application centric infrastructure
Cisco Partner Weekly Rewind – November 8, 2013
The big news for Cisco this week was the launch of the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). This new approach to data center infrastructure brings simplicity, security and agility for applications. The plan, as presented by Chairman and CEO John Chambers, will reduce the time it take to provision, change or remove applications from months to minutes.
Ecosystem for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Tackles Application Agility
Yesterday, Nov 6, Cisco unveiled details of the Application Centric Infrastructure with an ecosystem of partners that share our common view - IT is in need of a transformation to...
Introducing Cisco Application Virtual Switch – Extending Virtual Networking to Applications
Cisco has been the leader in virtual networking since the introduction of Nexus 1000V virtual switch more than 5 years ago. Now it is time to make the virtual network more application aware. With the introduction of the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), we are pleased to introduce the Application Virtual Switch (AVS), the virtual network […]
Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI): Application Network Profiles for Security and Network Services
Now that we’ve announced the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), everyone is trying to come up to speed quickly on this new fabric architecture and the power that this...
Is Your Data Center Ready for ACI Transformation?
Disruptive technologies have become more frequent than ever before, making business agility and the ability to adapt key competitive differentiators. Every day I speak with IT executives who are asking...
Redefining the Power of IT with Application Centric Infrastructure
After countless brainstorming sessions, code reviews, lab trials, scores of NDAs and nearly two years of intense speculation from media, analysts and the internet community – it is finally here!...
Security Drives Major Transition in the Network and Data Center
Today, Cisco is announcing the new Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) designed to seamlessly integrate layer 4 through layer 7 - and security, in particular - into next generation Data Center environments. As part of this framework, we are announcing ACI Security Solutions, which support next generation Cisco ASA physical and virtual firewall technologies by stitching them directly into the ACI network fabric, and can be managed using the ACI Policy Infrastructure Controller management tool.
Tackling Operational Complexity – Fresh perspectives on role of DataCenter Infrastructure
In less than 48 hours, on Nov 6th, Cisco will officially announce details of its approach to Application Centric Infrastructure based on innovations from Insieme networks. [To join...