Microsoft SQL Server

October 20, 2014

DATA CENTER

SQL de Dissabte (SQLSaturday Barcelona)

Of the more than 300 SQLSaturdays around the world, I am lucky enough to represent Cisco at the one in Barcelona on October 25th. If you’re attending TechEd Europe we encourage you to also join us at this one-day free event for IT professionals to learn more about SQL Server and the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). If […]

July 13, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Microsoft – Driving Data Center Modernization Forward

If it’s mid-July then it is time once again for Microsoft’s annual worldwide partner conference – WPC. For 2014, we find Cisco’s Microsoft team in Washington D.C. joining around ~16,000 other Microsoft partners. The partners come from all around the world and are of all partner types be they VARs, local System Integrators, Global System […]

April 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Microsoft SQL Server 2014

This week Microsoft launched SQL Server 2014, their data management and business intelligence platform. SQL Server at Microsoft has grown tremendously over the years; it is far from its origins as a simple relational database that Microsoft licensed from Sybase years ago. For the 2014 version of SQL Server, Microsoft has focused on continuing their […]

February 27, 2014

DATA CENTER

Managing Your Business Intelligence: Microsoft SQL Server on Integrated Infrastructures

      Business intelligence begets better, more informed decision making—and, ultimately, success. But how do you get effective business intelligence? It starts with your tools and infrastructure… With the proliferation of database and virtualization sprawl and the growing requirement for business insight that has increased I/O performance demand and complexity in the datacenter, enterprises […]

November 8, 2013

DATA CENTER

Ecosystem for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Tackles Application Agility

Yesterday, Nov 6, Cisco unveiled details of the Application Centric Infrastructure with an ecosystem of partners that share our common view - IT is in need of a transformation to...

October 17, 2013

DATA CENTER

Get on the Fast Track to Data Warehouse Nirvana

Guest post by Dennis Clark, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager – Microsoft Applications, NetApp We are here in Charlotte this week with our Cisco friends, with the opportunity to talk with all sorts of like-minded Microsoft SQL Server individuals at the 2013 SQL PASS Summit. The conversations vary in range from things like database performance, developer […]

October 16, 2013

DATA CENTER

SQL Server – Cisco & EMC leading the charge

Guest post by Txomin Barturen, Senior Consultant – CTO Office, EMC Corporation SQL Server provides customers with a vast array of technology options to address a diverse range of data and reporting requirements including extremely high throughput OLTP environments to bandwidth and time-sensitive reporting and DSS systems.  With choice comes the inevitable complexity of defining […]

October 8, 2013

DATA CENTER

Deliver SQL Server Performance on Cisco UCS

Guest blog by Frank Cicalese, a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco, who assists customers with optimizing their SQL Server workloads on the Cisco Unified Computing System. Before joining Cisco, Frank worked at Microsoft Corporation for 10 years, excelling in several positions, including as a Database TSP. The Cisco Data Center team is looking forward to engaging […]

September 29, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco at the PASS Summit 2013

More than 5,000 Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence professionals will be convening in Charlotte, NC, for the PASS Summit 2013. Cisco is proud to support the SQL Server community as a Platinum Sponsor of the PASS Summit. We have an action-packed agenda of activities and hope to connect with you, to discuss how the […]