SQL Server

September 15, 2016

DATA CENTER

Let’s Get Ready to Rumbleeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner.   It takes place this year in Atlanta from September 26–30 at the Georgia World Congress Center.   The event will include all the latest solutions that Microsoft has to offer. In April of this year, Microsoft announced the End of Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005.   Support for that product […]

May 16, 2016

DATA CENTER

Microsoft SQL 2016 on Cisco UCS with SanDisk Flash Webinar

Your mission-critical data needs to be available, protected, and secure. With the launch of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016, there’s an opportunity to transform your data platform with breakthrough mission-critical capabilities, in-memory performance, and built-in operational analytics. In addition, enhancements to AlwaysOn technology deliver world-class high-availability and disaster-recovery solutions. Is your infrastructure ready to capitalize on […]

March 11, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Server Platform “Springs” Forward to Microsoft SQL Server

The End of Support (EOS) for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is upon all of us. In April of this year, Microsoft will no longer support SQL Server 2005. Some companies have chosen to stand pat while others are researching and making decisions to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 or the recently announced SQL Server 2016. […]

January 25, 2016

DATA CENTER

Is your database at risk? Let Cisco help

Are you preparing your organization for the end of support on Microsoft SQL Server 2005? Continuing to run legacy SQL Server can present significant challenges for your organization. Information volume continues to grow worldwide at a minimum rate of 59% annually. And while data is expected to grow 44x larger over the next decade, the […]

October 20, 2014

DATA CENTER

SQL de Dissabte (SQLSaturday Barcelona)

Of the more than 300 SQLSaturdays around the world, I am lucky enough to represent Cisco at the one in Barcelona on October 25th. If you’re attending TechEd Europe we encourage you to also join us at this one-day free event for IT professionals to learn more about SQL Server and the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). If […]

October 8, 2013

DATA CENTER

Deliver SQL Server Performance on Cisco UCS

Guest blog by Frank Cicalese, a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco, who assists customers with optimizing their SQL Server workloads on the Cisco Unified Computing System. Before joining Cisco, Frank worked at Microsoft Corporation for 10 years, excelling in several positions, including as a Database TSP. The Cisco Data Center team is looking forward to engaging […]

September 29, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco at the PASS Summit 2013

More than 5,000 Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence professionals will be convening in Charlotte, NC, for the PASS Summit 2013. Cisco is proud to support the SQL Server community as a Platinum Sponsor of the PASS Summit. We have an action-packed agenda of activities and hope to connect with you, to discuss how the […]

August 8, 2013

NETWORKING

Is Your Branch Office Lean Enough?

Many branch offices rely on Cisco ISR G2 (Integrated Services Router, Gen 2) as their IT platform.  This router series delivers highly secure data, voice, video, and application services through a modular design.  This turns the router into a platform for WAN Optimization (through Cisco WAAS) and Application Visibility and Control, among other services. When […]

January 22, 2013

DATA CENTER

A SQL Server Benchmark to Build On: Cisco, Microsoft, XIO, Riversand, and Scalability Experts

Understanding the true capacity of an application and how it responds under stress is always top of mind for ISV’s as they bring solutions to market. Recently at Microsoft’s  Partner Solutions Center (MPSC) in Redmond we and our partners X-IO and Scalability Experts worked with ISV Riversand Technologies to provide the ‘hard proof’ that their […]