unified computing system
Cisco Integrated System for Microsoft Azure Stack
Enterprises need a scalable, flexible hybrid cloud solution that 1) responds with agility and ease, 2) is simple-to-manage, and 3) scales on demand, while retaining on-premise benefits. Where you are on your cloud journey may vary, but what’s clear is that it’s a hybrid IT journey. Cisco is accelerating hybrid cloud adoption by gearing up […]
AWS or Private Cloud or both, what’s your strategy?
Well we just opened up a hornet’s nest didn’t we?! Our recent announcement of the new Cisco UCS S-Series Storage Server definitely caused a stir in the industry. We launched into the emerging scale out storage market with a broad ecosystem of solution partners backed by amazing customers like Cirrity and Green Cloud who use […]
Microsoft SQL 2016 on Cisco UCS with SanDisk Flash Webinar
Your mission-critical data needs to be available, protected, and secure. With the launch of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016, there’s an opportunity to transform your data platform with breakthrough mission-critical capabilities, in-memory performance, and built-in operational analytics. In addition, enhancements to AlwaysOn technology deliver world-class high-availability and disaster-recovery solutions. Is your infrastructure ready to capitalize on […]
Oh, The Things You Learn After Hours!
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us in big data land. One thing that struck me is how much we learned about the big data and analytics space after hours at Strata Hadoop, and sometimes that can be just as exciting as what we learn during the sessions. I have a couple of […]
Partners Win Big with Cisco UCS Grand Slam
Cisco has done it again – with the latest Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) launch, Cisco continues to build upon a successful platform while opening new market and business growth opportunities for our partners, and providing a means to address a larger portion of customers’ computing needs.
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 […]
Building a Trusted SAP HANA Data Center
SAP®HANATM is a next-generation database platform for real-time analytics and applications. Although the in-memory, columnar relational database debuted only recently (in June 2011), it has quickly become the fastest growing product in the history of SAP AG. Already proven enormously successful for analytics, SAP HANA now supports SAP Business Suite, SAP’s flagship enterprise resource planning […]
The Sidelines That Had a Big Win
As the Internet of Everything continues to progress and more people, process, data and things begin to connect to each other, it’s getting easier to see how the future will fit together. The pieces of the IoE puzzle will no longer be disparate things, but a single, connected unit with technology at the core. A […]
Evolving Cisco’s Unified Computing System for Big Data and the Internet of Everything
In an earlier blog, I discussed the incredible success behind the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) in Darwinian evolutionary terms. Since I wrote that blog three months ago, we’ve continued to grow rapidly and have strengthened our position as the #2 blade server player worldwide from 19.3% to 21.5% revenue share (per IDC 2CQ2013 server […]