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.

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ABB Corporation Joins Hands with Microsoft to Benefit from Cloud Power

ABB Corporation introduces its new centralized software platform ABB – Ability trademark that connects customers and provide single cloud-computing platform.

GreatResponder ABB is a Switzerland based company, it is one of the leading technology company. Mainly products that’s for the company is famous are robotics, power and automation solutions. It has secured the position of 286th in the Fortune Global 500 list in the year of 2016.

ABB Company has rebounded this year by focusing on the growing rate of digital services. It has also prepared itself to take the advantage from the industrial internet of things (IoT).

ABB is offering its new digital services under its new brand named as ‘ABB Ability’. ABB Ability solution has an alliance with the Microsoft to offer a single cloud computing platform for its cloud customers and there will be also offering a new post for chief digital officer.

In the past since the company launched it has been better known for its product such as providing electricity grids and despite of new activist investments they are going to spin this division off, but even it remains the core activity of the company. The company’s 55% of sales come from the software components and the company reckons that there are 70 million ABB devices are operating around the worldwide that could be connected to the internet that may also grow up the overall revenue of the company.

Dai Richards, the global marketing manager at ABB Consulting, said that “the new identity will be launched in the march in the UK, Dai Richards also said “People aren’t doing a lot of analysis, and they’re certainly not taking action as a result of that analysis, so going through those next two steps is where we see the big opportunity.”

The company is developing the new digital services that will capture the data from the connected nodes of devices, the company analyses the captured data and also use it to “close the loop” by improving the industrial process.

The instance of remote monitoring of an industrial system, while a device connected to the internet has been installed, now it can report back its condition to the virtual control room and the response of the system has been preserved for a while any fault might occur.

ABB is hoping to replace the analogue system with the new digital system gradually in the future.

Dai Richard said “The problem of balancing supply and demand and controlling frequency is going to be a massive, massive area.”

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Insite Software Launches New e-Commerce Solution on Microsoft Azure

InsiteCommerce provides a more scalable hosting approach to B2B sellers for hosting their customer portals.

insite_softwareGreatResponder.com Insite software is a leading software company, offers solutions for e-commerce businesses such as manufacturers, jobbers, distributors. Insite Software mainly focused on business-to-business (B2B) commerce and data driven approaches, it announced today that he achieved a new certification and adding a new version of e-commerce platform, which named as InsiteCommerce, and also revealed that the platform is now introduced and built on the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform.

It is not the first time as you know the InsiteCommerce has been remaining in a golden partnership with Microsoft for last ten years and providing the best commerce based solutions for B2B companies. Microsoft Azure Cloud platform enables both Insite partners and customers to build and deploy commerce based sites with minimum expenses and powerful infrastructure, using Insite is a more cost effective solution than if someone hosting its site privately via any hosting company.

Steve Shaffer, President of Insite Software, stated: “This expanded relationship with Microsoft Azure will now enable developers, marketers and technology leaders to offer enterprise-class eCommerce and mobile solutions without the overhead and significant hosting costs of the past.” Steve more elaborate as, “Azure is a more scalable test which provides our customers the same global hosting infrastructure used by the largest brands in the world.”

All the big and small companies are using the InsiteCommerce including manufacturing and distribution wholesalers. The large enterprises and organizations like ABC supply, Valin, and Brady Corporations has already gotten the name into the Insite’s hosting portal to take the advantage of this partnership on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Insite Software also focuses on this platform to make it globally available. The global partners who are helping Insite to make the implementation of the channel globally possible are included Perficient, Avanade, Xcentium, and ICF.

Andrea Carl, Director and Commercial Communications at Microsoft Corporation said: “Insite Software and its customers benefit from the global scale and high availability of Microsoft Azure. We’re pleased that Insite Software chose Azure as the foundation for its e-commerce platform.”

Insight Software is mainly focused on combining the commerce, physical sales channel, clients and enterprise data to provide a better and reliable platform, where both business to business (B2B) purchaser and business to customer (B2C) have a great user experience, and also higher chances of sales.

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