Cisco Nexus 9000

August 31, 2017

DATA CENTER

VXLAN Innovations on the Nexus OS: Part 1 of 2

Posting this blog on behalf of Babi Seal, Senior Manager, Product Management, INSBU and Lukas Krattiger, Principal Engineer, INSBU Virtual Extensible LAN or VXLAN for short has been around...

August 10, 2017

DATA CENTER

The Cisco Nexus 9516 Thrusts Itself into the Record Books

October 2017 will mark the 20-year anniversary of the world record set for the fastest automobile ever recorded – the appropriately named “ThrustSSC” that distinguished itself as the first car to ever break the sound barrier Almost two decades later, the Cisco Nexus 9516 Switch put up some serious performance numbers of its own such […]

July 19, 2017

DATA CENTER

Policy Driven Automation Enables Innovation or Why Customers Adopt Vscale Architecture

Some of our largest enterprise customers are deploying the next-generation of data center networking.  They are delivering automation and intelligence with programmable hardware and software – deployed with application centric...

July 17, 2017

DATA CENTER

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 […]

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 […]