OneNeck offers a variety of services related to cloud, everything from basic collocation services to ReliaCloud, the company’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering. “ReliaCloud serves as a platform for a host of services that we can run on top of it. We have a lot of customers migrating their enterprise workloads from on-premises onto ReliaCloud. Then we provide managed services for them and run the whole infrastructure from start to finish.
OneNeck’s focus has been on enterprise workloads that need a high performance cloud. Their service is a Cisco Powered service, meaning they have gone through a rigorous certification and third-party audit of their offering. I asked him why OneNeck would choose to offer a service that has such a high bar when there are so many alternatives that don’t require an audit.
“When we decided to build out our cloud infrastructure,” said Tornow, “we knew that we wanted to align with enterprise vendors like Cisco because their technologies resonant with our customers as being high performance. They recognize that if they were to go out and build their own cloud, it would likely look and feel a lot like what we’ve built. Being able to be transparent with what our equipment is made out of and built upon is a huge advantage for us.
“Using the Cisco Powered reference architecture is a no-brainer. It’s a great place to start.”
You can also learn more about how providers are addressing the need for enterprise class services in the latest edition of Unleashing IT.
Everyone loves “year in review” articles, slideshows and wraps, right? Well, I do. Cisco’s fiscal year ends July 26, so I thought it would be an appropriate time to give our fiscal year in review for the Cisco Social Media team and all the great content that we produce week-in and week-out.
Last August, we launched our monthly digital magazine entitled “Focus.” Each month we do a deep dive on technology topics that we care about and that the industry cares about. You can see all the issues here.
In my last blog, I established reasons behind today’s need for IT Transformation. We know that CIOs hope to cut their budget in half, but this will be difficult unless they understand their Enterprise Environment, as well as, the management goals that align with their organization’s overall IT transformation efforts. Today we will take a deeper dive into understanding both. Because there is no “one size fits all” way of embarking on an IT Transformation journey, it is important that each organization looking to begin this process makes their own set of assessments, starting with a baseline assessment of their Enterprise Environment: Read More »
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“Give me the network required to use all these things”, they (almost) never said.
The enterprise network is still very much considered to be just that hole in the wall next to the electricity outlet. It used to be that you came to work and moved the mouse to wake the computer. Later you plugged your laptop into that other weird looking jack labeled Read More »