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Sunny day at Cisco Live London 2011

February 1, 2011
at 5:22 pm PST

Cisco Live Europe is back , in Excel London this year, under a sunny day . And the Cisco Data Center team, working diligently with partners such as  APC, BMC, Citrix, Commscope, EMC, Intel, NetApp, Panduit, Rittal, VCE built a 2 rows Data Center of the Future demonstration, which showcases  Cisco data center and partners solutions and products : Unified computing – Unified Fabric Secure Multi-Tenancy – Unified Network Services – DC Switching (Access, Core, Aggregation)

In addition of the Data Center of the Future, our visitors have the opportunity  to visit 14 demo kiosks covering solutions (see below)

Tonight I invited for a Daily Blogger Techminute in London 3 great bloggers  : Cisco Lisa Caywood, NetApp Tim Waldron, and CA Technologies Steven Guthrie- Please check this video, where each of them share some highlights of the day.

Cisco CEO and Chairman John Chambers key note was the highlight of the day  - John Chambers was just coming back from theWorld Economic Forum where he met leaders such as the UK prime minister, and shared their growing  interest for the solutions that Cisco and the other technology leaders have to offer to develop at an increasing rate the economy and the productivity of the countries. In his speech, as he did in Davos, John Chambers reaffirmed that “ The network changes the way citizens work, live , play and learn, transforming competitiveness through innovation and productivity”
Then he insisted that “people in this room should not underestimate the role they play in future success of Europe..Economy based on Innovation and creating unprecedented productivity levels “ Then he described the movement from “Information Economy” to “Networked Economy” with profits created by providing relevance’s instead of just processing data, with easy access to expertise, instead of just information, with communities and relationships, and not only individuals & processes. Finally he insisted on the combination of Innovation and operational excellence as a clear feature of the “Networked Economy” To watch John’s speech at Cisco Live London  please visit here.
If you are at Cisco Live, don’t hesitate to visit our demo kiosks

-Virtualisation and Cloud Enablement Services
-Cisco Intelligent Automation
-Optimised Multiprotocol Storage Networks
-Multipath Networks
-Virtualised Distributed Data Centre
-Efficient Global Workload Mobility
-Cloud-ready WAN Optimisation with Cisco vWAAS and NAM
-Muti-tenant Cloud Security with Cisco VSG
-Efficient Application Delivery and Management with Cisco ACE
-Cloud-based Virtual Desktop Services with Cisco VXI
-Cisco Virtual Interface Card
-UCS Manager & Services Profiles
-Cisco Unified Computing servers
-Cisco & SAP : delivering Netx-Gen Data Analytics

On Wednesday , there  are a lot of sessions dedicated to data center, so you may want to pick the session with John Manville, Cisco SVP in charge of Data  Centers for Cisco IT.

And if you stop at the Cisco Data Center booth, it will be your opportunity to meet Silvani Gai and Tommi Salli who will sign the Cisco Unified Computing System book between 4:30 om and 6:30 pm

See you there

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