What’s Inside Your Cloud?
One of the key benefits of moving to the cloud is that someone else–your service provider–takes care of the day-to-day management of your technology. You can focus on adding value at a higher level. Scale capacity and increase your company’s productivity by introducing new capabilities such as collaboration applications or desktop-as-a-service. Unfortunately, not all clouds […]
Could Big Data and Cloud go together?
In today’s era of increasing connectivity, data is getting generated in vast proportions. Moreover, it is also important to be able to generate insights from it quickly and act accordingly. Gone are the days when one would move data into a data warehouse and then extract insights from it to act at a later date. […]
Where is Cisco Data Virtualization Going in 2015?
Welcome to 2015! If you are like me, the New Year is a great opportunity to assess where I am at and where I am going. So let’s do that for Cisco Data Virtualization. 2014 – A Year of Exciting New Products Before looking ahead at 2015, let’s first take a look at 2014 highlights. […]
Cloud Builders Monetize Intercloud by Helping Customers Create Hybrid IT
If you had a chance to check out the Cisco Global Cloud Index, it’s no real surprise that data center traffic will nearly triple over the next five years and cloud traffic will nearly quadruple.
Understand how the Intercloud elegantly meets Public Sector IT requirements
Public Sector IT organisations are weary of vendor lock-in. And rightfully so: it is hard to buy cloud services from any supplier you choose and then freely manage these services as if they were part of your own extended private cloud. Main reason: lack of ability to connect different clouds: private, partner, public, etc. Luckily, this barrier […]
Going Native with OpenStack Centric Applications: Overview
Cloud infrastructure is useless without applications running atop, providing business services and solving customer needs. So, as applications ascend to the throne as the rightful king of cloud, focus sharpens on their support within OpenStack-based Cisco Intercloud. With this focus, let’s walk through a survey of components and projects supporting applications in OpenStack, understanding what a day in […]
A Whole New Face to Cloud
Cisco is committed to leading the industry in bringing innovation and value to its customers through the cloud. Through Cisco Powered, Cisco has driven high standards for cloud services, making enterprise-class performance and reliability the baseline across the industry. With the recent announcement of over 30 Intercloud partners, Cisco is putting a whole new face […]
A New Partnership for OpenStack
What happens when the market leader in cloud infrastructure partners with an open source expert? We witness a very unique opportunity for disruption. Recently, Cisco and Red Hat announced an integrated infrastructure for OpenStack-based cloud deployments. OpenStack is a collaborationf developers and cloud computing technologists aimed at creating new, scalable solutions. This partnership will target […]
Easing the Transition to the Cloud: Cisco Capital Earmarks $1 Billion in Financing
Guest Blog Post by Krisine A. Snow, President, Cisco Capital The pressure for businesses to quickly adapt and innovate—to capitalize on new market opportunities and stay ahead of the competition—is increasing to achieve their business goals. And it is being felt not only by IT organizations, but by entire companies as businesses rely more and […]