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  • Presentations // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Collaboration in the Workplace

    Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Presentations // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Improving Sales Teams

    WebEx enables sales teams to effectively and efficiently connect with customers around the globe. Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Training // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Training

    WebEx allows companies to train employees effectively, anytime and anywhere. Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Presentations // Jun 2014

    WebEx Viewpoints: Hosting Webinars

    Use WebEx to host webinars, tell your story and connect to global audiences. Find out how companies are using WebEx to achieve outstanding results. Millions of users across the globe use WebEx to make stronger connections, complete projects faster, and reach more prospects, customers, and employees.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Training // Jun 2014

    WebEx Tutorial: Key Features

    Learn how easy Webex Meetings makes hosting webinars, sharing screens and attending online meetings. Drive success by connecting with your audience and completing projects faster.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is the easy-to-use, low-cost way to share ideas with anyone, anywhere, anytime, from any device. Collaborate over the web with remote employees, customers, and suppliers. Deliver presentations, demonstrate applications and update spreadsheets. Save time and money on travel — conduct regular meetings...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Cisco WebEx Meetings

    Collaborate and share before, during, and after your meeting. Introducing Meeting Spaces – upload and share an agenda, files, and contacts. Meet wherever you want – your office, iPhone, smartphone, even your iPad! Record and replay your meetings and share with colleagues. No one has to miss a thing.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Cisco Scored the Decisive Goal at the San Siro

    Giuseppe Meazza is the Milan soccer stadium and the highest-capacity sports facility in Italy. Their challenges are to provide Internet access to photographers and journalists, implement a comprehensive BYOD architecture, guarantee access to users with tailor-made security policies and comply with UEFA guidelines for 4-star stadiums. They chose Cisco to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia Expands Domestic Coverage With Unified Data Center Architecture

    PT. Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) are constantly seeking out new markets to serve. There challenges were too keen competition in targeted markets, data center services need to be aligned with business expansion and optimize data center operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco Unified Data Center...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2013

    Enabling the Freedom to Learn and Innovate Teaching

    Founded in 1823, Raffles Institution (RI) is the oldest school in Singapore, their challenges were to supporting the sophisticated technological needs of educators, coping with increased bandwidth requirements and provide a pervasive learning environment in the school campus and beyond. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco Unified Data...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2013

    Ensuring Access to Vital Caregiver Information in the Bay of Plenty

    The Bay Of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is one of 20 district health boards in New Zealand. Their challenges are they required 24/7 access to critical imaging and lab information systems to maintain quality of care, server upgrades resulting in application downtime and long hours spent on maintenance, causing...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    M-FAMA: A Multi-Session MAC Protocol for Reliable Underwater Acoustic Streams

    Mobile underwater networking is a developing technology for monitoring and exploring the Earth's oceans. For effective underwater exploration, multimedia communications such as sonar images and low resolution videos are becoming increasingly important. Unlike terrestrial RF communication, underwater networks rely on acoustic waves as a means of communication. Unfortunately, acoustic waves...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Transforming Government Services with a Secure, Compliant Private Cloud Environment

    As a result, governments are under pressure to provide more efficient, secure, and effective citizen-centric applications and services, as well as improve inter-departmental and cross-agency collaboration. To better serve their constituencies, government IT leaders are being asked to transform costly and inflexible legacy infrastructures, increase the productivity of existing workforces,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Wholesaler Increases Sales and Saves Money

    Kroma develops and manufactures all-natural, botanical makeup products, distributing them through apothecaries, dermatologist offices, plastic surgeons, and spas throughout the United States. Their challenge are to improve customer service, increase sales and reduce costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to Cisco Smart Business Communications System for...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Delivering 24x7 Learning With Virtualisation & Green Computing

    Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is a significant contributor to the field of para-professional education in Singapore, there challenges were to build an e-Campus for anytime, anywhere learning, deliver connected learning in a cost effective and sustainable manner and improve the provisioning and management of computing resources to users. They chose Cisco...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Sep 2012

    Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS): Architecture, Configuration, and Troubleshooting

