Cisco partners with Microsoft to accelerate private and hybrid cloud deployments

Cisco has announced that it will partner with Microsoft in order to accelerate the deployment of private and hybrid cloud infrastructures based on the Microsoft solutions Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012. One part of the agreement is that both companies will align sales teams and channel partners.

Cisco and Microsoft will also stimulate the deployment of hundreds of private and hybrid cloud deployments worldwide using Microsoft’s Cloud OS Accelerate program. They will also be aligning their product technology, like the Nexus 1000V Switch for Windows Server Hyper-V and by releasing several validated reference architectures: