How Cisco IT Delivers a Robust PaaS for Application Developers
The faster internal applications can be developed and deployed, the sooner they will deliver benefits for the business. That’s an easy statement to understand, but not so easy to bring to reality.
Indoor WiFi Location and Beacons: Better Together
In just two years, indoor location technology has taken off and attracted a lot of buzz across industries, from retailers to healthcare. But...
Security and Collaboration – Top of mind for IT and OT (Operational Technologies) professionals
During the past ENTELEC event held in Houston, I had the opportunity to chat with Shawn Birch – Partner Development Consultant At Tait Communications to ask him about his impressions of the shows and what would be the key care-abouts of IT people during this Oil and Gas event. Tait Communications is a multinational global […]
Reducing Data Center Power Demand with Cisco UCS
Look at the operating costs for your data centers and you’ll likely see a big amount for the electrical power to run the servers, storage, networking components, and cooling systems. Since power consumption is an area where even small changes can add up to big savings over time, we want to take advantage of every […]
How Virtualization Is Changing Software Licensing for the Data Center
Erich Latchford In the days before data centers were virtualized, the licensing model for operating systems and application software was simple: 1 server = 1 license. But this model doesn’t work in an environment where a single physical server can host multiple virtual servers.
802.11ac: That’s the Answer. What’s the question?
Everybody’s talking about 802.11ac, but we’ve sensed some confusion for next steps as far as how CIO’s and IT organizations should be approaching the new standard.
My Week at CiscoLive! San Francisco 2014
SDN-SDN-SDN…No longer does it stand for “Still Does Nothing”! Welcome to the world of Cisco where today is ACI and tomorrow is a stellar collaboration lineup. I hope you are prepared for a wild ride! This year was the 25th Anniversary of Cisco Live, previously known as “Networkers”, and what an event it was! The […]
How FCoE Helps Cisco Reduce Data Center Infrastructure
What a difference a networking cable can make in a data center’s infrastructure requirements and costs…especially when that cable uses Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) technology. An industry-standard, FCoE carries Fibre Channel over Ethernet links, which reduces the number of I/O adapters, cables, and switches in the data center.