By WRAL Tech Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) unveiled the Cisco Containerized Data Center on Monday to address the evolving computing and networking needs of both public and private sector organizations.

Designed and manufactured in the United States, the product is a modular data center solution in a weatherized ISO container that offers an open architecture and transportable platform coupled with a unique management platform for cost-effective data center deployments.

The company said it is designed to help meet the unique needs of government and commercial organizations for mobile rapid deployment, disaster recovery, support in remote areas, and better cost utilization.

According to a recent report from Pike Research, global investment in energy-efficient data center technologies is set to reach 28 percent of the $150 billion data center infrastructure market by 2015.

Cisco has teamed with a diverse number of industry-leading technology companies to deliver a complete modular data center solution. Cisco is working with VMware, EMC Corporation, and NetApp to deliver cloud computing, storage, virtualization, and Cisco data center capabilities.

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