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Service Providers Are Sitting on a Gold Mine of Data

…arkets alike—will demand enhanced Connected Life experiences that will be newer, better, and more personalized. Data is the “new oil” that will fuel this opportunity. Networks and the Internet have a critical role to play in the future of Big Data. First, they are the collectors and disseminators of data, gathering it from the millions of Internet-enabled devices, applications, and sensors, then storing it in the right place for analysis and furt…


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In control and saving big

…nd control the company had for their current environment. In dire need of change, Salem Health overhauled their data center with the Cisco® Unified Computing System™ (UCS), powered by Intel® Xeon® processers. The transition was cost-effective – saving the business 68 percent in IT expenses – and provided enhanced data replication, decreased downtime, and greatly improved network access.  As a result, Salem Health is able to deliver much bet…


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Cisco to support EMC Pivotal HD on UCS

Our Common Platform Architecture (CPA) for Big Data has been gaining momentum as a viable platform for enterprise big data deployments. The newest addition to the portfolio is EMC’s new Pivotal HD™ that natively integrates Greenplum MPP database technology with Apache Hadoop enabling SQL applications and traditional business intelligence tools directly on Hadoop framework. Extending support for Pivotal HD on Cisco UCS, Satinder Sethi, Vice…


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Big Changes Are Coming For Cisco SMB

…market opportunity! Please tune into next month’s video blog where I will cover some of the exciting new Data center solutions purpose-built for SMB customers. You can also follow me on Twitter @gmackint for the latest information and updates around Cisco SMB. Together, I believe we have a phenomenal opportunity ahead and we’re going to reshape and revamp our SMB partner offerings based on your feedback to ensure your continued succe…


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Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, now with native support for MapR HDFS

…ntegrations for Hadoop software distributions, such as Cloudera and MapR, as well as adapters to support Sqoop, Data Mover HDFS, Hive, and MapReduce jobs. All performed through the same TES interface as their other enterprise workloads. Today, I’m pleased to announce that with the upcoming 6.1.1 release of Cisco’s Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, Cisco’s MapR integration will deepen further. Leveraging Big Data for competitive advantage and rises in i…