Cisco Cloud Services
Steps to Overcome the Business Risks of Cloud Services
Do any web search on the inhibitors of moving to cloud and you’ll find a primary challenge rises to the top—business risk. The benefits of cloud often outweigh risks,...
Banking in the InterCloud: Delivering Additional Computing and Storage
Financial Services firms are being challenged and forced to change the way that their applications, information, content, compute, storage, and network resources are deployed and consumed. It is a multi-dimensional issue that is forcing financial services firms to change of how IT is delivered. They are beginning to look for ways to stretch their data […]
The Future of Cloud, Part 4: Building a Resilient Cloud for the Future
(This is part 4 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) At Cisco Live!, Derek Siler, Director, Solution Engineering – Channel Sales at Sungard Availability Services, shared his company’s vision of the cloud and how they bring value to the market. “Our real unique differentiation is our focus […]
Three Steps to Secure Cloud Enablement
I’ve been pretty forthcoming in sharing my belief that the security industry in general continues to struggle to transition from old ways to new, and that in today’s day and age we have to adapt quickly. The rise of mobile computing and communications (users, data, services) combined with increasing volumes of cloud services data traffic […]
Cisco is Moving Fast with our Partners to deliver on the Promise of an Intercloud
It’s hard to believe it was only eight weeks ago that I announced Cisco’s $1B investment in a bold...
Key Annoucements at AWS Summit for the Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000V
We continue to see significant interest in the CSR 1000V as customers look for robust routing and VPN solution for securely connecting users and branch offices to the Cloud. Last week at the Amazon Web Services Summit in San Francisco Cisco announced a number of key enhancements to its Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000V for […]
A Global Intercloud: Cisco Cloud Services, Cisco Powered, and You
In a previous blog post, I discussed some considerations organizations should keep in mind when...
Cisco Global Intercloud: Connecting You to Innovation
These are exciting times at Cisco as we continue our journey with you in the world of many clouds. You may have read Rob Lloyd’s announcement about the expansion of Cisco’s Cloud strategy, and may wonder: do I really care? I’m here to tell you yes, you should, and here’s why: Cisco is doing what […]
Introducing Cisco’s Global Intercloud
In 2011, Cisco’s Chief Information Officer Rebecca Jacoby established CITEIS, a ‘private cloud’ designed to more quickly, more flexibly and more cost-effectively give our employees the I.T. resources they need to do their jobs. CITEIS has reduced the time it takes to provision compute, storage and networking from 6-8 weeks to 15 minutes, and by […]