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Cisco UCS : There is a movement”>Pitt

…us groups (10 cities – 9 countries) , for video  success stories , or simply in large events such as EMC World, SAPPHIRE, VMworld, Oracle Open World, Microsoft TechEd, Citrix Synergy, Interop  and of course Cisco Live. Here are some of my observations : -UCS customers are happy.  I mean really happy ! Before joining Cisco in 2007, I worked for many years in the server market , meeting customers and partners .  I’ve never seen such a level of sati…


Does Cisco’s Unified Computing System server platform support Enterprise Business Applications? Where do I go to find out?

You run your business on SAP.  You have standardized on Oracle for your  database, and you have Microsoft apps all over your company.  All three are critical if you want to maintain your competitive edge in the market.  You are doing a server refresh right now and Cisco’s Unified Computing System server platform keeps surfacing as a server platform that you should seriously consider in your decision.  You would like to know as much about Cisco’s…


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Is SAP HANA In-Memory Technology Disruptive?″>Cisco

…  The biggest concern to-date, is that the data modeling and “what if” scenarios usually take days to process.  SAP HANA in-memory technology allows CIO’s to obtain answers to these complex issues in microseconds instead of the typical wait of days. Who are the only server platform vendors certified to sell SAP HANA? Cisco Dell Fujitsu HP IBM What are the benefits to users of SAP HANA? Processes all transactions in memory instead of I/O to dis…


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If SAP Applications are installed and run on the Cisco Unified Computing System server platform, but no one knows about it, do they really run?

The Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) server platform was introduced 2 years ago.  The first SAP installation on this platform happened shortly after that.  Yet when CIO’s and Application Architects are asked if they plan on running their SAP instances on UCS, many times their initial response is, “huh”. Companies who run their business on SAP, can take no chances.  If their application shuts down, so does their business, costing them, depend…


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UCS, VCE, Acadia, Vblocks and the Journey to the Cloud″>Executive

…demos/demos at EMC World 2010, and the beginning of many announcements/announcements coming from SAP Sapphire this week, I thought it might be useful to put a few concepts in perspective. Specifically – Cisco UCS, VCE Coalition, Vblocks, Acadia and the Journey to the Cloud. When new products and concepts are introduced to the market, there is often a period of time before they are fully understood.  Cisco Unified Computi…