Cisco this week opened up a new data center in Research Triangle Park, N.C., with a dual role: application development and disaster recovery (DR) for its production data centers in Texas.
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 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.
In the data center, the Cisco vs. Juniper argument will hinge on which company has the more compelling unified data center fabric architecture: Cisco's Unified Computing System or Juniper's single-layer Stratus.
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.