data center

November 12, 2015

DATA CENTER

Simple. Fast. Open. Cisco ACI shakes up SDN.

If you come to Cisco’s corporate headquarters, chances are good that (especially if you’re traveling internationally) you will fly into...

November 4, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Internet of Everything and Big Data Analytics Can Re-Shape our Digital Lives

The release of the fifth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index highlights the potential impact that Internet of Everything (IoE) applications could have on data centers and cloud computing infrastructures. The growing digitization trend is creating massive volumes of new digital data that represent both challenges and opportunities. As a proof point, by 2019, data generated […]

October 30, 2015

DATA CENTER

Halloween can be scary. Automating your network doesn’t need to be.

Some random, yet strangely connected, thoughts the night before Halloween… Zombies can be scary: Death Metal*...

October 23, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco at IBM Insight 2015: Showcasing Industry-leading Technology for Big Data and Analytics

Note:  Cisco’s Mohammed Ahmed of the Cisco IBM Alliance team was the key contributor for this blog post In the IT industry we understand that customer confidence and respect is a leading reason that customers choose IBM and Cisco solutions and  services. Cisco and IBM have earned this trust over the years by each having deep […]

October 18, 2015

DATA CENTER

Join us in San Francisco or Online for Oracle OpenWorld 2015

The Golden Gate Bridge. Cable cars. These images immediately come to mind when we think of San Francisco. If you’re in the IT industry, however, San Francisco is all about Oracle OpenWorld (#OOW15) which kicks off on Oct 25th. Whether you’re attending #OOW15 in person or not, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn how […]

October 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

Bring the Industrial Revolution to your Oracle Workloads (Learn More by Stopping at Booth 801 at OOW 2015)

When I think of how technology has changed in the data center, I am always reminded of the history of the industrial revolution.  Wikipedia begins its definition and description of the industrial revolution in these words: “The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between […]

October 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure, Part 2: What are the Benefits?

We recently sat down with IDC analyst, Jed Scaramella, to talk about an interesting and accelerating trend in data center technology: composable infrastructure. With UCS M-Series servers, Cisco has taken an important step forward in this space. To help frame things up, we asked Jed for his take on the market drivers and customer needs […]

October 14, 2015

DATA CENTER

MapR Big Data Everywhere

Recently I was just granted the title, “Road Warrior.” If you followed me on Twitter, you probably knew that I had been traveling lots lately. And I continue to live up to that title! Next up: MapR Big Data Everywhere in Austin (10/27), Dallas (10/28), and New York (11/4)! MapR Big Data Everywhere is a […]