In the days before data centers were virtualized, the licensing model for operating systems and application software was simple: 1 server = 1 license. But this model doesn’t work in an environment where a single physical server can host multiple virtual servers.
What a difference a networking cable can make in a data center’s infrastructure requirements and costs…especially when that cable uses Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology. An industry-standard, FCoE carries Fibre Channel over Ethernet links, which reduces the number of I/O adapters, cables, and switches in the data center.
The Internet of Everything (IoE) is poised to change the world with extraordinary, wide-ranging implications. IoE will forge a new economy that is bursting with new market and business opportunities. Read More »
In this video, Cisco Distinguished IT Engineer Jon Woolwine and I discuss Cisco IT’s approach to Network Programmability and SDN, describing some SDN-related use case solutions currently in development. Read More »
My team maintains and supports Cisco IT’s internal implementation of the Cisco WebEx Social collaboration platform. Cisco employees use WebEx Social for internal collaboration and knowledge sharing in online communities, and as a central repository for documents, videos, and other information resources. Read More »