BRKDCT-2202 - FabricPath Migration Use Case (2013 London)This session will review some of the common FabricPath deployment use cases. This is more focused on Enterprise environments. We will cover deployment best practices, migration strategy, lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid. Additionally, we will discuss around top troubleshooting steps, as well as tips & tricks during migration of the FabricPath Deployment.
BRKARC-2662 - OpenFlow and SDN: Today and Tomorrow (2013 Melbourne)Today there is definitely a lot of buzz around OpenFlow and Software Defined Networks (SDN) which in some minds equate to one in the same. In addition, there are additional terms that form part of the conversation like Openstack, Virtual Overlays, Network virtualisation etc. The current market conversation has loose semantics mixed in with hyperbole and hearsay that all make the work of a network practitioner and our customers harder. This session will cut through the terminology and offer a framework to both understand these trends and distill the applicability using a use case lens. We will then deep dive into Cisco's participation and leadership in this space and an assessment of current state We will then spend time to understand the broader construct these technologies fit into and Cisco's strategy in this space - Cisco ONE.
BRKVIR-2018 - Practical Architectures for Cloud (2013 London)This session will be focused on Best Practices for Cloud Networking and Networking Automation. This session includes real use cases of Cisco IaaS cloud deployments using Cisco end to end Virtualization and Automation technologies, Nexus1000V security and Virtualization enhancements and next generation cloud networking technologies. The session will introduce several experiences with cloud IaaS deployments and will demonstrate cutting-edge End-to-End DC Virtualization technologies, including DC networking, DC Services, latest hybrid cloud and multi hypervisors solutions. The topics presented are relevant for both SP and Enterprise architects, engineers and system integrators interested in building new best practice IaaS cloud facilities.
BRKSPG-2170 - Synchronisation in Packet-Based Networks (SyncE/IEEE1588-2008) (2013 Melbourne)The Session describes the Purpose of Frequency and Time Distribution in Packet Networks and how SyncE and IEEE1588-2008 can be used to provide comprehensive Synchronisation Solutions for Service Providers, Industrial/Automation Solutions, Smart Grid and High Frequency Trading Networks. Latest Standards work is reviewed to provide an Outlook on upcoming Technology advances and Design and Deployment Considerations around the currently available Functionality in various Cisco Products such as ASR901, ASR903, ASR9000, IE3000, CGS2500, are discussed. At the end of this Session Attendees should have all important Information in order to design & deploy Frequency and Time Distribution for Packet Networks.
BRKSPV-2001 - Service Provider Open API - Next Generation of SP functionality? (2013 London)Until now, the SP Video service comprised of delivery to a STB provided by the SP in a very closed and vertical model - recently, adding support for unmanaged devices like iPads etc have opened this out, but the APIs are still closed and only available by the SP developers. This session explores an open web-services-based open API available to all developers for all devices. We will walk through coding expamples on how a developer can access content and metadata from a SP's video system to provide a rich companion app for multiple devices.
BRKSEC-2010 - The State of Web Security: Attack and Response (2013 Melbourne)Routine web browsing throws open the door for alarming numbers of drive-by downloads and targeted attacks against your organization. Botnets, covert tunnels, exploit kits, and innumerable malicious objects ease through firewalls at the behest of a surprisingly vulnerable web browser ecosystem. We'll describe the state of web security, and how security and incident response teams can leverage web security proxies along with log monitoring to protect against threat
BRKEVT-2809 - Understanding Cisco TelePresence Conductor (2013 Melbourne)The key to any successful conferencing service is to make the experience simple, natural, reliable and predictable. Cisco TelePresence Conductor can be used to improve simplicity tremendously by overcoming many of the challenges that the TelePresence MCU administrator would traditionally encounter. Cisco TelePresence technology ensures a simple, natural conferencing experience for every user and every meeting. This session will cover an overview of the Cisco TelePresence Conductor product, how it can be configured, how it can be deployed, and the solutions it provides video administrators.
ITMGEN-4649 - Pervasive Security (2012 San Diego)“Is Security coming more into focus for you given the dynamics of today’s workforce with BYOD, business models & value chains extending beyond borders, attackers using sophisticated techniques? Are you prepared to deal with these changes and enable your business? If you are asking yourselves these questions, this session is for you. Bill Bragg, IT Director for Engineering and Sujata Ramamoorthy, Director of Information Security, both long time Cisco veterans will share their insights from an initiative they are currently leading at Cisco to prepare for exactly these dynamics. This is a CIO level transformational initiative called Pervasive Security Accelerator with focus on IT Security Governance/Operating Model, Security Architecture and acceleration of key capabilities. You can expect to hear the drivers, approach, architecture and key efforts tied to use cases that make up the program.
