Product Announcement: Cisco Spark Board

Billed as a break-through wireless presentation display, the Cisco Spark Board is a digital whiteboard, and a next-gen video conferencing system. As an all-in-one device, it provides everything you need to collaborate with your teams in meeting rooms. Launched on January 24th, the board was subsequently shown in a live demonstration at the Cisco Live keynote in Berlin. It integrates…

Product Announcement: Cisco ENCS5000 NFV platform

One of the announcements at CiscoLive was the Cisco ENCS5000 NFV platform. ENCS5000 is effectively Cisco’s branch-in-a-box device for running a virtualised routing, security and NFV platform. It uses the virtualised functions from the UCS-E platform offering an alternate way of supporting this in a branch site. “Industrialised” styling is used on the ENCS5000 removing…

On my way to Cisco Live 2017

So I’m sitting in the hotel, taking advantage of the free Wifi, and using the time to wonder what this week might hold. After many years in the networking industry, I’m finally on my way to my first CiscoLive event, hosted in Berlin. As one of more than 12,000 attendees, I know it’s going to…