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This presentation will cover, how to align your network to the business, delivering innovation-hardware, delivering innovation-software and how to tie it all together.

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    • Technology Development& Innovation @ Cisco Dave Zacks Technical Solutions Architect dzacks@cisco.com
    • AGENDA Cisco’s Vision – The Network is the Platform Aligning the Network – to the Business Delivering Innovation – Hardware Delivering Innovation – Software Tying It All Together – Innovative Solutions April 24th, 2012© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 3
    • The Network is the Platform – Cisco’s Vision “Cisco’s strategy is a story based on change – the market transitions that affect our customers. Through multiple transitions in the last decade and over the next 3 – 5 years, the network will evolve from the plumbing of the Internet – providing connectivity – to the platform that enables people to experience life.” John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco Systems© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 4
    • The Network is the Platform – Cisco’s Vision© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 5
    • The Network is the Platform – Evolving Needs Customer Requirements 2012 + 2009 2006 2004 Video Collaboration The Network is the Platform 2000 Collaboration Secure Voice / Data Integration Data Connectivity IT as a Cost Centre Network Relevance IT as a Strategic Asset© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 6
    • Enterprise Megatrends – And What They Have in Common IMMERSIVE COLLABORATION Pervasive Video MOBILITY BYOD CLOUD SaaS | DC /V The Network SECURITY, Accelerating Cyber-Threats IT EFFECTIVENESS, Service and Network Management© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. $ COST CONTROL, TCO, Operational Efficiency #CiscoPlusCA #CiscoPlusCA 7
    • Cisco – Architectural Alignment DEVELOPMENT FOCUS, across Cisco IMMERSIVE COLLABORATION Pervasive Video MOBILITY Collaboration CLOUD BYOD SaaS | DC / V Borderless Data Centre / Networks Virtualization© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 8
    • AGENDA Cisco’s Vision – The Network is the Platform Aligning the Network – to the Business Delivering Innovation – Hardware Delivering Innovation – Software Tying It All Together – Innovative Solutions April 24th, 2012© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 9
    • Aligning the Network – to the Business Business Priorities  React  Ensure to Business Shifts Business Continuity Information Innovation Technology Operational (The Network) Excellence  Reduce  Protect / Business Latency Utilize Assets© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 10
    • Evolving the Network – with the Business Through 1995 …  Getting everyone’s desktop on the LAN  Rise of client-server business applications  Operational anarchy in practice Connectivity The Enterprise Network© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 11
    • Evolving the Network – with the Business Through 2005 …  Traffic volume and bandwidth needs expanding  Increasing LAN uptime SLAs (Five 9’s!)  Rise of the Web – GUI, servers, E-Business applications  Operational hierarchy in practice High “Wire” Basic Availability Speed Control Connectivity The Enterprise Network© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 12
    • Evolving the Network – with the Business 2012 and beyond …  Access anytime, anywhere … to anything  No downtime – scheduled or unscheduled  Full protection, compliance a must  Operational autonomics in practice Application Unified Non-Stop Integrated Ops Virtualization Intelligence Network Comms Security Mgmt High “Wire” Basic Availability Speed Control Connectivity The Enterprise Network© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 13
