Microsoft Azure

January 28, 2018

CLOUD

Cisco Cloud to the Rescue

I’m on my way to Barcelona and I’m more excited than ever to attend another Cisco Live!

September 25, 2017

DATA CENTER

Now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack

We are now taking orders for Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack, offering customers a powerful cloud-ready solution that gives them full control over how they manage data, governance, security and performance. We combined Microsoft’s robust Azure cloud platform with Cisco’s UCS server platform that is designed for cloud workloads, providing customers and partners […]

August 21, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

ACI Anywhere!

Evolving beyond multi-pod and multi-site deployment models, ACI will soon be available within public cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure At Cisco, we...

July 25, 2017

CLOUD

Function-as-a-Service 101: What is it?

My favorite part about making a living in the tech industry is that there is always something new to learn.  When Amazon Web Services launched in 2006 it slowly began to change they way that people thought about compute infrastructure and software architectures.  But what is the next technology on the horizon that is positioned […]

June 13, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud and On-Premises: The Best of Two Worlds

Let’s be honest, when most IT people are questioned about cloud, immediately they would mention either Amazon (AWS) or Microsoft Azure; some may also mention Google Cloud Platform, IBM SoftLayer or even Rackspace. All of them are Public Cloud providers with their own expertise and offering as well as market share. According to a Forbes recent article, the more AWS and Azure compete to win customers, the greater the innovation and growth in Public Cloud adoption. The article has some interesting data points but, for the purpose of this blog,

Cisco and Microsoft Collaborate to Power Intelligent Actions Exactly Where and When It’s Needed

I regularly meet with customers – current and future – about their IoT initiatives.  We discuss their successes, their struggles, where they are frustrated and where they are delighted.  Very few have any problem telling me exactly what they expect from Cisco in IoT, and it usually has a common refrain – get me access […]

February 9, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack

Enterprises need a scalable, flexible hybrid cloud solution that 1) responds with agility and ease, 2) is simple-to-manage, and 3) scales on demand, while retaining on-premise benefits. Where you are on your cloud journey may vary, but what’s clear is that it’s a hybrid IT journey. Cisco is accelerating hybrid cloud adoption by gearing up […]

February 16, 2016

NETWORKING

Your Questions Answered re: the Cisco CSR 1000v on Microsoft Azure

This is a guest post by Matthew Packer. As you may or may not be aware the Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000v is now available on Microsoft Azure.  This is the virtualized version of the world’s most popular enterprise networking platform (ASR 1000, ISR 4000) available on Microsoft’s public cloud.  Now that the CSR […]

July 14, 2015

CLOUD

The Road to Hybrid Cloud: Microsoft Azure Certified with Cisco Cloud Architecture

Today marks another important milestone in our cloud journey together with Microsoft. Back in March, Cisco and Microsoft announced a jointly engineered solution for service providers designed to dramatically improve the time to market with hybrid cloud services.  The power of the solution is the combination of Windows Azure Pack with Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure.  […]