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Initial Thoughts on Cisco Acquiring AppDynamics
So the news just hit that Cisco is acquiring AppD for a cool $3.7B. Not bad for the AppD folks when the last evaluation I saw put them in the $1.9B or so range. So is this good . . .
Headed to Cloud Field Day 1!
Just a quick note that I am currently on a plane headed out to the valley to be a delegate for Cloud Field Day 1. If you aren't familiar with the Field Day events they bring peo . . .
Cisco Loves HCI Choice, Except When They Don’t
Correction: I mistakenly said that only AHV was supported on UCS. That is incorrect. Nutanix supports vSphere, Hyper-V, and AHV on Cisco C-Series. . . .
Announcing a New Course with PluralSight! VMware NSX: Intro & Install
It’s about time! When word got around that I was working on this course I’ve been asked a hundred times when it was going to be out. Well, it’s out! . . .
Gene Kim Keynoting Sirius Madness 2016!
That’s right! Madness is still on! The Madness continues and will be called Sirius Madness and is happening on March 17th, 2016 at the Westin in Charlotte, NC. . . .
Who Made Your SSDs and Why It Matters
Things like VSAN, Pernix Data FVP, XtremSW and ScaleIO from EMC, and ioVDI and ioTurbine from FusionIO have put a lot attention on flash in servers. The problem that a lot of peo . . .
Cisco Starts to Figure Out Invicta
If you remember, a while back Cisco bought the all-flash storage company WHIPTAIL. There has been a lot of pres . . .
Cisco Fully Enters the Cloud Market – The Intercloud
Today Cisco announced that they were investing $1B over the next two . . .
Cisco Starts Showing Its SDDC Hand – Acquires WHIPTAIL
Well...well...well. This morning when I jumped on Twitter I saw a few tweets that weren't totally unexpected. They were concerning Cisco acquiring a storage company. How long . . .
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