ucs management

December 1, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure Part 5: The Right Tool for the Job

We all know the importance of using the right tool for the job. Having the right tool can make the work much easier and faster. When you think about infrastructure to support the new cloud-scale applications, you also want the right tool. System vendors have offered a range of options for decades. Servers are designed […]

December 31, 2013

DATA CENTER

2013 – A year in review for UCS Management! What will 2014 bring?

As we come to the end of 2013, there is a lot to look back at, and still more to look forward to in 2014.  Last year I speculated whether 2012 was the year of converged infrastructure and all indications are that it was true.  I was at the Gartner Data Center conference in Las Vegas […]

August 29, 2013

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS in an application centric world

Over the past few months I have been blogging about Cisco UCS in the context of various trends in the IT industry. Cisco UCS in an industrialized world Cisco UCS in a world with lotsa data Cisco UCS in the world of open source computing Cisco UCS in a world with windows Cisco UCS in […]

July 16, 2013

DATA CENTER

Serious Simplification Advancement

Recently I spent time at Cisco Live Orlando where I caught up with Trey Layton, CTO, VCE. We had an opportunity to talk about automation and orchestration of Vblock with Cisco UCS Director (formerly Cloupia). Over recent months, we have been doing even more work for our customers, collectively between our companies, to do deeper […]