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June 5, 2013

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Cisco Innovation Three-peats and Doubles at Microsoft Tech Ed 2013!

This afternoon here in New Orleans at Microsoft’s Tech Ed 2013 North America event Cisco was honored with two Best of Tech Ed (BoTE) awards for our innovation and technology. Our Nexus 1000V switch for Microsoft Hyper-V was awarded with a Best of Tech Ed award in the ‘Virtualization’ category. Our FlexPod with Microsoft Private […]

June 3, 2013

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NetApp and Cisco’s FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud named “Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist ” by Windows IT Pr …

Guest blog by Calvin Nieh, Microsoft Solutions Marketing Manager at NetApp. This week, at Microsoft TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, NetApp and Cisco’s FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud was named a Finalist in the Best of TechEd 2013 awards program by Windows IT Pro®. Teams from both companies are honored and excited by this recognition, the […]

May 15, 2013

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#EngineersUnplugged S2|Ep15: Data Center Transformation

Welcome to the Season Finale of Season 2 of Engineers Unplugged! It’s the perfect conversation to end with, as Joel McKelvey (NetApp, @joelmckelvey) and Gina Minks (Dell, @gminks) talk about the data center of the future, and the transformations that are necessary within the business. This is well past speeds and feeds, let’s take a […]

April 10, 2013

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Expanded Cisco Validated Design Options for Oracle Users

Collaborate 13, the largest independent Oracle user group (IOUG, OAUG, Quest International) event is the launch point for 3 new Oracle-based, Cisco Validated Designs (CVD).  With the Joint Cisco/NetApp “FlexPod” as the hardware platform, the new CVD’s include: Oracle RAC with Oracle Linux as the operating system Oracle RAC with Oracle VM as the hypervisor […]

April 10, 2013

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FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud : A Guest Post from our Partner NetApp

Note: This guest blog is from our partner NetApp.  VDI Reference Architect Rob Briggs introduces ExpressPod for the Microsoft private cloud as well as comments on FlexPod successes. Rex.  FlexPod, ExpressPod, and Windows Server 2012 RDS – “It’s in the Box!” I’ve seen a lot of great discussion and buzz this week at the Microsoft […]

April 9, 2013

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Vive la Nexus 1000V on Microsoft Hyper-V!

At Microsoft Management Summit 2013 in Las Vegas this week, Cisco is showing a host of new technology innovations and integrated solutions for the virtualized data center. By bringing Cisco virtual networking and UCS solutions together with Microsoft cloud solutions, we are expanding the market for our technology, while providing more technology options and flexibility […]

April 5, 2013

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When Oracle User Groups “collaborate”, Great Things Happen

While some may be wary of the number 13, for 3 Oracle user groups (IOUG, OAUG, Quest Intl.) 13 is a measure of success for their joint (collaborative?) conference “Collaborate”, next week in Denver. Now in its 13th year, the 6000 attendee strong Collaborate is the world’s largest independent Oracle user group gathering.  And Cisco, […]

April 4, 2013

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Executive Roundtable: Cisco, Intel, and NetApp, with special guest Microsoft, on the Private Cloud

We’ve been doing quite a bit of work recently with our strategic partners Intel, NetApp, and Microsoft on Microsoft oriented private cloud solutions. Specifically we’ve been focusing on new innovation going into our joint FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud reference architecture. A great way to learn about these joint development activities is to join in on an […]

March 28, 2013

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Accelerate Your Cloud Strategy : Cisco at Cloud Connect 2013

Whether you are amongst those building their own private cloud or amongst  those leveraging the solutions of cloud providers, you want to attend Cloud Connect Santa Clara next week. Cisco has been very active over the past years to accelerate the emergence of the cloud computing model. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco CTO and Lew Tucker Cisco […]