Operational Maturity Delivers Great Results, But Where Do You Start?
We wanted to understand how automation enables operational maturity and – ultimately – the business itself. We partnered with Forrester Consulting to research organizations of varying sizes and across industries with a global footprint.
Get Unique IT Insights That Help You Make The Right Decisions Fast
Introducing: Connected IT Insights. To deliver actionable insights and enable digital agility, Cisco looked at the huge volumes of data generated by our customer base, then extracted, analyzed and correlated this anonymized data to produce insights about changes throughout 2020.
Business Resiliency Redefined
In IT, the need to redefine business resiliency is stunningly clear. Disaster recovery, business continuity solutions, data center redundancy, cloud backups, threat detection and mitigation, etc. – until today, resiliency meant ensuring that applications and data would be always available and secure.
Cisco’s Connected Experiences Simplify Remote Working
The shift to work from home is likely to remain in place for quite some time. Before this year, about 22% of employees worked remotely. Our study shows that more than 40% of office workers will maintain their working from home capabilities into the future.
Jack Sparrow and Kubernetes
I devised my own personal “compass” to define the tipping point for container technology. Based on two big things that I've learned, the compass now points to a clear direction.
Are We Treating Cloud Just Like Another Data Center?
Are we treating Cloud just like another Data Center? Yesterday at Google Next, Urs Hölzle quoted a great stat by RightScale – users waste 45% of cloud resources that they buy. While this number is not too far from what typically happens in traditional data centers, which operate at 20-30% of capacity on average, cloud promises a pay-per-use model. You provision and pay for only what you utilize. This promise leaves the user with the impression that they will effectively achieve 100% value—reducing costs significantly compared to an inefficient data center. And while Google’s new committed pricing model tries to lessen the impact, it does not address the root cause of the problem.
Join Us May 14: Cisco Intercloud Workload Migration Webcast
The use of hybrid cloud or Intercloud technology is growing increasingly popular. A recent study supports that IT managers want a mix of public and private cloud in their enterprises. In fact, 60% of the 400 enterprises surveyed see the hybrid cloud model as the way to go. And for good reason: The same secure, open […]
The Rise of the Intercloud
For a number of years Intercloud has been a term known only in the academic world and amongst few industry experts. The Intercloud is a “cloud of clouds” and the Wikipedia description perfectly outlines the reason why Intercloud is the critical enabler to capture the immense value of the Internet of Everything- “The Intercloud scenario […]