data center

Delivering a New and Improved Online World

Service provider networks are at the epicenter of digitization. You need to be faster, more efficient, more focused on strategic partnering and security obsessed. Here are some suggestions for how to do it.

May 15, 2017

DATA CENTER

IDC survey: SAP HANA users say Cisco UCS is the #1 Converged Infrastructure

“Mission Critical” is a term bandied about far too often in our industry.   But in the case of SAP HANA it’s a fair description; if your core business operations backbone is not “mission critical,” what is? That’s why Cisco is excited to be a major sponsor of SAP’s SapphireNow user conference in Orlando this week.  […]

May 10, 2017

DATA CENTER

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.

May 1, 2017

DATA CENTER

Cisco GPU-Accelerated Data Center

NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, aka GTC, is around the corner and it is a good time to reflect on the rise of GPUs in the data...

April 21, 2017

PARTNER

Reflecting on a Great Cisco Partner Connection Week

One of the things I value most about Cisco Partner Connection week is the in-depth conversations I get to have with many of our top partners across the globe. I...

April 20, 2017

DATA CENTER

3rd Annual Interoperability Testing: Converging on a Standard

This year, a total of seven vendors participated in the VXLAN BGP EVPN interoperability testing, showing significant industry adoption year over year.

April 4, 2017

DATA CENTER

New Facebook storage platform looking more like Cisco UCS

A few weeks ago, this year’s Open Compute Summit in Santa Clara, California concluded. I personally love this event to see what all the big massive scale data center operators are doing. I have been following the program since it’s inception and unfortunately missed this year’s event but you can definitely be sure I was […]

March 23, 2017

DATA CENTER

The Three Superpowers behind your next SAP HANA deployment

When I started supporting enterprise application platforms at the turn of the century, the model was pretty simple: a single, huge server with expensive high-performance storage behind it. If you outgrew the storage, you could add more, and if you outgrew the server, you bought the next larger box. It was a very monolithic design, […]