Cisco Powered

July 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Future of Cloud, Part 5: The Value of Integration to Cloud Services

(This is part 5 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) “A lot of things go into building out a cloud practice that most people don’t realize until they get into it.  Because we have been a systems integrator, we know the on-premises environment very well.  That gives […]

July 23, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Future of Cloud, Part 4: Building a Resilient Cloud for the Future

(This is part 4 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) At Cisco Live!, Derek Siler, Director, Solution Engineering – Channel Sales at Sungard Availability Services, shared his company’s vision of the cloud and how they bring value to the market.  “Our real unique differentiation is our focus […]

July 21, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Future of Cloud, Part 3: Transparency in the High Performance Cloud

(This is part 3 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) At CiscoLive!, attendees had the chance to meet with many companies offering cloud services.  Dusten Tornow, Director of Infrastructure Products at OneNeck IT Solutions, shared some of his thoughts on the world of many clouds with me. […]

June 18, 2014

DATA CENTER

Finally, a hybrid cloud that makes both users and IT happy!

Two years back, I disparaged hybrid clouds in my blog: “Why Hybrid Clouds Look Like my Grandma’s Network”. Since then the pain and necessity of many clouds in business environment has become acute. I see a great similarity between Hybrid Clouds and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon that has become well-accepted in today’s organization. […]

June 4, 2014

PARTNER

Cloud and Managed Services Portfolio Expands with Six New Cisco Powered Services

Cloud has revolutionized the way we develop, deploy, buy and sell. Businesses today are increasingly looking to add hybrid, private and public cloud solutions to their existing managed services to deploy cost-effective solutions.

March 25, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Global Intercloud: Connecting You to Innovation

These are exciting times at Cisco as we continue our journey with you in  the world of many clouds. You may have read Rob Lloyd’s announcement about the expansion of Cisco’s Cloud strategy, and may wonder: do I really care? I’m here to tell you yes, you should, and here’s why: Cisco is doing what […]

February 4, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Power Behind the Cloud

At Cisco Live! Milan, I talked with people from all types of organizations from around the world and hearing their excitement at how they envision the cloud is going to change the way they do business.  Their stories are incredible and inspiring.  They range from a small startup hoping to expand their business without having […]

December 20, 2013

PARTNER

Cisco Partner Weekly Rewind – December 20, 2013

Each week, we’ll highlight the most important Cisco partner news and stories, as well as point you to important, Cisco-related partner content you may have missed along the way.