analytics

November 16, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Digital Transformation, Analytics, Big Data, Data Virtualization and More at the 2015 Data and Analytics Conference

The inaugural Data and Analytics Conference last month was, in my opinion, the best conference of the year. The brightest minds in the industry gathered for two days in Chicago to discuss the latest trends and new solutions for big data, the Internet of Things, cloud, analytics, digital transformation and data virtualization. Customers Featured With […]

November 10, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Insights to Interactions: Defining New Connected User Experiences

This summer’s announced development alliance between Apple and Cisco reminded me of a quote from Tim Cook, Apple CEO, that I once read, “Most business models have focused on self-interest instead of user experience.” Needless to say, Apple has built one of the most successful brands in history by focusing on consistently delivering an exceptional […]

November 10, 2015

PARTNER

The Power of Insight: The Role of Data and Analytics in Customer Success

Building a successful recurring revenue business is a common challenge facing Cisco partners. From service contract renewals to upsell and cross-sell opportunities, we know that post-sales initiatives often take a back seat, causing you to miss out on valuable and repeatable revenue gains. Even worse, by not staying on top of your customers’ post-sales needs, […]

November 6, 2015

TECHWISETV

Splunk on TechWiseTV: Operational Intelligence at Scale

Cisco UCS, and the ability to expand to thousands of servers, supports the massive scalability that Splunk deployments require to deliver exceptional performance

November 5, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Enhancing Hyper-Distributed Analytics

Today Cisco completed its acquisition of ParStream, a company that has created a specialized database built for the Internet of Things (IoT). In hyper distributed data environments, massive amounts of data are being created and in a very distributed way. Many examples of this can be found in the IoT, from terabytes of data created […]

November 4, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Moving Beyond Connecting People to Delivering Engaging Interactive Experiences

As organizations move toward digital transformation, they are embracing the benefits of delivering timely, personalized information to customers, citizens, and patients. Connecting people with information and services when, where, and...

October 23, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco at IBM Insight 2015: Showcasing Industry-leading Technology for Big Data and Analytics

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 […]

October 21, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Agility is the New Smart

As businesses strive to become digital, they need to be more flexible, innovative, and agile than ever. Customers are engaging with businesses differently from how they were just five years ago, and the bulk of their interactions are not with people but with systems (think airport and hotel check-in, ordering a product, or getting a […]

October 20, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Self-service Data Preparation Made Better with Data Virtualization

Self-service data preparation was a hot topic at the Strata + Hadoop Conference in New York City last month. In the video I recorded there I discussed Cisco’s new offering in this market place, Cisco Data Preparation. And in his recent blog, Unleash Your Business Analysts Cisco Data Preparation, Kevin Ott did a great job laying […]