Tour the Cisco Allen Data Center
I had been looking forward to revisiting one of my favorite data center's. We had done this first back in 2011 and that video continues to do pretty...
ACI and CITEIS Fortify the Cloud-Enabled Data Center
In July 2014, Cisco IT turned on the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric for the first time in our San Jose engineering data center. Since then, we’ve been...
How Cisco IT Delivers a Robust PaaS for Application Developers
The faster internal applications can be developed and deployed, the sooner they will deliver benefits for the business. That’s an easy statement to understand, but not so easy to bring to reality.
How Cisco IT Solved Its Internal Cloud Dilemma
Is your organization looking to build a cloud? You'll want to learn how Cisco’s John Manville leveraged an internal, private, infrastructure-as-a-service cloud to drive business value.
Taking the Journey to Private Cloud Services
Building our Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services (CITEIS) has been a journey of planning, development, and deployment. Cisco customers will find the steps we’ve taken helpful in looking at their own plans for offering IT private cloud services.
How a Cisco IT Team Uses the CITEIS Private Cloud
My team maintains and supports Cisco IT’s internal implementation of the Cisco WebEx Social collaboration platform. Cisco employees use WebEx Social for internal collaboration and knowledge sharing in online communities, and as a central repository for documents, videos, and other information resources.
Cisco IT Best Practices for Creating a Private Cloud
The Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services program, or CITEIS, is our internal implementation of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) resources in a private cloud. CITEIS is designed to provide a consumer-type IT experience to our developers while Cisco IT maintains governance and control over the infrastructure.
Two Models Meet Developer Needs for IT Private Cloud Services
With two delivery models in the Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services (CITEIS) program, Cisco IT is meeting the needs of developers who just want raw servers and storage and those who want a fully managed platform service. The two models are an ongoing subscription service for a virtual data center (VDC) and a customizable set […]
Duct Tape for Cloud: Integration Features of Cisco Process Orchestrator and IA for Cloud
The Cisco Process Orchestrator has very rich integration capabilities, yet we often hear the question, “Does it integrate with…” or “Does it work with” [insert product]. The Cisco Process Orchestrator is a primary component in the Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud management solution. The fact is that in modern environments with modern orchestrators the answer […]