Cisco, NetApp partnership to unify branch office, data center and public cloud with FlexPod architecture.
The flash subsystems for application acceleration are already available for servers from HP, IBM, Dell and other vendors.
The initiative is called Futurama internally and will touch products like WebEx, Quad, Jabber IM and Tandberg.
A cost-saving private cloud, which reduced server rack space by 93%, helped the Arizona Department of Economic Security improve efficiency and avoid high upfront costs.
National Open University (NOU), Taiwan has commissioned Dimension Data to design and implement a virtualised data centre solution that will leverage virtualisation as an enabling platform for the university to meet its energy-saving targets. The new Vblock solution will allow NOU to scale quickly in meeting the demands of its growing student population.
The past three years have been very noisy on the data center fabric and architecture front. Every quarter seems to bring about a new convergence blueprint from another vendor - and a variety from one or two.
Cisco this week unveiled a raft of networking enhancements and extensions designed to scale data centers to securely support increasing amounts of data.
HP is a known vendor of data center blade switches. But the company appears to be treading water in high-density 10 Gigabit top-of-rack switches and in the data center core.
Sentenced to five years in jail, stripped of U.S. citizenship.
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