Didier Rombaut

Didier Rombaut – pronounced D.D.A – is a media strategist for Cisco Data Center Solutions Marketing group, in charge with his team of social media, advertising and video production.

Passionate about innovations, he fully supports the idea that " You can't build the data center of tomorrow using the technology of yesterday”

In his 4th year with Cisco, Didier worked previously at Sun Microsystems both in Europe and in US and has an extensive background in marketing and high tech.

Didier is also an avid runner and a climber.


November 14, 2013


Cisco ACI : The (Almost) Complete List of Social Media Assets

Wow ! The Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)  Launch was one of these amazing events which can only rejoice a social media leader...

November 1, 2013


Summary What Moving to the Cloud Means for Healthcare Organizations

A lot of our data center customers are in the healthcare industry –  This topic is close to my heart, as I used to work in this field several years ago. Healthcare organization are facing specific challenges  in moving to the cloud, that Cisco and partners address carefully. IT innovation and integration in healthcare is […]

July 10, 2013


Data Protection Solutions for the Vblock System

Today , I met Chandra Jacobs, Product Marketing  at EMC to talk about her experience at Cisco Live 2013 in Florida  and the solutions she presented. Chandra – Can you introduce yourself ? I love creative and challenging projects in the emerging technology product space. I have a background in technology, innovation, and product development, […]

June 13, 2013


Ease of Troubleshooting : Meet Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director

End of April, Cisco introduced  the next generation Storage Network innovations with the new MDS 9710 Multilayer Director and new MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch (see Berna Devrim’s  blog ) . These solutions have been presented to the Storage Tech Field Day  (see blogs and videos below) , as well on the Cisco booth at different events  (ie EMC World) generating a […]

May 13, 2013


The Swisscom Story: “Cisco Services Always Listened to Us”

By Adrian Flückiger, Head of Cloud Infrastructure Services – Corporate Business, Swisscom   At Swisscom, we’ve encountered a challenge that should...

May 9, 2013


Cbeyond: Taking Our SMB Cloud Offering to the Next Level

By Chris Ortbals, Senior Vice President, Product Management , Cbeyond Inc.   At the company’s inception in 1999, Cbeyond saw the potential...

May 7, 2013


Change is the only constant in data center infrastructure

By: VCE CTO Trey Layton at EMC World 2013     (@treylayton) Greek philosopher, Heraclitus said “change is the only constant in life.” And without question, change is the lifeblood to our industry and like any transition, albeit from VHS to digital, from board games to mobile apps, or even dare I say it, Tom […]

March 28, 2013


Accelerate Your Cloud Strategy : Cisco at Cloud Connect 2013

Whether you are amongst those building their own private cloud or amongst  those leveraging the solutions of cloud providers, you want to attend Cloud Connect Santa Clara next week. Cisco has been very active over the past years to accelerate the emergence of the cloud computing model. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco CTO and Lew Tucker Cisco […]

February 26, 2013


Cisco and Intel Extend Relationship into Big Data

Today Paul Perez, Vice President and CTO of Cisco’s Data Center Group joined on stage downtown San Francisco Boyd A. Davis, Intel Architecture Group Vice President and GM, Data Center Software Division  to announce a proposed  extension of the alliance between Cisco and Intel into Big Data . Over the past months, our readers had […]