2014 Fundamentals

FUN 037 June 12, 2014 Fundamentals of 40-Gbps Bidirectional QSFP Transceiver Modules
FUN 036 May 16, 2014 Fundamentals of Cisco APIC EM
FUN 035 April 28, 2014 Fundamentals of High Density Experience for 802.11ac
FUN 034 March 19, 2014 Fundamentals of ACI

2013 Fundamentals

FUN 032 July 4, 2013 Fundamentals of Service Containers
FUN 033 June 25, 2013 Fundamentals of Cisco Catalyst Instant Access
FUN 031 March 7, 2013 Fundamentals of Hybrid Cloud
FUN 030 January 29, 2013 Fundamentals of Converged Wired and Wireless (Catalyst 3850)

2012 Fundamentals

FUN 029 November 8, 2012 Fundamentals of Next Generation Encryption
FUN 028 September 27, 2012 Fundamentals of Session Management
FUN 027 August 30, 2012 GIST of LISP, see (Live at VMWorld San Francisco)
FUN 026 August 9, 2012 Fundamentals of AppNav
FUN 025 July 19, 2012 Fundamentals of VXLAN
FUN 024 June 21, 2012 Fundamentals of the Unified Communications BE 6000 In the Unified Communications Community)
FUN 022 June 12, 2012 Fundamentals of the Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR)
FUN 023 May 3, 2012 Fundamentals of 802.11ac
FUN 021 April 26, 2012 Fundamentals of the Virtualized Workspace
FUN 019 February 23, 2012 Fundamentals of IP Telephony Migration
FUN 018 February 23, 2012 Fundamentals of UC on UCS
FUN 017 January 31, 2012 Fundamentals of Spatial Streams
FUN 020 January 27, 2012 Fundamentals of the Cisco Easy Virtual Network

2011 Fundamentals

FUN 015 December 12, 2011 Fundamentals of Cisco Virtual Switching System
FUN 016 November 24, 2011 Fundamentals of High-End Firewalls
FUN 013 November 10, 2011 Fundamentals of Intrusion Prevention
FUN 012 October 27, 2011 Fundamentals of Application Performance
FUN 011 October 5, 2011 Fundamentals of WAAS
FUN 009 August 11, 2011 Fundamentals of Wireless Controllers
FUN 008 August 4, 2011 Fundamentals of the Mobility Services Engine
FUN 002 April 28, 2011 Fundamentals of ISE

2010 Fundamentals

FUN 004 November 4, 2010 Fundamentals of Overlay Transport Virtualization
FUN 006 September 9, 2010 Fundamentals of TrustSec
FUN 007 March 25, 2010 Fundamentals of Cisco EnergyWise

The Fundamentals Process

How we create each of our animated videos is a multi-step process that has evolved over the years:

  1. Creative – writing through multiple review cycles with whomever is defined as our technical approvers. We do the writing but want sign off that the messaging is correct.
    • (Approval Milestone 1: Script)
  2. Shooting on White – once script is approved, we record it in studio. Script is locked at this point and cannot be changed. We generally target to get writing ready for this step so that we can tape on white during the same week we are in town taping other stuff.
  3. Storyboarding – light storyboarding is done during the writing process, but generally finished within a week of the taping. This way, any creative ideas that hit us during writing can be reflected in the graphics.
  4. Artwork – Our artist Paul Bateman is in the UK. Depending on his workload, he can generally have the storyboards converted into layered hand-drawn photoshop files within a few weeks.
  5. Motion Graphics – our motion team (Alchemy Creative) takes Paul's artwork and generally within a week or two will have a pretty final draft to review.
    • (Approval Milestone 2: Video Draft)
  6. Once this final milestone is signed off on, we will have them do a final pass with sound effects and any music. This will get rendered to a final master that we will publish on our channel(s) and make available for you to market with us.

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(12/12/11) VSS (Virtual Switching System)

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(11/24/11) High End Firewalls

(11/10/11) Intrusion Prevention

(10/27/11) Application Performance

(10/5/11) WAAS

(9/15/11) PCI

(9/13/11) Unified Network Services (UNS)

(8/11/11) Wireless Controllers

(8/4/11) Mobility Services Engine (MSE, CleanAir)

(4/28/11) Identity Services Engine (ISE)  (original youtube channel)

(3/17/11) Virtual Security Gateway (VSG)

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Fundamentals of the Cloud Services Router

Mobility - Wireless

Fundamentals of 802.11ac: http://youtu.be/J6EHP3SAXKQ 

Fundamentals of Spatial Streams: http://youtu.be/rP3ggDP_Ero (Wireless Performance Reality Check) 

Fundamentals of the Mobility Services Engine: http://youtu.be/OJ21P6VQxB4  (CleanAir)

Fundamentals of Wireless Controllers: http://youtu.be/ZFTgI-2gWsI


Fundamentals of ISE (Identity Services Engine) http://youtu.be/sel1F7mKdtI (original channel: http://youtu.be/qZoEgLp6N0Q)

Fundamentals of High End Firewalls

Fundamentals of Intrusion Prevention: http://youtu.be/w-z2kS9dlcI

Fundamentals of PCI: http://youtu.be/EKa8L45RLQ8

Fundamentals of the VSG: Virtual Security Gateway: http://youtu.be/hj3f-6AyG4Q

Fundamentals of TrustSec: http://youtu.be/78-GV7Pz18I (original channel over 7,000 views): http://youtu.be/MJJ93N-3Iew

Unified Communications

Fundamentals of Session Management: COMING SOON

Fundamentals of the BE6000: http://youtu.be/EV5YVT5XJPc (Unified Communications Appliance)..also: https://communities.cisco.com/videos/9540 

Fundamentals of IP Telephony Migration: http://youtu.be/EqEt4GOLHoY

Fundamentals of UC on UCS: http://youtu.be/tr3MY7VHqJg (original YouTube channel) 

Fundamentals of SIP: http://youtu.be/lvLwcARHFoY (original channel over 14,000 views: http://youtu.be/ePiK-73NJZg)


Fundamentals of VSS (Virtual Switching System) http://youtu.be/RVwnXMVeKNs

Fundamentals of OTV: http://youtu.be/r3gdjSMG6PU

Fundamentals of EnergyWise: http://youtu.be/rJoWNXq-GII (original from 2010, over 7,000 views: http://youtu.be/hGf6DADO468)

Fundamentals of the Easy Virtual Network: http://youtu.be/nAkLO2AAoTM

Fundamentals of TrustSec: http://youtu.be/78-GV7Pz18I

Acceleration - Optimization

Fundamentals of AppNav:  COMING SOON

Fundamentals of WAAS: http://youtu.be/7NXM-Ht_ZYo

Fundamentals of Application Performance: http://youtu.be/zYJU7hB8Bys

Fundamental of Unified Networking Services (UNS) 


Internal Guide to Fundamentals