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The meaning of the word Tetration…and why you should learn it

The meaning of the word Tetration…and why you should learn it

By Richard Arneson You won’t find its definition in Merriam-Webster, The Oxford English Dictionary or at Dictionary.com. But if you’re in the IT industry, it’s a term you’ve either heard or will be hearing a lot about soon. Why? Because Tetration is what Cisco has named its robust analytics platform. In case you’re wondering, tetration…

GDT achieves highest sales of Cisco products and services in its 20+ year history

GDT achieves highest sales of Cisco products and services in its 20+ year history

Dallas, TX – GDT, a leading IT integrator and data center solutions provider, announced today that it achieved record sales of Cisco products and services for Cisco’s fiscal year 2018, which ended on July 31st. Cisco was the very first partner of GDT, which was started in 1996 by founder and owner J.W. Roberts. “Our…

Not in the Cloud, but in the…Fog?

Not in the Cloud, but in the…Fog?

Just when everybody got comfortable bandying about the cloud, along comes another meteorology-related tech term―fog. Yes, we now have Fog Computing. While in its infancy (in fact, the OpenFog Consortium was created only three (3) short years ago), it will likely become another oft-used word in the networking vernacular. The consortium was founded in 2015…

Cisco’s Power of v

Cisco’s Power of v

In April of 2017, Cisco put both feet into the SD-WAN waters with their purchase of San Jose, Ca.-based Viptela, a privately held SD-WAN company. One of the biggest reasons for the acquisition was its ability to easily integrate Viptela software into Cisco’s platforms. Prior to the acquisition, Cisco’s SD-WAN solution utilized its own IWAN…

Cisco HyperFlex runs point on customers’ hyperconverged journeys

Cisco HyperFlex runs point on customers’ hyperconverged journeys

The term hyperconvergence has been getting a lot of press in the last few years, and rightly so. It provides pretty much everything that legacy IT infrastructures don’t―flexibility, scalability and simplicity. It enables, in a single system, the management of equipment to handle a wide range of workloads, such as database management, collaboration, packaged software,…