2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)
SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.
Top 5 Takeaways from the London Gartner Data Center Conference 2016
Over the past few years, I've attended Gartner's Data Center Conference in London (see 2013, 2014, and 2015 !). As always, it was...
Gartner Names Cisco a Leader in Unified Communications
Recently, Gartner named Cisco a leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications.
How Cisco CloudCenter Stacks up
If you are like me – all the cloud management tools sound the same. Vendors all use the same words to describe very different solutions. Hybrid. Platform. Automation. Service. So to help you figure out what the words mean, I’ve recorded a short webcast with product manager Zack Kielich (@zackOmatic), that shows how Cisco CloudCenter […]
Cisco a Leader in Gartner MQ for Group Video
Cisco has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Group Video Systems for the second year in a row.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Industry Analyst Insights
Industry analyst firm, Gartner, expects the market for hyperconverged infrastructure to reach $5 billion by 2019. We’ve pulled together insights from a variety of analyst firms to explain why...
Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) vs Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR)
Many colleagues, customers, and Cisco partners have asked me, “Why isn’t Cisco AMP for Endpoints included in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP)?” The answer to us is pretty simple. AMP was not categorized as a traditional “EPP,” and hence, was not included in the report. According to Gartner, “Endpoint protection platforms […]
Gartner’s 2016 POV on Data & Analytics
Sydney Summit Portends What’s Important In 2016 I just returned from Sydney, Australia, where I attended the Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics and Information Management Summit. Sydney is the first of seven Gartner BI and Analytics Summits that take place throughout the globe each year. As such I find the Sydney Summit to be a great […]