Scott Sanchez

April 30, 2015

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Social Leadership

Who says executives don't use social media? Here are some excellent examples of Cisco executives celebrating our Partners at Cisco Partner Summit 2015 #CiscoPS15. Karen Walker and Sherri Liebo...

April 7, 2015

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The Farmers’ Market for Development Teams

Some people are perfectly happy buying and eating pre-made microwaveable meals. These meals are rarely amazing. They’re never innovative. But they’re quick, perfectly consistent, and they get the job done. The only flexibility on the part of the consumer is which pre-made meal to pick. The decisions about what’s inside have been made for them, […]

April 2, 2015

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5 Ways to Manage Your Developers in OpenStack

Customers frequently ask how to avoid a “wild wild west” situation as they move from tightly-controlled traditional infrastructure to the self-service, highly abstracted model that Cisco OpenStack® Private Cloud provides. They have concerns over quality assurance, security, costs, resource utilization, and more. There’s often a hesitation to take the handcuffs off their developer teams by […]

April 2, 2015

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Will OpenStack Blend? Managing Legacy and Cloud Together

We talk to customers all the time that want to move to OpenStack, but the tools and processes they rely on just aren’t ready. Or the policies around their applications or data don’t support a true self-service cloud. Not wanting to be stuck with VMware for the rest of their lives, we talk to them […]