Delivering Policy in the Age of Open Source
This is an exciting time in the history of datacenter infrastructure. We are witnessing the collision of two major trends: the maturation of open source software and the redefinition of...
Cloud delivers “wake-up call” to IT organizations
“Industry leaders weigh in on the disruptive nature of the cloud, and the opportunity for IT organizations to become higher-value service brokers. IT departments have lost traditional control over company systems. With cloud storming in, IT has been pushed aside to allow the entire corporation to overshadow what used to be solely IT’s job. But […]
Oracle on Cisco UCS : Breaking Records without Breaking the Bank
Cisco is back at Collaborate , the great show put in place by IOUG , this year in Las Vegas April 7-...
What it Takes to Build a Platform Robust Enough for Your Big Data with UCS CPA.
Everybody has been talking about big data over the past years . Your data continues to grow, both in mass and importance. And you know that your company is in need of better analytics to use the influx of data as a point of improvement for business. As the Internet expands and connects all things […]
#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep4: Big Data
In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Floris Grandvarlet (Cisco) and Richard Pilling (Intel) take on Big Data across the proverbial pond, at Cisco Live Milan. Where are we now, how are we going to approach the ever increasing amount of data (an ocean of it) to fish for information? This is a great overview […]
Cisco Evolved Services Platform: OPEN for business
In the announcement of the Cisco Evolved Services Platform last week, we not only highlighted our initial service offers in mobility and video and the business benefits it enables, but also that it was open, extensible and elastic. Openness is critical for providers by nature of the fact that their networks – often global in […]
Get More out of your Data with Cisco at Strata Hadoop World October 28 – 30, 2013
With enough hype to rival even the most popular of Superbowl’s, Big Data experts will converge on New York City in just a couple weeks! But big data has good reason for all the hype as businesses continue to find new ways to leverage the insights derived from vast data pools that are continuing […]
A Brief IDF Recap from a First Time Attendee Representing Cisco UCS
Given the diversity of the attendees, I wasn’t sure what to expect at Intel® Developer Forum (IDF) having never been to one before. Now I’m very glad to have the opportunity to discuss our updated blade and rack servers with Intel’s Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series of processors (aka Ivy Bridge v2) with potential customers, analysts, […]
FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud – Best Practices Webcast
Cisco and NetApp continue to drive innovation with new FlexPod offerings that enable organizations to address their business needs while reducing risk and increasing IT efficiency and agility. FlexPod combines the Cisco Unified Computing System, Cisco Nexus data center switches, and NetApp storage components and provides a powerful platform for critical application workloads. With joint […]