Microsoft

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 […]

May 8, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS at Microsoft TechEd 2014

If you are coming to Houston next week for Microsoft TechEd, please set aside some time to stop by the Cisco booth (#701) and attend our sessions to learn how we are partnering in the datacenter.

May 6, 2014

DATA CENTER

Your Guide to Cisco at Microsoft TechEd 2014

Cisco and Microsoft have been working closely to integrate our data center solutions to provide agile, secure and scalable platforms for private cloud, hybrid IT and modern business applications. The Cisco team is looking forward to showcasing these solutions at Microsoft TechEd 2014, May 12-15,  in Houston, Texas. We have a full line-up of demos, […]

May 1, 2014

DATA CENTER

Building a Private Cloud. Cisco and Microsoft – Optimized Infrastructure Strategies

This month the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), a Boston area based analyst firm, published a white paper commissioned by Cisco and Microsoft on the topic of the private cloud. In it ESG covers the best-of-breed technologies and solutions that Cisco and Microsoft bring to market together for Windows Server 2012 R2 / Hyper-V based private […]

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 […]

April 2, 2014

DATA CENTER

Introducing OpFlex – A new standards-based protocol for Application Centric Infrastructure

Continuing on its tradition of contributing and committing to open source and open standards over the last 25 years, today Cisco announced “OpFlex” – a new open standards-based protocol for Application Centric Infrastructure that has been submitted into the IETF standardization process. We believe this will accelerate multi-vendor innovation in data center and cloud networks […]

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 […]

February 19, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco Nexus 1000V: Simplifying and Scaling Virtual Networking in Microsoft Private Cloud Hyper-V Environments

Windows Server 2012 R2 is central to Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision; the operating system platform delivers enhancements and new features in virtualization, management, storage, networking, and more.  Our Cisco server infrastructure solutions (UCS) as well as our management (UCS Director, UCS Manager, Cisco Intercloud) and network capabilities are purpose built for supporting Microsoft’s virtualization and […]

February 4, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Statement by Cisco’s John Chambers on appointment of Satya Nadella as CEO of Microsoft

“I offer personal congratulations to Satya Nadella on his appointment as Microsoft’s next CEO. I know him well and I know he will do a great job for Microsoft as he is a seasoned, world-class technology leader. I trust him and I know he instills trust in his customers and partners. I look forward to […]