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Gary Serda

Senior Strategic Partner Marketing Manager

Global Partner Marketing

Gary Serda is a Strategic Partner Marketing Manager focusing on Cisco's Data Center and Cloud alliances. He has over 20 years of experience in the high tech industry in roles spanning marketing, ICT training, academic communities and corporate citizenship.

Gary holds a BS degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University. He is a dedicated Bay Area sports fan and an aspiring golfer.

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February 1, 2015

DATA CENTER

Unleashing IT – Microsoft Special Edition

The Lineup: Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel It’s no secret that tested and tried solutions will lead to a faster time to production, allowing you to stay at the forefront of innovation and, most importantly, stand out from the competition. The latest in our series of deep-dive examinations, our Microsoft-focused edition of Unleashing IT shows you how three […]

January 3, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Microsoft in 2014, the Year in Review

It’s a new year and we’re looking forward to an exciting 2015. Let pause to take one last look at 2014. For the teams from Cisco and Microsoft supporting our data center alliance, it was a very good year. We expanded our partnership, developed integrated solutions and aligned our field and partner teams to deliver […]

October 17, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco at Microsoft TechEd Europe 2014

Ready to savor tapas, Gaudi and the most vibrant community of IT professionals in the industry? You must be headed to Barcelona for Microsoft TechEd Europe, 28-31, October. Cisco will be there as well.  We’ll be showcasing integrated solutions from Cisco and Microsoft for Windows Server 2003 migrations, cloud and SQL Server. Cisco and Microsoft […]

October 14, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Video Library from Oracle OpenWorld 2014

It’s been a couple of weeks since the Cisco data center and partner teams wrapped up a terrific Oracle OpenWorld 2014.  We had a great week of conversations with customers and partners on how Cisco UCS provides a superior platform for Oracle Data Base and applications. We also announced three record-setting benchmarks for Oracle E-Business […]

September 30, 2014

DATA CENTER

NetApp and Cisco Deliver Extreme Performance For Oracle Database

Guest post by Aaron Newcomb, Solutions Marketing Manager, NetApp No one wants the 2:00 am distressed phone call disturbing a good night’s sleep. For IT Managers and Database Administrators that 2:00 am call is typically bad news regarding the systems they support. Users in another region are not able to access an application. Customers are […]

September 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

World Record Oracle Performance with Cisco UCS

Oracle OpenWorld is a show like no other, with over 60,000 IT professionals convening in San Francisco for a week of all things, Oracle, Java and more. Cisco has a full slate of activities planned, including demos and theater sessions on the many benefits of running your Oracle workloads on the Cisco Unified Computing System […]

May 6, 2014

DATA CENTER

Your Guide to Cisco at Microsoft TechEd 2014

Cisco and Microsoft have been working closely to integrate our data center solutions to provide agile, secure and scalable platforms for private cloud, hybrid IT and modern business applications. The Cisco team is looking forward to showcasing these solutions at Microsoft TechEd 2014, May 12-15,  in Houston, Texas. We have a full line-up of demos, […]

October 17, 2013

DATA CENTER

Get on the Fast Track to Data Warehouse Nirvana

Guest post by Dennis Clark, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager – Microsoft Applications, NetApp We are here in Charlotte this week with our Cisco friends, with the opportunity to talk with all sorts of like-minded Microsoft SQL Server individuals at the 2013 SQL PASS Summit. The conversations vary in range from things like database performance, developer […]

October 16, 2013

DATA CENTER

SQL Server – Cisco & EMC leading the charge

Guest post by Txomin Barturen, Senior Consultant – CTO Office, EMC Corporation SQL Server provides customers with a vast array of technology options to address a diverse range of data and reporting requirements including extremely high throughput OLTP environments to bandwidth and time-sensitive reporting and DSS systems.  With choice comes the inevitable complexity of defining […]