Cisco Information Server

Introducing the Cisco Data Virtualization Knowledgebase

The Cisco Data Virtualization Knowledgebase contains a range of useful content, including business and technical white papers, tutorials, tech tips, and Cisco Information Server product documentation, as well as links to myriad additional resources, Cisco training, Cisco support, and more.

Save the Children UK Improves Business and IT Collaboration with Cisco Data Virtualization

Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future, and providing the right information to decision makers, donors, fund raisers, and foundations is critical to our mission. See how Cisco Data Virtualization is helping us access the right data, at the right time. Learn more.

A Great Time Out!

I’m thoroughly enjoying the NBA playoffs again this year, in large part because my favorite team is once again in contention for the championship (go Golden State Warriors!). I’ve watched most of their games this season and relish the entertainment the team provides. After many hours of viewership, it’s no surprise that I’ve internalized this […]

January 14, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Welcome to Data Virtualization’s New Frontier

Where We’ve Been When Judith Davis and I co-authored Data Virtualization: Going Beyond Traditional Data Integration to Achieve Business Agility in 2011, we identified the five most popular Data Virtualization usage patterns at that time. “Data virtualization is a versatile data integration solution that can be deployed to solve a wide range of data integration […]

January 11, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Announcing Data Virtualization Release; Increased Support for Cloud, SaaS and Social Media Data Sources

Cisco continues to make significant investments in our Data and Analytics offerings, including our industry-leading Data Virtualization software. The latest release of the Cisco Information Server, version 7.0.3, reflects the healthy collaboration that we have with our valued customers, and our talented engineering team. Two forces driving the evolution of data management for analytics are […]

October 22, 2014

DATA CENTER

Bridging Business and IT: The Value and Virtue of a Business Directory

According to Dr. Barry Devlin, amongst the foremost authorities on business insight and one of the founders of data warehousing, “Data without context is meaningless. It is also valueless. Without a well-understood business context, any derived information and subsequent decisions are open to multiple interpretations or, worse, misinterpretation. It is the context—and, by extension, a […]