Cisco and Red Hat Deliver Integrated Infrastructure for OpenStack

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Cisco is the market leader in integrated infrastructure—the fast growing market segment that combines server, networking, storage and management software. The new family of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure solutions will target enterprise and mid-market customers by streamlining deployment and operation of OpenStack-based private clouds today, while providing an on-ramp to the Intercloud. Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform (UCSO) will combine Cisco Unified Computing™ (UCS), Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure(ACI) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

“Cisco is working with its partners to build the Intercloud—an interconnected, global, ‘cloud of clouds’ connecting private, public, and hybrid clouds,” said Padmasree Warrior, chief technology & strategy officer at Cisco. “As the cloud industry pivots towards open source technology, Cisco and Red Hat are expanding our relationship and accelerating collaboration around OpenStack, Application Centric Infrastructure and Intercloud.” Read more ❯

UXC Limited awarded Teaming Excellence Award of the Year 2013 at Cisco Australia and New Zealand’s Partner Insight Awards

UXC LogoSydney, NSW – March 25, 2014UXC Limited announced today that it has been awarded Teaming Excellence Award of the Year 2013 at the Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner Insight Awards.  Cisco announced the winners on March 18th, 2014 at its Partner Insight Conference, as part of Cisco Live! in Melbourne.

“Cisco ANZ’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate the high achievers within our partner community. UXC Limited is a truly deserving winner of Teaming Excellence Award of the Year 2013. Its performance and achievements as a Cisco business partner in 2013 were outstanding,” said Jason Brouwers, director of the Partner Business Group for Cisco Australia and New Zealand.

Cris Nicolli, managing director, UXC Limited, said, “This award acknowledges the partnership between UXC Limited and Cisco. The collaboration and leveraging of resources across both organisations has shown incremental value and delivered successful outcomes for customers.”

Cisco ANZ’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate innovation, leadership and excellence within the business partner community. Award criteria include: innovative and architecture-led approach to success, business differentiation and strategic outcomes, and deep customer understanding.  All winners were selected by a group of Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner and Country executives.
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Fluke Networks’ AirMagnet Survey PRO first to use real-world data to ensure Wi-Fi networks are ready for Cisco Location Services

AM SurveyApril 30, 2013Fluke Networks has announced that AirMagnet Survey PRO is the first to offer pre-configured profiles that use real-world wireless data to help wireless engineers instantly determine, with a higher level of accuracy than ever before, whether or not a network adheres to Cisco’s best practices for deploying Cisco Location Services. With just one click, organisations can improve wireless rollouts, eliminating the need for costly post-deployment redesigns.

“Cisco Location Services allows organisations to use wireless for more than just traditional connectivity so they can track devices and personnel via tags and their mobile devices on a wireless network. But, for this service to be successful, customers need to meet certain critical wireless infrastructure requirements,” said Chris Spain, vice president of product marketing for the wireless networking group at Cisco. “AirMagnet Survey PRO’s new integration of Cisco Location Services profiles allows customers to quickly gauge readiness based on real-world data, which brings a new level of accuracy to the process.”
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Fluke Networks and Cisco team up to help small business customers plan the right Wi-Fi network

Fluke NetworksMay 10, 2012Fluke Networks has announced that it has teamed with Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, to offer customers AirMagnet Planner for Cisco Small Business. The solution will help Cisco small business resellers meet the challenges associated with deploying and planning an 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless network and help organisations better address emerging performance challenges associated with the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) phenomenon.

As the No. 1 Wi-Fi planning solution in the market today, AirMagnet Planner offers predictive modeling to determine the ideal quantity, placement and configuration of Cisco Access Points (APs) for optimal security, performance and compliance. AirMagnet Planner for Cisco Small Business can take into account the wireless properties of more than 10 Cisco Small Business access points and wireless routers, including the newly released WAP121 and WAP321, to accurately design the Cisco Small Business network for maximised coverage and performance.
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Wavelink rolls out tested and verified interoperable IP telephony solution for small businesses

Sydney, July 1, 2010 – Wavelink Communications, a value added distributor of business IP, wireless and communication solutions has worked with Digium to test and verify the interoperability of Asterisk based PBX platforms with Cisco Small Business solutions.

As a distributor of the Digium Switchbox range, as well as a variety of interoperating SIP handsets and IP devices, Wavelink is driven to create powerful and tested IP telephony solutions for its resellers and customers. The Cisco Small Business solutions that have been tested and verified to interoperate on the Asterisk-based PBX platforms include the Cisco SPA 500 Series IP Phone and the Cisco ESW 500 Series Switch.

Ilan Rubin, managing director, Wavelink Communications said, “Wavelink has worked closely with Cisco to test that all of the locally available Cisco Small Business range of handsets and IP devices work and operate together with the Asterisk-based PBX platforms. As a result of this collaboration, Wavelink customers and resellers can rest assured they are working with a tested solution set.” Read more ❯