Cisco Zooming In On Digital Transformation, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and Security

In its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings report released on August 17th, Cisco confirmed there will be reduction in workforce but the number is lesser than the rumored 14000 jobs. Chuck Robbins Cisco’s new CEO is in the middle of an organizational transformation to position the company for its next growth phase and the job cuts are part of that initiative. […]

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Rio 2016 Olympics And The Internet of Things (IoT)

Despite Brazil’s worst recession in several decades and low budget for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the organizers did a fabulous job in kicking off the games with a highly visual and musical portrayal of Brazilian history and culture. The opening ceremony also drew attention to the growing problem of global warming. Unlike expectation of an ultra high-tech gadgetry show in year […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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IBM Invests $3B to Accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) – Joins Other IT and Cloud Providers

There is no question Internet of Things (IoT) is heating up and major IT players are increasing attention and investment in this area. The latest to join Cisco, Oracle and others is IBM which recently announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new IoT unit, and that it is building a cloud-based […]

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VCE Offers Turn-Key Hybrid Cloud Software Enabled Converged Infrastructure Solution

Yesterday EMC announced VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged appliance – VCloud News covered and also published the evolution of converged infrastructure, difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure, key vendors playing in the market and relative position of the VSPEX BLUE. Today VCE announced VCE Foundation for Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, a new integrated solution designed to further speed and simplify the deployment and management […]

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Xerox and Cisco to Deliver Managed Cloud Services

Xerox Corporation and Cisco intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print. The alliance plans to bring Xerox’s market-leading managed print and cloud IT outsourcing (ITO) services to customers over Cisco’s intelligent network infrastructure. Both companies will arm channel partners with solutions that help businesses extend their […]

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Early Stage IoT Companies Get Cisco EIR Support

Cisco, the chief sponsor for the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) World Forum held each year has been as been famously driving IoT initiative for the last several years. Continuing that commitment, Cisco has signed up Six Early-Stage Companies Into Entrepreneurs in Residence Program to Co-Develop Internet of Everything Solutions.  The focus of this eco-system will be to build Internet of Everything, […]

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Huawei Leading the Way in Software Defined Networking (SDN)

Huawei has been making headway in the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) area. The company recently announced that it was recognized as the leader by a survey covering over 100 senior executives across more than 80 telecoms network operators from around the world . As per Huawei, they excelled in the following categories: Vendor perception: – Huawei ranked first […]

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