Application Enablement and Innovation Leveraging Linux Containers
Linux containers and Docker are poised to radically change the way applications are built, shipped, deployed, and instantiated. They accelerate application delivery by making it easy to package the dependencies along with the application. That means that a single containerized application can operate in different development, test and production environments and platforms (physical and virtual). […]
Business Continuity and Workload Mobility for Private Cloud (Cisco Validated Design-Part1)
As a Cloud Architect, I’ve had the privilege to work with CTOs and CIOs across the globe to uncover the key factors driving Business Continuity and Workload Mobility across their cloud infrastructures. We’ve worked with enterprises, large and small, and service providers to answer their top five concerns in our new Business Continuity and Workload Mobility solution for […]
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 […]
Finally, a hybrid cloud that makes both users and IT happy!
Two years back, I disparaged hybrid clouds in my blog: “Why Hybrid Clouds Look Like my Grandma’s Network”. Since then the pain and necessity of many clouds in business environment has become acute. I see a great similarity between Hybrid Clouds and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon that has become well-accepted in today’s organization. […]
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...
IT Needs a Promotion to Cloud Services Broker
Is your IT department currently acting as a Cloud services broker?And what exactly is a Cloud services broker? As our world of many clouds continues to evolve, increased opportunities exist for IT departments to move from the traditional “siloed” working environments to play a more critical role in corporate planning strategies. Aligning IT and […]
Pandemic Preparedness: Leveraging Cloud based Solutions
In the last two parts of this series, we looked at Part 1: Why we need to consider virtual care as part of our strategy for pandemic preparedness Part 2: How virtual care can enable the process transformations to enable business continuity while mitigating the risk of exposure to staff and patients. In this part, […]
Our Data, Ourselves
We’re generating digital information at an exponential rate. It’s coming from more devices that are more connected than ever and getting smarter all the time.
Summary: One Second in Baseball Brought to You By The Cloud
The world of sports is being transformed by the acceleration of big data, cloud and Internet of Everything technologies. One sport where this transformation is evident is in Major League Baseball. MLB fans are voracious consumers of baseball data, making it important for MLB to be alive and available 24/7, 365 days a year – […]