The Future of Cloud, Part 2: Adding Value to the Cloud
(This is part 2 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) Chris Kemmerer, Director, Mobility Solutions, Verizon, had a lot to share with me at CiscoLive! “What I’m seeing this year is very transformational,” said Kemmerer. “What we’re seeing is how to take some of these foundation services […]
Want to hear Cisco’s POV on the top 5 questions about the Future of Cloud?
According to GigaOM, the use of cloud-based resources will be what’s “next” for IT in preparation for an in-depth look at the infrastructure that will drive the next decade of application development. At the recent Structure event, GigaOM tapped into the minds of cloud-technology industry leaders, seeking insight into the “Top 5 Questions for the […]
Do You Want to Help Shape the Future of Cloud?
The 4th annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey is underway! Cisco, along with North Bridge and Gigaom Research, and over 60 industry collaborators aim to explore the types of cloud computing technologies being used today and in the future. Please take 3 minutes to take the 17-question 2014 Survey to weigh in on key issues […]
Emerging Cloud Models: Community Cloud
There is no disputing that both enterprises and service providers are embracing cloud. What’s different today is that not only are telcos cloud providers, but enterprises and governments are also becoming cloud providers through a community cloud model. A community cloud model is a collaborative effort where infrastructure is shared and jointly accessed by several […]
Building a New IT Organization
If someone asked you how to build a new IT organization from the ground up, what would you advise? A Cisco Sales employee asked me that very question last week. Her global customer had recently spun off a new regional group which was planning to do just that –build a completely new IT enterprise organization, […]
Cisco Intercloud Provides a Platform for Application Enablement and Innovation
Over the past weeks, Cisco Cloud Services introduce a global Intercloud . Today I'd like to explain how Cisco Intercloud provides a platform for Cisco, ISVs, and partners application...
Best Ways to Shift to A Virtual Data Center : Join Now The Conversation
In his paper “A Data Center Fabric is Critical to the Next Generation of Data Center ” published on January 2014, Zeus Kerravala (@Zeeman) wrote ” The data center has gone through many major evolutionary changes over the past several decades, and each change has been defined by major shifts in architectures…in 2011, another major shift began: […]
Join the Conversation: Cisco and Forrester Webcast
Cloud is changing the way businesses deploy and manage IT and business services. Industry analysts estimate that by the end of 2014, four out of 10 companies will have deployed a private cloud. But where do you start? Join Cisco and Forrester on February 18th, for this live webcast entitled: Cloud Management: It’s More than […]