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Simplify and automate with a unified framework

Cisco IT deploys a unified fabric in the data center. With it we gain architectural flexibility and consistent networking across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Our framework integrates with servers, storage, and orchestration platforms for faster application rollout, greater app performance, and lower operating costs.

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Data center architecture

Data center architecture

A unified data center framework supports business goals such as virtualization, cloud computing, and infrastructure as a service. Cisco IT can simplify operations and respond to business demands faster.

Software-defined networking

Data center networking

Application Centric Infrastructure uses a software-defined networking policy model across data center domains, security, and services to lower TCO, automate IT tasks, and speed application deployments.

Cloud

Cloud

A growing trend is to move IT services to private or public clouds. This trend has a dramatic effect on how Cisco IT is designing, building, and operating our data centers.

Data center deconstructed

Data center deconstructed

Signage, cabling, energy efficiency. Learn a Cisco IT insider's view of the data center. 

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Tetration Analytics Help Enable Cisco IT Migrate to ACI

Tetration Analytics Help Enable Cisco IT Migrate to ACI

Cisco IT implements Tetration Analytics as part of a plan to move all Cisco data centers to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).

Holistic Design is Good Medicine for Your Data Center

Holistic Design is Good Medicine for Your Data Center

If you share your secret sauce recipe with a lot of people, is it still secret sauce?

Tetration Analytics Shines a Lot on Your Data Center

Tetration Analytics Shines a Lot on Your Data Center

Running an efficient, secure data center today is a bit like running an obstacle course in the dark. Except, on this course, someone keeps moving the obstacles and adding more track.

A Different Angle

A Different Angle

This week's Data Center Deconstructed video was shot at our Data Center in Allen, TX where we often host customer visits, but from an angle where no one is normally allowed to go – up on the roof.

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