I get asked this question a lot. Cisco has multiple exciting Converged Infrastructure solutions with partners. There are actually two different software product “categories” covering the Infrastructure (or POD) Manager and the Cloud Management Solution. Let dig a bit deeper in what the differences are.
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Tags: Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud, FlexPod, infrastructure as a service, intelligent automation, orchestration, private cloud, Vblock, vspex
CSC’s portfolio of cloud solutions has quadrupled along with the global customer base. It’s unique offering, BizCloud, saves months and millions of dollars over the other “do it yourself” private clouds.
What’s the secret behind this success?
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Just imagine. It’s HR benefits enrollment season. And you’ve left your annual selections to the last possible minute. And it’s the last day of the enrollment period. You find yourself feverishly dialing the support line, hoping that by some stroke of luck there’s still an HR analyst around to help you wade through an employee guide (that you were supposed to have read two weeks ago but didn’t). Read More »
Tags: BPO, desktop virtualization, vdi, VMware, vxi
So many of the best ideas, conversations, proposals happen outside of the typical workday. After hearing so many great conversations, or seeing references to them on cocktail napkins, we decided it was time to capture those stories and share.
Engineers Unplugged Featuring @drjmetz and @scott_lowe
Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple:
- Episodes will publish weekly (or as close to it as we can manage)
- Subscribe to the podcast here: engineersunplugged.com
- Follow the #engineersunplugged conversation on Twitter
- Submit ideas for episodes or volunteer to appear by Tweeting to @CommsNinja
- Practice drawing unicorns
Special thanks to Cisco’s own J Metz (@drjmetz) and EMC’s Scott Lowe (@scott_lowe) for shooting our premiere episode, Engineers Unplugged: The Future of the Data Center
What are your predictions for the Data Center of the Future? Thoughts, comments, suggestions? Post them here or in the Twitterverse with #engineersunplugged as the hashtag.
Tags: Cisco, data center of the future, EMC, J Metz, Scott Lowe
… While Delivering Superior Fabric Visibility!
Today, at the High Performance Computing for Wall Street event, we announced Cisco Algorithm Boost or Algo Boost technology, a groundbreaking networking innovation with numerous patents pending, that offers the highest speed, visibility and monitoring capabilities in the networking industry. A true game changer delivering competitive advantage to our customers!
Ideal for high performance trading, big data and high performance computing environments, this new technology offers network access performance as low as 190 nanoseconds, more than 60% faster than other full featured Ethernet switches. When your business success is determined by nanoseconds, this is a huge gain!
The first switch to integrate the Cisco Algo Boost technology is the new Cisco Nexus 3548 full-featured switch which extends Cisco’s leadership in networking by pairing performance and low latency with innovations in visibility, automation, and time synchronization. And it is tightly integrated with the rich feature set of our Nexus Operating System, a proven operating system used in many of the world’s leading data centers, creating a truly differentiated offering.
So you may ask how we deliver this breakthrough offering that will change the game. Here is how…
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Tags: Algo Boost, Algorithm Boost, ASIC, Big Data, data center, high performance computing, high performance trading, High Performance Trading Fabric, High-Frequency Trading, HPC, latency, Nexus 3000, Nexus 3500, Nexus 3548, Nexus 3K, ultra-low latency, Unified Fabric