Cisco MDS for Small to Cloud-Scale Data Centers
Superior Platforms, Scale, and Operational Simplicity Data Center trends like Virtualization, Solid State Drives, DC consolidation and Data Explosion are putting a tremendous amount of strain on the infrastructure. These challenges need targeted and multifaceted approach. It has to be holistic solution to the problems rather than point products for each unique problem. Data Centers […]
Not All 802.11ac AP’s are Created Equal: Demand the Full Story
It’s always interesting and often entertaining to observe how competitors promote their products and what they choose to focus on—and more importantly, what they choose not to focus on and...
Observations from London SDN Conference… “Wait, it’s coming…” … But Can You Afford T …
Last week I spent some time at the “Software Defined Networking 2014” conference in London. It’s a relatively small conference I would say however given the growing interest in SDN and rapid progress of the technology it’s always good to hear alternative viewpoints and experiences. And I certainly found the previous conference here in December […]
Agility – A service provider’s Secret Weapon
Written by Tom Davies, Technical Solutions Architect The world can be a tough place for a service provider in today’s marketplace. Revenue per customer is declining and margins are shrinking. Over-the-top players are delivering services at an ever increasing pace and systems integrators are positioning themselves as end-to-end providers of complex services. It is a […]
Next Generation Data Center Design With MDS 9710 – Part II
Note: This is the second of a three-part series on Next Generation Data Center Design with MDS 9700; learn how customers can deploy scalable SAN networks that allow them to Scale Up or Scale Out in a non disruptive way. Part 1 | Part 3 ] EMC World was wonderful. It was gratifying to meet industry professionals, […]
Next Generation Data Center Design With MDS 9710 – Part I
Note: This is the first of a three-part series on Next Generation Data Center Design with MDS 9700; learn how customers can deploy scalable SAN networks that allow them to Scale Up or Scale Out in a non disruptive way. Part 2 | Part 3 ] Data centers are undergoing a major transition to meet […]
Evolution towards the Data-Driven Enterprise
Data has always been important for many (if not all) companies. Today however it is becoming increasingly easier to collect data about customers, business transactions, devices etc…, . This data enables companies to (more dynamically) optimize their business models and processes and differentiate themelves from their competitors. Before embarking on a (Big) data strategy it […]
Connected Healthcare: How Mobility Drives Better Care and a Healthier Society
As advancements in mobility continue to accelerate across all industries, one area that appears poised for some of the deepest transformation is healthcare. Already, we are seeing how mobility...
Are You Ready for Dev Ops and SDN Software Development with Cisco ONE?
One of the great challenges of SDN – that many in my view underplay – is the change in paradigm from having a vendor deliver your network (hardware...