What does the view from the top look like? Is it expansive? Or do you lose the details? Tom Hollingsworth reviews VIAVI Observer Apex and how their software can help you see both the vision of your entire organization and the details you need to ensure that you don’t miss any issues.
Containers are the new way to build software that can run anywhere. That’s especially true if you’re wanting to run software on a Cisco Catalyst Switch. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how NetBeez is leveraging this capability to bring their exciting analytics solution to the platform.
As Cisco presses DevNet Ops for network engineers, they had courses for every ability at Cisco Live in San Diego. This session covered the fundamental tools of coding with REST APIs.
Bruno Wollmann looks at how Cisco Defense Orchestrator offers some overdue respite to beleaguered security operations teams as well as comfort to CISOs, CIOs and CEOs trying to keep their organizations out of the news. If you are struggling with configuration management, device upgrades and overall security policy management, CDO may help end those struggles.
Is the stress of remote out-of-band management starting to affect the way your organization deploys? Tired of being told to get on a plane to fly out and fix a failed installation? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Opengear and their new NetOps-style Lighthouse system. See how it can help streamline your remote deployments and be amazed and the way you can utilize industry standard tools to create resilient monitoring systems.
In this post, Nico Stein looks at the new Wi-Fi 6 specific features found on the Cisco Catalyst Access Points. He got a deep dive into the latest on this during Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019 from the inimitable Fred Niehaus. Overall Nico sees Wi-Fi 6 being more about efficiency than about maximizing throughput, something he saw reiterated in Cisco’s latest.
The Internet of Things (IoT) often gets represented as consumer grade cameras, sensors, thermostats, and appliances. While this certainly is a notable portion of the IoT market, it neglects the more mission-critical side of IoT which has its roots firmly planted in the heart of industrial networking. In this post, Jordan Martin takes a look at the new products he saw at Tech Field Day Extra from Cisco Live US 2019 that focus specifically on those use cases.
Cisco Defense Orchestrator (CDO) is a subscription-based SaaS offering that brings deployment and management of edge security policies on an array of devices under central control. Jody Lemoine got a look at CDO at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Us 2019. He takes an in-depth look in this piece.
After seeing Cisco Meraki present at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019, Aaron Conaway considers the possibilities of being able to integrate cameras with systems like badge readers. This would allow for really extraordinary things like sending the security team a video of a developer trying to get places he should be going. Or, perhaps, the camera can be smart enough to know that an event is happening and do something about it.What if we looked at security cameras in a completely different light? What if the camera becomes something else? Enter the Cisco Meraki Motion Search 2.0 software features for MV cameras. This package takes video to another level for the second-generation MV cameras.
At Cisco Live 2019 in San Diego, JP Vasseur, PhD and Cisco Fellow, introduced Cisco’s machine learning platform, which will provide insight via DNA Center Assurance, into how a network is expected to be operating as a baseline, and provide relevant alerts based on real network data, leveraging a massive data lake, and Cisco’s proven expertise in networking. Rob Coote got a deep dive on the platform at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2019, and digs into it in this post.