Lippis and Kerravala on Cisco’s Unified Computing, Nortel’s bankruptcy and more
While world governments figure out how to save the banking system our industry is changing at a pace I haven’t seen since the mid-1990s. Nortel is bankrupt, Cisco is making a huge announcement the week of March 15th, Force10 and Turnin have merged, Cisco launched EnergyWise, HP ProCurve launched ProCurve One, Juniper announced its EX2500 and Stratus, Brocade extended its DCX backbone, Mallanox launched a converged fabric gateway. IBM is getting close to Juniper while HP TSG fortifies its data center position with EDS services, etc. Zeus Kerravala, Senior VP, Global Enterprise Research for the Yankee Group joins me to discuss the blizzard of announcements and changes taking place in our industry and offer our opinions and guidance on how to make sense of an industry in fundamental change.