ITMGEN-4632 - Innovation in the Enterprise (2012 San Diego)Everyone talks a lot about innovative being a key driver to success, but exactly how do you create an innovative enterprise or business unit? How can you take advantage of market transitions and create a more inspired, efficient IT organization? Hear from leading experts, Thomas Koulopoulos, Author and Founder, Delphi Group and Carlos Dominguez, SVP, Cisco, as they discuss how they see innovative taking root within IT.
COCDCT-3468 - Inside Cisco IT: Private Cloud Architecture Designed for Business Continuity (2012 San Diego)The private cloud is one of today’s fastest growing data center solutions, and the significance of a secure architecture for business applications agnostic to the infrastructure is increasing. Cisco IT is building the foundation for business resiliency; however, resiliency at every layer of the business environment requires a holistic approach to managing and orchestrating infrastructure, platform, and application resources within a data center and across multiple data centers. This enables Cisco IT to automate delivery of end-to-end data center and infrastructure services to the business.
Cisco IT has been a fundamental driver in building and adapting the suite of management tools needed to orchestrate virtual data center infrastructure needed to deliver business services. Attendees will learn how Cisco IT is designing and deploying these next-generation virtual orchestration solutions and directions for cloud services management.
Cisco IT is migrating all its traditional data center applications to a radically simplified virtual infrastructure. This has significantly reduced the number of network and server devices and the cable overhead within the data center, while also speeding deployment time and overall application deployment agility. We have aggressively deployed Cisco Unified Computing System servers and Nexus physical and virtual switches, OTV, and Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud to provide cloud services inside Cisco.
Attendees will learn about the difficulties involved in migrating a heterogeneous set of applications to an internal private cloud. Attendees will also hear Cisco IT’s initial results of this server platform migration in terms of cost savings as well as enabling more reliable data center architectures at an acceptable cost. Additionally, we can share Cisco IT’s early experience in creating and expanding cloud services within the enterprise.
Session highlights include:
• Elastic Infrastructure as a Service
• Active – active Multitenant data center design
• Cisco intelligent automation for cloud
• Business resilient design for UCS and Nexus Switches
• Cisco IT application optimization for a private cloud
• Driving higher utilization of IT assets
• Risk mitigation
• Reduce SLA recovery times by 60%
• Leverage workload mobility, OTV, and LISP to build a comprehensive disaster recovery architecture
BRKDCT-2367 - OpenStack Deployment in the Enterprise / OpenStack - Implementaciòn en las empresas (2013 Cancun)OpenStack is an open source cloud operating system. More and more SP and Enterprise customers are looking for a top-to-bottom cloud stack that is rapidly deployable, open source based and does not break the bank and this is where OpenStack shines. This session will address common questions such as: What is OpenStack? Why should I use OpenStack in the Enterprise? How do I deploy OpenStack? The bulk of the session will focus on deploying OpenStack based on the Cisco OpenStack Edition starting from bare-metal provisioning all the way through the deployment of the controller and compute nodes as well as storage, and networking. A case study will be used to expand on topics such as multi-tenancy, quantum networking and application deployment. The use of open source and commercial tools such as Puppet will also be discussed. This session is very technical with a lot of configuration details.
BRKSPS-2602 - EMC and Cisco: Transform Your Data Center With EMC VSPEX and Cisco Technology (2014 Milan)Deployment of private cloud can be a complex task – with VSPEX Proven Infrastructure it doesn’t have to be. This session will take an in-depth look at how VSPEX simplifies and accelerates private cloud deployment to support your most robust application SLAs. Understand the EMC and Cisco technology behind VSPEX, and learn about its benefits in real world terms – through actual an customer case study. Come to this session to learn what VSPEX can do for your business and what it has already done for others just like you.
ITMGEN-3200 - Influencing the Business Equals Increased IT Value (2013 Orlando)IT has an increasingly critical role in driving technology innovation to deliver business value and results. How can IT become an influencer and drive the discussion and decisions made by the business? Cisco leaders will share insights into how to influence business counterparts and discuss multiplying the value you can bring through a new type of relationship.
