private cloud

April 29, 2015

CLOUD

Easy to Build, Easy to Manage: Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud

What if a private cloud could give your developers the easy, fast, and predictable experience that public cloud delivers, but inside your own data center, behind your own firewalls?  It’s what more and more companies are looking to provide. Different clouds for different crowds Innovative organizations are increasingly deploying two modes of IT — traditional […]

April 16, 2015

CLOUD

Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore OpenStack

Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore OpenStack 1.    It’s growing dramatically. Source: OpenStack User Survey, November 2014 ·       The growth trajectory of OpenStack® is similar to that of Linux, and is on track to grow even faster. What started as a sandbox for developers has now become significantly more stable and mainstream. ·       Many larger […]

March 24, 2015

CLOUD

Why Compromise Your Public Cloud Experience?

Have you used a public cloud? The experience as a developer is truly fantastic. Enter your credit card information and go. Need more resources? Click. Tear down a server and start over? Click. Want APIs for granular access to configure and automate every part of your deployments exactly the way you need them? No problem. […]

March 24, 2015

DATA CENTER

Deliver Services at Internet Speed

How quickly can your organization stand-up a new application or deploy new services?  Most customers tell me, “not fast enough!”   I am clearly hearing from them that the new standard expectation across the organization is to receive precise data center resources in “internet time,” easily and definitely on-demand. But customers are not the only […]

March 19, 2015

CLOUD

Building a Successful Hybrid Cloud That Delivers Flexibility, Choice and Control

The debate about whether businesses need hybrid clouds is over. Technology executives see value in public clouds because they offer speed, economics, and scale that are very hard to achieve in a private cloud environment. On the other hand, private clouds offer control, data sovereignty, and security. Businesses need both, which means they need hybrid […]

March 17, 2015

CLOUD

SUMMARY: Hybrid – The Next Wave of Cloud Innovation

Due diligence can create an inaccurate impression that IT is slow to respond to the needs of the business. The next wave of cloud innovation will come in the form of open, secure connectivity that drives a globally connected network of clouds—a model which we call the Intercloud. The Intercloud is a hybrid cloud model […]

March 6, 2015

CLOUD

Welcome to the New Cloud Blog

Last March Cisco announced plans to build the world’s largest global Intercloud with partners. We have been working diligently to create a world of connected private, public and hybrid clouds based on secure, open connectivity. The Intercloud ecosystem now has over 50 partners with more than 350 data centers, in over 50 countries! We are […]

February 1, 2015

DATA CENTER

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 […]

January 28, 2015

DATA CENTER

Introducing Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite

Forrester research indicates that private cloud has entered into the formal IT portfolio by becoming a core part of data center strategy.   I have been writing about the sea change underway in private cloud.  This sea change means that automating the provisioning of virtual machines and their infrastructure is inadequate in a world where your […]