IT – The rapid pace of changes we can expect in 2014
We are almost at the end of January in 2014 and Cisco Live is underway in Europe. The IT landscape is changing rapidly, and we all need to adapt to it. In a previous blog I had listed some of the high priority issues for IT in 2014, and in this blog I will […]
Cisco Build & Price Launches New Ways to Learn More about UCS Director
Build & Price has recently announced the launch of new content for UCS Director. The launch offers new ways to explore the features of UCS Director via Webinars, Whitepapers & Videos.(Learn more: UCS Director on Build & Price) Webinars: I think that webinars on UCS Director are an excellent addition. Yes – we all understand […]
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Delivering unified management for converged infrastructure solutions, Cisco UCS Director is an award-winning choice for managing your vBlock, FlexPod or other converged infrastructure solution. In previous blogs, I have mentioned the benefits of Cisco UCS Director: How it abstracts the virtualization, compute, network and storage layers into a single pane of glass that reduces the […]
Come See How UCS Director Can Work For You!
Cisco UCS Director delivers unified orchestration and management for converged infrastructure solutions by abstracting the complexity of individual devices, hypervisors, and virtual machines. This provides administrators with a holistic, converged infrastructure management experience. Some UCS Director advantages include: Open and flexible system, providing multi-vendor IT infrastructure management Turnkey solution, quick time-to-value via setup within an […]
#EngineersUnplugged S4|Ep6: Closing the Management Gap!
Welcome back to Engineers Unplugged. In this week’s episode, we geek out with Cisco’s Roger Barlow and VMware’s Bhumik Patel (@bhumikp). The topic–how to close the management gap, featuring UCS and vSphere. They cover a variety of use cases and offer practical how-to: **The next shoot is last week of January at Cisco Live in […]
New Independent Analyst Research on Private Cloud Software Solutions
In previous blog posts, my colleagues have written about Cisco’s leadership in cloud infrastructure (#1) and cloud professional services (#1). And as I’ve blogged about in the past, we have a growing portfolio of cloud and infrastructure management software solutions. Now Cisco is getting recognition as a strong performer in cloud software innovation and strategy. […]
Automation and Application-Centric Infrastructure
If you have been following the news, I'm sure you saw that Cisco just introduced Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). Combine ACI with Cisco UCS Director and you can...
Three Years On, FlexPod is Smarter, Faster, and Better.
This month marks the three year anniversary of Cisco’s partnership with NetApp and our development of FlexPod. Over the years, we’ve experienced some tremendous growth, more than doubling new installations year-over-year, and now we have more than 3,000 customers globally. Following the success of FlexPod Datacenter, FlexPod Express and FlexPod Select the solution is capping […]
Big Picture Thinking Makes Tactics Easier
In order to provide important services and innovations that better align to business, data centers must deploy advancecd IT architectures. Who says? IDC. In fact, this month they reported that adoption of integrated systems has moved from evaluation to mainstream. And yet IT remains besieged. What is the essence of the problem? Traditional management tools. […]