data center

October 10, 2016

DATA CENTER

.conf2016 – Beyond Machine Data. Cisco and Splunk Pave the Way for Digital Transformation

  Guest Blog: Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Karthik Karupasamy highlights his experiences from Splunk's recent .conf2016 event in Orlando, FL....

October 5, 2016

DATA CENTER

Time flies when you are having fun – New CloudCenter Release

Time flies when you’re having fun and building great products! Those who have been following CloudCenter (formerly CliQr) know that it’s been about 6 months since we were acquired by Cisco. During that time, we’ve have been extremely busy.

Game over. Automation Scores Huge Upset against Operational Costs.

When significant real-world ROI results come in from the field, we’re excited to share them. Some recent proof points from our service provider customers are especially compelling. Why? Because they’re about one of your biggest challenges―reducing high operational costs. Big Reductions in OpEx Confirmed Before the first human flew through the stratosphere, a space ship […]

September 30, 2016

HEALTHCARE

The Value of Health IT in Action

National Health IT Week (September 26-30) is a collaborative forum that brings together key healthcare constituents to advance health through the best use of information technology (IT).  Cisco is one of more than 400 healthcare stakeholders expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to healthcare delivery. Hospitals and healthcare providers are using Health […]

September 22, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Playing to your strengths: The key to service provider success

Today’s marketplace is a challenging one but service providers offering the right help to their enterprise customers are more relevant than ever. Develop your strengths to ensure ongoing prosperity. A concert pianist spends very little time in the gym bulking up her biceps. And with good reason. What she’s great at is playing the piano […]

September 16, 2016

INSIDE CISCO IT

My Favorite Superpower

I was at a movie theater recently, seated comfortably and waiting to see the latest chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, when I overheard a friendly debate among three young men in the row ahead of me. “If you could have one superpower, what would you want?”  It’s impolite to eavesdrop, but I had that […]

September 14, 2016

DATA CENTER

Deploying application tiers across both data center and cloud

So you want to deploy your database tier in the data center with an ACI managed network, and app server and web tiers in the public IaaS cloud? No problem. As applications are getting more complex, IT is getting more savvy about where individual tiers are deployed. With Cisco CloudCenter, you can automate application deployment […]

September 7, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Splunk Deliver IT and Security Analytics

Modern security and IT infrastructures are complicated. Efficiently managing these environments is hard. Gaining value from the massive volumes of data generated by these infrastructures is even harder. That’s why Cisco and Splunk have joined forces to deliver integrated solutions for IT Operations and Security Analytics that deliver end-to-end, real-time visibility across every infrastructure element. […]

Lift and Shift Is Necessary but Not Sufficient

Originally published in the book: Gray, Ken & Nadeau, Thomas. Network Function Virtualization, 1st Edition. (2016). Morgan Kaufman, also available here. This book by Ken and Tom on NFV is perhaps the first time they’ve laid out both a fantastic review of the vast landscape of technologies related to virtualized networking and woven in a subtle […]