Beyond the Network, with Cisco IT

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Go beyond the network with Cisco IT. Discover the innovation, thought leadership, and everyday life of those in Cisco’s enterprise IT organization. Join us as we explore the world of technology, one story at a time.

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Episode 13: Skeletons in Your Data Closet

Safeguarding key spaces with smart cameras and a little discipline.

Episode 12: IT in the Regions

Small sites, big responsibilities, many hats. A day in the life of a Regional IT employee is never dull.

E11: What’s In Store

This retail store at Cisco headquarters is a living lab, continually learning from its customers.

E10: From the Back Office to Center Stage

Elevating the role of IT by engaging with customers directly.

E9: Transforming the Employee Experience

How to successfully reshape the everyday experiences of employees.

E8: SD-WAN and the Golden Gate Bridge

Two solutions are helping IT lower connectivity costs, upgrade devices easier, and improve user experience.

E7: A Matter of Security

What Cisco learned surveying 3,200 security leaders and how we approach cyber risks internally.

E6: The Business Value of Zero

A new mindset is improving customer experiences and transforming the role of IT.

E5: From the Classroom to the Boardroom

High school students are learning skills at Cisco to help them succeed in class and future careers.

E4: Data Center Day

Behind the scenes at the one major customer event entirely hosted by Cisco IT.

E3: Democratizing Innovation

Continuous innovation is the hallmark of a successful tech organization, but how do we do it?

E2: Anatomy of a Shutdown

A roomful of electronics critical to your business will be powering down in 3... 2... 1...

E1: Future IT

How is IT creating a shared future and what is the role of CIO in the ever-changing tech industry?

E0: Beyond the Network

Take a listen behind the scenes with our team and learn about the upcoming season.

Meet our podcasters

Sarah J. Khokhar

Sarah has always been drawn to words and how they take from the tangible world to sculpt memory, image, and thought. She has written in various fields for more than 15 years. 

Doug Alger

Doug has been a professional storyteller of one kind or another for more than 25 years, first as a newspaper reporter, then as an IT architect. And now... via podcast.