As a long standing advocate and voice of cloud management at Cisco, Joann’s domain knowledge and technical expertise have contributed significantly to the strategy, development and adoption of Cisco’s cloud management and data center automation software solutions. She is currently the marketing leader and voice for Cisco’s latest and broadest enterprise software offering in the category. During a distinguished career spanning two decades Joann has held major product management and product marketing positions at BlueArc/Hitachi, Netapp, Parallels, and HP, successfully launching and establishing many technologies that are industry standards today. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and computer science, having graduated with honors in the field.
hybrid cloud, cloud computing, network and storage management, digital transformation
As a long standing advocate and voice of cloud management at Cisco, Joann’s domain knowledge and technical expertise have contributed significantly to the strategy, development and adoption of Cisco’s cloud management and data center automation software solutions. She is currently the marketing leader and voice for Cisco’s latest and broadest enterprise software
Customers frequently comment that IT simply isn’t keeping pace with their needs. Provisioning new data center resources can take weeks. To be fair, IT professionals are doing the best they can but manual processes and organizational silos can make the process equivalent to trying to play a symphony without a conductor.
Cisco UCS Director’s advanced automation acts as the orchestra conductor for your data center. Your data center is the power source of your business — if it is slow, your business is slow. Cisco UCS Director’s advanced automation is exactly what you need to deliver speed and efficiency allowing IT to move in concert with your business. Don’t let the name fool you — this is heterogeneous infrastructure management. Of course we manage Cisco devices but also HP, IBM, Brocade, F5 and the majority of industry leading storage vendors. Learn more from this video.
How long does it take your data center to stand up a complete VMWare environment along with 100 virtual machines? Cisco UCS Director did it in four automated steps across a heterogeneous environment that included Cisco UCS and HP servers, MDS networking as well as EMC VNX and Invicta storage. Read the report to learn more. Cisco UCS Director delivers efficiency and speed allowing your data center to harmonize with your business so it can move faster and capture new revenue opportunities. And in business, that is music to everyone’s ears!
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Whether you call it digital disruption or the age of the empowered customer, business models are being disrupted; and at the center are our customers. Customers are driving new consumption models that focus and align the way they want to consume technology: faster, cheaper and with a higher degree of service. Accommodating our customers requires a business model that instantly creates and sustains business services. Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite is a more valuable and proven way for any business to design, build and deploy private cloud services. It is rich in corporate enablement capabilities so you can meet the rising productivity challenges of today’s new operational models. It allows your business to better leverage data center resources and people at scale. What makes Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite unique is modular automation, extensibility and coverage control. You do not have to install all the components of the solution before you see business value or experience ROI. Want to start by automating just the compute layer? You can, just watch.
Looking for a bit more than compute as a service? Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite delivers a hybrid-ready private cloud. This means your customers can consume data center, applications and business services from the same self-service portal aligning customers with their preferred method of consumption. Developers also benefit from the automated delivery of application stacks to accelerate delivery of new applications. To learn more, watch this:
Does your business and application teams want workload placement flexibility? Again, no problem. Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite delivers a secure hybrid cloud network connection to any service provider or hypervisor platform. Command and control is maintain as your business’s governance is included. This video explains our hybrid cloud capabilities. With Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite you get: A modular architecture allowing you to automate at a pace comfortable to your business while it experiences ROI along the way A self-service portal that converts data center and business services as well as applications into automated services that are delivered without human intervention Peace of mind with secure hybrid cloud governance and compliance controls so employees can place workloads in the most efficient environment Extensibility and coverage across diverse, heterogeneous technologies This unique combination of ingredients is essential for a true enterprise class private cloud management solution. Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite belongs on every enterprise’s list of private cloud management solutions to evaluate.
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