    • The Network is the Platform – Supporting the Business Security Unified Proac ve response Communica on Threat mi ga on Rich Media Unified Collabora on Security Comms. Compu ng Security Compu ng Mobility Secure + Wired and wireless IP Network Mobility Iden ty Storage Unify, Simplify, Amplify Mobility Compu ng Applica on Delivery Applica on Oriented Networking Management Storage Services Security Unified Communica onsty Iden Services Services Real- me ered services Intelligence in Mobility Services Integrated Compute the network Services Network Servicesty The Network is the Pla orm Storage Iden Storage Services Iden ty Services Network Infrastructure Virtualiza on© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 14
    • AGENDA Cisco’s Vision – The Network is the Platform Aligning the Network – to the Business Delivering Innovation – Hardware Delivering Innovation – Software Tying It All Together – Innovative Solutions April 24th, 2012© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 15
    • Hardware Innovation – ASICs Cisco designs many custom ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits) for products. • ASICs are the “heart” of a platform – they are the base hardware that provides the necessary functionality and performance to meet today’s network requirements, and to scale to meet the network demands of tomorrow for performance, services, and flexibility. • Designing ASICs is expensive and time-consuming – to address however, they provide the flexibility and performance Unique Solutions customer needs required to address complex, demanding needs. • Cisco’s core competency in ASICS and systems Innovation in Services provides “vertical integration” – allowing our products to meet customer goals, and to provide unique and compelling solutions. Innovation in Software ASIC Innovation in ASIC Hardware Technology© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 16
    • Switching Hardware Innovation – Nexus 7000 Rich Services 1G / 10G Modules (M1 Series – 46G / 80G per slot, L2 / L3) Unified Fabric Fabric Modules 1G / 10G Modules 1 Crossbar Fabric ASIC (F2 Series –110Gbps/slotper slot, 480G L2 / L3, high density) Crossbar 2 Fabric 110Gbps/slot ASIC 3 Optimized for the Data Centre Crossbar 110Gbps/slot Fabric ASIC 550Gbps 110Gbps 440Gbps 330Gbps 220Gbps Rich Services 10G / 40G / 100G Modules per slot bandwidth Crossbar (M2 Series – 240G per slot, L2 / L3) 110Gbps/slot Fabric ASIC 4 110Gbps/slot Crossbar Fabric ASIC 5 ASIC Technology© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 17
    • Switching Hardware Innovation – Catalyst 6500 Years of Innovation Years of Innovation WiSM-2 ASA-SM NAM-3 (Wireless) (Firewall) (Net Analysis) Supervisor-2T 40 Gigabit Ethernet Services Modules FourX ACE-30 adapter (SLB) 40G optics© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 18
    • Switching Hardware Innovation – Catalyst 3750-X Industry-Leading StackPower – Unique Cisco Innovation for PoE Stackable Switch Platform Redundan Redundant • Adaptable “pool of power” StackWise Plus t Power Supplies available to all Catalyst 3750-X Stackable up to 9 units, switch stack members Fans ✓✓ ✗ ✗ 64Gbps stack interconnect • Provides “Zero-footprint” RPS ✓✓ ✗ ✗ i.e. power supply redundancy ✓✓ ✗ ✗ ✓✓ without an RPS Stacking, Unified behaving as a single unit (L2 / L3) • Intelligent power shedding – ✗ turn off low priority PoE end devices Operates as a StackPower “pool” single switch in the eventredundant, replaceable Industry- Modular, of a power supply failure (one CLI, one STP instance, one routing instance) Leading uplinks (1G/10G), fans, power supplies Innovation for PoE© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 19
    • Switching Hardware Innovation – Nexus 2200 Cisco Nexus® 7000 Example Deployment – Cisco Nexus 5500 ® Nexus 7000, Nexus 5500, and Nexus 2200 for ToR Access N2248TP N2148T N2232PP + 48 Port 1000M Host Interfaces 4 x 10G Uplinks 48 Port 100/1000M Host Interfaces 4 x 10G Uplinks 32 Port 1/10G FCoE Host Interfaces 8 x 10G Uplinks + • Simplified Management Model – plug and play provisioning, N2224TP N2232TM N2248TP-E centralized configuration Distributed 48 Port 100/1000M Host Interfaces Line Card Portability – 24 Port 100/1000M Host Interfaces . .32.Port 1/10GBASE-T Host Interfaces High10G Uplinks (Module) Density 4 x 10G Uplinks • (N2K supported with Multiple 2 x 10G Uplinks 8x 32MB Shared Buffer Edge Switching System Parent Switches – N5K, N7K) Virtualized Switch • Unified access for any server – (100M1GE10GE FCoE): Cisco Nexus® 2000 FEX FET-10G B22HP Scalable Ethernet, HPC, unified Cost Effective Fabric Extender 16 x 1/10G Host Interfaces Transceiver 8 x 10G UplinksCisco Nexus® 2000 FEX fabric or virtualization deployment© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 20
