Cisco cloud

December 14, 2017

CLOUD

Why Apigee is Awesome

When we announced the joint hybrid cloud partnership Cisco has developed with Google, Kip Compton revealed the pieces of the solution with this high level diagram: Between now and GA, I’ll be discussing some details on the individual components of the solution that make up the combined whole, starting with a Google component you may […]

November 6, 2017

CLOUD

Justify Multicloud Workload Automation – Doing the Maths

A multicloud management platform like Cisco CloudCenter can demonstrate real value when you are automating application deployment and management across different datacenter, private and public cloud environments.

October 20, 2017

CLOUD

Turn the Lights on in Your Automated Application Deployments – Part 2

In the previous post we described the benefit of using Application Automation in conjunction with Network Analytics in the Data Centre, a Public Cloud or both. We described two solutions from Cisco that offer great value individually, and we also explained how they can multiply their power when used together in an integrated way. This […]

October 4, 2017

CLOUD

Extending Hyperconverged: Three Questions to Ask About Hybrid Cloud

Many hyperconverged buyers have infrastructure responsibility in their data center. And if you are an infrastructure manager, Cisco HyperFlex make your job easier by combining hardware and software into...

September 22, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 301: New Frontiers

At some point in this series, either Function-as-a-Service 101: What is It? or Function-as-a-Services 201: Common Architectures, you might have said to yourself, “Wait a minute, Cisco sells servers so why are you talking about serverless technologies?”  Even keeping in mind the oxymoronic details discussed in the 101 post that there are actually servers still […]

September 20, 2017

CLOUD

From Hyper-Converged to Hybrid Cloud – Four Key Success Factors

I’ve been learning about customers who have kicked off their hybrid cloud efforts by using HyperFlex with CloudCenter—which is the Cisco UCS based hyper-converged solution that...

September 14, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 18: Chris Riviere, Cisco

Cloud security is the kind of topic that can make you sigh, shake your head, and quickly look for some other, less daunting project to deal with—no doubt about it. I mean honestly—what do you even define as “cloud” in your particular environment, and what constitutes “secure”? Is your only job to worry about your […]

July 25, 2017

CLOUD

#CiscoChat August 8th — Impact of Containers on IT Subject Matter Experts

Improved productivity, enhanced operational efficiency, extra flexibility. Push your IT organization in the direction you want it to go by thinking inside the box — with containers.

July 3, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud: The Truth is Out There

Whether you believe in the existence of aliens and UFOs, there’s a more recent technology phenomenon that tends to evoke just as many myths and debate: the cloud.