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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 27, 2013

DATA CENTER

Introducing Cisco SingleConnect Technology

When customers talk about why they like UCS they often sum it up in very concise terms. “It makes things a lot easier,” is a common refrain. But if you ask a Cisco technologist what’s good about UCS you’ll get a much more lengthy reply, probably more than you wanted to hear. 🙂 That’s because […]

May 13, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS at EMC World 2013

We handed out a stack of these buttons for the Cisco booth staff to wear this year and that sums up my favorite part of EMC World:  it’s an infrastructure party.  This is a place where you’re going to talk with people at the heart of the data center and IT, and the conversations all […]

March 21, 2013

DATA CENTER

Delivering the Madness: remember to thank your servers and the network

March Madness is here and in full effect.  If you’re reading this post you probably aren’t paying close enough attention to the results pouring in from the round of 64.   Today and tomorrow will make or break your bracket!  Take appropriate action.  As soon as I hit “publish” on this post I promise you that […]

February 28, 2013

DATA CENTER

The server business isn’t a popularity contest, but if it was…

…here are the type of votes contestants would love to receive.   We recently saw two items that speak well on the progress of UCS against the most important yardsticks:  how IT professionals and our partners rate Cisco as a computing systems vendor. First up is CRN’s Annual Report Card.   This is where IT solution providers […]

January 24, 2013

DATA CENTER

More of a good thing: Cisco and NetApp open the next chapter for FlexPod

FlexPod, by any measure, has been a great success.   2,100 customers worldwide have adopted the architecture and it stands today as one of the leading converged infrastructure solutions in the industry.   IT organizations want to modernize their operations, but they need to do it in a way that mitigates risk and lays down a solid […]

December 4, 2012

DATA CENTER

UCS: Foundation for Cloud

A story came out today showcasing the platform built to power Xerox Managed Print Services (MPS), and it’s hard to describe better example of how Cisco’s data center technology comes together to help unlock the full potential of cloud computing.  In the lead-up to this release and the webcast that we’re airing this Thursday, I had […]