    • Routing Hardware Innovation – CRS-1 / CRS-3 STANDALONE CONFIG (CRS-1 @ 320G, 640G, or 1.28Tbps) (CRS-3 @ 1.12T, 2.24T, or 4.48Tbps) Relentless  16/8/4 Linecard and PLIM slots expansion  No Fabric chassis required of bandwidth, applications, mobility …MULTI-CHASSIS CONFIG (CRS-1 @ 1.28T To 92Tbps) (CRS-3 @ 4.48T To 322Tbps) to REALITY …• X (1 to 72) Line card chassis• Y (1 to 8) fabric chassis Taking 100G Ethernet – from CONCEPT … © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Right Here in Kanata! #CiscoPlusCA 21
    • Routing Hardware Innovation – QFP Cisco > 100 5 Years >40 QuantumFlow Processor Multi-Core (40) Packet Processor World Class Engineers Development Investment Patents + QFP – The World’s Most Advanced Piece of Networking SiliconScale Over 1.3 Billion Transistors Instant-on Service DeliveryPerformance 40Gbs+ Services Low Touch Deployment Traffic Manager (BQS)Availability Customized QoS Faster Qualification + Cisco IOS-XEServices Integrated and Programmable Future Proof Technology Software © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 22
    • AGENDA Cisco’s Vision – The Network is the Platform Aligning the Network – to the Business Delivering Innovation – Hardware Delivering Innovation – Software Tying It All Together – Innovative Solutions April 24th, 2012© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 23
    • Software Innovation – IOS-XE Evolution to the Next Generation – same look and feel as Cisco IOS IOS-XE IOS-XE IOS runs as its own Linux process IOS-XE (Active) Cisco (Standby) for control plane (Routing, SNMP, CLI etc) … 32-bit and 64-bit options IOS Chassis Forwarding Interface Manager Manager Manager Linux kernel with multiple processes running in protected memory for – Kernel  Fault containment  Re-startability Control Messaging  In-Service Software Upgrades (ISSU) ASR 1000 Platform … High Availability Innovations – Cisco ASR 1000  Zero-packet-loss RP Failover Platform  <50ms ESP Failover  Software Redundancy© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 24
    • Software Innovation – NX-OS Integration of 3 fundamental technologies – Layer-2 Layer-3 Storage VLAN UDLD OSPF GLBP  Layer 2 Bridging SNMP, XML, CLI Management STP CDP BGP HSRP VSANs Zoning IGMP 802.1X EIGRP VRRP FCIP  Layer 3 Routing LACP … CTS PIM … SNMP FSPF IVR Sysmgr, PSS & MTS  SAN Switching (Storage) Protocol Stack (IPv4 / IPv6 / L2) Industry-Leading High Availability Interface Management Chassis Management Support for best-in-class Chip/Driver Infrastructure Non-Disruptive ISSU Kernel Fully Modular VDC 1 Nexus(config)# no feature eigrp Integrated Virtualization NX-OS Layer 2Nexus(config)# no feature pim3 Protocols Protocols Layer Nexus(config)# no feature bgp Non-Stop Forwarding capabilities VLAN UDLD OSPF GLBP Disabling a service: A CLI which is IOS look & feel PVLAN CDP BGP HSRP • Releases system resources to maintain low learning curve VDC 1 STP 802.1X EIGRP IGMP LACP • Removes associated CLI CTS PIM SNMP Targeted (in terms of features) VDC 2 •… Removes associated configuration … primarily for the Data Centre VDC 3© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 25
    • AGENDA Cisco’s Vision – The Network is the Platform Aligning the Network – to the Business Delivering Innovation – Hardware Delivering Innovation – Software Tying It All Together – Innovative Solutions April 24th, 2012© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 26
    • Solution Innovation – Virtual Switching System (VSS) Traditional Campus Design Extensive routing L3 Core topology, Routing reconvergence Virtual Switching System Virtual Switching System-based Campus Design Traditional Design Reduced routing FHRP, STP, L3 Core neighbors, Minimal L2/L3 Asymmetric routing, L3 reconvergence Distribution Policy Management Access No FHRPs Single active uplink per VLAN (PVST), No Looped topology L2 reconvergence L2 / L3 Policy Management Distribution Resilient, Access Multiple active uplinks per VLAN, Simple, No STP convergence Scalable© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 27
