Cisco UCS Breaks Oracle Records, I Break the Code

March 31, 2015 - 10 Comments

You know the code, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”. I’m breaking it.  I’ll be joining my Cisco colleagues for COLLABORATE 15 in Las Vegas, but will be sharing all the good stuff we have planned. Even worse, I’ll be taking pictures.

#CiscoUCS is breaking Oracle performance records. See how at #Collaborate15

A video posted by Cisco Data Center & SDN (@ciscodc) on

Before you judge, take note of what I’ll be sharing (you would too).

Cisco UCS has earned 37 world records running Oracle database and workloads. Want blazing performance for Oracle E-Business Suite and PeopleSoft without breaking the bank? Cisco UCS delivers. Seriously, this kind of news can’t stay in Vegas.

I’m also looking forward to the preconference bootcamp on Oracle Virtualization and Licensing on April 12th. Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist with House of Brick Technologies will be joined by Cisco’s John McAbel for a 4 hour deep-dive to help you plan your Oracle deployments and lower licensing costs. Here’s a secret registration tip, send an email to to add the bootcamp to your schedule.

A highlight of the week will be the Women in Technology program. Cisco is proud to sponsor the Women in Tech Luncheon on April 13th. On April 15th, Cisco Distinguished Engineer, Judy Priest will be participating in an inspiring panel of women for an engaging conversation on their personal experiences and strategies for success.

We’ll have some of the smartest people in the industry attending COLLABORATE 15, with deep experience in Oracle solutions. Shoot us an email at if you’d like to schedule some quality 1:1 time in Vegas with a Cisco expert.

Of course, I hope you’ll drop by the Cisco booth 1003 to connect with the team. We’ll have non-stop theater presentations and an “ask-the-expert” area for conversations on UCS solutions for Oracle workloads.

You won’t leave Vegas empty-handed. Pick up a cool Cisco UCS hat when you visit the Cisco booth. We’ll also be raffling urBeats Headphones after each theater session and a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet each day. We’ll also have an opportunity to win Beats Studio headphones for those folks willing to join me in breaking the code – and posting a pic.

For live updates from Vegas, follow @ciscoDC,  @gserda, @BMNYNY. See you there.

In an effort to keep conversations fresh, Cisco Blogs closes comments after 60 days. Please visit the Cisco Blogs hub page for the latest content.


  1. even funnier, I just received 2 new badges. 🙂 Best, K.T.

  2. I like the vid, too. Too funny Gary & Melanie.

  3. You’re welcome! Yes, with that last comment I leveled up. The Social Rewards plan is a lot of fun! 🙂

  4. Great post and the video came out really great too! Great to COLLABORATE with you on this fun video project! Excited to see the buzz from the event on @Ciscodc!

    • Thanks for the comment Melanie. Appreciate all the support on the video.
      Wait … Did your Contributor badge level just go up?

  5. Wow love this blog post– great video and great humor! That “breaking” part of the video WORKED! How did you embed the Instagram video? Would love to do something similar in my next blog post. Wish I could attend Women in Technology program. Go Judy!

    • Thanks for the feedback and kind comments Renee. I’ll be happy to share my Instagram secrets. Will look out for your next blog.

    • The video does work well – glad it is a success. I too wish I could be in Las Vegas and attend the Women in Tech event but maybe Gary will Meerkat it for me. 😉

  6. Thanks for the comment Tina. We’ll be Tweeting live from COLLABORATE 15. There may be a new phone in my future to be ready for your Meerkat suggestion.

  7. Looking forward to all the breaking news from the event Gary! Maybe we will even catch a Meerkat or two.