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Cisco Delivers Containerized Data Center

May 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cisco Delivers Containerized Data Center 

Webmaster ToolboxSAN JOSE, Calif. – Cisco unveiled the Cisco® Containerized Data Center to address the evolving computing and networking needs of both public and private sector organizations.  Designed and manufactured in the United States, the Cisco Containerized Data Center is a modular data center solution in a weatherized ISO container that offers an open architecture and transportable platform coupled with a unique management platform for cost-effective data center deployments. Designed to help meet the unique needs of government and commercial organizations for mobile rapid deployment, disaster recovery, support in remote areas, and better cost utilization, the Cisco Containerized Data Center offers efficient continuity of operations, increased energy efficiency, increased power density and reduced risk.

According to a recent report from Pike Research, global investment in energy-efficient data center technologies is set to reach 28 percent of the $150 billion data center infrastructure market by 2015. Designed to efficiently use power in meeting cooling and serviceability requirements, the Cisco Containerized Data Center extends the capabilities of traditional brick-and-mortar data centers, including a more energy-efficient platform that lowers operating expenses and decreases the environmental impact. Read more

Cisco’s New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment

April 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cisco’s New Green Data Center in Texas Showcases Private Cloud Deployment 

Hosting ServicesSAN JOSE, CA – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a new green data center in Allen, Texas, with an architecture deploying Cisco’s entire data center technology portfolio spanning computing, switching, and data storage access to support Cisco’s internal private cloud and deliver Information Technology (IT) as a service. The new data center demonstrates the value of a network-based approach through improved resilience, performance and use of resources, while delivering IT services such as video, mobility, security, and collaboration to Cisco employees, customers, partners, and other constituents.

In 2007 Cisco created a vision to deliver IT as a service and developed a long-range plan to deliver that vision through data center consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. Cisco’s newest data center combines the best in environment-friendly facility design, green approaches to power and cooling, and an architectural approach optimized for virtualization and cloud computing, with the aim of delivering “everything as a service.” Read more

VMware, Cisco and EMC to provide visionary overview for “private cloud” at Cloud Computing World Forum

October 6, 2009 by · Comments Off on VMware, Cisco and EMC to provide visionary overview for “private cloud” at Cloud Computing World Forum 

Web Host Blog – VMware, Cisco and EMC will provide an overview and discussion of their “private cloud” vision, at the Cloud Computing World Forum – taking place on the 22nd October at 76 Portland Place, London.

In what promises to be a truly insightful presentation, the leading trio will discuss their joint vision for the cloud, outlining which immediate actions and sequential steps need to be taken by IT professionals, in order to ensure that their infrastructure are truly ready and enabled for the Journey to The Cloud.

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