Tech Field Day Exclusive featuring Future Cloud: In the following pages you’ll see videos where Cisco experts gave interactive, technical deep dive presentations and demos covering recent announcements in Future Cloud. The live audience of delegates (listed below) asked the technical questions our customers and partners are interested in learning more about. These delegates included industry influencers, bloggers, and podcasters where they discussed their objective thoughts and experiences with Cisco technology. In addition to the 6 technical sessions with Cisco presenters, delegates recorded a roundtable session live-streamed July 13, 2021.
Recordings can be found on the following pages.
Arjan Timmerman | @Arjantim
Chris Grunde-mann | @ChrisGrundemann
Enrico Signoretti | @esignoretti
Gina Rosenthal | @gminks
Nathan Bennett | @vNathanBennett
Wolfgang Stief | @SpeicherStief
I want to thank and recognize those who were instrumental in making Tech Field Day a success. Thank you to all the speakers who joined multiple practice sessions to prepare for the event and worked tirelessly on your presentations. I also want to thank all my marketing peers who worked with me on the content and socialization of the sessions, I appreciate all your hard work. A HUGE thank you to all the delegates - YOU ROCK! Lastly, THANK YOU to Stephen and Tom and all the great folks at Gestalt IT for creating this wonderful platform for engaging with the broader technical community.
Breana Jordan | @breanajordan12
Prashanth Shenoy, VP of Product Marketing for Enterprise Networking and Cloud
Prashanth Shenoy, VP of Product Marketing for Enterprise Networking and Cloud, gives an overview of the newest announcements in Future Cloud.
Angelique Medina, Product Marketing Lead for ThousandEyes
Learn how ThousandEyes Internet and Cloud Intelligence extends Cisco SD-WAN visibility with hop-by-hop network path and app performance insight.
(5:50) If you have agents that are embedded into the hardware, what kind of security is there?
(11:50) Does the agent push data to a server or can I query it from the outside?
(14:55) What are the agents on Windows and Apple devices?
Thomas Howard, Technical Marketing Engineer
Learn how to use the new cisco.ise Ansible modules to generate configurations from existing deployments and begin to incorporate them into their daily policy management and lifecycle orchestration.
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Justin Barksdale, Technical Marketing Engineer
Learn about the newest announcements in Intersight Workload Engine (IWE), Service Mesh Manager (SMM), and Intersight Cloud Orchestrator (ICO).
(5:00) Which kinds of servers does Cisco support?
(5:55) What flavors of Kubernetes are supported?
(9:10) Is this a different way of running different Kubernetes CRD (Customer Resource Definitions) within IWE?
(12:50) Does Intersight have a "secret sauce" that end users aren’t able to access that does provisioning?
(13:46) Can a user have identical Intersight models on any cloud?
(30:22) Is there any support targeted for YAML?
(32:12) How often are the different elements updated?
(36:15) How well does this work creating automation for VMware and can you do a blanket reset?
Ravi Mishra, Product Manager, UCS X-Series
Cisco UCS X-Series is the first x86 system exclusively designed for the age of hybrid cloud and the coming decade of industry innovation in computing. In this session deep dives into X-Series architecture, components and platform details.
(19:05) Can you dynamically reconfigure chassis and reassign the IO and the GPU to different cores?
(25:20) What's the management for UCS from the application level down?
(38:20) Are you going to be doing some of the next generation storage form factors in order to increase density in cooling and power of drives?
(40:30) What does this grant a user from bringing in AWS Outpost in order to handle those types of compute modules?
Ronnie Chan, Engineering Product Manager
This session deep dives into the latest feature release including enterprise storage, data security and predictive automation enhancements. This release enables new workloads, eliminates management touch points, and drives greater focus on usability.
(34:00) Do you plan to have a version of HyperFlex that runs on the cloud?
(36:20) If we need to troubleshoot problems that arise, is that something that we can easily do or is that something that we leverage support for?
(37:20) If I’m provisioning persistent volume within a persistent volume claim, am I able to see that within HyperFlex?