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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 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

Ep 23 - Cisco UCS

11/20/2019
Bryan and Brian chat with Joe Piperata about the Cisco UCS platform and all the benefits and differentiators that Cisco brings to the table, mainly around the management features. We also touch on intersight and why it's a no-brainer to sign up for. Cisco UCS - https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/servers-unified-computing/index.html Cisco Intersight - https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/servers-unified-computing/intersight/index.html

Duration:00:42:41

Ep 22 - Cisco Talos

11/6/2019
Bryan sits down with Craig Williams and Sean Mason from Cisco Talos to discuss everything from their outreach program, to incident response and everything in between. Sean and Craig give us a peek behind the curtain of the largest private security research firm in the world and lets us in on some of the lessons learned. Links: Talos IR Announcement: https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/11/talos-cisco-incident-response-team-up.html Cyber Security & Insurance:...

Duration:01:03:58

Ep 21 - Cisco E-mail Security

10/23/2019
On this episode, we sit down with Technical Solutions Architect Clarke Caporale to discuss what Cisco is doing to protect our customer from the largest attack vector, e-mail. We discuss the various forms that an email attack can take as well as technical and even non-technical ways they can be approached. Links: Email Security Best Practices: https://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/products/security/esa-best-practices.html Email Security PoV: https://engage2demand.cisco.com/LP=7517

Duration:01:09:46

Ep 20 - Cisco CX

10/9/2019
On this episode, we sit down with Katelyn Cadoff from the Services team where we discuss Cisco CX (Customer Experience) and the breadth of services options from Cisco. From adoption to implementation, we learn how the CX "Racetrack" is used and where customers can benefit the most from what the CX team has to offer. Links Cisco CX Overview: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/services/overview.html Managed Security: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/security/managed-services.html Incident...

Duration:00:36:10

Ep 19: Cisco Impact Pt 2

9/25/2019
Join Bryan and Brian as they explore the non-technical side of Cisco and dive into the culture that makes Cisco such a great company to work for. Links: 5G Rural First: https://www.5gruralfirst.org Cisco Innovation Team: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/innovation-centers.html Cisco Tactical Operations: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/about/supply-chain-sustainability/tactical-operations-tacops.html

Duration:00:42:40

Ep 18: Cisco Impact Pt 1

9/11/2019
Join Bryan Young and Brian Boyd as they recount some of the moments and technologies that stood out to them at Cisco Impact 2019 in Las Vegas. The boys go over some of the impressive technology and solutions that Cisco has to offer in the IoT space as well as security as they hear from product specialists in the following areas.

Duration:00:58:37

Ep 17: Tetration

8/28/2019
On this episode of Conf T, Bryan Brian and Joe continue the conversation of zero trust and dive into the world of visibility within the Data Center. While the focus is on Cisco's Tetration, we also cover some of the other tools available to you to gain the visibility necessary to protect your data center.

Duration:00:28:05