Network Performance refers to the level of quality of service of a telecommunications product as seen by the customer. It should not be seen merely as an attempt to get "more through" the network. Performance can also be modelled instead of measured; one example of this is using state transition diagrams to model queuing performance in a circuit-switched network.
Cisco's Virtualized Multi-tenant Data Center (VMDC) system defines an end-to-end architecture, which an organization may reference for the migration or build out of virtualized, multi-tenant data centers for new cloud-based service models such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities their existing networks needs.
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds.
Foremost, you’ll learn the top-10 reasons why the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) is the most effective platform for your Windows Server 2003 migration. You’ll understand how Cisco UCS can vastly improve the performance of your Windows Server 2003 applications while simultaneously providing improved availability and reliability for your business-critical workloads.
Walk past your data center, and you might hear a soft, plaintive call: “Feed me, feed me…” It is not your engineers
demanding more pizza. It is your servers and applications. And the call is growing louder.
Mobile and virtualized workloads, cloud applications, big data, heterogeneous devices: they are all growing in your
business, demanding previously unimagined capacity and performance from your servers and data center fabric.
And that demand is not slacking. Your employees, applications, and competitive advantage increasingly depend on
it. Those servers and applications need to be fed. And if you have not started planning for 40 gigabits per second
(Gbps) to the server rack, you will need to soon.
This white paper shows how Equinix has created the Equinix Media and Entertainment Ecosystem (EMEE) — a solution that leverages our global facilities and the software defined network (SDN) provisioning power of the Equinix Cloud Exchange.
Healthcare systems are inherently distributed across large campus environments, making regular IT systems management complex and time consuming. The risks of irregular maintenance and non-compliance of IT and security policies are not only measured in dollars lost but in lives saved.