PNLRST-4007 - Real Software Defined Networking Solutions: Optimize in an Open Network Environment - CiscoONE (2013 Orlando)How do you harness network intelligence via programmatic access to optimize business agility? Can the network be tied into emerging orchestration and automation frameworks that streamline complex provisioning tasks? Everyone wants greater extensibility and flexibility in leveraging their network, but how quickly will new technologies be adopted and how soon can you realize the benefits implied by software-defined networking solutions? Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the new principles, products and tooling for building, deploying, scaling and automating software defined networks. This will include discussion around new solutions offerings, real-world use cases and monetization potential with SDN, and overview multiple strategies for delivering on network programmability for your business, project and organization. Bring your hard questions & join us in this interactive and invigorating conversation!
BRKAPP-9000 - Introduction to Application Centric Infrastructure. (2014 Milan)This session is an intermediate session that provides detailed information on Application Centric infrastructure and the requirement to drive data center infrastructure based on application demands.
The methodologies behind application development and deployment are constantly changing. The current trends of massively scalable applications, cloud deployments and DevOps practices have placed new stresses on data center infrastructure. Infrastructure has become a bottleneck for application development, deployment and growth.Application Centric Infrastructure places the application center stage in the infrastructure design process and automates the configuration of the hardware underneath. This approach provides a platform for automation, orchestration and higher level system control while bridging the language barriers between development and infrastructure teams.
PSORST-2003 - Integrated Branch Services without Compromise (2013 Orlando)You don't have to trade off performance for rich services delivery anymore. Learn about the architectural advancements of the Cisco Enterprise routing portfolio that provides tighter integration of integrated services with significantly improved performance.
In this session, you will get a technical overview on how Cisco's new multi-core IOS XE architecture forwards packets and how the services virtualization layer allow you to run integrated services, such as Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Services (ASA) firewall, within the router just like they're on an appliance. You'll become the expert on this new flagship of the ISR portfolio and know more about the technology under the hood than anyone else you know.
PSODCT-1001 - Data Center Computing Strategies (2013 Orlando)Cisco's Unified Computing System is the industry's first and leading implementation of fabric computing which integrates compute, network, virtualization and storage access into a cohesive system. Understand the vision for where we are taking UCS in the future and learn what trends we are tracking as we evolve this industry changing solution. This integrated approach reduces costs, improves operational efficiencies and allows customers to be more responsive to rapidly changing business demands. This session will introduce the key building blocks of Cisco's UCS, highlighting key features like service profiles and stateless computing. Learn how Cisco is continuing to evolve our Unified Computing solutions with new capabilities, performance and scale.
BRKMPL-8624 - Introduction to MPLS VPNDuring the webinar, Cisco subject matter expert Nagendra Kumar will provide an introduction to MPLS VPN. During the live event he will discuss the common terminology, configuration, and best practices in setting up MPLS VPN networks.
To view additional related content such as the Q&A from the session, as well as the Ask the Expert Forum Event that followed the webcast, visit the Cisco Support Community Webcasts
BRKSEC-2037 - Security Management for Firewall and IPS (2014 Milan)This technical breakout will help attendees to understand how to unlock the full capabilities of the current Cisco Security Manager (CSM) 4.5. We will highlight the importance of CSM in enterprise environment managing Cisco ASA and IPS solutions. This session is designed for security and network administrators who are managing Cisco firewall and intrusion prevention solution installations. Please note that Remote Access VPN features will not be covered deeply. This session encompasses the following key topics: CSM enterprise class services, flexible rule and object editing, managing, Policy Bundle, Role Based Access Control, … New capabilities of CSM 4.5 release Eventing and rule connections Device health monitoring and alerting capabilities The session content will be accompanied by detailed examples, various demonstrations and troubleshooting hints. Sufficient time will be provided for audience interaction and questions.
BRKPCS-2043 - Microsoft Pro Reveals Top 4 Troubleshooting Tips (2014 San Francisco)Learn time-saving troubleshooting strategies from a network veteran who honed his skills managing Microsoft’s global enterprise network operations. You’ll get a rare look at the performance monitoring methodologies and tools used by the software giant’s network team to ensure on-time application delivery and avoid performance problems.
