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Tips tricks and commentary from the world of Cisco brought to you by the people that know it best. Conf T, short for Configure Terminal, is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Cisco Systems Engineers where we discuss various Cisco technologies, best practices including Cisco Validated Designs, and overall commentary regarding Cisco and Technology in general. With new topics covered every two weeks across the entire Cisco portfolio, this is one of the best ways to keep up on everything Cisco. If you manage Cisco networks, be sure and subscribe so you can stay up to date and informed.

Tips tricks and commentary from the world of Cisco brought to you by the people that know it best. Conf T, short for Configure Terminal, is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Cisco Systems Engineers where we discuss various Cisco technologies, best practices including Cisco Validated Designs, and overall commentary regarding Cisco and Technology in general. With new topics covered every two weeks across the entire Cisco portfolio, this is one of the best ways to keep up on everything Cisco. If you manage Cisco networks, be sure and subscribe so you can stay up to date and informed.

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Tips tricks and commentary from the world of Cisco brought to you by the people that know it best. Conf T, short for Configure Terminal, is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Cisco Systems Engineers where we discuss various Cisco technologies, best practices including Cisco Validated Designs, and overall commentary regarding Cisco and Technology in general. With new topics covered every two weeks across the entire Cisco portfolio, this is one of the best ways to keep up on everything Cisco. If you manage Cisco networks, be sure and subscribe so you can stay up to date and informed.

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English


Episodes

Ep 43 - IoT Deep Dive

1/14/2021
Bryan sits down with Stephen Friedenthal, IoT Solutions Architect at Cisco to discuss all the happenings within the IoT industry covering 5G, edge computing and everything in between.

Duration:01:03:31

Ep 42 - WebexOne Recap

12/16/2020
Tom and Sal come on to discuss the 2 day event Cisco ran called WebexOne and all the cool announcements that were made. From innovative software announcements to cool new hardware, WebexOne was packed with informaition. We break down all of the announcements that is making Webex meetings 10x better than in -person. Links WebexOne One Demand Content - https://www.webex.com/webexone/sessions.html#ondemand Video of this podcast - https://youtu.be/98hvyoBElzI Sal's Babblelabs Demo -...

Duration:00:58:55

Ep 41 - Meraki Physical Security

11/18/2020
Mike Lavallee from Cisco Meraki joins us on this episode to discuss what Meraki is doing to address physical security and environmental monitoring for businesses and IT infrastructure. We dive into the features and benefits of the Meraki MV Camera lineup including the progression of hardware and software capabilities. Then in the second half we discuss Meraki's latest hardware announcement, their MT line of environmental sensors affectionately called Meraki Things. Links ** Webex One...

Duration:00:48:10

Ep 40 - Customer Spotlight: LLS

10/21/2020
Special guest Andrew Struzik, Sr director of IT Operations and Cyber Security at LLS comes on the show to talk about the various changes their non-for-profit went through with Covid and what made them decide to go with Cisco's Security EA. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a 501 charitable organization founded in 1949, is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer in the world. The LLS's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma,...

Duration:00:52:45

Ep 39 - App Dynamics

10/7/2020
Bryan and Brian sit down with Shaun Dolan and Devin Adair to discuss App Dynamics. Everything from its components, strengths, integrations and use cases is covered on this in-depth episode. Be sure to check out the links for more information. Links: AI Ops vision: https://www.appdynamics.com/central-nervous-system Customer success stories/verticals: https://www.appdynamics.com/customers Free trial licensing/POC: https://www.appdynamics.com/free-trial/ AppDynamics/ThousandEyes Webinar...

Duration:00:45:34

Ep 38 - Day 2 Operations for Data Center Fabrics

9/24/2020
Joe Piperata joins us again for another great data center conversation around day 2 operations for data center fabrics. We also have a great conversation around ACI and the various tools Cisco has to offer that can greatly reduce your management operations and ensure your security posture is being correctly applied.

Duration:00:42:14

Ep 37 - Fluidmesh Founders Session

8/26/2020
Co-founders and brothers Cosimo and Umberto Malesci join us to tell the story about how Fluidmesh started and what it brings to Cisco. From humble beginnings in MIT to the recently closed Cisco acquisition, Cosimo and Umberto share their experiences with how they started from a failed MIT competition to ground-breaking technologies within the rail and IoT systems. Links: Fluidmesh Acquisition Announcement: ...

Duration:00:47:19

Ep 36 - Cisco SecureX

7/15/2020
Jamey Heary joins us on this very special episode to discuss Cisco's latest security project, SecureX. Building on our previous episode's conversation around automation and API integration, SecureX ties together the various Cisco and Third-Party security products and tools into an easy to use, intuitive interface that empowers your IT team to discover, remediate and automate their security posture. Links: SecureX Landing Page: www.cisco.com/go/securex Security Portal: security.cisco.com

Duration:00:35:17

Ep 35 - Cisco DevNet with Susie Wee

7/1/2020
Susie Wee, SVP of Cisco DevNet joins us for a great interview about the history and future of Cisco DevNet. Links: Cisco DevNet: https://developer.cisco.com/ Susie Wee's Website: https://susiewee.com/ Get Started with Development: https://developer.cisco.com/startnow/ DevNet Certifications: https://developer.cisco.com/certification/

Duration:00:52:43

Ep 34 - An Intro to ThousandEyes

6/17/2020
On May 28, 2020, Cisco announced it's intent to acquire ThousandEyes. On this episode, we speak with a fellow Cisco SE who was a heavy user of ThousandEyes in his previous role and go over its uses, methods and how it can offer additional visibility of network performance beyond the LAN. As an added bonus, we had the privilege of featuring "Old Town Network" at the end of the episode performed by Mike Schultz and his team's group called "Layer8". Links: Cisco Press Release: ...

