InterCloud

June 10, 2015

PARTNER

Application Developers: Completing the Intercloud Ecosystem Puzzle

During the past year, the pieces of our Intercloud strategy have been falling into place. We’ve built out the technology, created services and orchestrated a robust partner ecosystem.

June 10, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

50 Billion Things, Coming to a Cloud Near You

Today at Cisco Live we announced an expansion of our Intercloud strategy. We added new features and capabilities for our hybrid cloud software, Cisco Intercloud Fabric, along with the addition of 35 independent software vendors committed to developing Intercloud-enabled services for customers.  Together these developments will give customers more choice, compliance and control in the […]

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Piston Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has fundamentally altered the IT landscape: dramatically boosting IT agility, while lowering costs. To realize the business advantages of cloud, organizations are shifting to a hybrid IT model—blending private cloud, public cloud, and on-premise applications. To help customers maintain control and compliance in this hyper-connected, hyper-distributed IT environment, Cisco and its partners are […]

May 27, 2015

CLOUD

Cisco Intercloud Services and Why the Network Matters

Cisco Intercloud Services and Why the Network Matters I’d like to open by restating a position on Cloud: Cloud is only in its very infancy in terms of adoption. Despite all the hype in market, largely created by the marketing of the over-the-top service providers, most of global IT spending is in the non-Cloud space. […]

May 19, 2015

CLOUD

What’s the 411 on OpenStack based Summit Collaboration in Vancouver?

Last week, I was prepping for the 11th OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, when I suddenly had a question pop up. How on earth would I, much less over a hundred of us, from Cisco communicate at an international destination in an easy and organized way? Some group ideas were: Temporary international data plans for $30 […]

May 18, 2015

CLOUD

What’s the Deal With the Intercloud?

What’s the Deal With the Intercloud? In late 2014, Cisco announced the Intercloud, a construct providing ubiquitous access to applications across network and cloud services endpoints. So what’s the fuss and what’s in it for Cisco partners and customers?

May 13, 2015

CLOUD

Hybrid Devops – Software Defined Disruption

Businesses have been and will continue to be disrupted by software agility and innovation. If you have any questions, just ask, if they are still in business, Movie Rental Companies (Netflix), Taxi Companies (Uber), and Retail Companies (Amazon) to just name a few areas (companies that disrupted an industry with Software). Software defined disruption has […]

April 29, 2015

CLOUD

Preparing for the Next Big Wave in IT: The Intercloud’s Role in Digitization

There is no question that we’re on the cusp of rapid IT evolution. Ten years ago, a small subset of IT managers and system administrators defined and drove infrastructure and services with a finite set of management tools for everyone’s use. In the emerging cloud world, the control of the data center has become segregated […]

April 20, 2015

TECHWISETV

Tour the Cisco Allen Data Center

I had been looking forward to revisiting one of my favorite data center's.  We had done this first back in 2011 and that video continues to do pretty...