In case you missed it, the Cisco UCS C4200 Multinode Server
On May 31st, Cisco announced the C4200 Multinode Chassis and C125 M5 server. Some of you may have been taking that week off due to Memorial Day. And I bet even more of you had the temerity to take a nice summer vacation and didn’t notice our new server. So I wanted to write another blog to catch everyone up about the C4200.
Scaling to PB within Minutes – The Road to Full Automation for Scale-Out Storage with Cisco UCS
Building Scale-Out Storage solutions can be now fully automated to reduce the overall amount of work and to easily scale software-defined storage environments within minutes. Partners and customers can begin to leverage this capability using Ansible modules and playbooks for UCS Manager.
Cisco & MapR set a Software Defined Storage World Record
Cisco and MapR have been setting records since we published the industry’s first Big Data benchmark in 2015. Now we use an HDFS-compatible platform to blow away all SPEC SFS benchmarks.
Struggling with scaling data storage? You’re not alone!
In this new digital economy, data is king and storing it requires a well-funded army. At least it does when you maintain the status quo with legacy storage solutions. In this scenario, cost and complexity often impede a business’s ability to scale and adapt to these new digital demands. This signals the need for a […]
Is Facebook’s new storage platform performance hungry?
I promised a follow up in my recent blog about Facebook’s new Bryce Canyon storage platform. While the title of this blog may sound like it questions the new platform’s capabilities. It like the previous blog aims to help you understand why it is perfectly suited for Facebook’s unique needs. The first blog was focused […]
Democratizing Data Center Storage ¡Viva la Storage Revolución!
History regularly repeats itself. Sometimes it’s exciting and other times not so much. A current market transition I’m excited about happens to be occurring across the entire data center touching compute, storage, and networking. It’s the shift to shared nothing architectures and it takes me back to my studies on high performance computing and how […]
The Power of Partnerships: powering Cisco HyperFlex
Last week at Cisco Partner Summit 2016 we celebrated the introduction Cisco HyperFlex Systems. More importantly, we gathered in San Diego to celebrate the Power of Partnerships....
UCS Mini with StorMagic SvSAN
Do you need a server and storage solution for your remote sites, to ensure that your business critical applications are always available? Cisco and StorMagic have a solution for you.
Thoughts on #OpenStack and Software-Defined Storage
This week has been the semi-annual OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, GA. In a rare occurrence I’ve been able to be here as an attendee, which has given me wide insight into a world of Open Source development I rarely get to see outside of some interpersonal conversations with DevOps people. (If you’re not sure what […]