    In this webcast, the presenter going to provides an overview about the Cisco Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) platforms and the uBR product family. The presenter also explains about the Cable Modem Termination Systems architecture and the system configuration.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Aug 2012

    Cisco Medianet - Simplifying the Enterprise QoS Policy With Media Awareness

    Get an overview of the Cisco Medianet solution and architecture with Cisco in this webcast, the presenter discusses the simplified approach for validating QoS for critical business applications by using medianet media awareness.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jul 2012

    Cisco Smart CallConnector

    In this webcast, the presenter going to provides an overview about Cisco Smart CallConnector. The presenter also explains how to properly install the Cisco CallConnector solution that includes features like click-to-dial and click-to-send from presence-enabled directories among others.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jul 2012

    Hierarchical Queuing Framework Overview and Changes on Quality of Service

    The Cisco TAC WAN Team, where it focuses on various WAN-related issues along with QoS issues on various interfaces. In this webcast, the presenter going give an overview of the Hierarchical Queueing Framework and Q0S.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jul 2012

    Cisco TelePresence Management Suite Extension for Microsoft Exchange (TMSXE 3.0)

    In this webcast, the presenter going to provides an overview about Tele-Presence Management. The presenter also explains how to properly install the Cisco Tele-presence Management Suite Extension for Microsoft Exchange (TMSXE 3.0.).

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Concrete Synthetic Modeling of Vehicular Networks as Random Geometric Graphs

    Random graphs are often used to model vehicular networks. However, their applicability has been limited because it is difficult to express and instantiate parameters of graph models of vehicular networks using real-life data. In this paper, the authors consider using random geometric graphs to model vehicular networks where vehicle movements...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // May 2012

    Get Ready for the World IPV6 Launch

    This webcast sheds light on the upcoming "World IPv6 Launch" and how one can plan for it. The Presenter also focused on IPv6 deployment techniques in core networks and Q & A was answered by a panel of distinguished engineers and experts from Cisco.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Cisco Unified CallManager and IP Phone Security

    In this webcast, the presenter going to focus on CUCM fundamentals & implementation, review of the security by default feature introduced in CUCM 8.x, upgrading CUCM 7.x to 8.x, & the rollback method from CUCM 8.x to 7.x.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Self-Verifying Names for Read-Only Named Data

    Information-centric networking designs such as Content-Oriented Networking (CCN) and Data-Oriented Networking Architecture (DONA) remove a limitation of the Internet model: the target of a data request is named data instead of a named host. URLs name most web data today based on the host name that serves the data. Information-centric...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Telecom Italia Steps Up to Next-Generation Television

    Telecom Italia is the largest telecommunications company in Italy, with a significant presence in expanding Latin American markets. Telecom Italia faced growing challenge from free, over-the-top web video, network capability needed to meet customer demand, needed support to implement new service that would satisfy consumer and required improved billing system...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Transforming Networking and Server Administration

    FASTWEB SpA telecommunications industry, their challenges are to improve management at virtual machine level and speed up troubleshooting and deployment of new services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco Data Center Business Advantage vision, architecture, and technologies, Cisco Nexus 1010 Virtual Services Appliance. The results of deploying Cisco...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    University Stays in Front With Full-Scale Network Transformation

    Loughborough University is justifiably proud of its customer satisfaction ratings, having topped the Times Higher Education Best Student Experience poll for five years in succession. Their challenges are to maintain strong leadership position, provide IT infrastructure commensurate with top student experience status and improve sustainability, resilience, and disaster recovery provisions....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Boosting Balance Sheets and Carbon Scorecards

    Waitrose is one of the country's largest grocery retailers challenge is to reduce impact on environment, reducing costs for event attendees and provide platform for greater dialogue and interaction. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx Event Center. It provided the ideal one-to-many broadcast solution, with...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    RED-BL: Energy Solution for Loading Data Centers

    Cloud infrastructure providers and data center operators spend a major portion of their operations budget on the electric bills. The authors present RED-BL (Relocate Energy Demand to Better Locations), a framework for determining an optimal mapping of workload to an existing set of data centers while considering the cost of...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    World-Class Optician Offers Great Customer Service

