This white paper shows how Microsoft and Cisco have come together and developed a best-of-breed private cloud ecosystem that combines Cisco’s compute and network expertise with Microsoft’s single operating system, data management, and virtualisation capabilities.
Read this paper to find out how the Cisco and Microsoft data center solutions provide your IT infrastructure with the flexibility and agility needed to address your changing business needs and achieve your business goals.
Cisco has developed robust infrastructure management tools for your Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™) data center that work with and extend tools you may already use to monitor, provision, configure, and orchestrate your Microsoft server and application software.
Cisco ne cesse d'innover afin d'aider les sociétés à réinventer le data center d'entreprise et à délivrer d'excellentes prestations pour un plus grand impact commercial. Dans cet objectif, Cisco a développé de solides outils de gestion de l'infrastructure pour votre data center Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™). Ces outils se combinent et étendent l'utilité de ceux que vous avez pour surveiller, provisionner, configurer et orchestrer vos logiciels serveur et d'application Microsoft.
Technological integration doesn’t happen overnight, of course. It takes years of behind-the-scenes teamwork and engineering—backed by decades of expertise, research, and development—to have a broad and lasting impact.
This special edition of Unleashing IT highlights the fruits of those labors, showcasing the unparalleled alignment of Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel technologies. In the following pages, you’ll read about the advancement and unique value of integrated solutions, spanning cloud environments, data centers, and management tools. You’ll also hear from organizations that are taking advantage of these converged technologies, including King County, Provincia Net, and Swinburne University.
With Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel, you have a triad of innovators and leaders that recognize the value of integration, virtualization, and unified management. A triad that continues to work behind-the-scenes to reduce the complexity and increase the capability of enterprise solutions.
Cisco is continuously innovating to help businesses reinvent the enterprise data center and deliver superior IT
services for greater business impact. To that end, Cisco has developed robust infrastructure management tools for
your Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™) data center that work with and extend tools you may already
use to monitor, provision, configure, and orchestrate your Microsoft server and application software.
The geographical dispersion of the modern workforce is demanding real-time collaboration through unified communication solutions such as Cisco®Unified Communications (including CiscoUnified Communications Manager and Cisco Jabber), Microsoft Lync (formerly Microsoft Office Communicator) and Citrix GoToMeeting with HDFaces. These solutions enhance productivity and effectiveness by allowing employees in different physical locations to communicate through face-to-face conversations over live video conferencing, audio chat and instant messaging.
When it comes to game-changing infrastructure technologies, private clouds are leading the way toward new IT efficiencies and a simplified means of consumption. Building on their roots as virtualized data centers, private clouds are rapidly moving up the list of must-have technologies to become an architectural standard for IT organizations around the world.
Cisco HyperFlex systems, with NVIDIA GRID and VDI for Microsoft Windows 10, is faster to deploy, simpler to manage, more secure, and easier to scale.
It’s time to plan your transition to Windows 10 for enhanced flexibility and an uncompromised user experience.