Cisco has developed robust infrastructure management tools for your Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™) data center that work with and extend tools you may already use to monitor, provision, configure, and orchestrate your Microsoft server and application software.
Cisco UCS Director is a vital, certified solution for EMC VSPEX that
supports V125 and V250 models. It delivers unified orchestration,
provisioning, and management across virtualization, computing,
network, and storage from a single-view portal. When EMC VSPEX
and Cisco UCS Director are combined, IT can shift focus from
managing infrastructure to delivering new service innovation.
Cisco ne cesse d'innover afin d'aider les sociétés à réinventer le data center d'entreprise et à délivrer d'excellentes prestations pour un plus grand impact commercial. Dans cet objectif, Cisco a développé de solides outils de gestion de l'infrastructure pour votre data center Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™). Ces outils se combinent et étendent l'utilité de ceux que vous avez pour surveiller, provisionner, configurer et orchestrer vos logiciels serveur et d'application Microsoft.
En matière de stratégie, le débat actuel entre directeurs et responsables IT porte sur l'agilité de l'entreprise et la réactivité du data center. Les entreprises remplacent peu à peu les architectures informatiques cloisonnées par des infrastructures convergentes au sein desquelles les composants de traitement, de réseau et de stockage sont préintégrés. Cette approche est à même de réduire les coûts tout en améliorant la flexibilité et l'agilité des services IT.
Au cours de l'ete 2012, Forrester Consulting a commence a travaillar sur un projet de recherche commande par NetApp consistant a etudier le ROI que les enterprises sont susceptibles d'enregistrer en adoptant la plateforme FlexPod.
Cisco Unified Data Center unifies compute, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single platform. The result is operational simplicity and business agility -- essential for cloud computing and deploying IT as a Service.
This edition of Unleashing IT showcases Cisco’s holistic approach to the future of networking: application Centric Infrastructure (aCI). Promoted by Cisco, Intel®, and ecosystem partners, aCI is a true innovation that changes the way technology is delivered in support of business priorities.
This Technology Spotlight examines key trends and discusses the role that Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) plays in addressing ongoing challenges for enterprise IT and network managers.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Mar 18, 2016
Over the past few years, new IT infrastructure options for enterprise transactional applications have arisen thanks to numerous improvements in storage processing power and the robustness of networking protocols. SAN protocols are no longer the only option for IT storage administrations. VMware, Hyper-V, SQL, and even SAP and Oracle deployments have taken advantage of the benefits offered by NFS, and more recently SMB 3, network-attached storage (NAS) protocols. However, support for NAS protocols alone is not enough. EMC and Brocade understand that supporting enterprise applications requires delivering enterprise storage and networking capabilities to maximize resiliency and performance.
It’s important to provide effective inbound and outbound network
traffic control to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate
requests. Effectively managing, monitoring, controlling, and
filtering network traffic are key actions that can help do so and
further enable a robust cloud security infrastructure.
Filtering Cloud Network Traffic and Preventing Threats
Connecting your VPC and corporate data helps make the AWS Cloud a valuable extension of your data center. Using IPsec AWS managed VPN connections and secure gateways provides secure access to seamlessly connect to AWS hosted resources just like any other internally facing resource.
Effectively monitoring and managing cloud infrastructure configuration changes and performing on-going vulnerability analyses through forensics, troubleshooting, audits, and automation are key activities to help secure your AWS environment.
Today's IT departments are increasingly challenged by the complexity of managing disparate components within their data centers. Rapidly proliferating silos of server, storage, and networking resources combined with numerous management tools and operational processes have led to crippling inefficiencies and costs.
To meet the challenges of IT organizations, Cisco and F5 have developed a shared architectural vision and joint solution to simplify networking and solve pain points in next-generation data centers. The solution extends the F5 Synthesis architecture and programmable Software-Defined Application Services (SDAS) within the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), helping customers efficiently deliver applications that are fast, secure and available. Read the whitepaper to learn more.
In theory, software-defined networking empowers businesses to accelerate time-to-market, lower administrative costs, and reduce operational risk. In reality, only a programmable software-defined network can deliver those benefits. This white paper explains programmability’s pivotal role in realizing the promise of SDN, outlining all of the components companies need to build a software-defined network that’s fully programmable at Layers 2 and 3 and Layers 4 to 7.
This white paper explains programmability's pivotal role in realizing the promise of SDN, outlining all of the components companies need to build a software-defined network that's fully programmable at Layers 2 and 3 and Layers 4 to 7.
CIOs want harmony. Security directors loathe point products. Networks operations won’t buy into anything new. Stakeholders can get the harmony they need around DDoS mitigation by extending the F5 Application Delivery Controller into a hybrid solution: on-premises with a new cloud component.
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