Note: Cisco’s Mohammed Ahmed of the Cisco IBM Alliance team was the key contributor for this blog post
In the IT industry we understand that customer confidence and respect is a leading reason that customers choose IBM and Cisco solutions and services. Cisco and IBM have earned this trust over the years by each having deep technical expertise; global resources; and world-class support that few companies can match. With an almost two-decade history of working together, our success in the market together is demonstrated by more than 25,000 shared customers.
Cisco and IBM strive to work together to deliver innovative solutions to meet our joint customer needs – Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure, the Data Center, the Internet of Everything (IoE), and Collaboration are just few examples.
Recently, Cisco and IBM added another strategic solution to the list “Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data with IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop” to help customers maximize the value of their big data and leverage business insights from it.
The Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data (CVD Link) with IBM BigInsights has been jointly tested and validated by both companies and provides a flexible, industry leading platform affording enterprises to fully leverage the latest open source technology together with the powerful SQL on Hadoop and Analytic capabilities. The solution highlights are:
- Powerful and high performance SQL on Hadoop designed for enterprises that require greater SQL standards compliance, performance, concurrency, and security
- Highly scalable analytics for Data Scientists, Business Analysts to explore, discover, analyze and build advanced predictive models
- Comprehensive enterprise-grade infrastructure using Cisco Fabric Interconnects and Rack Servers optimized for BigInsights
Cisco is excited to showcase our solution at the IBM Insight2015 conference from October 25-29, 2015 in Las Vegas – Cisco BOOTH # 912 (Red Zone: Systems & Architecture).
We will also present an hour long overview of this Cisco / IBM solution on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 stating at 1:00 PM – Room: Jasmine G (level 3). Please join us to learn about the solution and to meet the Cisco and IBM teams.
To learn more about Cisco’s Big Data solutions please visit www.cisco.com/go/bigdata