How Enterprises Can Prepare for the Intent-Based Network

By |2019-04-02T21:09:57+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, IBN, 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 |2019-03-18T03:39:49+00:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, IBN, 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 |2019-03-22T23:12:55+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), DNA Center, Intent-Based Network, 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 |2019-03-05T13:03:23+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: DNA Center, Intent-Based Network, 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 [...]

Intent Based Networking Positioned to Transform the IT Industry

By |2019-03-04T12:56:38+00:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: intent-based networking, Machine Learning|Tags: |

We know legacy networks require a manual configuration that’s sometimes complicated, time-consuming, and insecure. Each change presents an opportunity for human error to enter your network architecture. To address these issues, some enterprises use intent based networking. This technology simply lets machines take care of machines, giving network administrators the time they need to design and [...]