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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 […]

June 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

How Cisco Helped Solutionary Boost Security and Improve their Hadoop Performance

Every day, security threats continue to evolve, as cyber attackers continue to exploit gaps in basic security controls. In fact, the federal government alone has experienced a 680% increase in cyber security breaches in the past six years, and cybersecurity attacks against the US average 117 per day. Globally, the estimated annual cost of cybercrime […]

March 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

Maximizing Big Data Performance and Scalability with MapR and Cisco UCS

Huge amounts of information are flooding companies every second, which has led to an increased focus on big data and the ability to capture and analyze this sea of information. Enterprises are turning to big data and Apache Hadoop in order to improve business performance and provide a competitive advantage. But to unlock business value […]

November 19, 2013

DATA CENTER

Who’s deploying Multi-hop FCoE? – Part III

Previously, we saw how Boeing division (BDS) and University of Siegen have deployed Multi-hop FCoE and realized significant benefits. This blog highlights similar benefits achieved by Engineering Shared Infrastructure Services (ESIS) department at Netapp. Netapp’s ESIS department delivers and maintains end-to-end compute, storage, and network resources for internal Development and Quality Assurance engineers. These resources provide […]

October 15, 2013

DATA CENTER

Get More out of your Data with Cisco at Strata Hadoop World October 28 – 30, 2013

  With enough hype to rival even the most popular of Superbowl’s, Big Data experts will converge on New York City in just a couple weeks!  But big data has good reason for all the hype as businesses continue to find new ways to leverage the insights derived from vast data pools that are continuing […]

October 3, 2013

DATA CENTER

Design Zone Webinar: Unlock More Value from Big Data with Cisco UCS

    Big Data has become mainstream as businesses realize its benefits, including improved operation efficiency, better customer experience, and more accurate predictions. However, companies are often challenged by the complexities of traditional server solutions. In this webinar, learn how to unlock the value of Big Data with the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS). […]

October 2, 2013

DATA CENTER

Who’s deploying Multi-Hop FCoE? – Part II

Continuing the blog series (Part-I) on the production deployment designs and the real-world benefits of Multi-Hop FCoE infrastructure, this blog features University of Siegen, based in Germany. Before delving into the details, a bit of background – The University of Siegen is a modern educational institution with a strong international profile. Its 17,500 students and 1700 staff are […]