FlexPod

January 24, 2013

PARTNER

Time Flies! Expanding our Decade-Long Partnership with NetApp

Cisco and NetApp announce an expansion of our winning partnership to make it easier for customers to deploy and access next-generation cloud infrastructure solutions.

January 24, 2013

DATA CENTER

More of a good thing: Cisco and NetApp open the next chapter for FlexPod

FlexPod, by any measure, has been a great success.   2,100 customers worldwide have adopted the architecture and it stands today as one of the leading converged infrastructure solutions in the industry.   IT organizations want to modernize their operations, but they need to do it in a way that mitigates risk and lays down a solid […]

January 18, 2013

DATA CENTER

Want to visit Cisco at Microsoft Management Summit 2013? Play Cloud OS Trivia for the chance to win a trip!

Once again this year Cisco will be a Platinum sponsor at Microsoft’s Management Summit 2013 (MMS 2013) in Las Vegas, April 8 – 12.  At the event we will showcase new Cisco solutions and technologies applicable to the world of Windows Server, System Center, and Hyper-V. We’re participating in a small way via sponsorship with Microsoft in their Cloud OS […]

January 9, 2013

DATA CENTER

Customer Insight: Automotive Dealership Group saves $100,000 annually with Cisco Unified Data Center Solutions

Are you in the market for a new car in this year? Automotive retailers compete for your business in one of the most competitive industries, so reducing infrastructure and operating costs is key to selling you a car at the price you want. Hendrick Automotive Group is the second largest privately held automotive retailer in […]

December 31, 2012

DATA CENTER

Was 2012 Year of the Converged Infrastructure Solutions?

As we got past the Mayan Apocalyse day and as 2012 comes to an end, a question to reflect upon is if this has been the year of the Converged Infrastructure Solutions.   Incidentally, use of these solutions by data centers was a topic of discussion on a panel moderated by Jim McHugh last month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Ki-iBCZr8 […]

December 14, 2012

DATA CENTER

Cisco Validated Designs for Cloud -Part 4-Virtualized Multiservice Data Center 3.0

Over the past weeks, Tom Nallen introduced the concept and benefits of the Cisco Validated Design , then Laszlo Bojtos,  illustrated this concept with the Cloud Service Assurance for Virtualized Multi-Services Data Center 2.2 Cisco Validated Design, with a specific emphasis on the integration with Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud . Finally John Kennedy shared with us the latest news on Flexpod. […]

December 4, 2012

DATA CENTER

My Other Computer is a Vblock!

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was in London last week at a conference.  I picked up the badge shown  in the photo below, and it...

November 11, 2012

DATA CENTER

SAP TechEd Madrid is a showcase for the Cisco UCS Server Platform

SAP TechEd Madrid is a showcase for the Cisco UCS Server Platform Another November and another SAP TechEd in Madrid. Cisco will again be showcasing UCS as a preferred platform for all SAP solutions. SAP is again highlighting SAP HANA in the test drive area in Madrid, and Cisco will have their medium SAP certified […]

November 9, 2012

DATA CENTER

Cisco Validated Designs for Cloud – Part 3 – Flexpod

Over the past two weeks, Tom Nallen introduced the concept and benefits of the Cisco Validated Design , then Laszlo Bojtos,  illustrated this concept with the Cloud Service Assurance for Virtualized Multi-Services Data Center 2.2 Cisco Validated Design, with a specific emphasis on the integration with Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud . This week I talked with John Kennedy, a […]