    • Solution Innovation – Link Encryption (802.1ae) MACsec Link Encryption cts manual SAP PMK 1234 cts manual SAP PMK 1234 Problem – Password 11011011 Physical access to network links are a real security vulnerability 01001011 Password Credit Card # 011010100 Identity Date of Birth 11011011 Service Engine Cisco Solution – TrustSec Domain IEEE 802.1ae MACsec link encryption Hop-by-Hop, wire rate, 1x, MAB, Web Auth cryptographic confidentiality and integrity based on Enhanced IEEE 802.1ae Security, Network- Integrated© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 28
    • Solution Innovation – Easy Virtual Networks (EVN) Cisco EVN eases the deployment and management of Virtual Networks – WAN Internet Internet Data  Automates VRF-Lite configuration Centre  Simplifies device configuration Enhanced Security,  Eases troubleshooting tasks Integrated & Fully interoperable with Simplified MPLS VPN and VRF-Lite Guest Access Merged Isolated Implemented in high-performance Company Service(s) Virtualized Campus switches and routers Network Unique Cisco innovation – Patent 7,688,829 Deployment Virtual Network Virtual Network Virtual Network Actual Physical Infrastructure© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 29
    • Solution Innovation – FabricPath Switching Routing  Easy Configuration  Multi-pathing (ECMP)  Plug & Play  Fast Convergence  Provisioning Flexibility  Highly Scalable FabricPath S10 S20 S30 S40 Switch ID space: Extended Routing S400: FabricPath Limits decisions are Layer 2 made based on “FabricPath brings Layer 3 routing benefits FabricPath Spanning Tree Routing Table Reach and the FabricPath Scope and Scale routing table to flexible Layer 2 bridged Ethernet networks” L1 L2 L3 AB S100  400 Switch … … IF Impact L4 S100 L1, L2, L3, L4 S100 S200 S300 S400 1/1 S400: CE MAC MAC address space: 1/2 Switching based on Classical Ethernet (CE) Address Table A BB MAC address tables MAC IF B 1/2© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ROUTING SCALABILITY, SWITCHING SIMPLICITY … A … S100 #CiscoPlusCA 30
    • Solution Innovation – OTV Simplified Multi-Point Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Data Centre provides simplified, multi-point Interconnect L2 bridging between multiple DC sites – OTV allows for multi-point  Extremely simple configuration Layer 2 connectivity between DC sites, without L2 loops or STP interaction  Optimized unicast and OTV OTV multicast traffic flows  Operates over IP transport between sites IP A IP B DC DC (does not require WAN IP / MPLS West East MPLS transport) WAN VLANs 100-109 VLANs 100-109 Isolates Spanning Tree IP C interaction between sites OTV Provides resiliency and fault tolerance Unique and powerful Cisco solution – VLANs 100-109 supported on Nexus 7000 and ASR 1000 DC South© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 31
    • Solution Innovation – HQoS QFP enabled The ASR 1000 provides very powerful and flexible QoS capabilities – enabled in hardware via the QFP Example – Hierarchical QoS (HQoS) With HQoS, an interface can be shaped to a “sub-rate” value below the actual physical interface speed – Then, within that shaped bandwidth, multiple traffic classes can be defined and used … including priority queuing and per-application bandwidth controls on traffic classes This is ideal for WAN circuits where the actual available WAN bandwidth is less Flexible, than the WAN handoff interface speed QoS, at Hardware Speeds© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 32
