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Review: DevNet Express Cloud Collaboration - Las Vegas 2017

My Cisco Live US 2017 in Las Vegas starts with the 2-Day DevNet Expressway Cloud Collaboration event . Cisco DevNet Express events are an offer from Cisco to provide the possibility to dive deeper into the programmability of today solutions. The Cisco DevNet team provides a mixture between theoretical backgroud and technics about programming and small labs and tasks to train the theoretical stuff in practice.  After the usage of scripting and the development of small own tools helps to make the daily work of every engineer easier, the DevNet Express are the ideal start to build up the required programming skills. To level the field for all participants of the event, Day 1 starts with the basics of Python, programming basics, the benefits of APIs and usage of Rest APIs. The theory parts are always mixed with small exercises which really help to deepen the understanding of the theory parts. The second day was focused to use the basics from day one in combination with Cisco S

Cisco Live US 2017 - Preview from the view of a Collaboration Engineer

The Cisco Live 2017 US in Vegas is coming closer and the time to create the own schedule starts. Through my work as a Collaboration Engineer I put my focus on the Collaboration tracks offered at Cisco Live. This year my focus on Cisco Live is completely the general strategy of Cisco in the collaboration field and Cisco Spark. The complete Cisco Spark Hybrid story is for me one of the game changers in the collaboration game. The integration in existing Cisco UC deployments in combination with the integration existing IT services are brining large value to the Spark offering. But the real changes will come with Hybrid Media and Hybrid Data Security. The possibilities of Hybrid Data security with all the possibility to save the encryption keys of Cisco Spark conversations in your own datacenter on your own servers provides a large benefit in comparison with cloud only solutions. With this in mind I'm really looking forward to the session of Jonathan Rosenberg "Worr