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For Data Center Security, It’s Not ‘Trust, but Verify’, Verify Again, and then Trust
According to the Cisco 2017 Annual Security Report, security attacks on businesses have significant consequences with nearly quarter of these companies suffering lost business opportunities, 20 percent of them losing customers, and more than 30 percent of them losing revenue. For example, the recent rash of ransomware attacks around the globe are expected to cost […]
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 […]
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...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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,...
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...