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  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Web Training Improves Delivery of Community Services

    The Queensland Department of Communities (QDC) provides and coordinates a wide range of services, their challenge is to train non-governmental organizations to use web-based financial reporting system, reduce travel time and costs and make trainings more convenient for agency staff and partners statewide. QDC chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Efficient, Effective, and Greener Work Practices

    Koc.net Turkey's largest group of companies, their challenge was where to focus their efforts in order to achieve the best impact. Koc.net decided to develop a web conferencing and collaboration solution that would appeal to business customers looking to reduce IT and travel costs while boosting productivity. They chose Cisco...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Managed Services Provider Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

    Open line managed services provide hosted and managed services to customers primarily in the local government and healthcare markets. Their challenges were to deploy new server environment quickly, reduce total cost of infrastructure ownership and reduce number of physical servers to manage. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Delivering Cloud Services for Less

    Novis has been providing specialized services for the whole lifecycle of SAP solutions. To deliver these improved and new services, Novis needed to replace its existing server environment with one that enabled high levels of automation and integration. Novis has made the transformation using an architectural approach based on the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Swiss Systems Integrator Achieves Efficiencies Through Online Meetings

    Bucher + Suter is a global systems integrator, specializing in the implementation, their challenge is that multimedia, real-time communication with international business partners and provision of support during implementation of sophisticated software solutions without being present in person. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx solutions....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Telepresence: Optimize to Preserve and Increase Business Value

    Just as a person who achieves a fitness goal will backslide without ongoing attention to diet and exercise, the telepresence and business video experience degrades without ongoing tuning of technology and processes. This white paper discusses the capabilities the user need for telepresence and other business video technologies in order...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    University of Oxford Improves Efficiency, Reduces Travel

    The University of Oxford was the first university in the English-speaking world. Their challenge is to offer greater choice of communication solutions, deploy communication system beneficial for both staff and students and make it easier for future students to apply for study. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    CCH: Cognitive Channel Hopping in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

    In this paper, the authors consider the use of unlicensed Wi-Fi band for vehicular ad hoc networks. In particular, they focus on exploiting channelization to improve spatial reuse, and avoiding interference that is external to the vehicular network. To this end, they propose Cognitive Channel Hopping (CCH), a decentralized channel...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Borderless Network Connects Schools for Next-Generation Learning

    Abu Dhabi is the capital and political, cultural, and industrial center of the of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Their challenges are to connect 270 public schools to the data center, the Internet, and each other, deploy education solutions for developing world-class learners and implement solutions quickly. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Innovating on an International Scale

    Warwick is one of the U.K.'s leading universities, their challenge is to find easy-to-use, cost-effective, flexible solution for collaboration to meet increasing demand for informal meetings, provide single solution supported by IT department and reduce amount of travel, across campus or internationally. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Video Speeds Staff Training and Streamlines Acquisitions

    Glen Raven is a leading global provider of high-performance fabrics, their challenge is to provide remote human resources training while preserving close working relationships, accommodate integration of new employees following strategic acquisition and reinforce strong company commitment to innovative technology solutions. Glen Raven chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2011

    New Propositions for Customer Satisfaction

    STC (Saudi Telecom Company) provides fixed and mobile telecommunications, broadband, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services. Their challenge is cost-effective approach for supporting business expansion, less travel, greater productivity and new proposition for retaining and attracting customers. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Multi-Protocol Label Switching...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Web Conferencing Boosts Learning and Administration

    Al Jouf University is the first university in Saudi Arabia to implement e-learning. Their challenge is the integration of geographically diverse sites, more efficient use of teaching resource and students taking greater control of their learning. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx. This web-based system...

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    How Cisco Workforce Connects to Borderless Network From Any Device

    Cisco IT is working to create a borderless experience for employees, giving them the flexibility to work from anywhere, using any device. Cisco's enterprise network no longer stops at the building walls and is no longer limited to desktops and laptops. Cisco IT wanted to improve the experience when employees...

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  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: First Uncover Its Value and Assess Network Readiness

    Effective use of business video can help organizations collaborate to increase productivity. While implementation of the right technologies is critical to success, it is equally important to understand the need to begin the process with the right assessment and preparation. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers...

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  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video Planning: Consider the User Experience and Operational Efficiency

    Business videos can showcase the strategic value of IT to the organization. IT professionals need to understand the many planning and design considerations that will ultimately produce an excellent user experience and optimize operational efficiency. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers to provide a framework for...

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  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: Deliver the Desired Results with Implement and Operate Services

    Business video can showcase the strategic value of IT to the organization. IT professionals need to understand the issues, which can arise during implementation and ongoing operations, and be prepared to overcome them to help ensure an excellent user experience. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers...

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  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: Optimize to Preserve and Increase Business Value

    As a user of business video, you understand that a consistently high-quality video experience requires ongoing monitoring and tuning of the underlying network and solutions. Identifying operational efficiencies and new capabilities for communication, collaboration, education, and security is crucial. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Pervasive Video Extends University's High-Touch Culture

    California Baptist University (CBU) is a private Christian college offering bachelor's and master's degrees throughout California and online. Their challenges is to accommodate growth by delivering rich, distance-learning experiences, strengthen university's high-touch culture through face-to-face video and implement single voice, video, and data infrastructure to boost IT and end-user efficiencies....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Law School Transcends Classroom Boundaries Through Video

    The Georgetown University Law Center has grown into one of the largest and most prestigious law schools in the country. Their challenge is to provide educational and business continuity in event of disaster or pandemic, extend traditional educational offerings to remote, off-campus students and facilitate research and collaboration among geographically...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Video Delivers Face-to-Face Interaction for Remote Students

    University of Southern California delivers its master of engineering program online on the Distance Education Network. Their challenge is to increase interactivity to provide rich classroom experience, enable classroom accessibility for working professionals and implement single platform for both academic and business collaboration needs. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Training Company Doubles Revenue With New Online Strategy

    American Society of Professional Education's (ASPE) challenge is to launch new series of web seminars to boost lead generation, reduce travel required to deliver and receive training, and offer customers more choice and flexibility in how to participate in courses. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Software Developer Avoids Planes, Experiences Profit Gains

    Issues Central Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company has customers located around the globe, in the United States, Europe, South America, and Africa. They wanted to maintain elite boutique company model while extending global reach, reduce time and money spent traveling and provide employees greater flexibility and work-life balance. Issues...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Video Conferencing Brings the World to Telecom Firm's Door

    Powerwave Technologies challenge is to support mass migration of engineering function from EMEA to APAC, train new remote employees cost-effectively and reduce reliance on travel to collaborate on detailed designs and processes. Powerwave Technologies chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology. Cisco WebEx technology provides interactive,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Online-Meetings statt Flugreisen

    Bei der Planung und Durchf?hrung von internationalen IT-Projekten greifen die SOS-Kinderd?rfer schon seit l?ngerem auf Online-Meetings mit Cisco WebEx zur?ck. Mittlerweile hat sich diese Kommunikationsform auch in anderen Bereichen der Organisation fest etabliert. Die Anzahl der Flugreisen konnte dadurch reduziert und die Kommunikation wesentlich vereinfacht werden.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Virtuelle Mobilit?t statt Ortswechsel

    Das Krisenjahr 2009 hat das Verh?ltnis der Unternehmen zu Gesch?ftreisen nachhaltig ver?ndert. F?r operative Aufgaben macht die virtuelle Collaboration eine physische Ortsver?n-derung weitgehend ?berfl?ssig. Online-Meetings lassen sich schnell und ohne Aufwand organisieren und sind effizienter als Gesch?ftreisen.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Virtuelle Communities f?r Good Governance

    Der berufsbegleitende Studiengang "Master of Public Policy", den die HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance anbietet, findet nicht nur vor Ort sondern auch im Netz statt. Die Studierenden und die Dozenten nutzen f?r ihre Kommunikation die Webkonferenz-L?sung Meeting Center von Cisco WebEx um damit ortsunabh?ngig an gemeinsamen Projekten zu arbeiten.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Abschied vom B?roschreibtisch

    Die Arbeitswelt ver?ndert sich und herk?mmliche Modelle der Organisation von Arbeitszeit und Arbeitsort k?nnen neue Anforderungen nicht mehr abdecken. Das Konzept des ""Smart Working"" l?st die Arbeitsprozesse von r?umlichen, zeitlichen und hierarchischen Einschr?nkungen und organi-siert sich in virtuellen Communities.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Nonprofit Blends Webcasts and Telepresence to Extend Mission

