UCS

November 30, 2015

DATA CENTER

Forbes Article Reinforces Cisco Composable Infrastructure Strategy

“It’s the end of the server as we know it”. That’s the title of an article published today in Forbes describing the attributes of a new category of systems that Cisco introduced last year called composable infrastructure. In the article Gina Longoria, a senior analyst with of Moor Insights & Strategy, explains the attributes of […]

November 16, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure Part 4: Infrastructure as Code

How do you treat hardware like software? That question sounds like a contradiction, but we’ve been helping customers answer this question for the past six years with Cisco UCS. When you abstract all configuration and identity of hardware and transform it into software defined infrastructure (SDI), or better yet, policy driven infrastructure, you’re moving down the path of managing the […]

November 6, 2015

TECHWISETV

Splunk on TechWiseTV: Operational Intelligence at Scale

Cisco UCS, and the ability to expand to thousands of servers, supports the massive scalability that Splunk deployments require to deliver exceptional performance

October 29, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure, Part 3: “What is it??”

“Did you say compostable infrastructure? That means using a biodegradable cardboard chassis that can go in the compost bin, right?”  🙂   This conversation is more common than you think right now as people are introduced to this for the first time.   So what exactly does composable infrastructure mean?  Perhaps the best description I’ve heard […]

October 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

Composable Infrastructure, Part 2: What are the Benefits?

We recently sat down with IDC analyst, Jed Scaramella, to talk about an interesting and accelerating trend in data center technology: composable infrastructure. With UCS M-Series servers, Cisco has taken an important step forward in this space. To help frame things up, we asked Jed for his take on the market drivers and customer needs […]

October 8, 2015

DATA CENTER

Life in the Fast Lane – The New Cisco UCS C3260 Rack Server

co-written with Richard Jacobik Cisco recently started shipping the newest member to the UCS family – the storage-optimized UCS C3260 Rack Server. Data centers these days are bursting at the seams with unstructured data from new emerging applications and services. According to IDC, 80% of data is unstructured and continues to grow at a 16.2% […]

September 22, 2015

DATA CENTER

Enhancing the Splunk experience with Cisco UCS

According to scientists, the age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span that even a goldfish can hold a thought for longer. On an average, human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in year 2000 to 8 seconds in today’s smart-world. What does this mean for Splunk Enterprise ?

September 20, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS and MapR Transform Delivery of Hadoop Technology

Delivering on the promise of Big Data and Analytics takes an ecosystem of partners who collaborate to integrate the underlying technologies so your organization can turn data into business value – faster. That’s why Cisco and MapR are teaming to deliver integrated solutions that are transforming the way organizations deploy and capitalize on the value […]