Cisco’s CTO charts a new direction

We stand on the brink of two huge advances that will define the next-generation data center. One is a new architecture for Internet applications, where microservices running in containers on cloud infrastructure vastly improve hardware utilization and accelerate app dev and deployment. The other is the proliferation of big-memory analytics and machine learning, which will enable self-optimizing infrastructure, enhanced security, and better business decision-making. Hyperscale Internet giants like Google, Twitter, and Facebook have already put those technologies into production by building their own solutions and reaping the benefits. But for containerized microservices and ubiquitous analytics to trickle down and transform mainstream enterprises, a new array of solutions must be developed. [ Your company’s data and applications will grow, but you can manage infrastructure convergence without losing your grip. | Keep…


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