Cisco Cloud Services

July 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

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,...

July 28, 2014

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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 […]

July 23, 2014

DATA CENTER

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 […]

June 4, 2014

SECURITY

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 […]

April 4, 2014

NETWORKING

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 […]

March 25, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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 […]

March 24, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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 […]