Managing IoT in Banking with Cisco DNA Center

By |2019-08-26T09:23:54+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, IoT|Tags: |

A fundamental shift in the way financial products and services are delivered has made IoT in banking a hot topic, and one we have discussed at length with customers and industry veterans. Now, Acadia has teamed up with Cisco to help financial institutions exceed customer and employee demand for a great user experience that strengthens [...]

How IBN Revolutionizes Security with User-Based Permissions

By |2019-07-24T14:01:17+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, intent-based networking, Network Security, Security Solutions|Tags: |

As remote employees, app-driven work and instantaneous functionality become the workplace norm, status quo IP-based security tends to slow users down. Further, its security is quickly becoming inferior to the more comprehensive user-based security model enterprises are switching to. Let’s take a look at the benefits of user-based security and how [...]

IBN Represents Job Opportunity, Not Threats

By |2019-07-24T14:01:24+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, intent-based networking|Tags: |

Advancing technology tends to add job opportunities rather than replace them. Intent-Based Networking Systems (IBNS) are no different. Think of all those tasks on your to-do list that aren't getting done today, due to some hardware device that isn’t enforcing a stated policy, or similar issue.  Wouldn’t it be nice not [...]

How Enterprises Can Prepare for the Intent-Based Network

By |2019-07-24T14:01:31+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, intent-based networking, Security Solutions|Tags: |

Intent-based networking, or IBN, is positioned to redefine how enterprises manage their IT infrastructure. With the explosion in the number of mobile and IoT devices, video, streaming and SaaS applications, network intents such as identities, segmentation rules, and security policies require continuous adjustments. Today, this is mostly done manually, and often [...]

How Cisco ACI and Cisco DNA Center Work

By |2019-07-24T14:01:38+00:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, intent-based networking|Tags: , |

The move to virtualize enterprise networks began several years ago. Because the work is complex, Cisco, the industry’s leading network equipment supplier, delivered a variety of solutions. Two key elements are Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), the centerpiece in its Software-Defined Network (SDN) story, and Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) [...]

Build a Next Gen Network with SDN and IBN

By |2019-07-24T14:02:39+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, intent-based networking, SD-WAN, Software-Defined Networking|Tags: |

Historically, configuring network switches, firewalls and other infrastructure components was a slow, largely manually process. Generally, a network operator entered configuration changes through the Command Line Interface for each piece of equipment.  The old-fashioned approach was inflexible, the installation process was time-consuming, and the deployments were error-prone. […]

Intent-Based Networking for Enterprises

By |2019-07-24T14:03:22+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, intent-based networking|Tags: |

More than 1,000 large enterprises will be using intent-based networking systems by 2020, according to a report by Gartner. Intent-based networking (IBN) is the biggest advancement in networking since ethernet switching. In the past 20 years, there has been no greater benefit to enterprises for networking than IBN. It allows firms to centrally manage network operations [...]

DNA Center Assurance: Network Troubleshooting Simplified

By |2019-03-05T13:02:54+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Assurance, DNA Center, Network|Tags: |

Some enterprises take a reactive approach to network troubleshooting. They make network changes and then wait for users to point out the flaws and for support tickets to pile up. Progressive enterprises are taking a proactive approach to network health with DNA Center. […]