Unified Data Center
Cisco and Red Hat Explore Partnership for Red Hat Distribution of OpenStack (RDO)
At the OpenStack Summit 2013, Red Hat announced RDO, a freely available, community-supported distribution of OpenStack. OpenStack is an open source cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter. In addition to the new release, Red Hat also announced today the launch of an official Cloud Infrastructure […]
Mega Trends are Reshaping Storage Area Networks. But Are You Ready?
The data center landscape has changed dramatically in several dimensions. Server virtualization is almost a defacto in our customers’ data centers with a big increase in VM density. They are also moving towards world of many clouds. And then there is the massive data growth. Some studies show that data is doubling in every 2 […]
Vive la Nexus 1000V on Microsoft Hyper-V!
At Microsoft Management Summit 2013 in Las Vegas this week, Cisco is showing a host of new technology innovations and integrated solutions for the virtualized data center. By bringing Cisco virtual networking and UCS solutions together with Microsoft cloud solutions, we are expanding the market for our technology, while providing more technology options and flexibility […]
Scaling the next frontier: Hybrid Clouds, Fabric Innovations and the Cisco Open Network Environment
First, the Internet of Things: Consider these impressive stats shared in a keynote from Cisco’s CTO and CSO Padmasree Warrior last week at Cisco Live, London: 50 Billion...
The Evolving Data Center : Perspectives from the Gartner DC Conferences
I have just come back from the Gartner Data Center conferences in London and Las Vegas where I got to witness the increasing relevance of Cisco in the data center. The critical role of the network to enable the world of many clouds has becomes evident, and Cisco continues to establish itself as an innovator […]
Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 1: Facilities and Infrastructure
Yesterday I introduced you to the Cisco Domain TenSM, Cisco Services’ framework for simplifying data center transformation. This model is applicable to both business (enterprise), public sector (e.g. government, federal) and service provider (incl telco) organizations. Today I will summarize some key challenges that you should consider when planning a transition to cloud (as one example […]
Introducing Cisco Domain Ten(SM) – Cisco Services’ Blueprint for Simplifying Data Center and Cloud Transform …
This week at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas, Cisco Services is unveiling Cisco Domain Ten(SM) – Cisco’s Framework for Simplifying Data Center and Cloud Transformation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnLFReBBV7c...