Cisco Unified Computing System

September 25, 2017

DATA CENTER

Now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack

We are now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack, offering customers a powerful cloud-ready solution that gives them full control over how they manage data, governance, security and performance. We combined Microsoft’s robust Azure cloud platform with Cisco’s UCS server platform that is designed for cloud workloads, providing customers and partners […]

March 1, 2017

CLOUD

Guest Post: Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) at the Core of Private Cloud

Have you ever wondered why some organizations are more successful in delivering services and applications with serious resource constraints to its every increasing distributed workforce? Chances are the IT teams are using some variation of cloud computing to solve these and other modern day IT challenges. Private cloud serves as an enabler for organizations to deliver IT as a service (ITaaS). This makes organizations more agile and efficient through reduction of cost, economies of scale and increased efficiency. Cisco uses its innovative cloud platform to facilitate automation, virtualization and simplification to increase business value whilst reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Cisco cloud services can be delivered using three methods: first, there is the Cisco private cloud (through internally hosted or owned infrastructure), second, through public cloud (cloud provider delivers services) and finally, a hybrid model (a mix of the previous two).

April 27, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Challenging the Status Quo at FICO World 2016

Digitalization is dramatically changing the world, especially for Financial Services. Having to go inside a branch to schedule a meeting with a finance or mortgage expert is so yesterday. Service, convenience, security and analytics through all channels. During this week in Washington D.C., Cisco is joining the world’s thought leaders and business experts at FICO […]

March 31, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Claims Nine World Record Benchmarks with the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 family

Today Cisco announced support for the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 family on the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®). On the same day as the Intel announcement, Cisco captured Nine world records on industry benchmarks on Cisco UCS to highlight the way in which Cisco UCS can accelerate performance across the data center. As […]

November 20, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Using best better practices with Cisco UCS Manager

I’ve been working with Cisco UCS since the very beginning. From the earliest days, whenever a customer ran into problems, I would often be asked to help figure out what was going wrong and to help fix it. Generally, this would involve a review of the system, and when we found less desirable configurations we […]

November 4, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Backed by Cisco and Microsoft, UDT Delivers Business-Class Hybrid Cloud

What do you say when your customers want a diverse range of cloud services—SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, private, public, hybrid—with the ability to deploy on demand? What if they want the flexibility to order and manage them all from the cloud, while keeping their data onsite? And what if they say they can’t wait weeks for […]

December 9, 2014

DATA CENTER

Building an Enterprise Data Hub, Evaluating Infrastructure

  Want to get the most out of your big data? Build an enterprise data hub (EDH). Big data is rapidly getting bigger. That in itself isn’t a problem. The issue is what Gartner analyst Doug Laney describes as the three Vs of Big Data: volume, velocity, and variety.   Volume refers to the ever-growing […]

November 12, 2014

DATA CENTER

Elasticsearch ELK + Cisco UCS turn massive data into massive insights

The Internet of Everything continues to gain momentum and every new connection is creating new data. Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data is helping customers convert that data into powerful intelligence, and we’re working with a number of new partners to bring exciting new solutions to our customers. Today, I want to spotlight Elasticsearch, […]