    Specsavers is a Guernsey-based corporation their challenge is to reinforce Specsavers' market leadership, brand values, and competitive differentiation, increase customer loyalty and retention through improved customer service and sustain growth plans and strengthen company's business model. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco Borderless Network. End-to-end architectural...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Energy Management Firm Builds Dynamic, Scalable Data Center

    Comverge grew out of a merger of technology groups from Scientific Atlanta, Lucent/Bell Labs, and PowerCom. Their challenges are to overcome scalability limitations of physical servers, accelerate server provisioning to scale in unison with customer field deployments and help ensure resilient operations with geographic redundancy. They chose Cisco to overcome...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Innovative Remote Adviser Service Redefines Customer Experience and Drives Growth for BNP Paribas Fortis

    BNP Paribas Fortis, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, offers a comprehensive package of financial services for private, professional, and corporate clients. Their challenge is to increase market share and strengthen relationships with mass-affluent customers who don't have time for complex, in-branch transactions. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco's...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Training Institute Adopts New Datacenter Architecture

    SENAI-SC provides technical training and vocational higher education to citizens of the Santa Catarina state in southern Brazil. With demand for IT services rising in the professional education sector, SENAI-SC was looking for a new data center environment that would enable growth without adding complexity. To overcome this challenge SENAI-SC...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    How Cisco IT Is Accelerating Adoption of IPv6

    Cisco IT has been planning IPv6 adoption, balancing the effort with other priorities such as data center virtualization and pervasive video. Cisco IT needs IPv6 infrastructure to develop and test IPv6-compliant solutions in a real-world environment for customers planning their own migration. Cisco IT expects IPv4 devices to coexist with...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Virtual Learning Transforms Customer Experience

    QA is one of the United Kingdom's leading business learning providers, their challenge is to reduce training-related travel costs, win new business in cost and time-conscious market and provide more flexible learning to meet client interest in reducing time out of office. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Top Healthcare Organization Optimizes 802.11n Performance

    The Ohio State University Medical Center is known widely for helping to shape the future of healthcare. Their challenge is to enhance the wireless infrastructure with new technologies to avoid the impact of network interference, eliminate unnecessary burdens on IT administration and ensure the continuous delivery of 802.11n wireless connectivity....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Solid IT Infrastructure Engineered for Aurecon

    Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services to government and private sector clients globally. Aurecon's South African operations decided to consolidate multiple offices with distributed IT systems. The platform needed to support high-speed connectivity to the data center and the movement of large data files, such as drawings and...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Accelerating Growth Through Improved Collaboration

    Sanlam is one of South Africa's leading financial services companies, specializing in retail and corporate banking, insurance, pensions, and asset management. Their challenge is improved productivity and communications, more efficient processes and decision-making and savings on travel and carbon. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Sanlam implemented Cisco WebEx...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    How Cisco ASR 1000 Enables Cisco Business Strategies by Providing Capacity and Resiliency for Collaborative Applications

    A global company needs strong communication. Cisco Systems relies on a high-capacity, robust network infrastructure to enable its business strategies. Their challenge is to improving operational efficiency while keeping costs under control, scaling as traffic demands increase, migrating applications and data as part of data center virtualization and cloud computing...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    New Data Center Deployment Enables Business Growth

    Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Consert Inc. develops real-time load management solutions that help electric utilities. With a number of pilot programs taking place throughout the country, Consert began preparing for the deployment of its first commercial product. Their challenges are to support new commercial product deployment and growing customer...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Virtual Networking Features of the VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch and Cisco Nexus 1000V Switches

    With the introduction of VMware ESX, many virtualization administrators are managing virtual switches inside the hypervisor. This paper will help virtualization and network administrators understand the available virtual networking features. This paper includes improvements resulting from updates VMware vSphere 4 Update 1 (including VMware ESX 4.0u1) and Cisco Nexus 1000V...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Guidelines for Implementing VMware vSphere 4 With the Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Switch

