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Apps of the month (August 2011): Cisco Technical Support, Spiceworks, and more

In Scott Lowe's latest app roundup, he features five business-focused mobile applications: Cisco Technical Support, Spiceworks, Gantt Pro, Package Tracker Pro, and Invoice2go Lite.

This month, I've come across five useful business apps for iOS and Android devices that just might fit the bill in meeting some of your challenges.

Cisco Technical Support (available for iOS)

How many of you are using Cisco to power your network? If so, consider adding Cisco's Technical Support app to your mobile device. Available for both iPhones and iPads, this free app provides you with access to technical support discussion threads, top contributor leader boards, and technical support YouTube videos, among other items.

I can see an app like this being particularly useful as a "commuter app."  When you're on the train, metro, or bus, catch up on what's happening in Cisco tech support land.

In Figure A below, you'll see the home screen of the Cisco Technical Support app.  In Figure B, you're provided with a list of some of the communities that are available in the app. Figure A

The Cisco Technical Support app home screen
Figure B

There are a number of communities available
Read about the Spiceworks IT management app.

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Since 1994, Scott Lowe has been providing technology solutions to a variety of organizations. After spending 10 years in multiple CIO roles, Scott is now an independent consultant, blogger, author, owner of The 1610 Group, and a Senior IT Executive w...

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