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January 18, 2017

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Solid State Speed. Cisco and Intel Publish World Record Performance for Big Data Systems

Cisco continues to lead the industry in performance for Big Data systems, this time smashing the previous TPCx-HS benchmark world record by over 14% while simultaneously reducing cost by 5%. The TPC developed the TPCx-HS benchmark several years ago as Big Data systems grew from a curiosity to one of the fastest growing segments in […]

November 15, 2016

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“P” is for Performance… The new Cisco UCS S3260 has plenty of it!

Earlier this month we introduced our new Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Servers, with the S3260 being first in market. The S Series is a new storage-optimized server category in the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (UCS) portfolio designed specifically to address the needs of data intensive workloads such as Big Data, and for deploying software-defined storage, […]

October 26, 2016

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The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change. Big Data Trends and Directions Webinar

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus is the source of the phrase “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change”.  His saying is totally applicable to today’s world of Big Data and Analytics. Our industry landscape is constantly changing, no doubt about that! Think about it a bit from a technology point of view: Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, […]

October 6, 2016

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Business Insights Driven by Speed: An Olympic Size Example of Big Data

Last week the Big Data and Analytics world was focused on New York City as the annual Strata+Hadoop World event took place. Cisco, as is the norm these past few years, was one of the many sponsors of the event. With our sponsorship came various opportunities, one of which was the ability for us to […]

September 27, 2016

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Strata+Hadoop 2016 New York City. Top 10 Reasons for Visiting Cisco. Booth #833

  In honor of David Letterman… we hope we did him proud: 10 –       Come Fly the Friendly Skies of Cisco. Hey, we are raffling off a drone end of day on Wednesday and Thursday. These are not just any old white box drones. These are custom Cisco branded drones. It’s a super limited […]

September 21, 2016

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Cisco, Big Data, and Strata+Hadoop 2016. In a New York Minute…

OK, a New York minute? In less than 60 seconds let’s see what’s going on with Cisco at Strata+Hadoop 2016 New York City next week. The event is the largest Big Data event in the Americas and we look forward to attending each year. Cool Things… We have a lot happening with learning and listening […]

June 29, 2016

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New! Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Analytics with Cloudera and Apache Spark

Well, we do not stand still for long…at least our R&D teams don’t! The breadth of our solutions for Big Data and Analytics continues to grow, as we are pleased to introduce Cisco’s UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Analytics with Cloudera and Apache Spark.  Working with one of our key Big Data ISV […]

February 12, 2016

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The Business Value of Cisco Big Data Solutions

Since it’s inception five years ago Cisco’s Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) offerings have consistently driven positive technical and business value for our customers at many levels, some examples: • Cisco UCS regularly delivers top-level performance as showcased via our leading benchmarking results. • In their datacenters our customers have recognized material gains in operational […]

February 11, 2016

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A Year Ahead: Big Data and Analytics on Cisco UCS

I’m so looking forward to the year ahead in the world of big data and analytics, because the opportunities appear to have no limits. Big Data and Analytics has been growing for quite some time. IDC expects the Big Data Technology and Services market to grow at a 26.24% compound annual growth rate through 2018 […]