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March 20, 2013

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S2|Eps5-6: #Automation and #KISS, a Double Header!

On Engineers Unplugged this week, we are trying something new, a double edition! First up in Episode 5, VCE’s Jay Cuthrell (@qthrul) and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat) talk shop in terms of Automation and the evolution of Open Source, including GitHub, and the role of Community in Tech solving problems. Amazing discussion with practical guidance on […]

March 11, 2013

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#EngineersUnplugged S3|Special Edition: #UnleashSimplicity

In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Cisco’s Dominick Delfino (@domdelfino) and VCE’s Trey Layton (@treylayton) take on a number of announcements from VCE, and trending in the data center space. Roll the tape:

February 21, 2013

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VCE: Converging on a better data center

Cisco’s Unified Data Center strategy is rooted in the idea that customers shouldn’t be put in the position of DIY technology integration.  It’s just an unfair ask given everything that IT and LOB leaders contend with above and beyond the infrastructure.   As technology has evolved, the component parts of the data center are decreasingly the […]

February 20, 2013

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Engineers Unplugged, Season 2, Episode 1: Converged Management #Simplicity

We are back from the break with everyone’s favorite topic, simplicity in the data center. Specifically addressed in this episode, VCE’s Jeramiah Dooley (@jeramiah_clt) and Gartner’s Jeffrey Brooks (@JeffintheFM) take on converged management. Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple: […]

January 28, 2013

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Cisco Live Europe London Excel Centre Jan 28-Feb 1 : What You Make Possible

Cisco Live Europe returns to London this year more precisely at the ICC Excel Conference Centre. By focusing on “What You Make Possible”, attendees are invited to hear customer testimonials and see Cisco’s innovation solutions that showcase what is possible when partnering with Cisco.   As usual the event is divided between a series of […]

December 5, 2012

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Cisco at Garner DC Las Vegas : A pragmatic view and approach of the evolution of the data center in the era of clouds an …

As expected a lot of talks, sessions and interest this year about the reality of the  cloud deployment and hybrid cloud  at Gartner DC Las Vegas. Cisco is now perceived as a very credible player in cloud – In fact a quick electronic poll  from the audience during one of  the key notes speechs ranked […]

December 4, 2012

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My Other Computer is a Vblock!

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was in London last week at a conference.  I picked up the badge shown  in the photo below, and it...

November 18, 2012

DATA CENTER

SAP TechEd Madrid Wrap-Up

SAP announces support for Virtualized SAP HANA for non-productive platforms at SAP Sapphire/TechEd Madrid On the final day of TechEd in Madrid, SAP announced that they will be supporting virtualization for Non-Productive SAP HANA systems. No other details were given surrounding this announcement, but this is a significant departure from their previous position as it […]