IBM and Cisco Deliver Integrated Solution for Swift Application Deployment

By CIOReview | Friday, December 5, 2014

FREMONT, CA: Cisco and IBM have together a solution that caters to the challenges faced by the data center industry due to the technology innovations pertaining to cloud, Big Data and IoT. Powered by Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure and IBM Storwize storage, the VersaStack solution delivers speedy and simplified application deployment with agility and unified management.

Organizations can benefit from the integrated infrastructure solutions through VersaStack targeted at cloud, Big Data, analytics, and mobility solutions. The IBM Storwize V7000 brings enhanced its data virtualization, real-time compression and easy tier features to provide enhanced virtual environment for application development and deployment.

The VersaStack solution gets the backing of Cisco Validated Designs developed with IBM storage and is ready for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure. This capability coupled with the future support for Cisco Intercloud Fabric enables development of open hybrid cloud-ready solutions that accelerates IT transformation.

The VersaStack vision include multi-hypervisor support, Cisco ACI, Intercloud capabilities and IBM software tools for network and information management, Big Data, analytics, and mobility.

Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure which – includes Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco Nexus, Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and Cisco UCS Director – brings ease of deployment while IBM through its virtualization brings operational efficiency.