Unleashing IT – Microsoft Special Edition
The Lineup: Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel It’s no secret that tested and tried solutions will lead to a faster time to production, allowing you to stay at the forefront of innovation and, most importantly, stand out from the competition. The latest in our series of deep-dive examinations, our Microsoft-focused edition of Unleashing IT shows you how three […]
Cisco and Microsoft in 2014, the Year in Review
It’s a new year and we’re looking forward to an exciting 2015. Let pause to take one last look at 2014. For the teams from Cisco and Microsoft supporting our data center alliance, it was a very good year. We expanded our partnership, developed integrated solutions and aligned our field and partner teams to deliver […]
Dridex Is Back, then it’s gone again
This post was authored by Armin Pelkmann and Earl Carter. Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group noticed a reappearance of several Dridex email campaigns, starting last week and continuing into this week as well. Dridex is in a nutshell, malware designed to steal your financial account information. The attack attempts to get the user to install the […]
Cisco Keynote – End-to-End Optimization for Today’s Modern Datacenters
Have a bit of free time this Wednesday morning? If so please feel free to sit in on a Cisco keynote delivered by Mark Balch, Director of Cisco UCS Product...
Keeping Your Eyes on the Skies – A Partner’s View on SQL Server and UCS
A Guest Blog by Partner Rick Heiges of Scalability Experts: Rick is a SQL Server Microsoft MVP and Senior Solutions Architect. He primarily works with Enterprise customers on their Data Platform strategies. Rick is also very involved in the SQL Server Community primarily through PASS and events such as the PASS Summit, SQL Saturdays, and 24 […]
Why Implement Microsoft SQL Server on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)?
A Guest Blog by Cisco’s Frank Cicalese: Frank is a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco, assisting customers with their design of SQL Server solutions on Cisco Unified Compute System. Before joining Cisco, Frank worked at Microsoft Corporation for 10 years, excelling in several positions, including as Database TSP. Frank has in-depth technical knowledge and proficiency […]
Cisco UCS: The Optimal Platform for Microsoft SQL Server 2014
The world of data is changing. Businesses face growth in the volume of information and the types of data they encounter. There are new landscapes of vast and dynamic information that must be processed, managed and analyzed to achieve business insight. It is no surprise, therefore, that legacy infrastructures are failing to meet I.T.’s expectations. […]
Cisco ACI, Microsoft System Center and Azure Pack at Microsoft TechEd Europe in Barcelona
For those of you attending Microsoft TechEd Europe in Barcelona, you have an opportunity to hear how Microsoft and Cisco are collaborating to create a...
My Favorite Demo at Microsoft TechEd Europe: Data Center Modernization
After the SQL Saturday event this week I will be staying in Barcelona for a few more days to attend the Microsoft TechEd Europe from Tuesday Oct 28th to Friday Oct 31st! As Gary Serda laid out in his blog, Cisco has a lot of great demos to share with you. See details: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/cisco-at-microsoft-teched-europe-2014/ […]