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Cisco Live 2010 -Daily Blogger Techminute Day 3

By now , you probably had a chance to check what happened at  Cisco Live Las Vegas on Wednesday – Amongst the highlights of the day,  CTO Padmasree Warrior keynotes speech (the videotaped session is available here), the Data Center 3.0 announcement , the VCE panel with Sungard and ADS CTOs.

Last night, Cisco Omar Sultan, Aneel Lakhani, Brian Gracely and VMware Ernesto Tey met for the last Daily Blogger Techminute of the show. Here is what they had to say about FabricPath, and of course hybrid cloud computing and it’s adoption by the market 

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Details about the Cisco Data Center 3.0 announcement are available here  , including the WAAS enhancement 

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Cisco Live 2010 – Daily Blogger Techminute

Of course you’re aware of John Chambers big announcement today.  So let’s be focus on what  our blogger friends have to say.

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Cisco WAAS Announces Enhancements for Application Delivery Today at Cisco Live!

Today, WAAS 4.2 is a key component of our Data Center 3.0 launch. In this video Dave Frampton, VP/GM of the Application Delivery Business Unit, talks about this product release and the significance for our customers as they deal with changes in how applications are delivered with the emergence of Cloud Computing and Software as a Service.

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FabricPath for Data Center scalability, WAAS Extensions, New Cloud Services

Today at Cisco Live 2010,  Ben Gibson presents a new series of innovations, designed to increase the flexibility of the data centers, as they become more virtualized and cloud-based.

Stay tuned for more details, as our bloggers will share more insights as well as their thoughts on this announcement

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Cisco Live 2010 High Temperature

109 F . You think that’s just the external temperature , here in Las Vegas.  Actually from where I stand it looks more like the temperature at Cisco Live inside the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, as I see a lot of activities and a real fever this year with a record breaking number of registrants, and more than 6000 on line attendees.

Since Sunday morning, sessions after sessions, the attendees prove that “knowledge is Power”. Over the 3 days , more than 120 sessions  will be dedicated to data center .The fever was even higher this Monday with the opening of the “World of Solutions ” supported by numerous Cisco Partners – In the center of the show floor, as a major piece of architecture , the Data Center of the Future demo was packed . But obviously Cisco’s partners enjoyed as well a large traffic – Amongst the “stars” of the show floor, the VMware Express truck showcasing virtualization demos was attracting a lot of visitors as well .

Cisco Aneel Lakhani ,well known by a  lot of the data center bloggers, met tonight David Klem from NetAPP for a ” Blogger Techminute ” to talk about NetApp presence this year at Cisco Live , including Secure Multi-Tenancy and Unified Fabric  solutions.


In  the following days , we will have other “Daily Blogger Techminutes” with the participation of Cisco  Omar Sultan and Brian Gracely .Stay tuned!

One of the major event of the week will be of course the Cisco Data Center announcement on Wednesday June 30th at 12:30 pm PST 
If you want to watch it and be amongst the first to know about the evolution of the Cisco Data Center 3.0  register here 

Tuesday June 29th will be kicked off by John Chambers keynotes speech – But you may also want to attend two super sessions focusing on data center network 

“Understanding of Application Performance and Network Usage in the Data Center” with Fluke Networks and “The Impact of Mass Virtualization on Network Management” with CA Technologies 

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