Cisco Continues to Support Application Virtual Switch for Application Centric Infrastructure in vSphere Deployments
Cisco Application Virtual Switch (AVS), a virtual member of the Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) family has seen increasing interest from customers who want to enforce application centric...
Announcing the new Data Center and Cloud Community!
It’s finally here- the new Data Center and Cloud community framework has launched! We created new content spaces for Compute and Storage, Software Defined Networks, Data Center and Networking, and OpenStack...
Introduction to Nexus 1000v Features and Deployment
Over the last 12 months I’ve been doing a lot of work that has involved the Cisco Nexus 1000v, and during this time I came to realise that there wasn’t a huge amount of recent information available online about it. Because of this I’m going to put together a short post covering what the 1000v […]
Network Services Headers (NSH): Creating a Service Plane for Cloud Networks
In the past, we have pointed out that configuring network services and security policies into an application network has traditionally been the most complex, tedious and time-consuming aspect of...
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 […]
Docker Networking Going Enterprise ?
The second revolution in server virtualization is here. Virtual Machines were the first revolution that allowed users the ability to run multiple workloads on a single server through a hypervisor. Now the next wave is here. Linux Containers have recently started to gain momentum with many enterprise customers asking me if they should consider it […]
New Nexus 1000V Virtual Switch Release 3.1 Now Available
There has been some seismic activity happening in Bay Area and the epicenter for all Virtual Networking shifts is right here at Cisco HQ in San Jose. (Our sympathies go to all those affected by the real earthquake further to the north.) At Cisco, it’s all about the applications and the shift to dynamic network […]
#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep5: Fast Track 4.0 Solutions
In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, David Hartman and Tim Cerling discuss Fast Track 4.0 Solutions, which promote fast and efficient deployment of private clouds with Cisco, EMC, and Microsoft solutions. If you would like to become Internet Famous, and strut your unicorn talents, join us for our next filming session at VMworld 2014. […]