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The Progress of the Cisco UCS Platform

It has been just over two years that the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) was announced and released to the world. I wanted to give my feedback on the progress of the platform and how it is fitting into the Cloud Computing space.

When Cisco announced their Unified Computing Platform a couple of years ago, their thinking was not to just design and get into the server hardware business, Cisco’s goal was to and become the heart of the datacenter itself. This was a big move by Cisco considering, that they had a very good working relationship and partnership with HP at least until the announcement that Cisco was getting into the server business. Continue reading The Progress of the Cisco UCS Platform

News: Cisco to introduce a Chassis Nexus

Things have been very busy at Cisco today in addition to the new rack mounted version of there UCS server.  The networking giant and recent entrant in the server market, Cisco Systems announced that will be working with third-party blade server makers to create a version of its Nexus family of switches that tuck inside non-Cisco blades.  What hold the press,  what does this mean,  well the details are a bit sketchy, Cisco have made no mention of the Blade vendor but no prizes for a guess :D. Continue reading News: Cisco to introduce a Chassis Nexus