Cisco Champion 2017 Applications Now Open
Do your peers consider you to be a thought leader based on your strong technical knowledge of Cisco products and technologies? Do you maintain an active online or social presence to interact with others and share what you know? Cisco Champions are regarded as experts in Cisco products and technologies by their peers and actively […]
Part 2: Why not Initiate a “Save to Invest” Program for your Data Center?
Two weeks ago, in my previous blog, I invited you to consider ways in which you could initiate a “Save to Invest” program for your data center. That is, how can you save money from your current data center spend, in order to re-invest it into currently un- or -under-funded areas of your data center. Thanks to […]
The Long Road to the Cloud – Changes in Application Deployment Criteria
In today’s world as more and more customers prepare to take advantage of cloud technologies, they are finding that private cloud and colocation services are essential options in their journey to the cloud. We are lucky to have Dan Harrington, as a guest blogger. Dan is a Research Director covering Datacenter trends at 451 Research. […]
Why Your In-Store Web, Mobile, and Video Experiences Matter
The lines between offline and online experiences are blurring. Customers no longer go online, they are online 24/7, and that includes inside your stores. In fact according to recent Google research, 89% of smartphone users leverage their smartphones while shopping in stores. And close to 70% of those used it to look at the retailer’s […]
Discovering Application-Server-Network Dependencies to Facilitate ACI and Application Migration
Earlier this month, I blogged about the challenges of Cloud Sprawl. Let’s now turn to the challenges of “Application Sprawl”!If you are planning migration of applications inside or between data centers, or if you are planning a migration to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), the understanding of your applications and how they tie to the […]
Our Ecosystem Begins Here @Ciscocloud
As Cisco prepares for Cisco Live Melbourne #clmel, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our @Ciscocloud Intercloud partnership with Telstra The following Q&A session between executives of our partnered companies identifies the unique challenges of our current business environment and the rapidly changing needs of our customers. Interviewed by Stuart Robbins, the participants […]
The Foundation for a Business Relevant Network
With the growing influx of new mobile devices, connected things, bandwidth intensive applications and more data, the network is more relevant to business success than ever before. Back in June...
Cisco Meraki Systems Manager Extends Enterprise Mobility Management to the Cloud
The industry is going beyond BYOD—it’s not just about simply connecting the device anymore: the mobile landscape has grown to include apps, devices and content, all of which require security...
Cloudburst: iOS 8 Generates 50% Increase in Network Traffic
Many network engineers recall the iOS7 update on September 18, 2013 as one of the most historic download days of their network’s history. All the more reason for us in...