Computing

Cisco and Microsoft partner to enable seamless data orchestration from Cisco IoT Edge to Azure IoT Cloud

Does your business care about the number of connected IoT devices? Most of you would say no, not anymore. Rather, you have shifted the focus onto harnessing IoT data to run your business. Imagine if you had complete visibility to all aspects of your business: starting with an inventory of connected devices to access relevant […]

February 18, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Setting a simple standard: Using MQTT at the edge

In an earlier post, I shared examples of how organizations can benefit from edge computing – from enabling autonomous vehicles in transportation and preventive maintenance in manufacturing to streamlining compliance for utilities. I also recently shared examples on where the edge really is in edge computing. For operational leaders, edge compute use cases offer compelling […]

February 11, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Where is the edge in edge computing?

Edge computing has become the IT industry’s hot “new” term. Media outlets, vendors (including Cisco!), and analysts alike are all touting the value of edge computing, particularly for Internet of Things (IoT) implementations. While most agree that there are benefits to processing compute functions “at the edge,” coming to an agreement on what exactly constitutes […]

November 21, 2019

DATA CENTER

Modernizing to Oracle 19c with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Looking to modernize to Oracle 19c? See how deploying with hyperconverged infrastructure HCI provides the most benefits.

November 18, 2019

DATA CENTER

What to Consider when Modernizing to SQL 2019

Modernizing your database isn’t just about migrating to Microsoft SQL 2019 you must consider the infrastructure that will run SQL Server if you want to harness its full potential.

June 11, 2018

DATA CENTER

HyperFlex 3.5 Takes the Stage at Cisco Live 2018 – Make Your Data Center Rock!

Cisco HyperFlex continues to see great adoption in large enterprise data centers - from the busiest port in the world to one of the largest global oil & gas firms.

June 22, 2017

DATA CENTER

Building the Platform for Intuitive Infrastructure

Next week at CiscoLive we will begin to introduce the next evolutionary step for Unified Computing.  UCS was conceived a decade ago with the ambition to tackle some of the...

November 1, 2016

DATA CENTER

Introducing UCS S-Series: Data Unstored

I frequently meet with customers who are trying to “unstore” more of their data, use it in real time, and unlock the latent value that’s contained there. In many ways this is the heart of digital transformation…but it’s also something that’s historically been a challenge to do in an economical and manageable way as data […]

December 15, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

4 Reasons Network Architects Need Hyper-Distributed Computing

It’s an exciting time for those of us in IT as the business and technology news is dominated by stories of innovation and disruption in industries that seemed to be...