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Cisco at Red Hat Summit:Together to Accelerate the Virtualization

June 18, 2010 - 0 Comments


  On June 22-225, the open source community will travel to Boston, to attend the Red Hat Summit 2010– Cisco will be there as a platinum sponsor 


More importantly, one of the key note speakers will be  Cisco Ed Bugnion, Vice President and CTO, Server Access Virtualization!              

The participation of Ed Bugnion  demonstrates the commitment of the company to the open source community , and the strong partnership with Red Hat to deliver innovative solutions for virtualized data centers and the cloud computing journey .
Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) including the UCS Manager  and the Virtual Interface Card, provide an innovative approach to virtualization through increased network control, improved performance, and a consistent operational model.  Cisco’s unique management capabilities combined with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and KVM virtualization allow organizations to manage virtual machines and their virtual network resources as well as physical machines and physical network interfaces with a cohesive approach.

If you plan to be in Boston next week here some of  the speaking sessions that you don’t want to miss 

Delivering Virtualization Innovations for the Datacenter with Ed Bugnion – VP and CTO, Server Access Virtualization, Cisco Wednesday, June 23, 9:00am
During his keynote, Ed will describe how Cisco’s products are optimized to enable Red Hat solutions for data center, private and public cloud deployments.  You will learn how Cisco and Red Hat are collaborating to bring to market key innovations, which will allow customers to more effectively scale, secure and operationalize solutions that allow customers to accelerate key business results.

Cisco UCS and the Virtual Interface Card: An architecture for Guilt-Free Virtualization with  Cisco Shrijeet Mukherjee – Engineering Manager, and Joe Vaccaro – Product Manager
Wednesday, June 23, 4:20pm-5:20pm “What’s New”
In this session Shrijeet Mukherjee and Joe Vaccaro will outline the Unified Computing System and the Virtual Interface Card (VIC) architecture. They will demonstrate an end to end model for providing network based policy control in a Red Hat environment.

Cisco Virtual Interface Card: I/O Virtualization for Every Application with Chris Wright –  Principle Software Engineer, Red Hat Ven Immani – Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Scott Feldman – Technical Lead, Cisco  
Thursday, June 24, 2:00pm-3:00pm “Decoding the Code”
Chris Wright,Ven Immani, and Scott Feldman will discuss KVM I/O and how to achieve increased performance through I/O virtualization in RHEV without the loss of control. This team will showcase real world performance results and use cases of the Cisco Virtual Interface Card with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, MRG, and other key applications.

Build a Cloud with Cisco UCS and Open Source Tools  with Horst Dumcke – Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco
Thursday, June 24, 4:00pm-5:00pm “Campground Session” 
In this campground session Horst will  introduce the architecture of UCS and the APIs that you can use to build an IaaS using open source tools

To know more about Cisco and Red Hat growing partnership visit our website 


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