    • Solution Innovation – Wireless Mobility Delivering Solutions Streaming Video Challenges – Solu on – for a Mobile Advanced Beam Forming RF Limita ons Technology VideoStream Cisco to Improve Workforce Industry’s First Chip-Level Client Deviceto Unicast cast video over RF at scale Mul ve Performance ― Cannot deliver mul conversion at switch ― Proac ve, always-on monitoring Proac cast and Automa c Interference Protec for clients a aching to APs Media Rich “Nice to Have”overloads networkon ― Video Call Admission Control Pervasive 100 Mission Critical ― Detailed, hardware-based Cisco MobilityWhat ― BEFORE and degrades other for video sessions Queue priori za on Beam Not Directed Towards Legacy applica on performance Applications AFTER Video Streaming Without Reliablecollec onTowards Client data Mul castASIC Beam Directed 20 in InnovationsIt Is … ― Unable to ng In Lower Performance A/G Client Resul deliver 63 Wireless Client 97 ― Wi-Fi and non-Wi-Fi Resul ng In Be er Performance interference detec on Performance 802.11a/g business- X Beam Strength WLC 802.11a/g ― Interference impact SWITCH Beam Forming Self-Healing quality CleanAir 90 35 and loca on across en re system video in 30 Seconds ― Historical troubleshoo ng data AP AP AP AP Proactive and automatic interference mitigation Detect | Classify | Locate | Mi gateWhat 802.11n 802.11n Up to 30% Improved ClientLink PerformanceIt Does … GOOD POOR PERFORMANCE GOOD POOR PERFORMANCE GOOD POOR PERFORMANCE POOR PERFORMANCE BEFORE PERFORMANCE AFTER PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE Wireless Interference Decreases BEFORE CleanAir Mi gates RF Interference AFTER Better coverage for mobile BEFORE AFTER NoReliability and Degraded Client-link Disabled Performance Resource Reserva on, Improving Reliability and Performance Client-link Enabled Stream Priori za on, Resource Reserva on, devices compared to competitors Hotspot Voice and Video, Cannot Deliver Mul cast Reliable Mul cast Over Wireless Wireless Client AIR QUALITY System PERFORMANCE Performance Global Enterprise AIR QUALITY PERFORMANCE Video Perfect 5.0 MOS Score for Video Management Capacity Self Healing Stream and Optimizing Reliable multicast, stream prioritization, resource reservation Lower Data Rates M&A Sports Higher Data Rates M&A Sports © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rightsMee ng CEO reserved. Nego a on Event CEO Mee ng Nego a on Event #CiscoPlusCA 33
    • Solution Innovation –Canadian R&DHalifax:• Developed Masters in Engineering (Internetworking) at Dalhousie Univ.O awa: Toronto:• CRS, ASR 9000 & •IOS-XR Videoscape Cisco development• ASR 1000 Hardware & So ware development Media CMS development via Extend• SP Broadband & • DMN Engineering WiFi Engineering Winnipeg: • Collabora on Innova on & Research Center at U Winnipeg Vancouver: • Video Encoding technologies via SA© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 34
    • Solution Innovation – In Ottawa Key Facts Traditional Campus Design • Established in 1998 with acquisition of Skystone and later Stratum One • Specializing in Next Generation Routing • 300+ Engineers working across the routing groups • $8B+ in equipment & SW shipped since 1998 CRS-3 • 55+ patents or patents pending Technology Programs Development Activities • C12k Line Cards & ASICs • System Architecture • CRS Line Cards and ASICs • ASIC / Linecard design • IOS XR SW Features • IOS XE SW Features • Optical integration ASR 9000 • L3 VPN • Software Development • L2 VPN • Software Test • BNG • System Test • Mobility • Product Marketing • WiFi • Standards leadership – • NG Routing HW & SW 40GE, 100GE, and beyond ASR 1000© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 35
    • Solution Innovation – Videoscape … Strategy Integrated & Consistent Experience Traditional Campus Design Infinite Content Sources Unified experience Unified experience beyond TV beyond Android & Apple devices Managed & Unmanaged Networks SP Customized UI and UX Universal Guide Managed & QoE Unmanaged Devices Multi-screen, cloud Quality services of Experience© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 36
    • Solution Innovation – Videoscape … Architecture© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 37
    • Solution Innovation – VMS Engineering • Development lab established in 1996 • Specializing in: • Digital content management • Encryp on and En tlement • Asset Workflow • Next-gen EPG • Worldwide customer base including -- AT & T, Verizon, Telstra, ONET, Korea Telecom, Bell,etc. • 24 So ware Engineers in Toronto ( 16 developers, 8 QA ) • Performance and Scaling lab • Agile and Test Driven Development Methodologies • Development Technologies: • Java Enterprise Edi on 6 – Seam, jBPM, JSF, ESB, etc. • JBoss 5© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. • Oracle & SQL Server #CiscoPlusCA 38
