Your old man’s about to knock on the sky and listen to the sound.

This week, in keeping with the theme of Valentine’s Day, I decided to dedicate the entire 5 days to promoting Vendor Love. This means that I will showcase 5 companies that I think have some really great solutions for Cloud, Virtualization and Security. Today I want to talk about Cisco and their addition to the cloud platform, CloudVerse. If you aren’t aware, Cisco has tried to stay vendor neutral when it comes to cloud platforms, with the exception of their participation in VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company which was formed by EMC and Cisco with backing from Vmware and Intel. Their key product is the Vblock platform which allows customers to build cloud infrastructures with reduced IT complexity. Continue reading