Cisco UCS X-Series: Unboxing a year of momentum and success
The UCS X-Series powered by Cisco Intersight was purpose-built through foundational innovations for transforming on-prem compute deployments for hybrid cloud operating models. One of the most innovative aspects of the X-Series is its versatility as demonstrated by the evolutionary aspects of the X-Fabric and its modular system design that blurs the line between rack and blade server form factors.
Cisco UCS M5 C-Series Rack Servers – Evolution and Revolution
Tuesday we announced our fifth generation of Cisco UCS servers. Today, I want to take a deeper look at the M5 rack servers. If you are interested in our new blade offerings, check out my blog from yesterday. We put our hard drive sleds on a diet and the C220 M5 bulked up. Customers asked […]
Building an Enterprise Data Hub, Evaluating Infrastructure
Want to get the most out of your big data? Build an enterprise data hub (EDH). Big data is rapidly getting bigger. That in itself isn’t a problem. The issue is what Gartner analyst Doug Laney describes as the three Vs of Big Data: volume, velocity, and variety. Volume refers to the ever-growing […]
Unlock The Value of Big Data with Cisco Unified Computing System
Big Data is not just about gathering tons of data, the digital exhaust from the internet, social media, and customer records. The real value is in being able to analyze...
How Cisco Helped Solutionary Boost Security and Improve their Hadoop Performance
Every day, security threats continue to evolve, as cyber attackers continue to exploit gaps in basic security controls. In fact, the federal government alone has experienced a 680% increase in cyber security breaches in the past six years, and cybersecurity attacks against the US average 117 per day. Globally, the estimated annual cost of cybercrime […]
Cisco UCS and ACI Infrastructure Innovations for Big Data at Hadoop Summit
Big Data remains one of the hottest topics in the industry due to the actual dollar value that businesses are deriving from making sense from tons of structured and unstructured...
Maximizing Big Data Performance and Scalability with MapR and Cisco UCS
Huge amounts of information are flooding companies every second, which has led to an increased focus on big data and the ability to capture and analyze this sea of information. Enterprises are turning to big data and Apache Hadoop in order to improve business performance and provide a competitive advantage. But to unlock business value […]
Now is the time to refresh to Cisco UCS!
Intel estimates1 that one-third of the servers in production are more than four years old. At first, one might think that it is great to get this much service out of a capital investment, but the operational costs to run these outdated servers would pay for a complete technology refresh increasing performance and reliability while […]
Get More out of your Data with Cisco at Strata Hadoop World October 28 – 30, 2013
With enough hype to rival even the most popular of Superbowl’s, Big Data experts will converge on New York City in just a couple weeks! But big data has good reason for all the hype as businesses continue to find new ways to leverage the insights derived from vast data pools that are continuing […]