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March 11, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco UCS Server Platform “Springs” Forward to Microsoft SQL Server

The End of Support (EOS) for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is upon all of us. In April of this year, Microsoft will no longer support SQL Server 2005. Some companies have chosen to stand pat while others are researching and making decisions to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 or the recently announced SQL Server 2016. […]

July 31, 2015

THREAT RESEARCH

Your Files Are Encrypted with a “Windows 10 Upgrade”

This post was authored by Nick Biasini with contributions from Craig Williams & Alex Chiu Update 8/1: To see a video of this threat in action click here Adversaries are always trying to take advantage of current events to lure users into executing their malicious payload. These campaigns are usually focussed around social events and are […]

February 5, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Fiber. Great In Your Diet. Costly In Your Data Center.

Guest Blog by Pat Chou, TMG Product Manager Since the introduction of the Cisco’s 40G QSFP BiDi (Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Bidirectional module), we’ve seen phenomenal growth and adoption. I guess people do see the benefit. What’s that? You haven’t heard? …Ok, let’s say you’re in charge of a data center and your boss reminds you […]

December 22, 2014

DATA CENTER

Why Upgrade to MDS 9700

MDS 9500 family has supported customers for more than a decade helping them  through FC speed transitions from 1G, 2G, 4G, 8G and 8G advanced without forklift upgrades. But as we look in the future the MDS 9700 makes more sense for a lot of data center designs.  Top four reasons for customers to upgrade are […]

October 8, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Updating your Cisco Small Business Router Firmware

Hello all, Hope you all are enjoying a productive week. This week I thought it would be prudent to talk about upgrading router (+switch and wireless access point) firmware. The firmware is software that is embedded on the router. This firmware is normally updated to include new features and enhancements to the device. All of […]