data center

February 3, 2016

DATA CENTER

The Most Boring Service We offer … And how to bring down a data center in one easy snip!

I do enjoy the (sometimes irreverent!) perspectives of some articles on data center in the UK publication “The Register“, and the story of how a data center change went wrong made me laugh, cringe and cry at the same time – the change being when an electrician cut the wrong wire and brought down a […]

January 29, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco ACI: Overcoming the ‘Stack Fallacy’

There’s a new buzz phrase making the rounds recently around the concept of the “stack fallacy,” with the premise being that market leaders in any industry are well adept...

January 26, 2016

DATA CENTER

Big Data and Analytics Touchdowns

What’s your winning combo for big data and analytics? This may come as a surprise to you – but given that the Superbowl is approaching – I am going to use a football analogy. As we get ready for the game in 2 weeks, we have a tale of two quarterbacks. One is an established […]

January 12, 2016

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio, S3|Ep. 1. Open NX-OS Enabling a Dev Ops Driven Data Center

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Open NX-OS Enabling a Dev Ops Driven Data Center with Cisco Subject Matter Experts Parag Deshpande & Shane Corban. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes […]

Video Security Everywhere: From Creation to Consumption

Not that long ago, life was much easier. Video was delivered in a linear managed path and there was a well-defined process – from content creation to distribution to consumption – with distinct roles for content creators and service providers. Video infrastructure was largely isolated and used unique technologies designed for broadcast video delivery. This […]

December 17, 2015

DATA CENTER

Avoid Wild Light Sabers & See How Pulsant Delivers Cloud Services Faster With ACI (Case Study)

Being fast is important this time of year. X–Wing Fighters in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” are fast. Avoiding that overly...

December 4, 2015

DATA CENTER

Top 3 Ways New ACI Innovations Improve Your Data Center

Yesterday, Cisco announced a new software release for ACI. If you are looking to automate IT, or build out your cloud environment, and want to do so in an open fashion...

December 3, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Executing on Our Vision and Strategy: The Future of Networking for an Application Centric World

We shared our vision for the future of networking over a year and a half ago. Today, we continue to execute on our vision and strategy. Our customers and partners continue to...