As service providers strive to provide choices to their customers, we have made great progress in providing them with new ways to deliver cloud services. We’re helping them intelligently address all cloud opportunities with a portfolio of cloud solutions that meet customer requirements – for all types of cloud delivery models. That is why we are bringing the next level of simplicity, choice and value to our service provider cloud partners by partnering with Microsoft to deliver a next generation cloud architecture – the Cisco Cloud Architecture for the Microsoft Cloud Platform.
This new cloud architecture for scale-up enterprise workloads and applications is designed to enable service providers to easily offer IaaS/PaaS and SaaS in a single platform with a life-cycle approach to service delivery and policy management. Most importantly, it allows service providers to lower Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cisco UCS, cloud services, Microsoft, next-generation cloud architecture, SDN, Service Provider, software defined networking, Windows Azure Pack (WAP)
It’s amazing that March 8 2015 International Women’s Day is already upon us: It is not only the time to celebrate women globally, but to urge everyone to action in support of women, especially women in technology.
I recently presented at the Womensphere Summit on STEM on February 25 2015 to share my own journey and vision of what can be:
For me, success, is when we, collectively celebrate our women technologists daily because it is so engrained in our DNA to do so.
Former Astronaut Katherine Sullivan @womensphere
On March 5 2015, I attended Wellcome Trust invitation Read More »
Tags: Be Fearless, Cisco, International Women's Day, Service Provider, WHM15, Women's history month
By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing
It’s not too late to meet us in Paris for arguably one of the most important technology innovation shows in all of Europe during 2015. If you’re delivering or planning to offer cloud services from an Evolved Programmable Network, this is an event you don’t want to miss!
Industry technology leaders from every customer segment (enterprise, service provider, and web) and from leading technology vendors, including Cisco, a Platinum Sponsor this year, will participate and share information on MPLS, SDN, NFV and IPv6. Amazingly – this will all happen under one roof at the Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. I’ll highlight some activities you don’t want to miss: Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Cloud VPN, EANTC, MAP-T, MPLS SDN World Congress, NFV, NFV SDN Summit, SDN, segment routing, Tail-F, v6 world congress, WAN Automation Engine
I’m proud to announce that Cisco and our partners have been awarded the ‘Best Application of Frameworx’ award by TM Forum, through our participation in last year’s Catalyst Program. Demonstrations were held during the TM Forum Live! Digital Disruption 2014 event in San Jose.
For those of you not familiar with this program, it is where service providers, technology suppliers and global enterprises come together to create innovative solutions to common real world problems. Solutions are based on proven TM Forum’s business governance framework referred to as ‘Frameworx’ which employs best practices and standards to enable reliable and scalable service deployments.
The Catalyst program serves as an opportunity not only for collaboration and exchange of ideas among industry leaders and experts, Read More »
Tags: Digital Disruption 2014, Digital transformation, Service Provider, TM Forum Live, ‘Best Application of Frameworx’ award
Join us at OFC/NFOEC 2015! Make sure to join Cisco at the industry’s premier optical event in booth 715 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, March 24-26 during the Exposition in Los Angeles.
Here is a list of our exciting activities at this year’s event: Read More »
Tags: epn, multi layer planning tool, NFOEC 2015, NFV, OFC 2015, SDN, Service Provider