Avoiding the bottleneck: The impact of hybrid IT on your network

Avoiding the bottleneck: The impact of hybrid IT on your network

“Whether it’s a “cloud-first” start-up looking at their own infrastructure needs or a more mature company slowly moving to the cloud, every business today is embracing hybrid IT in one form or another,” says Alexandra Della Sera, Softchoice Associate Solution Architect.

Still, as with any new technology, organizations possess significantly varied levels of familiarity, she adds. “Just closing that knowledge gap tends to be a big challenge. Understanding what the impact of a converged architecture will be, but also why you’re doing it and why it’s valuable.”

This blog is the first in a three-part Cisco ‘Ask an Expert’ series looking at how hybrid IT is influencing the technology topics of the network, data center, and unified communications. We asked Della Sera to share her insights into the challenges that hybrid IT places on the network, the considerations organizations must make, and how to deploy hybrid IT successfully.

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Podcast: 5 things you must know before your data center storage refresh

EMC Unity podcast interview 5 things to know before your datacenter storage refresh

If you’re thinking that it’s time for a storage refresh, then this is the podcast for you. Inspired by headlines from EMC World, our Hybrid IT Director, Matt Sirbu, gives us some words of wisdom in this EMC Unity Q & A on what IT leaders need to know before spending a single dollar on new storage.

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Top Six New Technologies revealed at VMworld 2015

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VMworld 2015 brought a host of new technologies designed to extend networking virtualization and enhance security for today’s mobile virtualized workload. And while there were dozens of product enhancements announced at VMworld 2015, read on for the six announcements we feel are worth a deeper look.

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