Cisco Announces Open and Secure Hybrid Cloud with the Collaboration of Cloud Providers and Technology Partners
In my previous blog , I noted that IT is increasingly transitioning towards an IT service broker role, taking advantage of multiple sourcing options to become an intermediary of...
Delivering Mobile and Cloud Services Now Gets End-to-End Network Control
From the Data Center across the WAN to the User - with unique Citrix integrations for the Cisco Open Network Environment In the long history of the Cisco and...
Cisco Live Milan 2014: Where Hi-Tech meets Fashion and Tradition
I am neither an AC Milan soccer fan nor a connoisseur of haute couture, so it will be no surprise if you wondered what I am doing in Europe’s fashion...
Your Workspace – Your Way
As you may have seen in the announcement on December 17th, Cisco along with its partners Citrix and Desktone by VMware, are announcing our joint solutions for Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). Clearly our customers demand choice and flexibility in how they choose to implement desktop virtualization, not just in terms of the delivery technology, but also in […]
Accelerating the Performance of Graphics-Intensive VDI
The VDI landscape is increasingly evolving to embrace virtual desktops that look, perform, and respond like their physical predecessors. Whether it’s application responsiveness with low latency across the network, or high-performance storage with expansive IOPS capacity that mirrors the native experience on one’s desktop/laptop, implementers and users expect their virtual desktops to behave akin to […]
Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Includes Strong Ecosystem for Security and Network Services
When Cisco designed the concept of an Application Centric Infrastructure, we knew it wouldn't reach its full...
Three Years On, FlexPod is Smarter, Faster, and Better.
This month marks the three year anniversary of Cisco’s partnership with NetApp and our development of FlexPod. Over the years, we’ve experienced some tremendous growth, more than doubling new installations year-over-year, and now we have more than 3,000 customers globally. Following the success of FlexPod Datacenter, FlexPod Express and FlexPod Select the solution is capping […]
Your VDI Checklist for VMworld 2013
With just a week ahead of VMworld 2013 in San Francisco, there’s a lot of planning to do. For example: Saying “thank goodness it’s not Vegas” Finding a suitable bacon-themed party to attend (I’ll explain) Checking out some useful VDI content at VMworld So if you’re earning your trip to SF by doing some VDI […]
#EngineersUnplugged S3|Ep7: NetScaler and the Application Driven Data Center
In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, we send the marketer in to chat with the technologist. Steve Shah (@steveshah) quizzes Nisarg Shah (@nisargcisco) around the use cases for NetScaler including load balancing in the Application Driven Data Center. Less talk, more TLAs! All will be explained, just watch and see: Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, […]