Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has introduced new security hardware and software to defend physical and virtualized data centers, and mobile systems. The solutions include Adaptive Security Appliance (APA) upgrades; an intrusion prevention system (IPS) and mobile security enhancements.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) CEO John Chambers threw down the gauntlet this evening, predicting the networking company will lead the shift to software defined data centers — a hot topic as Cisco strives to balance relationships with VMware, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Intel, Citrix and Microsoft.
Dell on Wednesday last week introduced a number of new products, services and technology packages that fit in with its unified data center architecture. The products are designed with data center customers in mind and will help them deploy virtualization-ready data center environments.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has refocused its data center training and certification portfolio on job roles, adding two new designations along with a plan to align partner specializations to the new certifications.
Last March, Cisco rolled out the CCIE Data Center certification which went live in September, and now the vendor has fleshed out its associated portfolio with the CCNA Data Center and
Cisco today announced its intent to acquire privately held Cloupia, a software company that develops products for automating data center operations for the deployment and configuration of physical and virtual resources.
HP has opened its first internal data centre that is "Cisco-free" thanks to products from newly acquired 3Com and it says it plans to remove Cisco gear from all six of its major data centres within a year.