Converged Infrastructure

January 26, 2017

DATA CENTER

Automating Your Data Center With HyperFlex and UCS Director

Cisco has made deployment, provisioning and expansion of data center workloads running on Cisco HyperFlex™ and Cisco UCS™ up to 90% faster and much easier by delivering private Infrastructure as-a-Service...

January 19, 2017

DATA CENTER

FlashStack from Cisco & Pure Simplifies SAP TDI

Converged Infrastructure featuring all-flash storage offers the promise of ease of use, faster performance, and better ROI.  This is particularly true in the SAP world where the ability to rapidly access and process critical data can have a huge impact on one’s business.   We understand this quite well because at Cisco we run our […]

January 18, 2017

DATA CENTER

Democratizing Data Center Storage ¡Viva la Storage Revolución!

History regularly repeats itself. Sometimes it’s exciting and other times not so much. A current market transition I’m excited about happens to be occurring across the entire data center touching compute, storage, and networking. It’s the shift to shared nothing architectures and it takes me back to my studies on high performance computing and how […]

November 15, 2016

DATA CENTER

How To Avoid New Hyperconvergence Silos?

Hi again! Many of you are looking to refresh your current hardware, deploying your first or second cluster of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). You are likely starting with a VDI project, virtualized infrastructure in a branch office or perhaps a cluster of applications for a specific department in the organization. Hyperconvergence allows you to dramatically streamline […]

August 3, 2015

DATA CENTER

Accelerate Private and Public Clouds

The pace of business is accelerating.  As consumers, the internet has changed our expectations for how to order products, services or information as well as how fast it is delivered.  Think about it.   We access a web page, order what we want and complete the transaction.  In some cases, our orders are delivered within hours. […]

March 11, 2015

CLOUD

Ready, Set…Cloud! Vblock, VxBlock and Cisco ACI usher in operational simplicity and software defined innovation fo …

Complexity is easy. Simplicity is hard. Solving operational complexity has been one of the hardest challenges in data center and cloud build-outs. For customers, the challenge of interfacing with different...

December 10, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

Integrated Infrastructure in the Data Center: a Chat with Cisco IT

Coming from the enterprise data center product side of the house, I’m always curious to hear from real-world IT practitioners what problems they wrestle with, how they think about their goals, and what keeps them up a night. At Cisco, we’re lucky to have one of the leading enterprise IT shops on the planet. And […]

June 25, 2014

DATA CENTER

What Cisco’s Top Cloud Infrastructure Means to You

Arguably 2014 is already turning out to be a big year for cloud. Some have even called it “The Year of the Cloud.” Cloud implementation continues to play an essential role in overall IT strategy: A recent report says 80% of cloud adopters saw improvements within 6 months of moving to the cloud. According to […]

June 4, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS is #1 in Integrated Infrastructure

What is integrated infrastructure? Major analysts firms differ slightly on the taxonomy and makeup of the various integrated systems that comprise this market segment. However, they do agree that these systems include a combination of servers, networking, storage systems, and management.  Cisco realized that bringing together industry and market leading technologies would help accelerate IT […]