Announcing the Cisco and Google Cloud partnership to focus on hybrid cloud and multicloud solutions. This solution brings the best of both worlds, including Cisco’s Hyperflex and Hyperflex Edge integrated with Google’s Anthos.
Even though Industrie 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts have been around for a few years, thought leaders are now agreeing that Industrie 4.0 is at an inflection point.
ACI 2.0 – released earlier this month – delivers strong new SDN and Cloud capabilities. These enable Scale, Cloud Automation, Security & Analytics, as well as Optimized Operations. Yeah, I know that sounds kinda ‘buzzwordy’, but read on and you’ll get a sense for the power that ACI 2.0 delivers. I’m posting this on behalf […]
It has been said that data is the new oil. Given the price of crude today, the metaphor seems to fit in that there is just too much data in the world, to the point we have no idea what to do with all of it. The data glut is driven by the sheer number […]
These are three conversations that I had recently with a partner, a customer, and a Cisco executive (not necessarily in this order): “Cloud refers to only private and hybrid cloud, right?” “I thought infrastructure-as-a-service is public cloud, not software-as-a-service.” “We know how much public cloud we are using because we know what infrastructure-as-a-services we are […]
As enterprise cloud use extends to public, private, and hybrid clouds, CIOs and IT leaders are realizing the need to evolve their IT business model to become enterprise cloud service brokerage (CSBs). Cisco’s Scott Clark recently discussed the value of this new business approach for IT and highlighted that by adopting this approach IT can “provide the […]
Log on to most social media platforms and you’ll likely see a bunch of # signs floating around. No, they do not designate a phone number; instead, they’re an easy and useful way to grow your products and brand in a way that consumers are familiar with. Not sure what they mean or how they […]
This marks the 32nd year I’ve worked in healthcare. It doesn’t seem like very long ago that I worked as a registered nurse, caring for critically ill patients. Although I’m no longer working at a patient’s bedside, today’s healthcare organizations continue to put patient care first – starting with transformation in healthcare technology. Due to […]