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, […]
Citrix and NetScaler 1000V Taking Cisco Cloud Network Services to the Next Level
With Cisco Live! in Orlando on the horizon, we are kicking off the news cycles and technology innovation a little early. Today we’re teaming with our friends at Citrix to announce the expansion of our virtual networking portfolio and provide clarity around our strategy for application delivery controller solutions. There are two key elements […]
Don’t Take Your Eyes off VDI – We’re Certainly Not!
This blog post promises to avoid telling you about all the fantabulous (I know that’s not a word) growth expected in the number of hosted virtual desktops to be deployed by 2016. What I do want to share, is how Cisco is ramping up our investments in accelerating your path to virtual desktop success, and […]