April 3, 2014


The IT Organization Relay Race

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“Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sport… the thrill of victory… and the agony of defeat… the human drama of athletic competition,” voiced Jim McKay in the Wide World of Sports introduction. In two years, the world will tune in to Rio de Janeiro as the Brazil hosts the human drama […]

March 12, 2014


Big Data Now and Then: Introducing Velocity to Volume and Variety

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Never before has mankind had access to such an ever-widening range of personal communication options, giving us the ability to create, disseminate and consume information immediately. The frenetic pace at which devices join the Internet is unprecedented, and the constant growth in the amount of data traversing the Web is far from peaking. This whirlwind […]

February 20, 2014


Being Application-Centric with UCS Invicta™ Series Solid State Systems

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Since Cisco announced its intent to acquire WHIPTAIL, many have taken to the Internet to speculate about how WHIPTAIL’s flash memory systems will fit into Cisco’s product line. The speculation ended with the launch of Cisco’s UCS Invicta™ Series Solid-State Systems. By introducing the capability and performance of flash memory into the UCS platform, which […]

February 12, 2014


Application Acceleration with UCS in a Flash

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Later this month I’ll be taking part in a webcast dedicated to helping viewers Uncover the Business Impact of Application Acceleration with Solid-State Systems. I think the most important thing for business executives to understand is that application acceleration goes beyond enabling workloads to run faster. It’s also about reducing the time that it takes […]