From this seminar, network managers and architects will take away:
• Processes Microsoft pros use to quickly prioritize and respond to network fires
• Steps for anticipating network problems before they occur
• Strategies to cut troubleshooting steps in half
• Best practices for performing root-cause analysis on 85% saturated 10 Gb links
• 5 career-limiting comments to avoid when fire-fighting with other IT teams
COCEVT-3466 - Inside Cisco IT: Making Video the new Voice - a Cisco IT Cookbook (2014 Milan)In the next 5 years most enterprises are going to expect video capabilities to be broadly available to their employees as a standard collaboration capability. If you haven't started yet; It is time to get your infrastructure video ready! Join the Service Manager and lead Design Engineer for Cisco IT UC & Video Platforms to learn how Cisco IT has served up pervasive video to its multinational enterprise and is enabling video to be the default real-time communication tool. In this session you will learn about Cisco IT's video service journey; discover some of the key ingredients and overview some of technical recipes that have been used by Cisco IT to deliver its menu of video services.
BRKGS-2526 - Driving UC Adoption across all platforms, mobile, desktop and meeting room. (2014 Milan) Despite data suggesting increased investment and deployment, the past decade has seen much lower true adoption of Unified Communications (UC) than expected. This is in part due to end-user barriers, including difficulty installing and using devices, as well as a lack of true understanding of the benefits of UC. This partner session will tackle these challenges and help businesses move to higher adoption rates and more productive use of the Cisco Collobration tools in which they have already invested. This presentation will include both hardware and software elements, as well as best practices for driving adoption at the end user level.
Please note that the session length is 20 minutes.
BRKSEC-3770 - Advanced Email Security with ESA (2013 Orlando)This technical session will tackle several advanced topics of e-mail security with a focus on Cisco's solution. We shall begin by describing the level of IPv6 support in newer versions of AsyncOS, and what changes this brings to traditional e-mail processing. Second part of the session will talk about recent trends of migrating towards the Cloud or Hybrid Cloud e-mail security solution, and what are the challenges and migration consideration. This will be followed by a section on Message Filters, a powerful mechanism of mail flow filtering which was deliberately neglected out of caution. Several Anti-phishing techniques will be laid out in the remainder of the session, outlining Cisco's Outbreak Filters, and providing insight into DKIM and SPF deployment considerations. Prerequisites for this session are acquaintance with SMTP and e-mail security technologies; experience with Cisco E-mail Security products is desirable. The target audience are security and email administrators of the enterprise email gateway. The audience will also benefit from following the session BRKSEC-3771 ';Advanced Web Security Deployment with WSA'; and BRKSEC-2695 ';Embrace Cloud Web Security with your Cisco Network';
BRKPCS-2015 - Cloud Case Study: How Verizon's Cisco Powered services enable Warner Brothers in the cloud (2013 Orlando)Many businesses and organizations evaluating cloud technology are concerned about how they can migrate from existing premise-based infrastructure to hybrid architectures comprised of premise-, managed-, and cloud-based services. This session will describe how one of Verizon�s customers has successfully completed the transition to cloud and how they implemented a solution that aligns with their business needs and scale. You will learn best practices for evaluating various cloud services, including how to verify that services will provide the performance and reliability you have come to expect from your own enterprise network, how to accelerate return on investment, and how to be able to leverage ongoing innovation in cloud technology without having to make further capital investment or disrupt day-to-day operations.
BRKCOM-2009 - Deploying Applications in Today's Compute, Storage and Network Infrastructure (2013 Orlando)This session prepares networking engineers for the fundamentals of deploying applications in today�s virtualized server infrastructure. The objectives for this session are to share Cisco Services best practices and tips and tricks implementing Cisco technology such as the Unified Computing System (UCS) and Nexus 1000v with any virtualization stack. During this session we will examine multiple server virtualization use cases and deployments that I have recently architected and implemented. Use cases consist of a multi-tenant private cloud, SAP Hana, Oracle Enterprise Linux �OEL� with Oracle RAC, and a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure �VDI� scaled for thousands of users. This session will show how to utilize a pod concept using Cisco methodologies such as Domain Ten to replicate and scale any server virtualization project that will support today�s enterprise applications. Additional in-depth technical topics covered during this session look at maximizing performance, capacity planning, and Cisco UCS concepts such as template updating, booting bare-metal or hypervisors, and requirements gathering for LAN and SAN virtual interfaces.
