Cisco is doing a lot to unlock the power of enterprise applications, not only through our own development activities but also with important technology partners.
The world is a computer, filled with an incredible amount of data. By 2020, the average person will generate 1.5GB of data a day, a smart home 50GB and a smart city, a whopping 250 petabytes of data per day. This data presents an enormous opportunity for developers — giving them a seat of power,…
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I’m thrilled to share that we plan to deliver the Microsoft Cloud from our first datacenter locations in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, and we’ll expand the cloud options for customers in Germany. I’m also excited to reveal that the Microsoft Cloud in France is officially open with the general availability of Microsoft Azure…
Microsoft is excited to partner with startups to empower every person and organization on the planet.
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In today’s Microsoft second quarter earnings call, CEO Satya Nadella showcased how customers are using our technology to create digital business solutions. The 56 percent year-over-year growth in commercial cloud revenue — with broad-based growth across geographic markets and industry segments — is fueled by customer and partner success. Just this week, we announced news…
Together, Azure and PlayFab will further unlock the power of the intelligent cloud for the gaming industry, enabling game developers and delighting gamers around the world.
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Today, attacks on our computers can be launched in against an exponentially larger set of places on the network, actors in the system, and layers in the software and hardware stack. What is the solution then? The answer is a new technology called end-t…
Over the years, Microsoft has made a number of investments to provide our customers with the most flexible, secure and scalable storage solutions in the marketplace. Today, I am pleased to share that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Avere Systems, a leading provider of high-performance NFS and SMB file-based storage for Linux and Windows clients running in cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments.
In a hybrid IT world, applications live everywhere, and it will take more than just connecting clouds to be successful.
In Asia Pacific, cloud adoption is already in overdrive and will continue to gain traction. The region is set to outpace the rest of world with a 31.6 percent CAGR in cloud data center workloads from 2015 to 2020
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To help our customers optimize the consumption of cloud resources in and control cloud spending, Cisco is announcing our intent to acquire Cmpute.io, also known as 47Line Technologies.
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You already know that Cisco CloudCenter is CliQr, right? Right? OK, maybe not. If you follow technology news, you probably heard a lot about CliQr a few years ago. It was a hot cloud management startup. You also probably heard that Cisco acquired it back in April of 2016. But you probably didn’t hear much […]
Today, Microsoft announced its first quarter earnings. One big takeaway is that we exceeded our goal to meet a $20 billion in commercial cloud annualized revenue run rate. This exciting milestone represents our continued delivery of new cloud technologies and our customers’ digital innovation. Across major industries — from finance and energy sector to retail…
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In the previous post we described the benefit of using Application Automation in conjunction with Network Analytics in the Data Centre, a Public Cloud or both. We described two solutions from Cisco that offer great value individually, and we also explained how they can multiply their power when used together in an integrated way. This […]
Let’s say you are totally on board for private cloud. You (well, really your developers) love the public cloud, but you know you could save a whole lot of money if you moved that big data workload over to the private side. Or maybe you need to keep your data on-premises in order to meet […]
IT Governance is all about having a system that determines who gets to make decisions. IT Controls provide a framework to make sure things are done a certain way.
Modern companies need to move quick. And to do so, they need things to be streamlined. From hosting 40,000 people at a big game, to churning out thousands of newspapers hot-off-the-press, to delivering millions of pizzas right on time. To keep up, companies need an integrated solution powering their IT that’s fast…REALLY fast. Learn how […]