The new offerings and resale plans are the latest moves by a major systems OEM in an increasingly competitive part of the data center market.
With the VCE relationship in the rear-view mirror, Cisco looks forward with IBM's storage.
Joint venture for VMware, Cisco and EMC continues to grow and bear fruit.
VCE, Cisco/NetApp and EMC top the growing market for converged systems, according to IDC.
The Cisco/EMC/VMware joint venture puts out new data center system bundles and introduces a management paradigm for systems management.