    Technology is at the heart of everything the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) does. They wanted to extend distance learning services to organizations without telepresence capabilities, provide just-in-time training to educators and cultural institutions and promote collaborative web- and video-based instruction without requiring travel. CILC chose Cisco to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Overcast: Reliable Multicasting With an Overlay Network

    Overcast is an application-level multicasting system that can be incrementally deployed using today's Internet infrastructure. These properties stem from Overcast's implementation as an overlay network. An overlay network consists of a collection of nodes placed at strategic locations in an existing network fabric. These nodes implement a network abstraction on...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Cisco Cloud News: Get it "To Go"

    What are the top revenue-producing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings today? What are buyers looking for in a cloud services provider? How can you improve application performance over the WAN? The Cisco Managed/Cloud Services Insight Group helps service providers capitalize on the cloud by providing insight and answers to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

    Devices running Cisco IOS Software and configured for Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) or Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) operation are affected by two denial of service vulnerabilities that may result in a device reload if successfully exploited. The vulnerabilities are triggered when the Cisco IOS device...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Energy Management Company Consolidates Data Center

    Schneider Electric has over 100000 employees and has more than 139 entities. The company has launched a new consolidated application that has been formed with the merging of over 2000 other applications. This case study looks at the advantages that consolidation technology provided to Schneider Electric. The success of the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Ingram Micro Selects Application Delivery Solution

    Ingram Micro the world's largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing, and logistics company, wanted to try Cisco's Application Control Engine (ACE) modules that were already deployed in Ingram's network infrastructure into the legacy and IR networks. Ingram Micro had one data center that functions as the legacy...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Peak 10 Selects Data Center Switches to Centrally Manage Traffic Rates

    Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Peak 10 is a leading independent data center operator and provider of managed services, delivering scalable, economical, and reliable solutions. The company provides services that include hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. Peak 10 combines its 15 data centers and portfolio of managed services...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Data Center Service Provider Reduces Costs, Improves Service

    TELUS is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada that provides a wide range of communication products and services including server-hosting services. Three of company's data centers provide managed hosting services and other provides server co-location services. When the time came to refresh the full-service data centers, TELUS looked for...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Data Center Services System: Creating a Tight Linkage Between the Data Center Cloud and Core Network

    With changing dynamics, network operators are finding it difficult to optimize their networks as per new traffic patterns. With the convergence of video, mobile services, and cloud technologies, IP next-generation networks has undergone a dramatic change. Consumers now demand personalized video content on the medianet while business customers rely on...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Router Virtualization in Service Providers

    Several factors are contributing to a growing need for virtualization in the Point Of Presence (POP) and data center: a desire to reduce capital costs by buying fewer chassis, a desire to reduce operational costs by deploying fewer chassis and simplifying topologies, and a strong push to decrease the environmental...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Network Virtualization - Access Control Design Guide

    The term network virtualization refers to the creation of logical isolated network partitions overlaid on top of a common physical infrastructure (see Figure 1). Each partition is logically isolated from the others, and must behave and appear as a fully dedicated network to provide privacy, security, and an independent set...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    On the Fair Coexistence of Loss and Delay-Based TCP

    Delay-based TCP variants continue to attract a large amount of attention in the networking community. Potentially, they offer the possibility to efficiently use network resources while at the same time achieving low queueing delay and virtually zero packet loss. One major impediment to the deployment of delay-based TCP variants is...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security: Understand the Citizen-Authority Interaction Architecture Building Block

    The Cisco Open Platform for Safety and Security is an architecture framework for building solutions to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents. The framework comprises six building blocks: Command and Control, Mission-Critical Network, Incident Collaboration, Sensing and Actuation, Mobile Force, and Citizen-Authority Interaction. This white paper, intended...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Virtualizing Cisco Unity Messaging on VMware ESX

    Virtualization has emerged as a leading trend in the data center. Organizations are embracing the virtualized data center for a variety of reasons, including Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), consolidation, operational efficiency and flexibility, disaster recovery and business continuity, security, and reduced carbon footprint. Cisco is committed to leading the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Moving From Education Systems to Learning Societies

    In the future, learning will become even more important to every part of global society. Advanced skills are the foundation of the ability to innovate, to drive economic growth, to improve the societies, and to address the environmental challenges of the 21st century. To meet this demand, learning needs to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Enhance Business Continuance With Application Mobility Across Data Cent

