UCS

March 28, 2014

DATA CENTER

Best Ways to know if you have a Breakthrough Solution: Cisco UCS case

These past two weeks have been a time for celebrating the 5th anniversary of UCS and an extraordinary achievement in terms of market penetration. Click on the images for more data        We made it thanks the strong and tireless support from our partners , but (make no mistakes here) primary  thanks to a breakthrough vision […]

March 25, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Five Years On: The Right Solution at the Right Time

I knew we were on to something good when a customer told me “This is so easy, it’s CTO proof.” Early in the business, I was talking to a front-line server admin who had found that Cisco UCS made server deployment so reliable, automated and simple that he was convinced even his CTO could pull […]

March 24, 2014

PARTNER

Partners and Cisco UCS + ACI = Amazing Together

Today at Cisco we announced the fifth anniversary of the Unified Computing System (UCS), along with innovations in our Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) portfolio.

March 19, 2014

INSIDE CISCO IT

UC – How does Cisco IT Support and Manage its UC Services?

Cisco IT supports all its services with a global service management and delivery team. I am the service owner for the IT UC and video team; we own the strategy, planning and delivery of voice and video services throughout the Cisco enterprise.

March 12, 2014

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S5|Ep2: ACI and Traditional Networking

This is an amazing episode of Engineers Unplugged, where two technologists from the community, Hal Rottenberg (@halr9000) and Colin Lynch (@ucsguru) discuss how ACI disrupts traditional...

March 12, 2014

DATA CENTER

With Cisco Cloud Management, FASTWEB Delivers New Value-Added Cloud Services

Imagine that you head the leading telecommunications provider in Italy and you are watching traditional service and revenue streams struggle under intense competitive pressure. Customer retention is a major issue because the types of services required by your residential and business clients are changing. Clearly, you need to retain customers and do so by offering […]

March 7, 2014

DATA CENTER

Improve Cloud Traffic Visibility with the New Cisco Prime Virtual NAM

Earlier this year Cisco announced the Cisco Prime Virtual Network Analysis Module (vNAM), an integral component of the Cisco Cloud Network Services portfolio. While a virtual NAM has been available on the Nexus 1100 Cloud Services Platform (a UCS appliance for virtual services), it has not been available in a generic VM form factor, which […]

February 27, 2014

DATA CENTER

Things You Can Do in 16 Minutes: Pushing the VDI Performance Envelope with Cisco UCS, VMware Horizon View and EMC VSPEX

So what exactly can you do in 16 minutes?  Well, you can: Download and install your preferred tax prep software, because (if you’re in the US or Canada) April is coming Enjoy your 15 minutes of fame, then reminisce and/or lament about it for exactly 1 minute. Save 15% on your car insurance (you can […]

February 6, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco has entered the mission-critical application business

As you have probably noticed,  the Cisco and SAP partnership keeps growing – Here is some of the recent news []  Unisys, RealTech and others install SAP HANA on Cisco UCS ” Manufacturers are struggling with the provisioning of applications into the infrastructure” In this video, Joachim Weide, Director Transformation Services, Unisys talks about SAP HANA […]