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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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October 8, 2013

DATA CENTER

Deliver SQL Server Performance on Cisco UCS

Guest blog by Frank Cicalese, a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco, who assists customers with optimizing their SQL Server workloads on the Cisco Unified Computing System. Before joining Cisco, Frank worked at Microsoft Corporation for 10 years, excelling in several positions, including as a Database TSP. The Cisco Data Center team is looking forward to engaging […]

September 29, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco at the PASS Summit 2013

More than 5,000 Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence professionals will be convening in Charlotte, NC, for the PASS Summit 2013. Cisco is proud to support the SQL Server community as a Platinum Sponsor of the PASS Summit. We have an action-packed agenda of activities and hope to connect with you, to discuss how the […]

September 2, 2013

DATA CENTER

Your Guide to Cisco at TechEd Australia

TechEd Australia kicks off today and the Cisco team is on hand to showcase how Cisco and Microsoft are teaming to develop integrated solutions that are enabling new levels of IT innovation in the data centre. Make sure to come by booth #56/57 to speak with Cisco experts about how the Cisco Unified Computing System […]

August 1, 2013

DATA CENTER

FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud – Best Practices Webcast

Cisco and NetApp continue to drive innovation with new FlexPod offerings that enable organizations to address their business needs while reducing risk and increasing IT efficiency and agility. FlexPod combines the Cisco Unified Computing System, Cisco Nexus data center switches, and NetApp storage components and provides a powerful platform for critical application workloads. With joint […]

July 22, 2013

DATA CENTER

Channel Partner Webcast – Virtual Networking for Hyper-V Environments

Cisco and Microsoft have a developed a powerful alliance in the data center that extends the value of the Cisco Unified Fabric, Unified Computing System, and Unified Network Services through leading-edge integrated solutions with Microsoft Windows Server, Hyper-V and System Center. These integrations provide an opportunity for Channel Partners to deliver differentiated solutions that address their customer’s […]

July 18, 2013

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Cisco at Microsoft WPC 2013 Video Collection

The Cisco Data Center team recently wrapped up a great week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2013. Cisco’s VP of Unified Computing Marketing, Jim McHugh took the opportunity to interview Cisco experts about how Cisco UCS provides an optimal platform for Microsoft oriented data centers and creates opportunities for channel partners to drive […]

July 3, 2013

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Cisco, Microsoft and Partners Accelerate Journey to Private Cloud

Businesses and organizations are increasingly turning to private cloud delivery models to address their most pressing business and technology challenges. Next week, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 (WPC) in Houston, channel partners will be able to speak with Cisco executives and consult with Cisco experts, to learn how Cisco and Microsoft have teamed […]

June 4, 2013

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EMC and Cisco……a Powerful Partnership for Microsoft Private Cloud

Guest post by Adrian Simays, Director of Technical Enablement for Microsoft at EMC Corporation. It’s a great week in New Orleans….great food, awesome Jazz, funky hats…and a powerful partnership with Cisco.  And the week is getting even better.…at Microsoft TechEd, EMC announced the latest VSPEX solutions for Microsoft. So what is the big news?  We […]

June 3, 2013

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NetApp and Cisco’s FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud named “Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist ” by Windows IT Pr …

Guest blog by Calvin Nieh, Microsoft Solutions Marketing Manager at NetApp. This week, at Microsoft TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, NetApp and Cisco’s FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud was named a Finalist in the Best of TechEd 2013 awards program by Windows IT Pro®. Teams from both companies are honored and excited by this recognition, the […]