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Cisco at Microsoft Ignite 2022

October 12—14, 2022

Join us virtually on October 12—14, 2022, to learn more about Microsoft and Cisco solutions

Microsoft Ignite is Microsoft’s annual flagship event for technical decision makers, IT implementers, and developer leaders. The event is focused on providing world-class learning experiences that enable customers and partners to gain the skills necessary to drive business value from Microsoft Cloud solutions, together with Microsoft’s partner ecosystem. This year’s worldwide “digital core” experience will underpin a Seattle flagship in-person event and five regional activations, which together, will culminate in two days of learning and engaging with peers, partners, and Microsoft experts.

Hear a major Azure and SD-WAN announcement

Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Hub leverages Microsoft’s global network backbone to extend SD-WAN fabric from any site to
Microsoft Azure cloud and for site-to-site connectivity.

Speaking sessions

Dates and times coming soon.

Interview with Cisco EVP, Jonathan Davidson

Don't miss an exciting conversation hosted by Microsoft with Cisco's EVP, Jonathan Davidson, as they discuss how Cisco and Microsoft are better together.

EVP and General Manager, Cisco Enterprise Networking and Cloud (EN&C) and Mass-scale Infrastructure Group (MIG)

Ask the Experts with live Q&A

Build, Connect & Operate Intelligent Multicloud Networks

In this Q & A session, learn how Cisco SD-WAN simplifies global inter-region connectivity with secure SD-WAN extension to Azure Virtual WAN, automated site-to-cloud configuration, and end-to-end visibility. In addition, Cisco Cloud Network Controller and Nexus Dashboard allow businesses to automate the connectivity of their public, hybrid and multicloud networks, providing tools to operate this complex environment. 

Available soon, the new cloud-delivered Cisco Nexus Cloud transforms network operations with simplicity, visibility and sustainability.

Cisco speakers

Aniket Lele

Engineering Product Manager, Cloud Networking Sales Group

Mayuri Kulkarni

Product Management Manager, Cloud Networking

Piyush Raj

Senior Product Manager, Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Networking

Table Topic with live Q&A

Zero Trust Micro-segmentation & Proactive Cyber Defense for Cloud Workloads and Environments

With applications deployed across the hybrid and multi-cloud environments, the opportunity for the attacker grows. Establishing proactive defense with cloud-native security controls, cloud firewalls, and zero trust micro-segmentation is more important than ever to restrict lateral movement and malware propagation. Learn how to build and enforce a consistent segmentation and malware defense, leveraging enforcement points across hosts, firewalls, and cloud security controls to defend and harden a dynamic and complex application infrastructure using Cisco and Azure security controls.

Cisco speakers

Chirag Saxena

Director, Technical Marketing, Cloud & Network Security 

Andrew Ossipov

CTO & Distinguished Engineer, Cloud & Network Security

Eric Kostlan

Sr. Technical Leader, Technical Marketing, Cloud & Network Security

20-minute video on-demand learning session​

Cisco AppDynamics, ThousandEyes and IWO Integration Use Case​

Consumers demand superior application experiences, and enterprise IT departments are struggling to meet these growing demands. But the modern application environment is incredibly complex. It spans environments, networks, security, and 3rd-party services that all must work together to deliver a seamless user experience. Not only do DevOps, AppOps, NetOps, InfraOps, and SecOps need to work together, but they also need full-stack visibility and insights across their entire digital landscape. ​

Bring your network journey to life

Cisco and Microsoft’s expanded partnership can help your business to achieve cloud-driven digital transformation. By simplifying your network experience with full-stack visibility, insights, and actions, you can make sure your operations run optimally.

Cisco on Azure Marketplace

Cisco software procured in the Azure Marketplace buys down your Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitment (MACC), leading to consolidated billing and a simplified network and cloud experience. Explore how you can connect, consume, and protect across the data center, at the edge, and in the cloud with flexibility in mind.


Securely extend private networks into public clouds, support a rich set of network security solutions, and deliver streamlined management tools.


Deploy, manage, and optimize applications in cloud and container environments with faster application time and improved business metrics.


Increase security and lower risk across identities, direct-to-cloud connectivity, data, and applications including SaaS with easy deployment.

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