Unified Data Center
How to get more SAN mileage out of UCS FI?
Mileage (miles per gallon) is one of the important criteria while buying any automobile and once bought, it is highly desirable to hit the maximum advertised mileage without significantly changing the driving habits or the routes (highway vs city mpg). Well, I have not been able to achieve that yet, so being a geek, I focused my […]
Empowering Cisco and Microsoft Partners in the Data Center
Cisco and Microsoft are now offering joint partners a range of new resources and support tools to help capture opportunities in the data center.
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 […]
Meet our Experts @ CiscoLive!
Some of our Cisco Services strategy and design consultants and leaders are at CiscoLive in Orlando this week. If you are around, please take some time to learn from their...
Cisco Achieves #2 Worldwide in the x86 Blade Server Market
Nobody thought the ‘plumbers’ could succeed in compute … The numbers are in – across the board Cisco is posting strong results and tracking unprecedented momentum in the server market. With Cisco’s Q3 financial earnings announcement reporting 77% Y/Y growth in Data Center and now the latest IDC Server Tracker results [view UCS Advantage], Cisco […]
Data Center and Cloud @ Interop 2013
Interop 2013 took place last week in Las Vegas from May 6-10 and despite wireless connectivity at the Mandalay Bay being dreadful, #Interop 2013 was very well received by customers, partners, and analysts. Our booth location was ideal, and we were situated in between Huawei and HP. This made for interesting conversations as attendees went […]
Desktop Virtualization On Your Terms – Flexibility and Choice with Architectures That Fit
Desktop Virtualization On Your Terms – Flexibility and Choice with Architectures That Fit I recently had the opportunity to host several customers in a roundtable discussion, exploring their experiences in deploying desktop and application virtualization, the challenges encountered, and the benefits they’ve reaped. It was an engaging dialog with organizations spanning mid-market, enterprise to large […]
Architecture Options for Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions
Today Cisco is introducing an expanded architectural portfolio and partner ecosystem in support of our successful desktop virtualization solution built on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). Cisco UCS market traction has been phenomenal over the last 3 years. In fact, desktop virtualization has been one of the top workloads deployed on UCS as IT organizations […]
Introducing MDS 9710 Multilayer Director and MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch – Raising the Bar for Storage Networks
The data center landscape has changed dramatically in several dimensions. Server virtualization is almost a defacto standard with a big increase in VM density. And there is a move towards world of many clouds. Then there is the massive data growth. Some studies show that data is doubling in every 2 years while there is […]