    VMware vSphere 4 introduced a number of new features enabling customers to further virtualize their datacenter environments. One of these new features was the VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS) that simplified virtual networking with a distributed model that presents a single aggregated virtual switch across multiple ESX/ESXi 4 hosts. vDS...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    A Platform Built for Server Virtualization: Cisco Unified Computing System

    This paper discusses how the core features of the Cisco Unified Computing System contribute to the ease of deployment, management, performance, and security of virtualized environments. It describes the system's unified fabric, unified and embedded management, service profiles, and virtualization density and the way in which Cisco VN-Link technology automates...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Scalability Study for Deploying VMware View on Cisco UCS and EMC Symmetrix V-Max Systems

    This paper reports the results of a study evaluating the scalability of the VMware View virtual desktop environment on a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) connected to EMC Symmetrix V-Max Series arrays with Enginuity via a Cisco MDS director class SAN Switch. The paper also provides guidance and sizing recommendation...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Introduction to Data Center: Top of Rack (ToR) Architecture Design

    This paper provides a look at the use of top-of-rack (ToR) cabling and switching model for next-generation data center infrastructure. The paper explores current 10G cabling choices and provides solution architecture based on ToR to address architecture challenges. Data center managers and facilities folks will choose cabling architectures based on...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Unified Data Center Fabric: Reduce Costs and Improve Flexibility

    Enterprises' growing dependence on IT for business advantage invariably manifests itself as growth in the server infrastructure that supports these new business systems. The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series delivers a server access networking solution that addresses the biggest challenges associated with this growth, namely sprawling, inefficient, inflexible infrastructure, with the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    SNMP Over SIP - The Future of Network Management

    One of the most popular and widely used Network Management Protocols (NMP) is SNMP. SNMP is extremely simple and versatile but it has scalability problems. Attempts to modify the SNMP protocol to solve these problems have not been very successful as it involves a large effort to migrate the installed...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    SNMP Over SIP for Network Management

    Networks are rapidly growing in size and there is an increased number critical applications are being network enabled. This is a challenge for administrators who are responsible for managing the network. To ensure availability of the network the administrator needs tools to locate and fix problems. SNMP is the industry...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Cisco Unified Communications and Service-Oriented Network Architecture

    With its industry-leading breadth of solutions, its world-class partnerships, and its in-depth understanding of today's technical and business challenges, Cisco is uniquely able to help its customers take advantage of the best network architecture and communications system in the industry. Cisco SONA and Cisco Unified Communications represent the perfect pairing...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Cisco and VMware Virtualization Planning and Design

    Virtualization can yield significant operational advantages, but it can also introduce network complexity and new management challenges. To attain the full benefits of virtualization, planning and implementation must be coordinated among server, storage, network, security, and application stakeholders. This coordination may require changing customized processes. Coworkers across the data center...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Disaster Recovery Solution Using Virtualization Technology: The Disaster Recovery Project Ii at Sap Co-Innovation Lab Tokyo

    Today, IT systems play a critical role in almost all companies. System malfunctions caused by natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons, or human-caused disasters such as terrorism and hacking, may lead to immeasurable damage to business operations. Japan is an earthquake-prone country, so maintaining the integrity of IT systems...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Managing EnergyWise Using CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution

    Cisco EnergyWise is a new energy management architecture that will allow IT operations and facilities to measure and fine-tune power usage to realize significant cost savings. Cisco EnergyWise focuses on reducing power utilization on all devices connected to a Cisco network ranging from Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices such as...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Integrating Syslog-ng and CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 3.2

    According to the homepage for syslog-ng, the application embodies the next generation of logging systems and is the first truly flexible and scalable system logging application. Syslog-ng is an open source implementation of the syslog protocol for UNIX and UNIX-like systems. It extends the original syslogd model with content-based filtering,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Ethernet Wide Area Networking, Routers or Switches and Making the Right Choice

    Various industry sources show trends in globalization and distribution, of employees moving towards the branch. Branch office users comprise 30 to 90 percent of enterprise employees globally, with remote locations and users consuming 70 to 90 percent of business resources. To be successful, these employees require access to the same...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Procter & Gamble Transforms Dry Cleaning Customer Experience With Cisco-Designed IT Platform

