Today Cisco and VMware announced they plan to expand their strategic partnership to include integrated products and solutions aimed at delivering the software defined datacenter. This partnership expansion will be highlighted by an investment in dedicated engineering teams collaborating on deeper integrations across the VMware cloud infrastructure and management stacks and Cisco’s Data Center Networking… Continue reading Cisco, VMware Expand Partnership to Deliver Next Generation Cloud Infrastructures
Cisco announced that in just over two years its new Cisco Unified Computing System(TM), (Cisco UCS(TM)) which integrates compute, networking, management and virtualization, has captured the attention of data center managers and CIOs alike — over 10,000 customers worldwide, including 3,000 in Europe, have deployed UCS. Many industry observers were skeptical that a new computing… Continue reading Cisco Tops 10,000 Unified Computing System Customers
NetScout Systems, Inc. today announced the nGenius Integrated Agent for the Cisco Unified Computing System™ Express (UCS Express) platform. A virtualized implementation of the widely deployed nGenius Probe technology, the nGenius Integrated Agent seamlessly extends high-definition packet-flow monitoring and analysis capabilities into networking and compute platforms to provide valuable, always-on insight into service performance, user… Continue reading NetScout Integrates Virtual Probe Technology into Cisco UCS Express Platform
Just as retailers mark the holidays to clear their store shelves, agriculture companies look to the planting season to support sales and growth. Monsanto Company is also relying on BMC Software (NASDAQ:BMC – News) Business Service Management (BSM) to keep its IT running during critical seed selling seasons while enabling a large-scale virtualization effort and migration to cloud computing.
Virtualization has become a new hot-button issue for enterprises that want to improve their computing power while reducing equipment, power and cooling costs and requirements. With Cisco UCS and UCS Manager, you have the ability to insert an abstraction layer between the hardware and the user community in a virtual environment.