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Shannon McFarland

Date Joined
July 26, 2012

Cisco From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Help the community with design and deployment collateral


Shannon McFarland, CCIE #5245, is a Distinguished Engineer and helps lead OpenStack Architecture at Cisco. Shannon is currently focused on OpenStack architecture, design and deployment. He has been responsible for the Enterprise IPv6 design, large scale data center design and emerging technology areas such as container networking. He has authored many technical papers, Cisco Validated Design guides, a contributor to Cisco Press books and is a frequent speaker at Cisco Live and other industry conferences. He co-authored a Cisco Press book titled IPv6 in Enterprise Networks . Shannon has been at Cisco for 16+ years.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Quantum,Deployment