Hybrid Cloud, Brownfield, and You
IDC tells us that 68% of organizations have adopted cloud for enterprise apps and that most companies are using multiple clouds in a hybrid strategy. But once you’ve made the decision to go with a hybrid cloud strategy, among the challenges early on is, what to do with the hundreds if not thousands of virtual machines (VMs) you already have on your local vCenter or that IT is trying to get control of on AWS or Azure?
Can Cloud Customers Have It All?
Successful organizations offer optimized services and engaging customer experiences. To do this many have turned to cloud computing to achieve digital flexibility, reduced operability costs and streamlined efficiency.
VGA Cables and WiFi Access as Cloud Adoption Predictors
I spend most of my time educating channel partners, most of them Value-Added Resellers (VARs) on how Cisco CloudCenter can help them help their customers with a hybrid cloud strategy. What I’ve noticed in my first year at Cisco after being part of the CliQr acquisition is that selling cloud services is very different than the traditional VAR box sale.
Cisco CloudCenter (formerly CliQr) Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Acquisition by Cisco
The former CliQr team and Cisco worked hard to enable the field force and global partners to be able to sell, deploy and support CloudCenter. Across every industry, CloudCenter is helping customers capitalize on the real power of cloud computing.
CloudCenter 4.8 Release–Brownfield Import and Action Library
The big news in March for cloud was the AWS S3 outage that brought down some large pieces of the Internet with it. While the world didn’t end, it definetly caused issues and illustrated the need for a cloud strategy that accounts for vendor failure. But managing multiple clouds, accounts, and capabilities–that sounds too complex, […]
Cisco Live Berlin 2017: It’s All About You (and the Cloud)
Cisco Live is about you. This is your time to learn, network, share insights and acquire hands on experience with our solutions in the DevNet Zone. Cisco Live features distinct programs enabling you to build a personalized agenda mapped to your individual interests. And .. as you would expect, one of the many technology tracks we feature is about Cloud.
Unleashing IT – Evolution of the Data Center
We are pleased to share this newest edition of Unleashing IT which talks about how next generation data centers are drivers of business transformation, orchestration, and success. It contains 6 thought leader articles and 2 customer stories providing unique perspectives on business challenges and solutions employing state of the art Cisco technology. Why Data Centers Are More […]
A Resilient Cloud Strategy: Standardize or Diversify?
Over the past few years, I have seen IT organizations adopt cloud in very different ways. Some organizations prefer to standardize their cloud infrastructure to drive efficiencies in their data centers. As a result, they eventually reduce the number of suppliers across their entire IT value chain. Conversely, other organizations adopt a ‘best of breed’ […]