Cisco Nexus

June 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Big Data is a Big Deal for Your Infrastructure (and it is Cool!)

As I author this, I am in my hotel room in Chicago and its Thursday evening. Our core Cisco Big Data...

May 24, 2016

DATA CENTER

Flexible Backup and Restore with PoAP Personality Profile

This is a guest blog written by Sunil Gudurvalmiki, Product Manager, Insieme Business Unit.     Data center operations teams are increasingly looking at tools to automate and simplify the manual tasks. In addition, they are driving towards using the same tools across compute, storage and network. Cisco announced the availability of Cisco Open NXOS to enable […]

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,...

May 2, 2016

DATA CENTER

How Digital Transformation is Disrupting IT Service Management

Part 1 of 2 Tackling the planet’s largest, most fearsome waves motivates surfing pros to take terrifying risks.   Take Carlos Burle, a Brazilian big wave surfer, who unofficially...

April 28, 2016

DATA CENTER

Nexus and MDS Management & Automation Made Simple!

As customers move to architect their data centers to support cloud model to enable them to respond quickly to business needs, software management and orchestration plays a key role in making that happen. Simply put you need software that easily integrates with existing infrastructure and provides ease of fabric automation and flexibility, visibility, troubleshooting and […]

March 28, 2016

DATA CENTER

3 Reasons 10 Million Is A Big Number

  10 Million is a big number. How big? To put it in perspective, 10 million minutes is a bit over 19 years…Which is about 15 years longer than it took the Nexus 3000 to reach 10 million ports sold. Said differently, the Nexus 3000 is the Top of Rack switch of choice for lots […]

March 4, 2016

DATA CENTER

From Applications to ASICs in 3D: Changes, Part Three

3D: Digitization and Disruption in the Data Center This week at Partner Summit, Cisco made major headlines with Data...

February 19, 2016

DATA CENTER

Changes, Part 1 – David Bowie, Containers and Cisco Live Berlin

On January 10, David Bowie passed away. He was an icon in the music world, with a career spanning 5 decades, and selling 140 million albums, with many going to...

February 15, 2016

DATA CENTER

Enabling DevOps Approach with Cisco NX-OS and Ansible

I blogged back in November 2015 when Cisco participated at the AnsibleFest in San Francisco and the response from the attendees has ranged from “wow you support Ansible”...