Converged Infrastructure

December 18, 2013

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#EngineersUnplugged S4|Ep8: VSPEX 101

In this week’s episode, everything you wanted to know about VSPEX but were afraid to ask. We’re talking VSPEX 101 with Chris Romano and Chad Dunn. They why, the how, and the use cases to back it up. Complete with a VSPEX unicorn, let’s watch: **The next shoot is last week of January at Cisco […]

December 12, 2013

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Speak With Our Experts

Delivering unified management for converged infrastructure solutions, Cisco UCS Director is an award-winning choice for managing your vBlock, FlexPod or other converged infrastructure solution.  In previous blogs, I have mentioned the benefits of Cisco UCS Director: How it abstracts the virtualization, compute, network and storage layers into a single pane of glass that reduces the […]

December 9, 2013

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Come See How UCS Director Can Work For You!

Cisco UCS Director delivers unified orchestration and management for converged infrastructure solutions by abstracting the complexity of individual devices, hypervisors, and virtual machines.  This provides administrators with a holistic, converged infrastructure management experience. Some UCS Director advantages include: Open and flexible system, providing multi-vendor IT infrastructure management Turnkey solution, quick time-to-value via setup within an […]

November 5, 2013

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#EngineersUnplugged S4|Ep3: Inside FlexPod Edition

Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, the crossover edition. That's right, this week, as we answer the question "I'm an Engineer, Why Would I Do That?" with TechWise TV's very own Jimmy...

October 29, 2013

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Big Picture Thinking Makes Tactics Easier

In order to provide important services and innovations that better align to business, data centers must deploy advancecd IT architectures. Who says? IDC. In fact, this month they reported that adoption of integrated systems has moved from evaluation to mainstream. And yet IT remains besieged. What is the essence of the problem? Traditional management tools. […]

October 24, 2013

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Cisco UCS Director is Nominated for a ‘Storage, Virtualisation and Cloud (SVC)’ Product of the Year Award!

I’m happy to report that Cisco UCS Director (formerly Cloupia) has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Storage, Virtualisation & Cloud (SVC) Awards!  Please take a moment and vote for UCS Director at http://cs.co/SVCAward. This finalist nomination recognizes the innovation and differentiation that Cisco UCS Director provides for end-to-end converged infrastructure management — […]

September 17, 2013

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Cisco and VCE: Infrastructure Will Always Matter

I recently had the opportunity to meet with Trey Leyton, VP & CTO for VCE, to discuss VCE’s momentum and how they use Cisco technologies to deliver a truly converged infrastructure and an incredible customer experience. http://youtu.be/mfb4j74QaWI Last year, VCE achieved a $1 billion per year run rate with the VblockTM Systems portfolio. Customers have […]

September 4, 2013

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Cisco Solutions for EMC VSPEX: Collaboration Helps Build Momentum

Cisco and EMC continue to partner closely to speed our customers journey to the cloud via our “three paths to the cloud’ strategy. The strategy enables customers to implement custom-design infrastructures with best-of-breed products, validated reference architectures via Cisco solutions for EMC VSPEX, and pre-integrated converged infrastructure from VCE. In the last year, Cisco solutions […]

July 16, 2013

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Serious Simplification Advancement

Recently I spent time at Cisco Live Orlando where I caught up with Trey Layton, CTO, VCE. We had an opportunity to talk about automation and orchestration of Vblock with Cisco UCS Director (formerly Cloupia). Over recent months, we have been doing even more work for our customers, collectively between our companies, to do deeper […]