    • Solution Innovation – DMN Engineering Key Facts Development Activities • System Architecture• Established in 1983 – • Chip/Board/Mechanical design Cisco’s oldest engineering site in continual operation • Embedded/System /• Specializing in broadcast video encoding, Management software design satellite receivers and control systems • System verification• 120+ Engineers working across the group• $1B+ in equipment shipped since 2001• 40+ patents and 30+ patents pending PowerVu Network Control System• Cisco award winning development systems Technology Programs D9854 Integrated Satellite Receiver Decoder• Integrated Satellite Receivers and Decoders • 700,000+ receivers shipped since 2001•Broadcast Video Encoders • 30,000+ encoders shipped since 2001•PowerVu Network Control Systems • 40 % of the Primary Distribution market runs on PowerVu D9036 Modular Encoding Platform © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 39
    • Solution Innovation – Canada Innovation Centre Experience + Demo Centre Solutions Centre Evergreen Brick Works Cisco Solutions and Innovation Lab Technology and innovation in historic Brownfield site Bringing eco-system of partners, customers, and influencers to co-create, downtown Toronto; Centre for Green Cities validate, and commercialize solutions for sustainable communities© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 40
    • Solution Innovation –CVD and SBA CVD = Cisco Validated Design SBA = Smart Business Architecture Systems and solutions that are – - designed - tested - and documented to facilitate and improve customer deployments CVD and SBA testing and documentation incorporate a wide range of technologies and products into a complete tested solution that have been developed to address customer business needs –  Design Guides  System Assurance Guides  Application Deployment Guides© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 41
    • The Issues of a Fragmented Approach Integration shifts from equipment vendor to network operator Low Price! Français New features and services slower and Pусский more costly to roll out High Speed! Lowest common feature support Deutsche Feature X! Less reliable, lower performance, Good Trade! and poor support Greater management overhead© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 42
    • Cisco – The Value of the Architecture End-to-End Deliverable by Cisco IP Comm WLAN Management Security Network-Enabled Wireless Enhanced Self-Defending Value-Add Provisioning Innovations Visibility Network Integration Architectural Features Leadership Unique Supporting CDP NSF / SSO Integrated Industry IBNS Aux VLAN Security Features Leadership 802.1p/q 802.11 a/b/g/n SNMP ACLs 802.1s 802.3af RMON I / II SSH / SSL Baseline Industry 802.3af TFTP 802.1x Features Compliance PIM MIB I / II QoS IGMP Switching Routing Mobility© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 43
    • Cisco – Supporting and Driving Standards Cisco – Technology Innovator  $5 billion+ R&D investment annually  Over 100 companies acquired  16,000+ engineers in 10 global labs  More than 8,600 patents – 900+ in 2011 alone More ... StackWise EtherChannel Inline Power GOLD IOS SLA IOS- CDP Tag Switching DAI, DHCP EEM XE NetFlow HSRP RSRB ISL Snooping ISSU MISTP 1990 1995 2000 2005 802.1q MPLS IPFix DLSw VRRP 802.3ad LLDP 802.3af 802.1s  Cisco employees chair over 20 IETF working Cisco – Contributing to Standards groups and are on IEEE committees© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 44
    • Cisco – Moving Networking Forward Broad-based Solu ons Integrated Best-of-Breed Pla orms Support Innovator Over $5 billion of annual R&D investment to develop new products More than 16,000 development engineers working in labs worldwide Architectural Exper se – Smart Business Architecture and Cisco Validated Designs© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 45
    • © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. #CiscoPlusCA 46
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