Big data has become big business as businesses mine vast stores of data for insights that can help identify trends, predict behavior, and empower decision makers. And the Internet of Everything (IoE) is creating new analytic use cases and possibilities that were inconceivable just a few years ago.
Cisco’s rich portfolio of big data and analytics solutions can help you unlock your competitive edge:
- From strategy to infrastructure
- From edge device to data center
- From access to analysis
Cisco’s unique approach to big data and analytics will be on display February 17-20 at Strata+Hadoop World in San Jose, California. This is the easiest way to learn about these solutions directly from Cisco experts and also see how these offerings stack up compared to other vendors.
One-on-One Demonstration and Discussions
Stop by the Cisco booth (#831) to get a first hand look at several key offerings in Cisco’s portfolio including:
- Data and Connected Analytics Portfolio
- UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data
- Kaon v-Rack® mounted switches, routers, servers, and storage products.
I’ll be there, along with a number of other Cisco subject-matter experts. We would enjoy learning about your challenges and exploring how, with the right hardware, software, consulting, and services, we can help you transform IoE data into actions that create new capabilities, richer experiences and unprecedented economic opportunities.
If you aren’t already registered, take advantage of use code “Cisco20” for a 20% discount on 2 Day and All Access Passes.
Learn about Connected Analytics in the Solution Showcase Theater
Cisco® Connected Analytics for Events, a cloud-based analytic solution that venue operators use to enhance fan experiences, improve advertising and promotion efforts, identify operational and security issues, and provides the foundation for Why Event Analytics Matter on Wednesday, February 18 at 5:35 PM in the Solutions Showcase Theater by Rohit Shrivastava, General Manager of Cisco’s Connected Analytics Business Unit.
Listen to Cisco’s Point of View on Big Data with Analytics in an IOE World
Harness the Power of Big Data with Analytics is the title of Cisco’s keynote session on Thursday, February 19, at 4:50 PM in Room 210 B/F. This presentation addresses the challenge organizations are experiencing due to unprecedented complexity in managing their data, with the rise of Big Data, Cloud and overall hyper connectivity of our world.
Cisco is building solutions to help our customers adopt Big Data solutions, solve business problems using Analytics, and harness the power of an intelligent infrastructure to provide highly differentiated Data and Analytics solutions. In this session, Mike Flannagan, General Manager of Cisco’s Data and Analytics Business Group, will provide an overview of these solutions, help demystify the relationship of Big Data and analytics and bring it to life through customer stories.
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Tags: analytics, Big Data, Cisco, Hadoop, Internet of Everything, Strata
Each week, we’ll highlight the most important Cisco Partner Ecosystem news and stories, as well as point you to important, Cisco-related partner content you may have missed along the way. Here’s what you might have missed this week:
Off the Top
Gary Serda kicked off this past week on the Partner Blog with his look at capitalizing on the Windows Server 2003 migration opportunity. Microsoft is ending support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14 of this year and Gary wants to make sure our partners are able to take advantage of the marketing campaign resources that are available from Cisco.
Read through Gary’s blog and let us know if you need more information. Don’t be afraid to share your feedback on how we’re doing in providing the information you need to be successful.
Partner Voices: Making the Grade
I always mention how much I enjoy our ongoing Partner Voices series. It gives me a chance to meet many of our partners, at least virtually, and to get a little more in-depth with all the great solutions being produced by Cisco partners.
This week, I posted a look at what ePlus has going on in the education space. This blog looks at how ePlus has tackled some real world problems using Cisco technology. In turn they have improved security, provided world-class technology to students and created unique, one-on-one learning opportunities for students. Read More »
Tags: analytics, Big Data, Cisco, eplus, Gary Serda, jim mchugh, Network World, partner, partner voices, Weekly Rewind, Windows Server 2003, zeus kerravala
OpenSOC, an open source security analytics framework, helps organizations make big data part of their technical security strategy by providing a platform for the application of anomaly detection and incident forensics to the data loss problem. By integrating numerous elements of the Hadoop ecosystem such as Storm, Kafka, and Elasticsearch, OpenSOC provides a scalable platform incorporating capabilities such as full-packet capture indexing, storage, data enrichment, stream processing, batch processing, real-time search, and telemetry aggregation. It also provides a centralized platform to effectively enable security analysts to rapidly detect and respond to advanced security threats.
A few months ago we were really excited to bring OpenSOC to the open source community. Developing OpenSOC has been a challenging, yet rewarding experience. Our small team pushed the limits of what is possible to do with big data technologies and put a strong foundational framework together that the community can add to and enhance. With OpenSOC we strive to provide an open alternative to proprietary and often expensive analytics tools and do so at the scale of big data. Read More »
Tags: analytics, Big Data, Hadoop, Managed Security Services, MTD, OpenSOC, security
In an Internet of Everything era, enterprises and public sector organizations have developed an insatiable appetite for data. Data is being gathered from an increasing number of sources, and—from an analytics perspective—the more data your customers have, the better the insights they can gain.
We recognize that analytics represent a truly transformational business opportunity for our partners. It enables enterprises to make dramatic changes in their business processes that will significantly strengthen the competitive edge. Many strategic analytics deployments will be driven by line of business (LoB) managers representing key roles within enterprise organizations. These are things like manufacturing, product development, sales, operations, marketing, and HR—where an increasing percentage of IT spending is being initiated.
The great news is that Cisco has the ideal, end-to-end infrastructure for big data and analytics deployments, featuring Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), and our robust suite of management automation and data virtualization software.
But infrastructure is only part of the equation! Engaging a range of analytics ecosystem partners to help manage data, integrate data, and finally, analyze data will be critical in delivering successful big data and analytics solutions to your customers. Read More »
Tags: analytics, Big Data, Cisco, jim mchugh, partner
Customers’ expectations have never been higher. They want choice and flexibility. They require intelligent networks and infrastructure that’s intuitive, secure, easy to use and manage, and able to adapt to the specific requirements of their applications.
Today we’re excited to announce Cisco ONE Software, which offers a simplified solution to the most relevant, frequently-used customer scenarios in the data center, wide area network and local access networks. Cisco ONE is a big deal, and it’s an important piece of our larger software strategy in a world where value is increasingly delivered to customers through software.
Think about the technology disruptions and market transitions our customers are experiencing today. Cloud, virtualization, big data, software-defined networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), the Internet of Everything – software is the enabling mechanism at the heart of each. In recent years, software has played an increasingly key role in our technology and solutions. Today, we are the fifth-largest software company in terms of software revenues, and the third-largest SaaS provider.
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Tags: analytics, Cisco ONE, cloud, Enterprise Networking, software