application performance

March 21, 2018

DEVELOPER

Application Developers Who Leverage the Programmable Network Will Have a Leg Up in the Coming Industry Transformation

Innovative outcomes can be delivered by coders when their applications are aware of and integrated to the physical network infrastructure. Application developers who understand this will be able to create solutions that others can't.

June 1, 2017

DATA CENTER

Is Your Data Center Self-Managing?

It’s all about customer experience in the digital world and that experience depends on the performance of your applications and their supporting infrastructure.  At a time when applications and technologies continue to increase in volume and density, how can you be sure your applications are running at their best? IT teams are faced with a […]

April 14, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Bringing Up a New Branch Site the Easy Way with Prime Infrastructure – Part 3

Last week, I discussed with you how to set up and managed converged wired and wireless access with Cisco Prime Infrastructure. Here, as the 3rd post of our 5-part blog series, I’ll focus on how to ensure application performance for your branch site users with Prime. Again, here’s my blog series plan on how to […]

December 15, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Delivers Best Two-Socket Server SAP SD Benchmark Result with Microsoft Windows

Cisco Unified Computing System™  is unique among vendors with its comprehensive set of solutions for SAP and SAP HANA workloads—solutions that include servers with two to eight processors. Cisco Cisco UCS® C220 M4 Rack Server delivered 16,025 users and a SAPS score of 87,680: the best two-processor, two-tier result running Microsoft Windows 2012 Datacenter Edition. Some […]

September 10, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

ITD: Intelligent Traffic Director

Data traffic has grown dramatically in the recent years, leading to increased deployment of network service appliances and servers in enterprise, data center, and cloud environments. To address the corresponding business needs, network switch and router architecture has evolved to support multi-terabit capacity. However, service appliance and server capacity remained limited to a few gigabits, far below switch capacity. […]

February 18, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Claims Six New World Record Benchmark Results with the Intel Xeon Processor E7 v2 Family

On February 18th, 2014 Cisco announced support for the Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 product family on the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®). Cisco has designed three new servers based on these new Intel processors: the Cisco UCS B460 M4, UCS B260 M4, and UCS C460 M4 servers. For additional information on the new […]

October 2, 2013

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S3|Ep14: Application Affinity

It's the Season 3 Grand Finale of Engineers Unplugged! Today's guests, Joe Onisick and Nils Swart, take on Application Affinity: how to bridge the network world and the application world....

January 17, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Five Cool Router Tricks with onePK

Network Management is dull.  No excuses.  Monitoring and interacting with the devices that move data from one location to another is a thankless undertaking that most of us building networks leave to an afterthought.  Part of that is the complexity associated with managing networks.  There are at least a dozen common methods for interacting with […]