NAB 2018: here’s what you saw with the Cisco team
Sleep deprived? If you are one of 200 or so people on my flight back to NYC from Vegas, you sure as heck are! With another successful NAB in the...
Cisco @NAB 2018: Driving Operational Excellence by Industrializing the Media Ecosystem
The run-up to the 2018 National Association of Broadcasters Show is once again upon us, which means it’s time to preview what we’ll be focused on.
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 27: Cloud Storage with Joe Arnold
Are you a lover of data storage technology? Do your ears perk up when you hear terms like “data gravity” and “erasure coding”? Do you enjoy a good debate about the proper uses of deterministic data placement versus algorithmic placement? Then this is the podcast for you. In this episode, SwiftStack founder and CEO Joe […]
IBC 2017: Cloudian, Cisco, and Important Trends in Media Storage
Cisco has expanded our partnership with the fabulous folks at Cloudian, who are building ways for content providers to use S3 for private cloud access.
The storage architecture you envision is closer than it appears
Guest Author: Mario Blandini of SwiftStack The disruption that cloud has triggered in the marketplace has many organizations looking for a deeper level of expertise and experience from their solution vendors. Cisco has long been known as the top experts in networking, and has grown in reputation as makers of the most robust x86 servers […]
Cisco@NAB: On the Beauty of Object-Based Storage for Media
Cisco's UCS Storage Server is the right system for keeping up with data growth in the broadcast/media sector with the right object storage solution partners, and a solid set of financing options.
New Facebook storage platform looking more like Cisco UCS
A few weeks ago, this year’s Open Compute Summit in Santa Clara, California concluded. I personally love this event to see what all the big massive scale data center operators are doing. I have been following the program since it’s inception and unfortunately missed this year’s event but you can definitely be sure I was […]
What do Cisco UCS S-Series and Facebook’s Open Vault both have in common?
Everyone these days seems to want to operate like the massive scale data center operators or at least capitalize on the economies of scale they created in their wake. It’s a familiar trickle-down economics idea that sounds great on paper but doesn’t always operationalize well for the rest of the world. In the case of […]
Introducing UCS S-Series: Data Unstored
I frequently meet with customers who are trying to “unstore” more of their data, use it in real time, and unlock the latent value that’s contained there. In many ways this is the heart of digital transformation…but it’s also something that’s historically been a challenge to do in an economical and manageable way as data […]