Duration:00:39:15

Ep 33 - Meraki Adaptive Policy

5/20/2020
Bryan and Brian sit down with Meraki PSS, Ryan Harami to discuss the latest Meraki developments and the launch of the Meraki Adaptive Policy. Links: Meraki Adaptive Security Webinar: https://meraki.cisco.com/webinars/adaptive-policy-set-once-secure-forever/ Cisco TrustSec Overview: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/enterprise-networks/trustsec/index.html Meraki Blog - Adaptive Policy: https://meraki.cisco.com/blog/2019/11/adaptivepolicy/

Duration:00:35:56

Ep 32 - Viptela/SD-WAN Deep Dive

5/6/2020
In this episode we sit down with two colleagues from our Viptella team to discuss the evolution of Cisco's SD-WAN offerings as well as provide competitive insight, product updates and a peek behind the curtain of what is coming next from the Viptela engineers. Links: Cisco SD-WAN Page: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/enterprise-networks/sd-wan/index.html What is SD-WAN: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/enterprise-networks/sd-wan/what-is-sd-wan.html Article on Integration...

Duration:00:38:05

Ep 31 - Cisco Modeling Labs

4/22/2020
Bryan and Brian sit down with Ralph Schmieder, Technical Lead at Cisco to discuss the latest release of CML2, previously known as VIRL. Ralph shared valuable insight into the history and future of CML. Links: Cisco Modeling Labs Landing Page - https://cisco.com/go.cml DevNet CML - https://developer.cisco.com/modeling-labs/ CML Client Library (APIs) - https://pypi.org/project/virl2-client/ Ansible Plugin for CML - https://github.com/CiscoDevNet/ansible-virl David Bombal Videos on CML -...

Duration:00:51:36

Ep 30 - Segment Routing (SRv6)

4/9/2020
Special guest Bruce McDougall Joins Bryan in this episode to discuss Segment Routing and IPv6 within the Service Provider and Cloud Computing space. Links: Segment Routing Labs: http://segment-routing.net/ Bruce's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-mcdougall-02503a1/

Duration:00:32:10

Ep 29 - Boyd's Journey to 6 Kids

3/25/2020
On this episode, special guest Vaughn Suazo speaks with us about the different technologies and operations that our customers within the service provider space work with. In this rare peak behind the curtain, we get to see what Cisco is doing to help our customers in a world that is becoming ever reliant on cloud services. Links: Cisco Silicon One: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/service-provider/innovation/silicon-one.html SRv6: https://blogs.cisco.com/sp/srv6-is-coming DevNet:...

Duration:00:55:42

Ep 28 - Secure Internet Gateway

3/11/2020
On this episode of Conf T, we being back special guest Shaun Furey to discuss the latest additions to the Cisco Umbrella product stack to keep your users safe and policies enforced. Links: Cisco's COVID-19 Response and Offerings: https://blogs.cisco.com/security/cisco-expands-free-security-offerings-to-help-with-rise-in-remote-workers Umbrella Packages Overview: https://umbrella.cisco.com/products/packages Getting started with SIG: ...

Duration:00:38:38

Ep 27 - A Journey to CCIE

2/26/2020
We speak with Chris Pratt about his personal journey to achieving the CCIE certification. Links: Chris's Website: https://cmpnetworking.com/ Chris's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrismpratt/ Your CCIE Success Strategy Book: https://www.amazon.com/Your-CCIE-Success-Strategy-Non-Technical/dp/1470103168/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=your+ccie+lab+success+strategy&qid=1582298346&sr=8-3 Router Gods: https://www.meetup.com/routergods/ Cisco Recertification Policy: ...

Duration:00:59:33

Ep 26 - Protecting Talos

2/12/2020
Bryan sits down for a conversation with Nigel Houghton from the Talos organization to discuss the finer points of protecting the largest threat intelligence organization in the world against itself and adversaries alike. We discuss the various shortcomings and concerns when it comes to securing an organization in this modern day environment as well as taking a look back to simpler times. Be sure and listen to Nigel on the "Beers with Talos" podcast available wherever fine podcasts are sold.

Duration:00:48:12

Ep 25 - Deep Dive with Duo

1/29/2020
Bryan and Brian sit down with Karl Lewis from the Duo team to discuss the finer points of Multi-Factor Authentication and why its such an important thing to have. They also explore the concept of Zero trust, and look of some of the competitive differences between Duo and other MFA providers. Show Notes: Duo Demos: https://duo.com/demos Duo Tiers and Pricing: https://duo.com/pricing Cisco MFA Case Study: ...

Duration:00:42:56

Ep 24 - BUR(R)A

1/15/2020
Bryan and Brian sit down with Joe Piperata to chat about Cisco's Backup and Recovery Solutions. Links: Cisco S3260: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/servers-unified-computing/ucs-s3260-storage-server/index.html Veeam on S3260: https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/solutions/collateral/data-center-virtualization/data-protection-solutions/whitepaper_c11-739852.pdf Cisco & Cohesity: ...

Duration:00:31:58