blade server

July 12, 2017

DATA CENTER

More of everything you love with Cisco UCS M5 Blade Servers

Yesterday we announced our fifth generation of UCS servers. Today I want to take a deeper look at the M5 blade servers. Tomorrow, I’ll tackle the M5 rack servers. More! More! More! The B200 M5 Blade Server has more of everything you love. More cores, more memory, more GPUs. Based on the Intel® Xeon® Scalable […]

December 9, 2014

DATA CENTER

Building an Enterprise Data Hub, Evaluating Infrastructure

  Want to get the most out of your big data? Build an enterprise data hub (EDH). Big data is rapidly getting bigger. That in itself isn’t a problem. The issue is what Gartner analyst Doug Laney describes as the three Vs of Big Data: volume, velocity, and variety.   Volume refers to the ever-growing […]

June 18, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Blades #1 – Time in a Bottle (ne Blog)

Were you surprised?     Probably not.     Tracking Time with UCS – Last 3 Years of Market Share Growth:   5 years 3 months ago Cisco announced UCS 5 years ago, Cisco started shipping UCS. Today UCS is #1 in the US and in the Americas.     What made UCS so successful? What is the real story […]

June 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

How Cisco Helped Solutionary Boost Security and Improve their Hadoop Performance

Every day, security threats continue to evolve, as cyber attackers continue to exploit gaps in basic security controls. In fact, the federal government alone has experienced a 680% increase in cyber security breaches in the past six years, and cybersecurity attacks against the US average 117 per day. Globally, the estimated annual cost of cybercrime […]

March 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

Maximizing Big Data Performance and Scalability with MapR and Cisco UCS

Huge amounts of information are flooding companies every second, which has led to an increased focus on big data and the ability to capture and analyze this sea of information. Enterprises are turning to big data and Apache Hadoop in order to improve business performance and provide a competitive advantage. But to unlock business value […]

March 25, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S1|Ep6 UCS

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists, hosted by Cisco’s Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja). This week we’re talking about UCS. Listen to the Podcast Featured Guests: Cisco Champions: Robert Novak (@gallifreyen), AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) Cisco Subject Matter Experts: Scott Hanson (@CiscoServerGeek) Highlights: How Scott Hanson discovered the value of UCS Advantages of […]

October 18, 2013

DATA CENTER

Blade Server Architecture Comparison – Important Differences Abound

I recently wrote a blog titled Blade Server TCO and Architecture – You Cannot Separate Them and thought a little more on the architecture side would be a good thing.  With so much misinformation (dis-information?) about UCS running around in the ether, I thought the straight forward comparison offered here would be valuable. It is […]