IT

November 13, 2015

DATA CENTER

#CiscoACI #CiscoChat- Cisco SDN in the Data Center

Digital transformation is changing the world as technology continues to play a central role in today’s business strategy. By helping to reach more customers, offer differentiated services, and grow the business, the relevance of IT is stronger than ever. Customers want to deploy services fast, at scale, at the lowest cost possible. Cisco’s SDN strategy […]

October 8, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Requiem for a Data Center

Cisco IT has, as you may have heard, been shutting down some of its Data Centers. We’ve closed dozens of older facilities – some large, many small – in the past 10 years, consolidating into purpose-built rooms that better enable our business. The latest to close was the company’s longest-running Development Data Center, located at […]

August 4, 2015

CLOUD

Bimodal IT Doesn’t Mean “No Governance”

In my last post, I discussed Bimodal IT and how some enterprises are adopting it as a way to manage the tradeoffs between “keeping the lights on” and business agility. That’s not to say it’s easy. Operating bi-modally still requires proper planning and governance. And there are several reasons why.

July 31, 2015

CLOUD

Serving up cloud options just got easier

Got cloud?  It’s no secret that implementing cloud technologies allows IT to rapidly react and dynamically deliver new services to any business or organization almost instantly. In an ideal world,...

Cisco CSR at Cisco Live US 2015: The Week in Pictures

At this time last week, the Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility team was in San Diego, California as part of Cisco Live US 2015. There, we participated in a number of different activities and events, from a Partner Pavilion in the expansive World of Solutions to a keynote featuring a member of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team. […]

June 10, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

IoE and Big Data Part 2: Defining the Information Architecture

For an IT department, big data may be the largest and most complex challenge that comes with the Internet of Everything (IoE). We must be able to manage, process, and make that data available to many users and applications so they can turn it into valuable business insights.

Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Thrives at Cisco Live US 2015

Yesterday, over 25,000 Cisco customers, employees, and executives helped kick off Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego, California, attending everything from John Chambers’ final keynote to the World of Solutions in the massive San Diego Convention Center. The venue, which measures over a quarter mile from end to end, features a public, secure wireless […]

Proud to be a National Leader in Veterans Employment

On April 23, Cisco was honored to be part of the 4th anniversary and expansion of the Joining Forces Initiative, a White House project sponsored by first lady...

Oil and the Smart Pipe – Article on The Network, Cisco, by Scott Gurvey

Scott Gurvey (the famous New York bureau chief and senior correspondent of the PBS broadcast Nightly Business Report for more than 20 years) has written a thought-provoking piece on “The Network” (Cisco’s Technology News Site). Safety is the key in the Oil and Gas industry. Whether it’s people, infrastructure, or the environment, the industry is […]