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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to the 7.4 MD Software Release
As the famous saying goes, “Good things come to those who wait”. Delayed gratification - person’s ability to forgo a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future...
How Can Connected Mobile Experiences Help You?
You saw the double-announcement Thursday--Not only is MGM betting big on Cisco to transform the guest experience, but we at Cisco are taking the missive of helping our customers...
Next Phase of Transforming the Mobile Experience
Like a lot of us in IT, I’m into electronics. I enjoy visiting stores to get the actual hands-on experience of the product – but I admit I rarely buy...
MGM Resorts International Bets on Cisco; Double Downs on Wi-Fi Connectivity
Planning your summer travel and vacation destinations? Where are you headed and what kind of resort experience will you consider ideal? At this year’s...