    P&G had no experience running a retail operation. The company did not have the expertise to create a transformative retail customer experience. The technology infrastructure had to be flexible and scalable to accommodate future stores and services. P&G asked Cisco IBSG to design and build the stores' technology infrastructure. Cisco...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Best Practices in Deploying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches on Cisco UCS Systems

    This paper provides design guidance and best practices in deploying the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches - software switches embedded within the VMware vSphere hypervisor - on top of the Cisco Unified Computing System with respect to deployment options using the various adapter types that the Cisco Unified Computing System...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy Into Virtualized Data Centers

    Cisco, VMware, and NetApp have jointly designed a best in breed Secure Cloud Architecture and have validated this design in a lab environment. This white paper describes the design of - and the rationale behind - the Secure Cloud Architecture. The design describes includes many issues that must be addressed...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Increase Sales Performance and Enhance Customer Service

    This webcast by Cisco offers information regarding their Cisco In-Store Digital Media solution through which one can attract as well as retain a customer-focused sales force. This In-Store Digital Media solution offers various solutions which include training videos, educational information, human resources announcements and product information. This suit of Cisco...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Webcast Excerpts: Introducing the Virtual Computing Environment Coalition

    This webcast is about Cisco and EMC, together with VMware, have committed to extensive collaboration to help lead our customers on the journey to pervasive virtualization and private cloud infrastructures. The Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) coalition was formed jointly by Cisco and EMC with VMware, represents an unprecedented level of...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Accelerate Time to Services and Service Revenue, and New High-Margin Business Offerings With a Secure, Agile Cloud Environment

    Service providers today require solid business justification and thorough planning before embarking on expensive, although potentially revenue-generating, IT changes to create service innovation, enhance service delivery, expand service range and richness, and enable third-party service integration. Cloud computing - IT resources and services that are comes from the underlying infrastructure...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Evolving to LTE - Cisco's Seamless Migration for UMTS Operators

    With the convergence of the Internet and wireless communications, mobile data services are undergoing tremendous growth. However, the mobile wireless environment is failing to fully meet user expectations, due to limitations on access speed. If mobile operators are to succeed in today's communications landscape, they must address the quality of...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Evolving to LTE - Cisco's Seamless Migration for CDMA Operators

    This paper will outline how mobile operators can prepare their networks to support 4G broadband services that will improve the user experience and yield new revenue opportunities. Specifically, the authors will discuss how Cisco can assist operators in their move toward Long Term Evolution (LTE), a 3rd Generation Partnership Project...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Cisco Active Network Abstraction Gateway High Availability Solution

    Cisco Active Network Abstraction (ANA) is a carrier-class network management foundation for service providers providing: Element management and mediation, Network topology discovery and visualization, Fault management, correlation, and troubleshooting, Service support Cisco ANA provides a rich set of applications with an easy-to-use GUI as well as well-defined APIs for operations...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The Right Way To Make Alliances Work

    Given the economy, it is more important than ever to manage strategic alliances well. A key factor in your success is to construct and manage each alliance for which you are responsible as a business. Your job is to bring the right framework, the right organization, and the right relationships...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    PKI Service for Large Scale IPSec Aggregation

    There are two methods to deploy authentication for VPN technologies: Pre-shared keys (PSK), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Pre-shared keys are easy to deploy and highly scalable, but become very difficult to manage. Any VPN peer with the knowledge of the password can establish the VPN session to the headend in...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Advertising Agency Transforms Communications Processes

    Advertising Agency wanted to provide an excellent communications experience for employees and clients and facilitate collaboration within distributed account teams. The challenge was to support a mobile workforce and attract creative employees. As a solution they upgraded to Cisco Unified Communications System 7.0 and gave employees the freedom to communicate...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    International Mining and Construction Gains a Competitive Advantage

