IBM

July 7, 2016

COLLABORATION

Catching Up with Collaboration

Everything we do is about continual evolution. We’ve fundamentally changed our delivery models, the pace of development, and the ability to provide you with greater benefits. But our focus hasn’t changed: Everything we do comes together under simplifying communication, making it more intelligent and intuitive so that you can focus on your business. So in case you’ve missed anything in the flurry of new things over the past couple months, here’s a recap,

Abundance: A Different Way of Thinking about Technology

There are two mindsets in business – one of scarcity and the other of abundance. A scarcity mindset believes much, if not everything, is limited. A business with a scarcity mindset holds everything close to the vest and is uncomfortable or unwilling to do business beyond its own walls. The thinking is if another company […]

February 12, 2016

DATA CENTER

The Business Value of Cisco Big Data Solutions

Since it’s inception five years ago Cisco’s Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) offerings have consistently driven positive technical and business value for our customers at many levels, some examples: • Cisco UCS regularly delivers top-level performance as showcased via our leading benchmarking results. • In their datacenters our customers have recognized material gains in operational […]

February 1, 2016

DATA CENTER

New VersaStack™ optimized for distributed workloads

It has been said that data is the new oil. Given the price of crude today, the metaphor seems to fit in that there is just too much data in the world, to the point we have no idea what to do with all of it. The data glut is driven by the sheer number […]

January 26, 2016

DATA CENTER

Big Data and Analytics Touchdowns

What’s your winning combo for big data and analytics? This may come as a surprise to you – but given that the Superbowl is approaching – I am going to use a football analogy. As we get ready for the game in 2 weeks, we have a tale of two quarterbacks. One is an established […]

December 14, 2015

DATA CENTER

A Year in Review. Big Data and Analytics 2015. 3rd Generation Platforms, World Record Performance, and Expanding Partner …

My goodness… Were we ever busy in 2015! Our Cisco Big Data & Analytics teams executed and delivered a tremendous body of work with several key accomplishments these past 12...

November 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Disruption = Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data + Efficiency + Speed

Data is the foundation of the digital business. You know it, I know it. We get it. Let’s move on… But now a new question arises: As a Leader in your organization are you fully maximizing and leveraging your data to discover from analysis new business insights? New operational efficiencies? New Customer trends and patterns? […]

October 23, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco at IBM Insight 2015: Showcasing Industry-leading Technology for Big Data and Analytics

Note:  Cisco’s Mohammed Ahmed of the Cisco IBM Alliance team was the key contributor for this blog post In the IT industry we understand that customer confidence and respect is a leading reason that customers choose IBM and Cisco solutions and  services. Cisco and IBM have earned this trust over the years by each having deep […]

October 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco @ Strata-Hadoop World Wrap-Up: If we can make it there, we’ll make it anywhere…

  We made it…another successful Strata-Hadoop World show for Cisco’s Big Data & Analytics team. This year we had a few unique challenges – the Pope was leaving town when we arrived; then the UN General Assembly made traffic a bit more difficult than normal; finally towards week’s end the threat of ‘The Hurricane’ for […]