Integrated stacks are grabbing more and more attention on the market -- Omar Sultan introduced VSPEX on this channel two months ago (read his blog here ) . After EMC World, Cisco Live 2012 is a great opportunity to learn more about this reference architecture. Here is a quick note from Brian Gracely (@bgracely) , Director of Marketing at EMC .
“Last April, EMC introduced VSPEX Proven Infrastructure, an easy on-ramp to private cloud for those businesses that need a flexible, yet simple, complete virtualization solution.
For those that may be unaware of the new launch, VSPEX are reference architectures proven by EMC and Cisco and packaged and delivered as complete virtualization solutions by trusted channel resellers. Developed with the needs of SMB and midmarket customers in mind, VSPEX is designed for flexibility and validated to ensure interoperability and fast deployment. VSPEX gives customers the power to choose the technology that fits their needs -- storage, virtualization, servers and networking – while removing the complexity and risk that typically comes with designing, integrating and deploying a best-of-breed solution. With VSPEX by EMC and Cisco, private cloud computing is more accessible than ever.
VSPEX is one of many EMC-Cisco Solutions that will be featured at Cisco Live. Coming back from EMC World we have heard overwhelming interest in the VSPEX platform. With Cisco Live just next week, we wanted to make sure that all those interested in more information on VSPEX had the right contacts to reach out to during Cisco Live for follow-up.
Located in the EMC booth (#934) will be a VSPEX rack with vSpecialists and qualified EMC representatives that will be discussing the technology and benefits of VSPEX Proven Infrastructure. Please do not miss out of the opportunity to engage IT professionals on one of the most exciting releases of the year! Posted below is a comprehensive list of those to follow to get updates on all things VSPEX and EMC-Cisco Solutions.
|Carolina Fernandez||Product Marketing Manager; Cisco Data Center Blog||@CiscoIA@Carolinamfdz|
|Jamie MacQuarrie||Strategic Product Manager||@jmacquar|
|Rick Speyer||Sr. Marketing Manager for Application Relevancy; Cisco Data Center Blog||@RickSpeyer|
|Sean McGee||Cisco Data Center Architect||@mseanmcgee|
|Didier Rombaut||Data Center Social Media Strategist; Cisco Data Center Blog||@drombaut|
|J Metz||FCoE Product Manager; Cisco Data Center Blog||@DrJMetz|
|Amy Lewis||Social Media Pusher; Cisco Data Center Blog||@CommsNinja|
|Josh Atwell||Cisco Engineer/Architect and Cisco Live Roving Reporter||@josh_atwell|
|Fred Nix||EMC Unified Storagehttp://virtualgeek.typepad.com/||@NixFred|
|Allison Nolan||EMC Flash Specialist||@allisonolan|
|Chris Merritt||EMC Marketing Manager for all things Cisco||@cmerritt1234|
|Connie Hastings||EMC Cisco Technical Partner Alliance||@connievbh|
|Rick Scherer||vSpecialist at EMC||@rick_vmwaretips|