Data Center

More information. Bigger and better applications. Can your data center handle it? Enable your operations to run smoothly, efficiently, and reliably—and with scalability for future needs.

Network integration and policy federation, everywhere

IDC analyst Brad Casemore discusses the alignment of multiple data centers and cloud environments to support globally distributed business operations.

Big data analytics driving healthcare transformation

With an integrated, automated, massively scalable Vscale Architecture, Inovalon is helping the healthcare industry transition from volume to value.

The new enterprise rock stars

With the rise of application development, infrastructure teams must find new ways to support and enable their software counterparts.

Business agility, beyond the hype

With a flexible, powerful technology infrastructure and a willingness to evolve, Lifescript is finding success through adaptation.

Infrastructure automation requires data visibility

How Cisco IT is streamlining its transition to a software-defined, zero-trust application environment.

The business case for data center automation

According to Forrester, the three-year, risk-adjusted value of Cisco UCS Director is $2.3 million.

Evolution of the data center

Next-generation data centers deliver the agility and simplicity of the public cloud with the security and control of on-premises systems.

Hyperconverged infrastructure = hyper efficient operations

BluePearl Veterinary Partners standardized on Cisco HyperFlex Systems to boost the efficiency of its IT staff—and its business.

Protecting users and data beyond the firewall

With the rise of cloud-based applications, organizations are finding new ways to secure devices and data that are off the corporate network.

Finding the right home for your applications

Infrastructure-agnostic modeling tools improve application placement, management, and portability.

Easier, better security with microsegmentation

How group-based policy automation simplifies and fortifies security throughout a data center and beyond.

Full visibility: All infrastructure, all applications, all data

In mapping and recording a distributed IT environment, Cisco Tetration Analytics provides visibility and telemetry data across every application and infrastructure component.

Cisco ACI App Center takes shape

Openness and programmability have always been hallmarks of Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™). And never before have they been more evident.

Extending policy-driven automation up the stack and beyond the data center

With a new software release, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure just got better.

Taking warehousing and distribution to new heights

How the cloud is helping one fulfillment company eschew longstanding norms and create new digital offerings for its customers.

Big data on-ramps

The race is on. Industry experts explain the road ahead and how to start your big data engines.

Fire ignites cloud journey at Parker Hudson

Boutique law firm finds DR efficiency in hosted service from Windstream.

Flexing the muscle of a data center

With one of Argentina’s most advanced data centers, Provincia Net is delivering new services to an expanding customer base.

Workload optimization from day one

For Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology, a stable and predictable data center is key to the university’s learning environment—and its reputation.

Single pane of glass: Myth or reality?

Industry leaders discuss the increased integration and orchestration among infrastructure management tools.

Closing the networking infrastructure generation gap

Symantec is bullish about how the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure centralized automation system and self-service functionality can save it time and manpower while increasing security.

Reducing the reliance on the public cloud

To reduce costs and improve data security, marketing analytics firm Acxiom is bringing public cloud capabilities to its own data center.

Open standards for interoperability

Built on open source tools, open standards, and open APIs, the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure can be utilized in a wide range of environments.

Speeding up software development

According to research from analyst Zeus Kerravala, the software development process can be 40 to 50 percent faster by consolidating development and infrastructure operations.

Horizontal abstraction: The data center in a single view

Luke Kanies, founder of automation software vendor Puppet Labs, believes that a single abstraction—and the visibility it will provide—is necessary in the application-centric world.

Applications are the “lifeblood of business”

Managing applications, not infrastructure, is key to remaining relevant—and staying in business.

Soni Jiandani explains Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Cisco Senior Vice President of marketing Soni Jiandani breaks down what Cisco ACI is, why it's necessary, and what it will bring to customers.

From sensor data to business insights

Whether they come from devices, people, or processes, a new wave of sensing capabilities is creating a wealth of business value—and fueling the Internet of Everything.

Avoiding IT obsolescence

How the IT department at Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated has monetized its services and given business groups a larger stake in decision making.

Faster analytics for the consumer packaged goods market

SPINS is tapping the latest big data technologies to grow its business.

Outsourcing IT to relieve pressure—on a number of fronts

With the help of a trusted managed services provider, Design Group is continuing to grow and flourish, even while everything else is stalling.

Measuring the effectiveness of data center investments

Utilizing capital efficiency, a method for quantifying the value of every dollar invested in the data center.

Transforming service delivery with big data

Why a managed security services provider is betting heavily on the promise of big data.

Consolidation, virtualization create service opportunities

How Red Door Spa is balancing a high-volume business with a service-oriented philosophy.

Putting medical software in the cloud

Why Park Place International sees the cloud as a natural extension of its onsite technology services.

Betting on the cloud

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Casinos’ data center and cloud strategies has created a “triangle of resiliency” and new customer and community support opportunities.

Transformation via collaboration

Dignity Health is unifying its infrastructure and communications to improve patient care.

Embracing change for the good of well-being

Moving from reactive to proactive, with health and technology.

Innovating for leverage: Medtronic achieves world-class IT efficiency

Using a virtual workload platform to speed IT provisioning and improve time to market.

IT as rapid responder for business growth

If you want your IT department to serve as a rapid responder, you need to provide agility. At KEMET, a consolidated data center, new server platform and transformed infrastructure are doing just that.

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