Software Defined Networking and the Cisco and IBM Partnership
IT organizations are constantly looking for ways to streamline operations, take advantage of new capabilities, and adopt technologies that can reduce IT lead-time thus improving service to the business. Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud and virtualization capabilities as a part of overall data center transformation. Increase utilization, Reduce costs, Automate the data center. These […]
It Takes a Village: Cisco and IBM Break Down Barriers to IoT Success
IoT is a very hot topic and many enterprises have started their IoT journey. But a majority of those initiatives never make it past the proof of concept stage.
Cloud and On-Premises: The Best of Two Worlds
Let’s be honest, when most IT people are questioned about cloud, immediately they would mention either Amazon (AWS) or Microsoft Azure; some may also mention Google Cloud Platform, IBM SoftLayer or even Rackspace. All of them are Public Cloud providers with their own expertise and offering as well as market share. According to a Forbes recent article, the more AWS and Azure compete to win customers, the greater the innovation and growth in Public Cloud adoption. The article has some interesting data points but, for the purpose of this blog,
There’s Never Been a Better Time …. to Reduce Your Data Center Software Costs with Cisco UCS #NeverBetter
Enterprise software licensing is complex, costly and easy to lose track of, especially in these days of servers on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and rapid setup and...
“P” is for Performance… The new Cisco UCS S3260 has plenty of it!
Earlier this month we introduced our new Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Servers, with the S3260 being first in market. The S Series is a new storage-optimized server category in the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (UCS) portfolio designed specifically to address the needs of data intensive workloads such as Big Data, and for deploying software-defined storage, […]
Business Insights Driven by Speed: An Olympic Size Example of Big Data
Last week the Big Data and Analytics world was focused on New York City as the annual Strata+Hadoop World event took place. Cisco, as is the norm these past few years, was one of the many sponsors of the event. With our sponsorship came various opportunities, one of which was the ability for us to […]
Strata+Hadoop 2016 New York City. Top 10 Reasons for Visiting Cisco. Booth #833
In honor of David Letterman… we hope we did him proud: 10 – Come Fly the Friendly Skies of Cisco. Hey, we are raffling off a drone end of day on Wednesday and Thursday. These are not just any old white box drones. These are custom Cisco branded drones. It’s a super limited […]
Cisco, Big Data, and Strata+Hadoop 2016. In a New York Minute…
OK, a New York minute? In less than 60 seconds let’s see what’s going on with Cisco at Strata+Hadoop 2016 New York City next week. The event is the largest Big Data event in the Americas and we look forward to attending each year. Cool Things… We have a lot happening with learning and listening […]