Cisco Data Center and Cloud

September 27, 2022

CLOUD

Completing the Public Cloud Trifecta: Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer adds GCP Support

In a recent Forrester survey 94% of respondents acknowledged wasting money in the cloud, and one in four organizations surpassed their projected cloud spend. So how do you join the select club of the cloud spend optimization mavericks?

September 26, 2022

DATA CENTER

Cisco ACI Best Practices: Upgrade your Fabric with Confidence

Upgrading your ACI Fabric has never been easier.  You can approach an upgrade with intelligence, insight, and a clear plan.  With upgrades, you gain features, stability, security with Cisco ACI while realizing the best return on your investment.

September 26, 2022

DATA CENTER

Cisco MDS 9000 FSPF Link Cost Multiplier: Enhancing Path Selection on High-Speed Storage Networks

Cisco supports the design and implementation of high-speed Fibre Channel fabrics, leading a change to the traditional FSPF link cost calculation for 128 Gbps serial interfaces due to the Cisco-only capability to create logical links with up to 16 members.

September 22, 2022

CLOUD

New Networking Capabilities on Cisco Intersight

Bringing simplicity to complex hybrid cloud operations is the fundamental goal of Cisco Intersight. Intersight provides comprehensive visibility, consistent day-to-day operations, and automated orchestration to ensure infrastructure is secure and compliant across all hybrid assets.

September 21, 2022

DATA CENTER

Myth Busting Part 4: Managing your networks from the cloud

If you’re still using spreadsheets and CLIs – or if you’re looking for a simple and flexible network management toolset – perhaps it’s time to consider a cloud-based alternative.  

September 21, 2022

DATA CENTER

Performance made simple with Cisco UCS X-Series powered by Intersight

In the first blog of this series, we saw just how easy it was to deploy a X210c Compute Node with Cisco Intersight. Last week, we showed how X-Series can deliver outstanding performance for Oracle databases. Today, we are going to go a bit deeper on configuration and show how easy it is to get great performance with very little effort.

September 21, 2022

CLOUD

What to look for in an application resource management solution

Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer discovers how all the parts of your hybrid world are connected and automates day-to-day application resource management operations for you. It provides visibility into application and infrastructure inter-dependencies and insight from real-time analytics powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help ensure the right resource decisions at the right time to ensure application performance.

September 14, 2022

CLOUD

Application Resource Management 101: What it is and how to get started

Today’s digital economy runs on applications that are fueled by resources from a diverse set of environments, distributed technologies, architectures, platforms, and tools. The demands of this reality make application resource management (ARM) an essential function of IT. This blog reviews the basics of application resource management, why IT departments should care, and how they can get started.

September 14, 2022

DATA CENTER

Maximize your Oracle database performance with Cisco UCS X-Series

Oracle is the choice for many enterprise database applications. See and read why Cisco UCS X-Series is an ideal choice for your Oracle workloads.