data center

February 1, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Multivendor IT Support

Imagine you’re the IT director of a global bank. You recently implemented a variety of digital solutions: virtualization, IoT, data analytics. You get the picture. Your company is under pressure...

February 1, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Turn the Lights On in the Data Center

Applications are one of the most important things in the data center. But they are misunderstood. If it weren’t for applications, we wouldn’t build the data center.  It’s the application...

January 27, 2017

DATA CENTER

Operaciones de Data Center Simplificadas Por Medio de Cisco ACI

Desde la introducción de Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) por parte de Cisco al mercado, este ha recibido reconocimiento de analistas y profesionales de tecnología informática (TI). Entre un gran...

January 26, 2017

CLOUD

Top 5 Reasons to Assess Your Cloud Adoption Maturity in 2017

As highlighted in IDC’s recent CloudView Survey post, almost 78% of organizations use some form of cloud today, yet only 3% of the companies IDC surveyed have optimized cloud strategies in place. The most mature cloud organizations are defined by their use of DevOps, hybrid and multi-provider clouds, micro-services, and containers, and they consume cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) and security applications. In fact, greater cloud maturity leads to millions of dollars in annual benefits per cloud-based application. ($3M in additional revenue and $1M reduced costs.)

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 […]

January 17, 2017

EDUCATION

Aligning the Analytics and Data Center Workforce to Evolving Job Roles

In the new digital era, the ability to connect data, processes and experiences are becoming critical elements of successful digital business transformation. Enterprises need to access data from anywhere, analyze it, and make real-time decisions to fuel innovation and accelerate data-driven business outcomes. A 2014 Cisco survey found that 40 percent of enterprises believe that […]

January 12, 2017

DATA CENTER

Cisco Live Cancún: Resumen y Demos de Data Center

El Cisco Live Cancun de este año 2016 ha sido todo un éxito. Me dio mucho gusto ver miles de mentes brillantes conectarse y hablar cómo la tecnología de Cisco...

January 11, 2017

DATA CENTER

2017 New Year’s Resolutions Ideas for Data Center Pros

This is the time to write our New Year’s resolution, and for that we should learn from what we have achieved in the past to better prepare for the future. With that in mind, I invite you to look at the new innovations that Cisco brought to you in 2016, and how they have been perceived by […]