Abstract Away NFV Complexity – Collaboration with Intel and Radware to simplify NFV deployments for Service Providers …
We got together with Intel and Radware over 6 months ago with the idea of not only simplifying NFV deployments, but also pushing the envelope on NFV performance and cloud computing. The end result was spinning-up a 225 Gbps Radware Alteon ADC within minutes using a GUI, CLI, or REST API. Cisco’s Data Center NFV […]
Cisco Digitizes Industrial Solutions with IoT
Today Cisco announces the extension of scalable industrial solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with new IoT products. With these new technologies, Cisco continues to extend its leadership in the Industrial IoT space. Enhanced Cisco Solutions Support Three Major IoT Use Cases: Connected Machines: With 92 percent of today’s 64 million machines not connected […]
Will Cloud Displace Partners Doing System Integration & Professional Services?
“Enterprises won’t need systems integration and professional services if they shut down their IT Operations and move to the cloud.” – Light Reading, May 31, 2016 Without any context, that...
It’s back to school
My youngest daughter, a very energetic happy-go-easy fourth grader, was looking over my shoulder as I was working on this blog. “Dad, why talk about going back to school before the summer break even starts?” Good point, considering her world. A world that is so simple compared to that of grown-ups. I showed her the […]
Don’t Fix it, Throw it Away! Disposable Infrastructure @ OSCON 2016
Next week at the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Austin, Texas, I’ll be teaching systems administrators and developers how to throw away their servers each time they want to make a simple change. Sounds ridiculous? That’s what I thought as first too. But ask any experienced sys-admin how many times a “simple, one line […]
Q&A: 1 CTO sheds light on his battle with Shadow IT
Meet Derek: the man, the myth, the legend. As deputy CIO and the CTO, he is tasked with the overall technology strategy and oversees day-to-day operations for infrastructure, enterprise apps and research computing teams at the University of Arizona. By 5pm, he is enjoying the finer things in life like his scotch, the walking dead, […]
Changes, Part 1 – David Bowie, Containers and Cisco Live Berlin
On January 10, David Bowie passed away. He was an icon in the music world, with a career spanning 5 decades, and selling 140 million albums, with many going to...
From desktop to Data Center…changing the game with graphics
What if you were able to give everyone in your organization the flexibility and freedom to securely work anywhere in the world and on any device? What types of productivity gains would your company see as a result? What efficiencies or cost savings might your IT department receive from moving desktops to your datacenter and […]