Cisco Professional Services for Cloud Ranked #1 in IDC Survey – Announced at CiscoLive!
Having been part of the team who developed the Cisco Cloud Enablement Services, our professional services to help customers enable and adopt cloud computing, I was absolutely delighted watching the CiscoLive! keynote yesterday to hear Padmasree Warrior announce the results of the March 2013 IDC market research study that showed Cisco come out on top for […]
Cisco UCS vs. IBM Flex System: Complexity and Cost Comparison
Complexity and Cost Comparison: Cisco UCS vs. IBM Flex System is report recently published by Principled Technologies. They evaluated both the technologies and costs of each solution and found a UCS solution is both less expensive to deploy and less complex to manage than an IBM Flex System. Off all the ways Principled Technologies shows […]
Cisco UCS in a world with lotsa data
My previous blogs have turned into a “in a world” series introducing the reader to the versatility of the Cisco Unified Computing System. We are no strangers to the fact that data collection and data records are exploding. The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to add a lot more data to our treasure trove. As more […]
Why MPI is Good for You (part 3)
I’ve previously posted on “Why MPI is Good for You” (blog tag: why-mpi-is-good-for-you). The short version is that it hides the typical application programmer from lots and lots of underlying network stuff; stuff that they really, really don’t want to be involved in. Here’s another case study… Cisco’s upcoming ultra-low latency MPI transport is implemented […]
Data Center Cloud Guide to Cisco Live 2013: Technology with a Side of Waffles
Has it been a whole year already? It’s that time again to gather with fellow technologists from around the globe to talk shop at Cisco Live, this time in Orlando. It’s going to be hot in every way. Here is a quick guide to what’s happening from tech to social, plus waffles.
Cisco at Microsoft Tech Ed: 3 Years of Innovation and Recognition Has Prepared Us for Today’s and Tomorrow’s I.T. De …
Like many of you I have spent the past week or so getting caught up with work and office goings on after a very successful and informative Microsoft Tech Ed North America 2013 event in New Orleans. At Cisco, our Microsoft team is already ramped up for next week’s Microsoft Tech Ed Europe event and […]
Title: Citrix XenDesktop 7 and FlexPod – a Perfect Pairing
Hot on the heels of a hopping Citrix Synergy two weeks ago, Citrix just broadcast on June 11, a fascinating discussion between senior Citrix, NetApp and Cisco executives on the...
Don’t Take Your Eyes off VDI – We’re Certainly Not!
This blog post promises to avoid telling you about all the fantabulous (I know that’s not a word) growth expected in the number of hosted virtual desktops to be deployed by 2016. What I do want to share, is how Cisco is ramping up our investments in accelerating your path to virtual desktop success, and […]