Cisco cloud

November 4, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Backed by Cisco and Microsoft, UDT Delivers Business-Class Hybrid Cloud

What do you say when your customers want a diverse range of cloud services—SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, private, public, hybrid—with the ability to deploy on demand? What if they want the flexibility to order and manage them all from the cloud, while keeping their data onsite? And what if they say they can’t wait weeks for […]

October 23, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and Microsoft Accelerate Cloud Providers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud

It can be a tough world out there for a cloud provider. You’re facing stiff competition from the big cloud players like Amazon and Google to deliver more flexible cloud services. But you have an edge that they don’t. Customers can trust you to deliver guaranteed reliability, security, and data sovereignty for business-critical applications in […]

September 1, 2015

CLOUD

Cloud Adoption Today: A View of Cloud Maturity for IT Organizations

By Robert Mahowald, IDC Program Vice President, SaaS and Cloud Services We recently surveyed more than 3,450 executive-level IT decisionmakers in 17 countries to find out their future plans and current state of cloud adoption. What we discovered is pretty remarkable. According to IDC’s CloudView Survey, 57% of organizations are already using or planning to […]

August 12, 2015

CLOUD

Demo: Experience Cisco Cloud Consumption

Cloud sprawl is a BIG challenge. Large companies use 730 individual cloud services – a number which has grown a staggering 21% in just six months. If you don’t know by now what your organization is using, you need to! At Cisco Live US 2015, Haley Gallant of the Cisco Cloud Consumption practice did a […]

Cisco Live: We Are Ready. Are You Ready, Service Provider?

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing June 7, 2015 was the day when Cisco Live was officially kicked off in San Diego. 25,000 attendees came together to open the next chapter in Cisco’s history. The convention center and surrounding area was buzzing with excitement, with conversations including and focused on security, service […]

May 6, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 17. Cloud and Metacloud with Peder Ulander

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about all things upcoming in the cloud universe with Cisco Vice President of Cloud Services Peder Ulander. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the […]

November 11, 2014

DATA CENTER

Lunch is on Us – Unlocking the Potential of a Well Balanced Secure Hybrid IT Strategy

Much like the MPG argument when comparing diesel engines versus regular gas engines, and hybrid gas/electric versus pure plug-in electric vehicles, similarly valid arguments can be made for any combination of IT strategies: the traditional on-premise data center and private clouds, versus IT out-sourced. What IT strategy you chose will no doubt come down to what […]

September 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

Easing the Transition to the Cloud: Cisco Capital Earmarks $1 Billion in Financing

Guest Blog Post by Krisine A. Snow, President, Cisco Capital The pressure for businesses to quickly adapt and innovate—to capitalize on new market opportunities and stay ahead of the competition—is increasing to achieve their business goals. And it is being felt not only by IT organizations, but by entire companies as businesses rely more and […]

September 29, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Intercloud, The Next Internet Starts Here

Thirty years ago, two engineers – Cisco’s founders – solved a connectivity problem between two network islands on the Stanford University campus, and paved the way for three dramatic decades of Internet-driven innovation. Today, there’s hardly an aspect of our lives that isn’t touched by the Internet. For large and mid-size enterprises, government and education, […]