Microsoft

October 18, 2021

DATA CENTER

FlexPod Datacenter & SQL Server: A Championship Team Gets Better!

FlexPod Datacenter has been enhanced by the new Intel Xeon 3rd Generation Scalable processor based B200 M6. This is the ideal platform to host Microsoft SQL Server 2019 databases and applications. This new Cisco Validated design shows the best practices to set up this Converged Infrastructure to provide the best performance, quickly, leading to a lower total TCO for your organization.

September 28, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Netlogon exploitation continues to rise

Cisco Talos is tracking a spike in exploitation attempts against the Microsoft vulnerability CVE-2020-1472, an elevation of privilege bug in Netlogon, outlined in the August Microsoft Patch Tuesday report. The vulnerability stems from a flaw in a cryptographic authentication scheme used by the Netlogon Remote Protocol which — among other things — can be used […]

March 11, 2020

PARTNER

Cisco and Microsoft: Partnering to Help Customers Accelerate Digital Transformation

Here are a few examples of how channel partners and their customers benefit from the Cisco-Microsoft partnership.

December 11, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco Goes SONiC on New Networking Platforms

Thanks to our continued collaboration with Microsoft and the SONiC community, today we are announcing SONiC/SAI support on our brand-new routing platforms, the Cisco 8000 Series. This represents the first truly integrated approach to supporting SONiC on both fixed and modular routers.

November 18, 2019

DATA CENTER

What to Consider when Modernizing to SQL 2019

Modernizing your database isn’t just about migrating to Microsoft SQL 2019 you must consider the infrastructure that will run SQL Server if you want to harness its full potential.

November 5, 2019

NETWORKING

Cisco and Microsoft Advance Technology Partnership to Improve SD-WAN and Cloud Connectivity

Cisco and Microsoft extend their partnership to help customers improve connectivity from branch offices to Microsoft by integrating Cisco’s SD-WAN with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN and Office 365.

September 3, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

The latest on BlueKeep and DejaBlue vulnerabilities — Using Firepower to defend against encrypted DejaBlue

Over the past few months, Microsoft has released several security updates for critical Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)-related security bugs. These bugs are significant for IT infrastructure because they are classified...