Cisco Expands UCS Cloud Menu by Including Microsoft Azure Stack

This integration eases the life of IT managers and application developers to deploy, manage, and grow enterprise applications more easily and efficiently.

GreatResponder Cisco announced on during the last week in San Jose, California that the company is expanding its hybrid cloud menu by Integrating the Microsoft Azure Stack into its UCS (Unified Computing System). It enables organizations to offer Azure services from their on-premise data centers. This alliance with Cisco and Microsoft helps enterprises to modernize and grow their application solution using various tools offered by Microsoft. It will also help developers to make the applications highly flexible, and scalable hybrid cloud environment.

Cisco Systems, Inc is a one of the leading industry, especially in the field of network hardware and telecommunication equipment. Cisco is also working on different IT based technologies such as cloud computing, network security, and IoT (Internet of things). These all technologies are managed by Cisco’s subsidiaries: Cisco Jasper, Cisco Meraki, and CloudLock.

Liz Centoni, senior vice president and general manager, Computing Systems Product Group, Cisco said, “Cisco and Microsoft are coming together to offer a hybrid cloud solution built on the power of UCS and Microsoft Azure, through our joint engineering efforts, application developers and IT managers will have a turnkey solution that is easy to deploy, manage and scale.”

As the businesses grow with respect to the changing in the market dynamics they always need some new things to include in their module. They want a very stable system that suit their business needs and such as user friendly, flexible enough to optimize resources and scale on-demand. Using the Azure Stack, customers have full control of businesses, how they manage governance policies, security and performance.

Mike Neil, corporate vice president, Azure Infrastructure & Management, Microsoft Corporation said, “Microsoft and Cisco are proven innovators and trusted technology partners, giving customers the confidence their IT environments can be supported and secure. Microsoft Azure Stack provides services and application programming interfaces (APIs) compatible with the Azure public cloud, allowing developers to do their best work while giving them the agility to deploy their applications to public, private or hosted clouds.”

Here is the list of some key benefits of Microsoft Azure Stack that are now available on Cisco Unified Computing System such as accelerated growth and innovation, Industry leading fabric based UCS architecture, simple to manage and control, and increase confidence and trust.

Cisco stated that the Microsoft Azure Stack integrated system on Unified Computing System is targeted for availability in Q3 of 2017.

Oracle Acquires Dyn Inc to Strengthen Cloud Services

orcale_dynamicGreatResponder.com Oracle Corporation on of the leading company in cloud based computing, announced that, he signed an agreement to get Dyn Inc, on 21st of November at California. Dyn is a leading company in providing the Internet performance management solutions. Dyn offers solution to monitor the product like control the product, optimizes the online infrastructure of a product, domain registration services and email products. These services will make faster the process of application delivery and access time, reduce page loading time, and make sure the end-user satisfaction.

Thomas Kurian, President, Product Development at Oracle said: “Oracle already offers enterprise-class IaaS and PaaS for companies building and running Internet applications and cloud services. Dyn’s immensely scalable and global DNS is a critical core component and a natural extension to our cloud computing platform.”

Dyn company’s solutions are driven by a global network that handles and provides around 40 billion of traffic related optimal solutions to 3,500 enterprises and their customers, including, most famous digital brands like Netflix, Twitter, LinkedIn Corp., Pfizer, Reddit, Salesforce Inc., Sodexo Inc, Spotify, Wired.com and CNBC. The Dyn’s best DNS solution, has shaped a great place in the market and also expand the Oracle cloud computing platform vastly throughout all the small and big enterprises. It also provides a one-stop solution shop for both Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) customers.

Oracle Corporation is known for selling software to the giant corporations, and now has been trying to shift their sale for more on cloud based products to encourage customers to start their time and interests in Oracle cloud computing based products.

Kyle York, Chief Strategy Officer at Dyn, said: “Oracle cloud customers will have unique access to Internet performance information that will help them optimize infrastructure costs, maximize application and website-driven revenue, and manage risk. We are excited to join Oracle and bring even more value to our customers as part of Oracle’s cloud computing platform.”

Oracle Corporation is making a world’s most comprehensive cloud computing platform from the scratch that is why the Oracle is showing more interest in acquiring Dyn’s most powerful tools such as cloud-based Internet performance and domain name system (DNS).

Citrix and Microsoft Team Up for Digital Transformation of Businesses

This digital transformation with the cloud and mobility will accelerate the move of businesses to Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10 as well as advance security strategies.

citrix and microsoft team upGreatResponder.com  The Citrix announces its partnership with Microsoft to provide the businesses with the benefits of cloud and mobility. The objectives of this partnership is to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery and enterprise mobility management.

The Citrix has selected the Azure as the preferred and strategic cloud for its future road map and the team will work to develop new integrations between Citrix XenMobile, NetScaler and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite, to improve efficiency and data security.

“Companies of all sizes across all industries around the world have an amazing opportunity to embrace digital transformation and empower their people to work productively from anywhere at any time,” said Kirill Tatarinov, president and CEO of Citrix. “Our customers are asking Citrix and Microsoft to work closer together to help them fully leverage innovations like Windows 10, Office 365 and Azure. This enhanced partnership ensures we can be more agile in responding to our customers’ needs.”

As part of the partnership, the team will aim to accelerate the deployment of Windows 10 Enterprise within their customer’s organizations. Citrix customers can use AppDNA to aid migration to Windows 10 by providing application lifecycle management tools to discovcitrix and microsoft team uper and resolve application compatibility issues, the team claims.

The Citrix NetScaler will integrate with EMS to provide virtual private network capabilities for more secure, identity-based access to on-premises applications on Microsoft Intune-managed devices. Citrix will also offer customers who have purchased Windows Software Assurance on a per-user basis the option to host their Windows 10 Enterprise Current Branches for Business images on Azure through its XenDesktop VDI solution, which the team claim is a first in the industry.

“Our relationship with Citrix has always been founded on the commitment to making our mutual customers successful by empowering their people to be more productive,” said Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft.

The Citrix NetScaler will integrate with EMS to provide virtual private network capabilities for more secure, identity-based access to on-premises applications on Microsoft Intune-managed devices. This will give customers a broad array of options for managing access to on-premises applications in an increasingly mobile-first world.