ITMGEN-3250 - The Innovation of Everything (2013 Orlando)As the industry begins enabling the Internet of Things, the way we work and do business will change at lightning speed. How do you use innovation to drive creativity? How can you optimize technology to free up other resources? Hear from Carlos Dominguez, a leader in innovation, as he shares his eye-opening ideas about how to prepare for the future.
BRKSEC-3007 - Advanced Cisco IOS Security Features (2013 Orlando)This session mainly covers design and deployment for the Zone-based Policy Firewall (from the foundations to advanced policy construction) and Identity-based features ( Downloadable ACLs, User-based Zone Firewall and the brand new SGT Firewall). Throughout the session, typical troubleshooting tools are largely employed to provide insight about feature operations and interactions, thus establishing the linkages between theory and practice. The session also discusses IOS advanced filtering resources such as specialized ACLs and Flexible Packet Matching and brings information about IPv6 Security features already available on IOS. This Session is targeted at network security specialists who want to learn about important security features in the Cisco IOS Router platform and Network engineers who need a better understanding of the Firewall and Identity functionalities available on IOS Routers. It is important to emphasize that this breakout does not cover VPN, L2 Security, IOS IPS or even IOS hardening techniques. This breakout is a natural follow-on to BRKSEC-2017.
BRKSEC-2900 - Cloud Managed Security with Meraki MX (2013 Orlando)Meraki's cloud managed networking portfolio includes out-of-the-box capabilities to help administrators secure their network environments. This session will provide an introduction to the Meraki architecture and a deep-dive into the Meraki MX security appliance product line. Presenter will feature a live demo of key features such as Auto VPN, client fingerprinting, identity-based policies, intrusion detection, and more.
BRKSPG-2204 - Building Carrier Ethernet Services Using Cisco Ethernet Virtual Circuit Framework (2013 Orlando)This session provides an overview of Cisco Ethernet Virtual Circuit (EVC) framework. A Cisco innovation that provides consistency, service awareness, flexibility and increased scalability for Carrier Ethernet and Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (VPN) deployments. Fundamentals of Cisco EVC operation and configuration are covered in detail. The session also illustrates how the framework aligns with the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) service attributes and definitions. Finally, Data Center Interconnect (DCI) and business services deployment use cases are covered. Target audience for the session are Service Providers who plan to build or currently operate a Carrier Ethernet network servicing residential and business customers, and Enterprises considering data center interconnection using Carrier Ethernet services.
BSACOL-1005 - Mapping Business Communication Methods & Workflows into an Innovative Architecture (2013 Orlando)This session will provide a proven business alignment technique with a strong focus on innovation. This mapping process links common requirements, communication methods, devices and workplaces to the latest trending collaboration capabilities. It also maps critical business policies and conditions to the required feature sets in the collaboration architecture. 10 of the most trending innovative UC & Collaboration use cases will also be revealed. At the end of the session the attendee should be equipped with a proven technique to align their strategic collaboration needs into an innovative architecture by opening up to newer and more effective ways of communicating.
BRKARC-1222 - Cisco MDS9000: expanding the family (2014 Milan)This session presents a detailed analyses of the new members of the market leading MDS9000 family, demonstrating their performance, reliability and flexibility. Topics include architectural design and enhanced capabilities of Cisco MDS9710 and MDS9250i, their typical use cases and interoperability with the other MDS9000 family members as well as Nexus switches. This session is designed for storage engineers involved in FC and FCoE network design and Data Centre storage architecture. An understanding of FC switching technologies and FCoE benefits is assumed.
BRKSEC-2206 - Security and Virtualization in the Data Center (2014 Milan)The evolving complexity of the data center is placing increased demand on the network and security teams to come up with inventive methods for enforcing security policies in these ever-changing environments. The goal of this session is to provide participants with an understanding of features and design recommendations for integrating security into the data center environment. This session will focus on recommendations for securing next-generation data center architectures. Areas of focus include security services integration, leveraging device virtualization, and considerations and recommendations for server virtualization. Design and implementation highlights for a typical Enterprise Data Center scenario will be presented as a case study. The target audience are security and data center administrators. Related sessions are BRKSEC-2009 "Securing Cloud Computing" and TECSEC-2670 "Data Center Security"
BRKIND-2333 - Capturing Trading Alpha with Performance and Intelligence in Financial Markets (2014 Milan)As ultra-low latency architectures become the foundation of trading fabrics, embedded analytics and instrumentation capabilities are critical to capturing key opportunities in a fast-paced market. Due to these growing data analytic requirements within the architecture, scalable fabrics—without compromised latency—are becoming more important. Join this session to hear industry experts discuss how Cisco’s High Performance Trading Fabric is unique in the marketplace in it’s ability to enable competitive advantage in the form of capturing sustained trading Alpha.
