InterCloud

September 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

Enterprise Value with a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Guest Blog Post by Stephen Nola, Group Executive, IT-as-a-Service, Dimension Data At Dimension Data we are all about accelerating ambition and this includes enabling Cisco’s ambition to build the world’s largest global Intercloud, a network of clouds to address customer requirements for a globally distributed, highly secure cloud platform. Dimension Data is partnering with Cisco […]

September 29, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and Service Providers – Transformation for the Internet of Everything

Just a few years ago, I’d go out for an occasional weekend drive to take in the splendor of Northern California, and leave my mobile phone and various gadgets behind. Those days are long gone. Over time, smart devices and connectivity have transformed my life – as I’m sure they have yours – and become […]

September 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Role of Connectivity in Powering the Intercloud: Equinix

Today’s announcement expands the reach of the Intercloud by 250 additional data centers in 50 countries, and advances Cisco’s OpenStack based cloud strategy to address customer requirements for a globally distributed, highly secure cloud platform capable of meeting the robust demands of the Internet of Everything.  Cisco’s open approach to the Intercloud is designed for […]

September 29, 2014

PARTNER

Partners Take Center Stage with Intercloud

Today’s Cisco announcements illustrate the momentum we’ve seen thus far for Cisco’s approach to cloud. Partners across the globe are very eager to engage and understand what roles they can play to help them meet their customer’s needs for choice, flexibility, security, and compliance.

September 29, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Intercloud, The Next Internet Starts Here

Thirty years ago, two engineers – Cisco’s founders – solved a connectivity problem between two network islands on the Stanford University campus, and paved the way for three dramatic decades of Internet-driven innovation. Today, there’s hardly an aspect of our lives that isn’t touched by the Internet. For large and mid-size enterprises, government and education, […]

September 17, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Metacloud

Today, Cisco takes another important step towards realizing our plans to create the world’s largest global Intercloud – a worldwide network of interconnected clouds and cloud service providers. Our intent to acquire Metacloud, an OpenStack-based private cloud-as-a-service company, advances our strategy and delivers value to customers—right now. Metacloud provides IT teams with another way to […]

August 25, 2014

DATA CENTER

Hybrid Cloud meets Cisco Intercloud Fabric

If you are like the many IT managers we talk to every day, you prefer to have options whenever you tackle a project or formulate your IT strategy. Perhaps, you do not like the idea of feeling limited, constrained or unable to leverage a viable contingency plan. Architecting your cloud strategy should be no exception […]

August 24, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco Data Center Automation and Cloud Management Software at #VMworld

We’re excited to be back at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for VMworld this week and our theme is Bring IT: Unleash the Possibilities. You’ll see this theme unfold throughout the Cisco activities at VMworld – where we’ll be featuring our data center automation and cloud management software this week. In particular, we’re bringing Cisco […]

July 30, 2014

DATA CENTER

The Future of Cloud, Part 6: It Takes an Ecosystem

(This is part 6 of a 7-part series sharing insights from Cisco partners about the Future of Cloud.) “It’s been invigorating for us to hear all of the different messages around cloud because we really think that’s where the future is.”  This is what Steve Harris, Senior Vice President, National Alliances at Peak 10 had […]