This presentation date is February 20, 2017 at 10:30-12:20 local time.
Sehjung Hah introduces Cisco Enterprise Switching at CLEUR17
Presenters: Akshay Yadav, Derek Huckaby, Fabrizio Maccioni, Sehjung Hah
Delegates: Dominik Pickhardt, Ethan Banks, Gabriele Gerbino, Ivan Pepelnjak, Jasper Bongertz, Max Mortillaro, Peter Paul Engelen
Overview: Cisco DNA with Enterprise Switching with Sehjung Hah
Sehjung Hah, Manager with Catalyst Technical Marketing, introduces the session for the delegates. The presentations are based around Digital Network Architecture, based around operating simplicity.
Personnel: Sehjung Hah
Cisco Operational Improvements with Open Programmability on Switches with Fabrizio Maccioni
Fabrizio Maccioni, Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco, reviews Cisco’s efforts to bring programmability to switches. Their efforts are based on the idea of trying to automate the entire network life cycle, from day zero to scripting and application hosting, through the upgrade cycle. The key to this is to bring consistency across many platforms and operating systems.
Personnel: Fabrizio Maccioni
Cisco Network as a Sensor and Enforcer with Derek Huckaby
Derek Huckaby, Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco, reviews how Cisco is rolling out a security focused mindset across the Catalyst switch line. They do this by allowing switches to have visibility to incoming traffic, as well as be the enforcement point. This can dynamically be updated by pushing down policy to switches.
Personnel: Derek Huckaby
Digital Building Solutions: Bringing IoT to the Enterprise with Akshay Yadav
Akshay Yadav, Product Manager at Cisco, reviews the company’s Digital Building framework, and how it represents the next generation of how enterprises will build. He reviews the potential the framework provides, the challenges in evolving from more traditional architecture, and the forces in the market driving adoption. Finally, he reviews how the solutions in the Digital Building framework integrate with the greater Cisco ecosystem.
Personnel: Akshay Yadav
Programmable ASICs for Cisco Catalyst Switches with Muhammad Imam
Muhammad Imam, Senior Manager Technical Marketing at Cisco, reviews the traditional role of fixed function ASICs at Cisco, and how programmability changes this mainstay. In 2013, they debuted the Catalyst 3850 switch, which had programmable pipelines. Muhammad reviews how the UADP ASIC architecture is able to achieve that programmability. Finally, he reviews the most recent feature updates for the Catalyst 3850 line.
Personnel: Muhammad Imam