SlideshowThe Anatomy of Automation: Q&A With Cisco's Roland Acra

Cisco's Roland Acra: Automation is 'a big, fat word.'
Cisco's Roland Acra: Automation is 'a big, fat word.'

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FordGP
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FordGP,
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12/27/2017 | 4:40:35 AM
Re: What's poor old Roland done to upset you
The speech is very slightly hijacked, without more
kq4ym
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kq4ym,
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12/25/2017 | 9:00:14 AM
Re: Very True
It does indeed seem pretty logical how Roland thinks and taking his explantion when he says " I can go and build all this from scratch -- build a company, raise funds and so forth -- or there's a platform right there at Cisco for me..." does seem an indication that he's got a good head on those shoulder to take on the challenge for Cisco to move forward in a direction that will keep growing business and profits over the coming years.
mhui0
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12/16/2017 | 12:16:48 PM
What Roland talked about
What Roland talked about, other vendors already have products in that space that are shipping.
Steve Saunders
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Steve Saunders,
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12/8/2017 | 5:17:45 PM
Re: What's poor old Roland done to upset you
Hi Dalaman, I don't think "poor" Roland needs your sympathy (or patronization). He seems to have an interesting job, and to enjoy it. I enjoyed the conversation with him. 

What you are reading is called "journalism." That's where I analyze information, and hold indpendent opinions.   

There are plenty of folk suggesting Cisco is looking at leaving or at least backing off from CSP right now - it's more than supposition. And that's something that our readers need to know... and now they do. You're welcome.  

I suspect this nuance may either have sailed over your head, or more likely it doesn't gel with your personal agenda. If so, there are lots of other Web sites to read which will happily just parrot the vendor position du jour. 

Steve 

 

 
Dalaman Tunk
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Dalaman Tunk,
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12/8/2017 | 8:25:27 AM
What's poor old Roland done to upset you
Won't Roland be upset you've hijacked his interesting interview to take a pot shot? Certainly not just Cisco putting the wind up SPs for eyeing up their lunch... but guessing the others bought tickets to your party lol.
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