    Thiess, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leighton Holdings Limited, is one of Australia's largest construction, mining, and services contractors with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, and India. Headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Thiess has 15,000 employees. Thiess wanted to increase speed of communications with global partners and enhance productivity....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Manufacturer Moves Ideas Instead of People

    Biesse America wanted to simplify communications among employees in three countries and reduce voice and travel costs. The challenge was to improve customer service. Biesse America replaced multiple phone systems with a centralized Cisco Unified Communications system and gave employees tools to reach each other more easily. They used Cisco...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Software Developer Accelerates Innovation

    Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Activision Publishing, Inc. wanted to accelerate innovation to gain a competitive advantage and simplify IT management. Activision Publishing, Inc. upgraded to Cisco Unified Communications Manager 7.0 in just...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Airport Seals Off Sensitive Information to Protect Passengers

    Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is one of the busiest airports in the United States, serving more than 11.4 million passengers in 2007. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport wanted to strengthen protection against internal and external threats and reduces IT administrative requirements. The challenge was to streamline regulatory compliance efforts. Cleveland...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Major Medical Institution Safeguards Open Academic Network

    Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) wanted to protect against malware in open academic environment and reduce manual administration requirements and costs. The challenge was to improve efficiency of remote access administration. Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) deployed Cisco network security solutions to protect and control computing environment and offered enhanced...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Healthcare Provider Builds Secure Network From the Ground Up

    Brooks Rehabilitation is a major provider of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, serving thousands of patients throughout Florida and Georgia. Brooks Rehabilitation wanted to build high-performance and secure healthcare network and protect private patient information. The challenge was to streamline labor-intensive security audits. Brooks Rehabilitation implemented new routing, switching, security...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Community Bank Builds Proactive Protection Against Malicious Threats

    River City Bank wanted to protect sensitive financial data and customer information and improve visibility into real-time network security status. The challenge was to comply with strict government and regulatory requirements. River City Bank replaced Cisco PIX Firewalls with Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances to provide advanced firewall...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    One of Nation's Most "Unwired" Campuses Blocks Malware for Wireless Users

    Trinity University wanted to reduce malware and virus infections and enforce security policies for wireless users. The challenge was to strengthen security without impeding academic freedom. Trinity University deployed Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) to identify and remediate machines with malware and vulnerabilities before they are admitted to the network.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    University Improves Network Security and IT Efficiency

    John Carroll University wanted to balance need for academic openness with need to protect information and assets and reduce virus and worm outbreaks. The challenge was to improve efficiency of IT security personnel. John Carroll University deployed Cisco security solutions to help ensure that all PCs connecting to the network...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Building Supplier Gains New Visibility Into Network Environment

    Pacific Coast Companies provides IT and administrative services for the Pacific Coast Building Products family of companies, one of the largest suppliers of building materials and supplies in the United States. Pacific Coast Companies wanted to protect mission-critical supply chain applications from downtime due to network attacks and guard against...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    University Selects Director-Class Switches to Create a New Scalable SAN

    East Carolina University wanted to establish a SAN with a high-performance, scalable director-class storage switching infrastructure to accommodate the technology demands of the university's data infrastructure and create a second SAN fabric to maintain high availability and maximize uptime. East Carolina University created a SAN fabric to improve performance and...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Transforming China's Electronics Industry: A Roadmap for Increasing Business Value Through Collaboration and ICT Integration

    Since the subprime mortgage crisis erupted in late 2007 in the United States, the global market for electronics products made in China has decreased significantly. The crisis also triggered massive factory shutdowns and increased unemployment in many coastal Chinese cities. The Pearl River Delta, a major manufacturing center in the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Agile Business Architecture Creating Service Provider Value Through Smart Sourcing

    The service provider industry has experienced rapid and significant transformation over the past five years as broadband has proliferated, networks have enabled ubiquitous mobility, and IP has become the de facto technology standard. Over-The-Top (OTT) providers such as Google, Apple, and Amazon, the rising stars of this transformation, are now...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Software Session Initiation Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

    Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) implementation in Cisco IOS Software that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of an affected device when SIP operation is enabled. Remote code execution may also be possible. Cisco has released free software updates that address these...

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