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Cisco and EMC talk about FCoE standardization

July 1, 2009 at 12:00 pm PST

At Cisco Live I had the opportunity to organize a meeting with Stuart Miniman -EMC Technologist CTO Office -- and Kash Shaikh -Senior Manager, Cisco Data Center Solutions- to talk about FCoe Standardization and the impact on the market .Here is the first part of the conversation Read More »

Setting Up a DMZ in a Virtual World

June 30, 2009 at 12:00 pm PST

< {filedir_1}lock-400.jpgimage While everyone agrees that virtualization solves a number of problems, most folks will agree that it often forces us to reconsider how we do things. Security is a prime example of this and we have been spending serious cycles on understanding the implications of this and the impact for you, our customers. The newest example of this activity is a joint white paper developed by Cisco and VMware on Deploying a DMZ in a virtualized environment with the Cisco Nexus 1000V and VMware vSphere 4. Read More »

Daily Blogger Techminute -Cisco Live San Francisco

June 30, 2009 at 12:00 pm PST

Cisco Data Center Solutions James Urquhart, Chris Hoff and EMC Technologist Stuart Miniman share their first impressions at Cisco Live 2009 If you are not in San Francisco today, you can watch John Chambers key notes, as well as the supersessions with Intel Kirk Skaugen in visiting Cisco Live Virtual

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A WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration Success Story

If you are looking for a real example of using WAN optimization and Windows Server 2008 together to consolidate and centralize branch IT, here’s a great article just published on Microsoft’s website.
Based in Reading, United Kingdom with 5,000 employees working in 50 countries, Expro International Group Ltd. is a leading provider of well-flow management services to the global oil-and-gas industry. See Expro’s recent success using Windows Server on WAAS (WoW) solutions from Microsoft and Cisco: Read More »

WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration Case Study – Cisco

Cisco has, and continues to be, committed to utilizing its own technology. Whether it’s been routing and switching over the years, or more recently Telepresence and WAN optimization (WAAS), Cisco IT has repeatedly shown organizations how to improve business processes using technologies. I’m sure your company does the same with its products, wherever possible.
With WAN optimization, Cisco is continuing the longtime strategy of leveraging its own technology and skill assets. Cisco IT has deployed WAN Optimization in its data center, we call it Cisco on Cisco: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ciscoitatwork/data_center/dip_waas_web.html. But that was a year ago, here’s a quick update:

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