American multinational technology conglomerate Cisco recently made an announcement that its global ecosystem of customers, developers and partners are taking up the company’s determined vision for a new era of networking. Announced recently, Cisco’s new network can distinguish intent, mitigate threats, and learn over time—representing one of the most important get through in the history of enterprise networking.
An outstanding result of years of research and development by Cisco, the new network will reinvent networking for an age where network engineers managing hundreds of devices today will be probable to administer one million by 2020. Companies that are managing their networks through traditional IT processes will not be able to scale in this new age. Cisco’s approach creates an instinctive system that continually learns, adapts, and protects, to optimize network operations and protect against today’s evolving risk landscape.
“Cisco is delivering a more intuitive system that automates the edge of the network and embeds machine learning and analytics at a foundational level,” said Scott Harrell, senior vice president of product management for enterprise networking. “Intent-based networking signifies a paradigm shift for our industry and a completely new era of networking. It’s exciting to witness our global ecosystem—spanning three million network engineers, 60,000 partners, and 450,000 developers—embrace the future of networking.”
By now, around 75 leading global enterprises and organizations are carrying out early field examination with these next-generation networking solutions, including Jade University of Applied Sciences, NASA, Newcastle Hospitals, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Scentsy, UZ Leuven and Wipro.