Microsoft Patch Tuesday – October 2016
Patch Tuesday has once again arrived! Microsoft’s monthly release of security bulletins to address vulnerabilities provides fixes for 37 newly disclosed security flaws. Today’s release sees a total of 10 bulletins with five of the bulletins rated critical, addressing vulnerabilities in Edge, Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Video Control, and Adobe Flash Player. Four bulletins are […]
Let’s Get Ready to Rumbleeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner. It takes place this year in Atlanta from September 26–30 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The event will include all the latest solutions that Microsoft has to offer. In April of this year, Microsoft announced the End of Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Support for that product […]
Microsoft Recognizes Cisco’s Impact. Shouldn’t You?
Cisco was front and center at Microsoft’s worldwide partner conference in Toronto recently. We had prime real estate at the entrance to the exhibit hall, engaging the 16,000 people in attendance to share how Cisco is helping Microsoft partners deliver value. Not only did we win two awards and rocked out to Gwen Stefani, but […]
Scale to hundreds of VPCs easily with Cisco and the Transit VPC
You’re convinced hosting your mission-critical applications on AWS public cloud is the right choice for your business. You need to host hundreds of web app, database, Oracle, SAP and Microsoft servers. How do you host these applications across many VPCs without having to create a networking nightmare? Will a single VPC be able to scale […]
Segment Routing is crossing the chasm with real live deployments!
As stated in my previous blog on Segment Routing, 2016 marks an inflexion point in Segment Routing adoption. I’m not making this claim in a vacuum. This is actually grounded on multiple Service Providers’ feedback expressed during a Tech Field Day event on Segment Routing held last week in San Jose. Tech Field Day brought […]
QSS Capitalizes on the Hybrid Cloud Opportunity
The market for cloud services is growing like wildfire. But to capture it, cloud service providers need speed and flexibility. In this marketplace, making customers choose between the same old limited infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) options, or waiting weeks for custom solutions, is no choice at all. Now, leading service providers like QSS can offer a better […]
Partner Connections Put You at the Center of Digital Transformation
According to IDC, 41% of executives say digital disruption increases risk of being put out of business. In this context, it is not surprising that every business, country and city is on a journey to become digital. But, no one company can deliver these digital solutions alone. That’s why Cisco takes an ecosystem approach and […]
Microsoft Patch Tuesday – June 2016
This post was authored by Warren Mercer. Patch Tuesday for June 2016 has arrived where Microsoft releases their monthly set of security bulletins designed to address security vulnerabilities within their products. This month’s release contains 16 bulletins addressing 44 vulnerabilities. Five bulletins resolve critical vulnerabilities found in MS DNS Server, Edge, Internet Explorer, JScript/VBScript, and […]
Microsoft SQL 2016 on Cisco UCS with SanDisk Flash Webinar
Your mission-critical data needs to be available, protected, and secure. With the launch of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016, there’s an opportunity to transform your data platform with breakthrough mission-critical capabilities, in-memory performance, and built-in operational analytics. In addition, enhancements to AlwaysOn technology deliver world-class high-availability and disaster-recovery solutions. Is your infrastructure ready to capitalize on […]