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September 17, 2014

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep9: Software Defined Storage in the Enterprise

In this episode of Engineers Unplugged, Rawlinson Rivera (@punchingclouds) and Maish Saidel-Keesing  (@maishsk) discuss the role of software defined storage in the enterprise data center, and the impact and evolution of the job roles in the data center. Hint: always be learning. Speaking of learning, this may be an example of how not to draw […]

September 10, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep8: #UCSGrandSlam Edition!

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Cisco’s CTO, Padmasree Warrior (@padmasree) and Satinder Sethi (VP, UCS Product Management and Data Center Solutions) whiteboard the UCS Grand Slam announcement, and what it means for customers and for the modern data center. Don’t miss this one! It wouldn’t be Engineers Unplugged without a unicorn challenge, and […]

September 3, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep7: Technology Career Convergence

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, we take a break from talking about the technology and talk about the technologists! Where is your career headed, what are the trends? John Mark Troyer (@jtroyer) and Matthew Brender (@mjbrender) discuss the silos and the pros and cons of being a generalist vs a specialist. Technology is […]

August 27, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep6: Is AWS Cheaper?

In this highly engaging episode of Engineers Unplugged, Andy Sholomon (@asholomon) and Damian Karlson (@sixfootdad) break down the hidden costs of cloud in the enterprise space. You don’t want to miss this one. This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple: Episodes […]

August 20, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep5: Fast Track 4.0 Solutions

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, David Hartman and Tim Cerling discuss Fast Track 4.0 Solutions, which promote fast and efficient deployment of private clouds with Cisco, EMC, and Microsoft solutions. If you would like to become Internet Famous, and strut your unicorn talents, join us for our next filming session at VMworld 2014. […]

August 19, 2014

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Bring IT to VMworld 2014!

It’s time to dust off your most comfortable shoes, pack your spare battery packs, and warm up your throwing arm–VMworld 2014 is almost here. As always, the Cisco Data Center team has a lot going on both on the show floor and off. Here’s a quick guide to some of the community highlights for those […]

August 13, 2014

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Engineers Unplugged S6|Ep4: onePK

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, we welcome for the first time (and not the last) guest host Janel Kratky (follow her @jlkratky)! She’s hosting Jason Pfeifer and Glue Network’s Gregg Wyant as they discuss onePK and how to apply it to the real world. You don’t want to miss this one, it ends […]

August 6, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep3: Cisco Virtual Application Container Services

In this week's lightning episode of Engineers Unplugged, Nisarg Shah and Eric Charlesworth introduce a new product, Cisco Virtual Application Container Services. What does this mean? Watch and see. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilgjFLj5wio...

July 30, 2014

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#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep2: Data Center Automation

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Uri Elzur (Intel)  and Mike Dvorkin (@dvorkinista) discuss automation in the data center, from application intent to compliance and governance. What is shared infrastructure? Listen in! If you would like to become Internet Famous, and strut your unicorn talents, join us for our next filming session at VMworld […]