router

You may not realize this, but Cisco has a thriving business building and selling networking products specifically designed for Small Businesses. Unfortunately, we know dealing with Cisco can sometimes be challenging for some smaller customers, a good example of this is managing software. Sometimes, it can be quite challenging to finding out whether equipment is […]