Cisco Nexus 9000

June 26, 2017

DATA CENTER

Cisco Nexus Reaches Another Impressive Milestone through Continued Innovation Delivery

Cisco recently announced a major customer milestone in our data center portfolio with the news that the Unified Computing System topped more than 60,000 active customers, from literally zero in 2009. Other parts of our data center portfolio are doing just as well as we discussed in our most recent earnings call where we announced […]

June 6, 2017

DATA CENTER

Why 50% Lower Cost and 50% Improved Application Performance with a Cisco IP Storage Fabric Matters for the Real World

Discussions of enterprise storage networking often focus too much on the speeds-and-feeds of a given technology or system and very little on the use case. Is Fibre Channel faster than...

March 27, 2017

DATA CENTER

Catena

Catena is a multi-terabit service chaining, security, load-balancing, analytics and L4-L7 applications integration solution. Eg, Catena can perform these operations at 40 Tbps. Have you ever found yourself entangled in deploying multiple applications, L4-L7 services, network devices, VMs and Containers? Add multiple departments/tenants sharing those resources, and you have a nightmare! We have solved these […]

March 17, 2017

DATA CENTER

Set a flywheel of innovation in motion and magic happens ASAP

We all heard the saying that time flies (when you are having fun). It certainly has been a busy start to 2017 in many aspects and when my colleague Emmeline Wong posted her blog about ‘2017 New Year’s Resolutions: Ideas for Data Center Pros’ a few months ago, it feels like yesterday.  With Cisco live […]

December 5, 2016

DATA CENTER

Time is one of the best gifts one can receive

In several parts of the world December 6 is a day that especially children look forward to:  It’s St. Nicholas Day and children hope to be on St. Nicholas’ good side to receive a small gift. If you want to read more about the different activities to celebrate St Nicholas Day, you can learn more […]

June 21, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Orlando Utilities Commission

As the second largest municipality in Florida, Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is responsible for providing its 310,000 customers across Orlando, St. Cloud, and Orange counties water and electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because the utility serves such a large number of customers across a wide range of cities, OUC management found […]

May 6, 2016

DATA CENTER

Hybrid Cloud Power Trio

When I hear the term "power trio", I think of Geddy, Neil and Alex.  A band, where there’s just a bass, drums and guitar, with one of  'em singing.  By the way,...

March 1, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Delivering Cloud Services at Cloud Scale with Cloud Economics

Super Tuesday delivers DC switching portfolio innovations and acceleration of hybrid cloud Today is Super Tuesday, with fourteen states and territories hosting primary elections. Lots of media and preparation goes...

February 1, 2016

DATA CENTER

New VersaStack™ optimized for distributed workloads

It has been said that data is the new oil. Given the price of crude today, the metaphor seems to fit in that there is just too much data in the world, to the point we have no idea what to do with all of it. The data glut is driven by the sheer number […]