ITM-0003 - The Innovation of Everything (2013 Cancun)As the industry begins enabling the Internet of Everything, the way we work and do business will change at lightning speed. How do you use innovation to drive creativity? How can you optimize technology to free up other resources? Hear from Carlos Dominguez, a leader in innovation, as he shares his eye-opening ideas about how to prepare for the future.
BRKCRT-3133 - CCNP Security: IPSv7.0 Exam Prep (2013 Orlando)Network Intrusion Prevention and Detection technologies are much more effective when they are deployed and managed effectively.by network and security administrators. In this session, we will discuss the new CCNP Security IPS Exam 642-627. This session will include high level discussion of the Cisco IPS Hardware & Software Overview and touch upon other important topics that will prepare the audience for the exam.
BRKSPV-1261 - Designing an Online Video Service (2013 Orlando)Streaming Video has been around for many years but with the advent of tablets & high speed broadband it has come into its own. This workshop will focus on the new wave of video delivery technologies used in �Over-the-Top� environments & explore the best practice designs used when building such a streaming video service.
The session will start by looking at what we are setting out to achieve, and methodically set out the system architecture and each of the various elements that will contribute to the solution, and conclude with a typical example use case.
BRKPCS-2018 - Virtualizing SAP and our Hybrid Cloud Future (2013 Orlando)In the last 3 years Columbia Sportswear has virtualized almost 100% of their Enterprise workloads, including applications some believe are not a good fit for virtualization. In this presentation Michael will describe their journey in leveraging Vblock�Systems to support a 100% virtual environment, including applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft and Microsoft SQL. Additionally Michael will cover various leading edge concepts his team is exploring to further leverage their highly virtualized infrastructure to provide additional value to his business.
BRKUCC-2041 - Unified Communications Security: Design and Best Practices (2012 San Diego)As the feature and functionality available within Unified Communication systems advance, maintaining security, reliability and confidentiality of the voice and video traffic traversing over IP networks becomes a growing challenge. This session explores the different vulnerabilities that an Enterprise Unified Communication system can be exposed to and the mechanisms available to address them and mitigate possible attacks.
This intermediate session discusses design options available for securing the Cisco Unified Communication system. It also presents the best practices recommended for implementing the various security tools and technologies available within the UC product family.
BRKSPG-3611 - Troubleshooting IOS-XE (2012 Melbourne)This session provides an overview of both the hardware and software architectures specific to the ASR1000 Series Router and IOS-XE, and will include troubleshooting methods and techniques to monitor overall system health and platform-specific troubleshooting techniques. It will also cover guidelines for deploying ASR1000 Series Routers into your organisation. This presentation is intended for network engineers, network managers and network administrators who are responsible for configuring, troubleshooting and/or maintaining ASR1000 Series Routers in their network. It is assumed that attendees will have a general understanding and knowledge of Cisco IOS technologies and routers.
GENSK-1295 - Data Center-Solutions Keynote (2013 Orlando)The Data Center is evolving towards the next major architectural transition since Client-Server and the Web: the Cloud Era. A converged approach with unified computing, unified management and unified fabric is needed for an open, resilient, secure, and scalable platform in a multi-cloud environment to meet your needs today and address your cloud deployments of tomorrow.
GENSK-4344 - Solutions Keynote: Security (2012 San Diego)Security threats are growing in number and impact, and becoming increasingly difficult to detect and mitigate. Companies are moving rapidly towards the cloud, and employees are demanding a “work anywhere” environment. Today’s CIO and network administrator are faced with the dilemma of whether to “lock it down” or “free it up”…whether to shackle the business with security policies and practices, or to enable the business to innovate and grow.
Join Christopher Young, Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Security and Government Group, as he examines the need for a more transparent and efficient network that enables businesses to open the door to new innovation. The answer is intelligent networks that integrate security and context awareness allowing control over who, what, where, when, and how company data is accessed. With annual revenue of $44 billion and the bulk of transactions conducted over the Internet, Cisco is a prime target for security attack and exploitation. Christopher will reference Cisco to demonstrate how enterprises can increase overall network visibility and application control while delivering secure access for users, devices and applications.