Raising the Bar on Multicloud Management
Cisco is raising the bar on multicloud management: expanded capabilities strengthen our position as the glue between vendor-specific clouds, tools, APIs, configuration requirements, SLAs, and analytics.
New ICT Opportunities with ITaaS
One of the fastest growing opportunity of ITaaS is SD-WAN which provides an optimized way to deliver and manage applications at a branch. SD-WAN is estimated to grow from $3.8 B in 2016 to over $54 B by 2021.
Learnings from Operators SDN and NFV Transformation Study
Cisco recently conducted a study to understand the progress and challenges that SPs are facing as they go through SDN & NFV transformation. This blog highlights some of the key learnings from the study.
Guest Post: Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) at the Core of Private Cloud
Have you ever wondered why some organizations are more successful in delivering services and applications with serious resource constraints to its every increasing distributed workforce? Chances are the IT teams are using some variation of cloud computing to solve these and other modern day IT challenges. Private cloud serves as an enabler for organizations to deliver IT as a service (ITaaS). This makes organizations more agile and efficient through reduction of cost, economies of scale and increased efficiency. Cisco uses its innovative cloud platform to facilitate automation, virtualization and simplification to increase business value whilst reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Cisco cloud services can be delivered using three methods: first, there is the Cisco private cloud (through internally hosted or owned infrastructure), second, through public cloud (cloud provider delivers services) and finally, a hybrid model (a mix of the previous two).
Enterprise cloud services are changing. Are you ready to adapt?
Forget trying to offer cost savings, you need to meet your customers where they are today, not where they were two years ago. And that means helping them solve a wider range of business problems. Just a few years ago, cloud services were all about dollars and cents. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) was the biggest demand from […]
Building an Experience-Centric Network
By Melissa Zelyez, Cisco Marketing Manager Why are 50% of all businesses open to changing cloud providers? Service providers can be the top choice, if they prepare now… Today most businesses currently using cloud services do so through cloud providers, value-added resellers (VAR), system integrators, and other vendors; not through direct relationships with service providers. […]
Unleash the power of partners – your channel to new cloud revenue
Many service providers have yet to tap into the full business potential of IT-as-a-service. If they’re willing to invest the time developing the relationship with their channel partners, the returns could be considerable. The dramatic growth of cloud services isn’t a new concept to service providers (SP). Recent research from AMI-Partners forecasts global revenues of […]
Industry Recognition for Cisco Hybrid Cloud Solutions
It is nearly impossible to miss the business transformation taking place in every organization. As consumers, our smart devices have trained us to expect delivery of information or services at near instant speed. But when we move from our consumer to business roles, we find service delivery anything BUT instant. Cisco has two solutions that […]
The Need For Speed: Fast and personalized is the way to go!
As consumers, we gravitate to any retailer that personalizes our experience. Netflix and Amazon did it with recommendations and others are following suit. My twelve-year-old son and I recently got new Garmin smart-watches for Christmas – the Forerunner 620 and 630. We created workout plans, set our goals and now we can automatically track our […]