Application Centric Infrastructure

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure goes beyond just software-defined networking. Leveraging centralized automation and policy-driven application profiles, Cisco ACI reduces deployment times and simplifies operations to keep your data center running and business on track.

Improving agility without hindering security

Ameritas is using a software-defined network to boost the speed—and protection—of its business.

Business agility, beyond the hype

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

Software-defined architecture supports multiple business entities

Boys Town, a century-old nonprofit serving at-risk youth, has implemented a powerful core backbone to drive diverse, nationwide operations.

The business case for data center automation

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

Raising the IQ of a metropolis

How China’s City Cloud Technology is turning Hangzhou into a smart city.

Integrating big data capabilities with enterprise systems

How CenturyLink is combining, analyzing, and monetizing its abundance of data resources.

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure at the one-year mark

Cisco Senior Vice President Soni Jiandani and other industry insiders discuss the swift and broad adoption of a breakthrough software-defined networking architecture.

Building a data center around an application architecture

With a software-defined network as the hub of a new data center, Bowling Green State University is easing infrastructure maintenance and streamlining application delivery.

Boosting cloud integration, automation

Pulsant is using Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure and F5 Device Package to give its customers greater choice and integration.

Manufacturing leader pursues digital transformation

How Siam City Cement PCL is boosting operational efficiency, enhancing the customer experience, and creating differentiation in a mature market.

F5 Networks and Citrix extend Cisco ACI to L4-L7

Pushing policy control to the network’s upper layers.

The birth of a “Smart Enterprise”

How global technology firm KPIT is transforming its operations, from employee recruiting and collaboration to customer engagement and support.

Competing with public cloud titans

Why large-scale cloud providers should be concerned about West Virginia’s Alpha Technologies.

Software leaders embracing infrastructure automation

Application experts from Apprenda, CliQr, DataTorrent, and Vnomic explain why they have integrated their solutions with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure.

Helping government agencies move to the cloud

How an eGovernment pioneer is increasing the speed and efficiency of service delivery.

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.

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