DevNet Zone

Come learn, play and get hands-on with APIs in our classes, demos, mini-hacks, workshops, panels and more.

What is the DevNet Zone?

Join us at Cisco Live 2019 Melbourne and learn how the DevNet Zone is Cisco’s software developer resource and community. We help developers and network engineers innovate using Cisco technologies and platforms.



Take a coding class, dig into Network Programmability and more! Register for a classroom session, walk up to a demo, attend a panel, or sign up for a hands-on workshop.



Learn about coding using our APIs and practice with our online Labs and DevNet Sandboxes.



Get inspired in our innovative panel discussions and in our co-creation and solution demos!



The heart and soul of DevNet is our community! Everyone is here to help, join a community of interest and connect with us on-site. And don’t forget to join us for Happy Hour!

Build Infrastructure with DevNet

Take a DevNet session* and get hands-on with additional content! *Session details to be announced soon!


Code Applications with DevNet

Start basic to advanced coding with our online Labs.


DevNet Partner Village

Integrate and implement solutions from the Cisco partner and developer ecosystem.

Who is it for?

Everyone – no experience required!  You can start from the very basics at the DevNet Zone. From network engineers, software developers, women in tech, beginning coders and more – come see us if you want to learn how APIs can help:

Orchestrate a unified policy across your network

Leverage automation and analytics to make services easier to deploy and maintain

Discover open, programmable interfaces to tap into the intelligence of your network

Create communications-enabled Cloud collaboration or Contact Center solutions

Develop, deploy, and manage microservices applications in the Cloud

Connect, manage, or build Internet of Things applications


Silvia Spiva Interviews Scott Lee-Guard at Cisco Live 2018
This is a discussion where Silvia gets Scott to open up about his journey from traditional network engineer to a more modern network engineer that uses automation and coding for efficiency.
Silvia Spiva and Adam Radford talk Network Automation
DevNet’s community manager interviews Cisco’s favorite Distinguished Systems Engineer, focused on programmability. In this video Silvia asks Adam about his journey through programming, networking and network automation. It's a great story about how one of the best thinks of things on this subject.

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