Tag Archives: Virtualization and Cloud

Putting the “Software” in Software Defined Networking

One of the biggest concerns I see with the SDN “buzz” that is happening in the industry at the moment, is the broadening perspective on what “Software Defined” means, and the confusion this is causing for my customers. As I … Continue reading

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My first 100 Days as Channel Chief

After 14 years at Cisco, I am very pleased after my first 100 days as Canadian Channel Chief to share my initial thoughts and strategies. The partner landscape and care-abouts have evolved considerably, and in my time at Cisco I’ve … Continue reading

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Enabling Enterprise Networks with SDN

Software Defined Networks (SDN) has its roots in academia, with research around wiping the networking slate clean. Its purpose is “to explore what kind of Internet we would design if we were to start with a clean slate and 20-30 … Continue reading

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What does SDN mean for Enterprises?

Now, I guess most of you reading this, already have an idea in your head of what SDN is, but without doubt, the most common question I am getting these days as a Cisco Canada Data Center Specialist is related … Continue reading

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Canada’s Next Leap Forward for Unified Fabric: Dynamic Fabric Automation

As more Canadian enterprises adopt public and private cloud deployment, data center networks must evolve to meet new challenges and growing requirements. I was in Orlando this summer for the announcement of Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation (DFA), which enhances our … Continue reading

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