Cisco Hybrid Cloud

July 31, 2018

CLOUD

Istio 1.0: Making It Easier To Develop and Deploy Microservices

As an open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, Istio promises to make it much easier to build and operate micro-service based applications.

July 30, 2018

CLOUD

Why Hybrid Cloud Makes Sense for Developers

Cloud is one of the ways many companies will future-proof business, deliver applications, and innovate faster than ever before.

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 […]

August 9, 2017

GOVERNMENT

Build Once, Deliver Anywhere

Formula 1 racing is a highly controlled, technical masterpiece. It demands expert drivers, finely-tuned race cars, top-notch pit crews and world class tracks to draw 300 million viewers per race. But notice: The drivers drive the same car in every race, at every venue. They don’t build a new car for each track. IT applications […]

August 3, 2017

GOVERNMENT

How hybrid cloud banishes evil clowns (sort of)

Although cloud security has improved tremendously over the years, public cloud still gives some federal IT managers pause.

March 10, 2017

CLOUD

Are We Treating Cloud Just Like Another Data Center?

Are we treating Cloud just like another Data Center? Yesterday at Google Next, Urs Hölzle quoted a great stat by RightScale – users waste 45% of cloud resources that they buy. While this number is not too far from what typically happens in traditional data centers, which operate at 20-30% of capacity on average, cloud promises a pay-per-use model. You provision and pay for only what you utilize. This promise leaves the user with the impression that they will effectively achieve 100% value—reducing costs significantly compared to an inefficient data center. And while Google’s new committed pricing model tries to lessen the impact, it does not address the root cause of the problem.

January 26, 2017

CLOUD

Top 5 Reasons to Assess Your Cloud Adoption Maturity in 2017

As highlighted in IDC’s recent CloudView Survey post, almost 78% of organizations use some form of cloud today, yet only 3% of the companies IDC surveyed have optimized cloud strategies in place. The most mature cloud organizations are defined by their use of DevOps, hybrid and multi-provider clouds, micro-services, and containers, and they consume cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) and security applications. In fact, greater cloud maturity leads to millions of dollars in annual benefits per cloud-based application. ($3M in additional revenue and $1M reduced costs.)

July 6, 2016

CLOUD

Red Hat Summit 2016: What You May Have Missed

In case you missed the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco, it was most certainly an event well-worth attending …. there was even a wedding! Yes, that is not a typo. During the second day general session, Red Hat held an actual wedding ceremony. If you needed any tangible sign to convince yourself of the […]