data center

March 1, 2016

PARTNER

Power(ful) Partnerships in the Digital Age

This blog is co-authored by Michelle Chiantera, Senior Director of Global Partner Marketing. Today, Cisco Partner Summit 2016 kicked off in sunny San Diego. We’re energized and ready for the great week we have planned for our 2,200 partners joining us onsite from around the world. Moments ago, during the general session keynote, Chuck Robbins, Kelly Kramer […]

March 1, 2016

DATA CENTER

Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems

Introducing a new Cisco product family, and the next generation of hyperconverged infrastructure: Cisco HyperFlex Systems. Cisco HyperFlex represents true hyperconvergence, combining innovative software defined storage and data services software with Cisco UCS, the proven system that unifies servers and networking like no other.

February 26, 2016

DATA CENTER

Changes, Part 2 – So, What Do We Do With That?

Last week, in part 1 of this 3 part series, we discussed how Digitization* is driving change. We also covered how Changes (cue** David Bowie) are manifesting themselves in...

February 24, 2016

INSIDE CISCO IT

Holistic Design is Good Medicine for Your Data Center

If you share your secret sauce recipe with a lot of people, is it still secret sauce? I recently co-hosted a televised Data Center tour alongside Cisco IT distinguished engineer Jon Woolwine. A camera crew shadowed us as we walked the company’s Data Center in Allen, Texas and discussed the site’s infrastructure and how various […]

February 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Splunk Drive Operational Intelligence at Enterprise Scale

Guest Blog from Friea Berg, Global Strategic Alliances, Splunk As a member of the Splunk Global Strategic Alliances organization, Friea Berg is responsible for Splunk’s overall Cisco partnership. She leads a cross-functional team driving core technology alignment, solution development, GTM initiatives, and sales strategies across Cisco Data Center, Security, ACI, Collaboration and IoE teams. Friea has more than 15 years […]

February 19, 2016

DATA CENTER

Changes, Part 1 – David Bowie, Containers and Cisco Live Berlin

On January 10, David Bowie passed away. He was an icon in the music world, with a career spanning 5 decades, and selling 140 million albums, with many going to...

February 12, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Data Center Interconnect: Next-Gen Apps and Platforms

We invite you to attend a free webinar Thursday, February 28 that will explore how network operators can solve Data Center and WAN interconnect challenges by leveraging cutting edge data center interconnect (DCI) technology from Cisco – the Network Convergence System (NCS) 1000 Series.

February 11, 2016

DATA CENTER

A Year Ahead: Big Data and Analytics on Cisco UCS

I’m so looking forward to the year ahead in the world of big data and analytics, because the opportunities appear to have no limits. Big Data and Analytics has been growing for quite some time. IDC expects the Big Data Technology and Services market to grow at a 26.24% compound annual growth rate through 2018 […]

February 4, 2016

NETWORKING

Cisco CSR 1000V Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

This is a guest post by Ed Cho. Since the inception of our strategic partnership in 2014, Cisco and Microsoft have worked diligiently to combine our respective strengths in the data center and cloud services into game changing solutions that empower our joint customers and partners. True to this objective, we are proud to announce […]