devops

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 29, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure, Part 3: “What is it??”

“Did you say compostable infrastructure? That means using a biodegradable cardboard chassis that can go in the compost bin, right?”  🙂   This conversation is more common than you think right now as people are introduced to this for the first time.   So what exactly does composable infrastructure mean?  Perhaps the best description I’ve heard […]

October 19, 2015

DATA CENTER

Application Ready Stacks at Will

Application architects and developers are the life blood of your business. They are responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable solutions to drive revenue for your business. These teams keep up-to-date on the latest technology, drive development activities and are responsible for the design and day-to-day functioning of non-production environments. What they are not […]

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 6, 2015

DATA CENTER

Experience Day 0, 1, 2 and N Operations @ PuppetConf

Craig Huitema blogged about Cisco’s SDN strategy and one of the key pillars is programmable networks. Cisco’s programmable networks is based on Nexus operating system NX-OS and our Robb Boyd from TechWiseTV covers it here and goes in more depth about NX-API REST (Object model) here and here. Also go here if you missed our […]

September 12, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

IBC 2015: The State of the State of DevOps and the Video Business

By JT Taylor, Senior Manager, Service Provider Video Solutions Marketing, Cisco There comes a point in every industry where the evolution of how things get done changes. First there was manual cotton picking, then there was the cotton gin. First there were custom builds, then there were assembly lines. No matter the deliverable, we ultimately […]

August 6, 2015

DATA CENTER

The Puppet Labs Integration With NX-OS Is Here

As we continue our journey of openness that is summarized by ZK Research: Cisco’s Data Center Strategy is Built on Openness, we announced the Open NX-OS at Cisco Live San Diego in June 2015 that runs on Nexus 3K and Nexus 9K platforms. The Open NX-OS extensibility supports: Object store and model-driven NX-API enhancements. NX-API […]

June 30, 2015

CLOUD

Intercloud Microservices with Docker and Nirmata

At Cisco Intercloud CTO Innovation Center, innovative vendors are selected to integrate and build cloud services for customer and market trials. We combine the world’s best ISVs with Cisco’s best...

June 9, 2015

CLOUD

Microservices Infrastructure Release 0.3

On behalf of the development team. I’m pleased to announce the 0.3.0 release of Microservices Infrastructure. In the weeks since 0.2, we’ve added a number of features and improvements. The software can be downloaded at: https://github.com/CiscoCloud/microservices-infrastructure Documentation is located at: https://microservices-infrastructure.readthedocs.org/en/latest   What is it? Microservices Infrastructure is software that launches servers and then configures […]