CliQr and Cisco ACI take an “Application First” approach to Hybrid Clouds
In the application economy, it is all about time to application delivery and focus on optimizing the entire application lifecycle. With the sustained “cloudification” of IT, supporting multiple applications while reducing cost and complexity in a multi-cloud environment becomes very critical. Most companies suffer from application sprawl with scripting, complex workflows and a cumbersome ticket-based approach defining […]
Hosting Provider Zitcom Accelerates Time to Market with Cisco ACI
Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Thomas Raabo, Network Operations Manager of Zitcom, a premier partner-driven hosting company based out of Denmark. Thomas and his team address companies and applications of various sizes, and were one of the early adopters of Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). At the time of my conversation, they […]
Pulsant Accelerates Business Transformation with Cloud solutions from Cisco and F5
Data Centers and Clouds are all about applications. The efficacy of a data center or cloud deployment is a function of how quickly applications can be stood up, scaled or de-commissioned as required. As new architectures continue to evolve, data center and cloud architects are constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to further simplify […]
New Data Center Webcast – Cisco ACI and Nexus 9000 Production Customers Discuss Game Changing Business Outcomes; E …
Business requirements define Applications. Applications run on IT infrastructure. If the IT infrastructure is more responsive to the needs of applications, then, it almost certainly guarantees better business outcomes. That is the premise of Cisco’s next Data Center webcast to be broadcast on January 13th at 9 AM PST/ 12 EST – Is your Data Center […]
Unleashing IT magazine Profiles Early adopters of Cisco ACI
It has been just a few short weeks since the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) began shipping, building upon the availability of the Nexus 9000 series and laying the foundation for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The feedback from early adopters has been quite positive. As of August 13th, 2014 we had over 580 […]
The Countdown Begins! Cisco customers and partners prepare to roll out ACI
As spring turns to summer, just 6 months from when Cisco announced its vision of Application Centric Infrastructure, the momentum has started to pick up on all fronts – solution...
Introducing OpFlex – A new standards-based protocol for Application Centric Infrastructure
Continuing on its tradition of contributing and committing to open source and open standards over the last 25 years, today Cisco announced “OpFlex” – a new open standards-based protocol for Application Centric Infrastructure that has been submitted into the IETF standardization process. We believe this will accelerate multi-vendor innovation in data center and cloud networks […]
New Applications are Knocking! Is your data center OPEN for business?
Mark your calendars. On April 2nd at Interop this week we will be bringing you an exciting new webcast - "New Applications are Knocking! Is your Data Center...
ACI Design Principles: The role of SDN Overlays in Application Centric Deployments – Part 1
This is a two-part blog series developed in association with Tom Edsall, a Cisco Fellow and CTO of Insieme Networks, recently...