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February 25, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

WAN Automation–Not Just Another New Release, but a Game Changer

Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE) is enabling real-time network planning and the latest release, WAE 7.0 is now available.

February 2, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Automate and Simplify Your Operations – Cisco NSO Leads the Way

Change is never easy. And network management teams are facing unprecedented change as Service Providers are under pressure from their enterprise customers to deliver and support more agile service offerings. New technology innovations like programmable networks and network functions virtualization (NFV) can give service providers the operational agility and increased scalability needed to meet these […]

January 20, 2017

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OpenConfig on Cisco Platforms

With a lot of buzz around supporting vendor-neutral data models at the device layer, it's a good time to discuss how Cisco is supporting open models, and OpenConfig models.

December 13, 2016

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Boring is the New Awesome

The core principle of model-driven telemetry is super simple:  as much usable data out of the network as fast as possible.  The implementation is also pretty subtle:  a push mechanism, data models, open-source encodings.  In fact, it’s all so simple and subtle that some folks look under the hood and say, “so what?”   To that, […]

November 30, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Oh, How Far We’ve Come in Building Cloud-Scale Networking

It’s been a year since I wrote this blog detailing our software innovations aimed at helping Service Providers address the ever-increasing challenges imposed by digitization. IOS XR for cloud-scale networking has really taken flight since then and I am proud to share with you some highlights from the journey thus far. Our strategy is essentially […]

October 28, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

With Programmable Networks, Level 3 Puts Customers Front and Center

What does it take to be an agile digital service provider in today’s competitive marketplace? For Level 3, it’s all about speed, simplicity, and flexibility. Claudio Scola (pictured left), Level 3’s director of global product marketing, spoke with Cisco about how the company is using orchestration and software-defined networking (SDN) to deliver customized service offerings […]