latency

Can the Tactile/Haptic Internet Take AR/VR to New Heights?

As 5G networks are deployed globally, advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT applications will make the “Tactile/Haptic Internet” a reality, enabling increasingly immersive virtual and augmented reality applications.

March 2, 2015

DATA CENTER

No Latency Load Balancer in Data Centers

Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) is a zero latency multi-terabit layer 4 load-balancer available on 5k/6k/7k/9k. It has support for traffic steering and clustering solution on the Nexus  series of switches. ITD allows customers to deploy servers and appliances from any vendor with no network or topology changes. With a few simple configuration steps on […]

VoLTE Policy Management to Improve Subscriber Experience and Lower Cost of Growth

Written By Alfonso San Jose, Sales Consulting Systems Engineer We have been hearing from our Service Provider customers like you about their interest in Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE), and for good reason.  Offering VoLTE affects profitability in two ways. One is by creating a great voice experience that helps to attract and retain […]

June 25, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Summary: Decoding UCS Invicta Part 1

Storage 101 Less than a year ago, October 29th 2013, Cisco acquired Whiptail {http://newsroom.cisco.com/release/1279074}, a high performance scalable solid-state memory system. Shortly after its acquisition, the product lines were renamed UCS Invicta. The idea behind UCS Invicta and its market positioning is application acceleration. This is not to be considered a traditional storage but instead […]

June 25, 2014

DATA CENTER

Decoding UCS Invicta – Part 1

Storage 101 Less than a year ago, October 29th 2013, Cisco acquired Whiptail , a high performance scalable solid-state memory system. Shortly after its acquisition, the product lines were renamed UCS Invicta. The idea behind UCS Invicta and its market positioning is application acceleration. This is not to be considered a traditional storage but instead […]

December 10, 2012

DATA CENTER

Benchmarking at Ultra-Low Latency

Since we started shipping the Nexus 3548 with AlgoBoost to our customers in the beginning of November, there has been more and more interest in testing and verifying the switch’s latency in different traffic scenarios. What we have found so far is while network engineers might be well experienced in testing the throughput capabilities of a […]