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Todd Brannon

Senior Director, Computing

Cisco Data Center Marketing

Todd Brannon joined Cisco in 2009 and is Senior Director of Product Marketing for the Unified Computing System portfolio. Todd has over 20 years of experience in servers, storage and managed services spanning a variety of roles at Sprint, Dell and Cisco. Early in his career Todd served as Armor branch officer in the United States Army and loves the smell of a data center in the morning.

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August 20, 2019

DATA CENTER

Fly Fishing Anyone? Orvis Expands Online Retail Operations with Cisco Data Center Anywhere

Today we continue our Data Center Anywhere Customer series with Orvis The Orvis Company is the world leader in fly fishing equipment and adventurous living, with retail and data center...

March 28, 2019

DATA CENTER

Ten Years Together: Celebrating a Decade of Customer Innovation with Cisco UCS

For years, customers and partners propelled Cisco's UCS engineering agenda, becoming a community of like-minded builders driven by a passion for operational excellence and elegance born of simplicity.

March 13, 2019

DATA CENTER

Realities of the Modern Datacenter

Businesses are constantly evolving and repositioning themselves as they pursue new revenue streams and efficiencies. In our technology-driven world, this evolution typically involves modern IT applications and data streams. IDC believes that these new enterprise workloads are shifting towards an infrastructure-agnostic model that extends from edge to core to cloud.

September 11, 2018

DATA CENTER

Assuring Hypercritical Data with Veeam Availability Solution on Cisco HyperFlex

Did you know that by 2025, IDC estimates that nearly 20% of data in the global datasphere will be critical to our daily lives and nearly 10% of that data...

June 22, 2017

DATA CENTER

Building the Platform for Intuitive Infrastructure

Next week at CiscoLive we will begin to introduce the next evolutionary step for Unified Computing.  UCS was conceived a decade ago with the ambition to tackle some of the...

October 13, 2016

DATA CENTER

IT Infrastructure at the Speed of FlashStack

Rapidly changing business conditions, global competition, and digital transformation projects have resulted in an increased reliance on IT to deliver positive business outcomes. Yet, many businesses continue to struggle with delivering the applications and services at the rate and speed required to meet the needs. The culprit? Inflexible IT that cannot support the scale and […]

March 10, 2016

DATA CENTER

The Power of Partnerships: powering Cisco HyperFlex

Last week at Cisco Partner Summit 2016 we celebrated the introduction Cisco HyperFlex Systems. More importantly, we gathered in San Diego to celebrate the Power of Partnerships....

November 16, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure Part 4: Infrastructure as Code

How do you treat hardware like software? That question sounds like a contradiction, but we’ve been helping customers answer this question for the past six years with Cisco UCS. When you abstract all configuration and identity of hardware and transform it into software defined infrastructure (SDI), or better yet, policy driven infrastructure, you’re moving down the path of managing the […]

October 29, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure, Part 3: “What is it??”

“Did you say compostable infrastructure? That means using a biodegradable cardboard chassis that can go in the compost bin, right?”  🙂   This conversation is more common than you think right now as people are introduced to this for the first time.   So what exactly does composable infrastructure mean?  Perhaps the best description I’ve heard […]