Aug2015

Another Missile Fired in the Cisco vs. VMware SDN War

Yesterday I was reading about Cisco’s fourth quarter earnings results, as you do when you are bored and waiting for the next episode of EastEnders to start—well, we all have to take a rest from SDN goodness every now and …
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May2015

Cisco to Buy Nutanix: Only the Truly Divine Would Deny Their Divinity

There has been a rumor flying around the twitterverse and other social media outlets that Cisco is about to announce that it is buying Nutanix. This rumor started circulating when a report from a Portland-based equity research firm was released, …
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May2015

Atlantis Computing Releases HyperScale

Today, Atlantis Computing moves into the hardware market with a new hyperconverged solution, HyperScale. HyperScale is based on the company’s flagship product, USX. Technically, this solution is not a revolution, but it is an evolution on Atlantis Computing’s part. This …
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Nov2014

News: SimpliVity Announces GA of OmniStack Integrated Solution with Cisco UCS

On November 24, 2014, SimpliVity announced the general availability of its Cisco-certified solution, SimpliVity OmniStack. Fully integrated with Cisco UCS, this product is based on the C240 M3 model. Since the latter’s launch in August of this year, the hyperconverged …
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Oct2014

Cisco: Post-VCE, Is It a Wounded Bear?

In its October 2014 quarterly earnings statement, EMC2 announced that it was taking VCE under direct control and moving it under the umbrella of its federated companies by buying back a significant proportion of Cisco’s share in the company, leaving …
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