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Automation and IT-as-a-Service at Cisco Live in Melbourne

March 19, 2012
at 10:29 pm PST

We’re in the sporting and cultural capital of Australia this week for Cisco Live! Did you know that Melbourne is the only city in the world that has five international standard sporting facilities surrounding its central business district?

You might see a rugby match while in town, but I’d suggest you also tackle the Cisco Live World of Solutions expo.  We have an exciting demo to show you in the Cisco Data Centre booth: Intelligent Automation for Cloud, a key component of the Unified Management pillar of our Unified Data Center platform.

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud is a cloud management and orchestration software solution that complements Cisco UCS and Nexus to provide self-service on-demand provisioning of IT resources.  This new solution is becoming as ubiquitous as the sporting facilities in Melbourne.  Cisco partners including Alphawest / Optus, CSC, and VCE are also showcasing our Intelligent Automation for Cloud software in action at their booths.

Essentially, this solution will help you tackle the challenge of deploying infrastructure-as-a-service – and adopt an IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) strategy. Here’s a short analyst video on delivering ITaaS with Cisco Intelligent Automation:

While you’re at Cisco Live, don’t miss these IT management breakout sessions to learn how Cisco IT deployed a private cloud using Intelligent Automation:

ITMGEN-2000: Wednesday, March 21 4PM

Data Centre Transformation -- Cisco’s Virtualisation and Cloud Journey

Join John Manville, Cisco VP of IT Network and Data Centre Services, for his presentation on how Cisco uses its own Data Centre virtualisation and cloud technologies to transform IT into a services organisation and enable new business models for the company.

ITMGEN-2624: Thursday, March 22 4PM

Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services (CITEIS)

In this session, you will learn how Cisco IT is designing and deploying next-generation Data Centre solutions. Attendees will also learn the benefits of automation and virtualisation across Cisco’s global network environment. Read more about “CITEIS” here.

We hope to see you there! Follow us on Twitter for more updates @CiscoIA.

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