Financial Services Gone Digital at Cisco Live 2016
Kevin Spacey delivered an amazing keynote closing out Cisco Live 2016: “Today, the last words of my speech belong to Frank Underwood.” Cisco Live this year was all about how digital is dramatically redefining business models. Digital is creating disruption for incumbents and opportunity for the disruptors. In today’s world, digital is about survival. […]
Step into the IT Fast Lane with Automated Integration
Last month, Japan’s Kenichi Ito broke the world record for the 100 meter dash – running on all fours – with a time of 15.71 seconds. Known as...
New Year’s Resolutions for CIOs
As 2016 begins, people all around the world are making resolutions to improve themselves in the coming year. While you might be dedicating yourself exercising more and eating healthier, I encourage everyone in government IT to think about resolutions you can make to help your organizations better embrace digital transformation. In no role is this […]
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...
Service-Oriented Everything and Digitization of Your Business
The next big phase of the Internet is the race toward digitization, which brings together people, processes, data, and things in new, more productive ways. In this emerging hyper-distributed digital world, connectivity is even more vital than ever before. Companies that are going to thrive and realize new opportunities will be the ones that adopt […]
Does Fast IT work in Government? It sure does: check out the case studies.
In my previous post, I explained how CIOs are reinventing the mission and role of the IT department in order to support the Digital Transformation of their organisation. And that adopting a Fast IT model is less about technology and more about progressive cultural and process changes. But is this realistic for public sector organisations as well? It […]
Fast IT for Cisco Partners: embrace Digital Disruption
Digital disruption. IDC says that 40% of market share leaders in their respective industries (our customers!) will be out of business in 10 years, because they will miss their transformation to Digital. What they need? Fast IT. Cisco experienced (both first hand and with our customers) that Fast IT is the key capability that enterprises need […]
New white paper: “Build your Strategic Roadmap to Fast IT”
Fast IT has the power to completely transform the role and the value of IT to the business. It is a critical imperative for those CIOs who want to transform themselves from the mere owners of technology stacks to the drivers of their enterprise’s digital transformation. CIOs must reinvent the mission and role of the IT department. It’s […]
Cisco UCS and Intel Xeon E7v3: bringing the horsepower you need for analytics
I’ve heard it said that CIO’s like their ERP systems the same way they like their cars: big, fast and German. Setting nationalities aside, IT pros craving more horsepower for something like SAP HANA need look no further than our UCS B460 M4 and C460 M4 servers, which now supports Intel’s new Xeon E7v3 processor family. You […]