Cisco's Virtualized Multi-tenant Data Center (VMDC) system defines an end-to-end architecture, which an organization may reference for the migration or build out of virtualized, multi-tenant data centers for new cloud-based service models such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds.
Cisco Systems, with 75,000 employees and annual revenue of
close to $50 billion, is a major multinational supplier of
networking solutions. In addition to supplying networking
solutions that businesses use to run their own datacenters,
Cisco is constantly seeking to simplify and optimize its own IT
infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative and to
better provide itself with a competitive advantage.
New business demands and technology trends are changing the role of IT and introducing new challenges to
application availability that yesterday’s data centers were not designed to address. By upgrading to Cisco Nexus®
switches—purpose-built for today’s data center needs—you can:
? Increase performance and scalability to meet the demands of virtualization, cloud computing, and modern
? Radically simplify management and operations
? Quickly adapt infrastructure to align the data center network with the needs of your business applications,
today and in the future
It’s the last storage architecture you will ever need—regardless of whether your organization is a small or midsized business, a large global enterprise, or a service provider. With a range of models to meet the needs of small to large data centers running key business applications up through enterprise-wide deployment of mission-critical applications and beyond, HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage has you covered.
Download this white paper to see why securing the data center requires a solution that can:
-Provide visibility and control over custom data center applications
-Handle asymmetric traffic flows and application transactions between devices and data centers
-Adapt as data centers evolve: to virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), Cisco -Application-Centric Infrastructures (ACIs) and beyond
-Address the entire attack continuum: before, during, and after an attack
-Integrate with security deployed across the entire network
-Support geograpically dispersed inter-DC traffic and deployments, including private, public and cloud environments
A high percentage of today’s data centers use water-based cooling methods to keep them from becoming the equivalent of a Hopi sweatbox in the desert. When you’re planning a new data center you may want to consider the impact of the weather and water availability on your decision.
Published By: Raritan
Published Date: Jul 30, 2015
Learn more about these trends and how Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software can help your staff improve productivity, improve awareness of potential issues, and enhance forecasting and decision making.
Measurable performance is a key factor when selecting an Application Delivery Controller(ADC) solution for modern data centers. In this report, Tolly evaluates several Citrix NetScaler ADC models vs. that of comparable products.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 22, 2015
As enterprise computing has evolved, businesses have been shifting to a “hybrid enterprise” where core applications and data can be located in private data centers and public clouds. The growth of hybrid cloud deployments accelerated the transition to hybrid wide-area networks (WANs). Private networks, such as MPLS, are being joined by Internet connections that offer a choice in delivery
channels—costly, but predictable, networks for mission-critical loads and cheaper public networks for bulk loads such as data backups.
Rush University Medical Center (Rush) is a not-for-profit healthcare, education, and research enterprise with a 664-bed academic medical center that includes hospital facilities for adults and children. Rush offers residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties to more than 2,000 students. With a large and experienced IT team, Rush manages three data centers across its campuses. The organization currently supports approximately 1,600 virtual desktops and 600 virtual servers, along with 10,000 physical desktops. The Rush IT team is tasked with supporting users on all devices, including smartphones and tablets. Watch the video to see how Rush protects the entire organization and protects against advanced threats with Trend Micro solutions, including Deep Discovery.
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Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Jul 13, 2015
We're Equinix. We run global data centers that protect, connect and power the digital economy. This eBook is all about improving network performance. In it, we'll take a quick look at the current state of the information-driven world and the growing demands on enterprise networks. Then you'll learn about Equinix Performance Hub and the ways you can leverage it to optimize and future-proof your network. You'll pick up some tips and trends along the way, and we'll give you the opportunity to explore more links in each section, such as videos and analyst papers. So go ahead and dig in.
Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Jul 08, 2015
This paper examines the evolution of enterprise applications, the data centers in which these applications reside and the increasing expectations of businesses and end-users on the Quality of Service (QoS) their applications deliver.
Published By: FORTRUST
Published Date: Jul 07, 2015
Now that the technology sector as a whole is becoming increasingly user friendly, transparent and hands on, it makes sense for colocation data centers to offer a higher level of insight and transparency into their clients’ individual environments.
A high percentage of today’s data centers use water-based cooling methods. Although evaporative cooling, whether through traditional towers or “advanced” adiabatic cooling systems (aka swamp coolers), remain highly effective cooling methods, when you’re planning a new data center you may want to consider the impact of the weather and water availability on your decision.
The purpose of this white paper is to describe the provider thinking and product elements that must be addressed to change the data center selection process from one that is tactical to one that is strategic in nature.
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.
Published By: Infoblox
Published Date: Jun 18, 2015
In this whitepaper we'll explore some of these problems inherent in virtualized datacenters and cloud environments, specifically enterprise private clouds, and we'll discuss solutions that can take you down the last mile of the automation journey so that your business can fully achieve agility and extract maximum value from its private-cloud investments.