Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 4: The User Portal
The New Year 2013 has well and truly arrived – Happy New Year to all – and it’s time for me to continue on the Cisco journey of data center and cloud transformation. Last month I introduced the Cisco Domain TenSM framework, the approach we in Cisco Services take to help customers enhance and transform […]
Scenery from Skyfall, cycling by the Loch Ness Monster and 60mph+ Winds
If you’ve followed my posts over 2012 for Cisco Data Center, you may have noticed that I took a slight departure back in September from data center topics to tell you about a “Giving Back” initiative I was part of in 2012 – the “Deloitte Ride Across Britain” (RAB). I noted previously the role […]
So did we see the Loch Ness Monster? – Ride Across Britain to Raise Funds for Paralympic Athletes
Since ” ’tis the season” for giving in many parts of the world, and as end of the calendar year approaches, I’ve decided to finish my working year reflecting upon the biggest “Giving Back” initiative I was personally part of in September of this year (2012) – my two stages of the Deloitte Ride Across […]
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 3: Automation and Orchestration
Continuing my tour of the Cisco Domain Ten (SM) framework for simplifying data center transformation, with this blog, I’ll build upon my previous blogs and introduce Domain 3, which is concerned with “Automation and Orchestration“. I’ve asserted previously that having an automated, virtualized data center is a necessary – but insufficient – basis for […]
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 2: Virtualization and Abstraction
Last week I introduced our new Cisco Services framework to help guide your data center and cloud transformation – Cisco Domain Ten (SM). I also described the types of challenges you should be thinking about in the Facilities and Infrastructure layer, Domain 1. Now let’s discuss the type of challenges that Domain 2, Virtualization and Abstraction, could […]
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 1: Facilities and Infrastructure
Yesterday I introduced you to the Cisco Domain TenSM, Cisco Services’ framework for simplifying data center transformation. This model is applicable to both business (enterprise), public sector (e.g. government, federal) and service provider (incl telco) organizations. Today I will summarize some key challenges that you should consider when planning a transition to cloud (as one example […]
Introducing Cisco Domain Ten(SM) – Cisco Services’ Blueprint for Simplifying Data Center and Cloud Transform …
This week at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas, Cisco Services is unveiling Cisco Domain Ten(SM) – Cisco’s Framework for Simplifying Data Center and Cloud Transformation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnLFReBBV7c...
Watch this space for Data Center and Cloud Transformation – Exciting News – and if you are at the Gartner Da …
In Cisco Data Center Services, we've been building towards this for the past 3 or 4 years. We're formalised our approach over the past year. Our early adopter customers have...
My Other Computer is a Vblock!
As I mentioned in a previous post, I was in London last week at a conference. I picked up the badge shown in the photo below, and it...