    With the continuing adoption of server virtualization technology, customers want to use the flexibility provided by Virtual Machines (VMs) to improve application availability. How to move applications within a server cluster or data center is well understood today. However, transparent mobility across data centers requires architectures that balance workload mobility,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services Optimizes Application Delivery From the Cloud

    The adoption of cloud-based computing and applications promises to improve the agility, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of IT operations required to provision, scale, and deliver applications to the enterprise. However, as with other new technology trends, delivering applications from the cloud to the remote sites creates additional challenges in application...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco's Security Vision for the Borderless Enterprise Making Web 2.0 Safe for Business

    Remote and mobile working. Mobile devices with multimedia and PC-like capabilities. Internet-based collaborative work tools. Social networking, instant messaging, and Skype. Virtualization, cloud computing, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Cisco WebEx and Cisco TelePresence. These Web 2.0 trends, technologies, and tools allow people to work far more efficiently, and be more connected...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Using the Paessler PRTG Traffic Grapher in a Cisco Wide Area Application Services Proof of Concept

    Understanding bandwidth traffic and resource consumption is vital to enhanced and proactive network management. The ability to accurately demonstrate WAN optimization is essential to a successful Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Proof of Concept (PoC). A successful Cisco WAAS PoC is accomplished in several distinct phases: Planning and Design,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Solace Message Routers and Cisco Ethernet Switches: Unified Infrastructure for Financial Services Middleware

    The goal of zero latency in financial services has caused the creation of entirely new industries, products, and career paths as well as volumes of data, analysis, and opinion. The degree to which speed in market-data delivery, trading algorithms, and transactions influences profit cannot be overemphasized and is the motivation...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Cisco Unified IP Phone Firmware Distribution Methods

    When Cisco started selling the Cisco IP Phone 7940 and 7960 models, the firmware needed to run the phones was relatively small (less than 1 MB). Because updated phone models with enhanced features are now available and it is possible to centralize the call-processing servers, the method by which firmware...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    IP Over DWDM: Empower Your Next-Generation Optical Network

    Cisco uniquely offers routing systems as well as DWDM transport with an integrated IPoDWDM solution. With the Cisco Transport Controller and the Cisco Transport Manager, both the Cisco CRS-1 and ONS 15454 can be managed through the same common graphical interfaces. By means of the Virtual Transponder feature, it is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco StackPower: Efficient Use of Power

    The benefits of the Cisco StackPower technology are immediately tangible, and so are the savings. Consider a stack of switches with each switch requiring a slightly higher power budget for some extra Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices randomly scattered in the stack. Purchasing extra second power supply for each switch...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Best Practices for Monitoring Cisco Unity Devices With Cisco Unified Operations Manager

    Cisco Unified Operations Manager (OM) also provides diagnostic capabilities for faster trouble isolation and resolution. It monitors and evaluates the current status of both the IP communications infrastructure and the underlying transport infrastructure in the network. It uses open interfaces such as Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Catalyst 2960-S FlexStack: Description, Usage, and Best Practices

    Cisco FlexStack stacking for Cisco Catalyst 2960-S Series Switches provides a true stacking solution with all switches in a FlexStack stack acting as a single switching unit. FlexStack provides a unified data plane, and single configuration for a group of stacked Cisco Catalyst 2960-S switches. FlexStack lowers the total cost...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    QLogic Adapters and Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches: Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Design Guide

    This paper provides design guidelines for implementing a unified data center fabric using Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and QLogic second-generation Converged Network Adapters (CNAs). Unified fabric implies that multiple types of network traffic can be present on the same physical link: for example, the fabric may transport both LAN...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Necessity of Pervasive Collaboration

    Technological innovation has dramatically altered the composition of companies, changing how business is conducted and how resources are deployed. The communications revolution has created an incredibly interconnected marketplace in which the geographical location of people and data has become almost irrelevant. Many successful firms have progressively moved toward flat and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Next-Generation Managed Services: Vodafone Adopts a New Operating Model for Service Providers

    The market for fixed and mobile voice services in the economically developed world is nearly saturated. Revenue growth is flat to negative, seriously impacting Service Provider (SP) profits. Tough economic times only amplify this situation. To maneuver in this challenging business climate, SPs must reinvent their business models by offering...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Transformation of Education Through Collaboration

    Collaboration technology supports today's global, real-time organizations and businesses with their increasing demands for global communications and interaction, allowing people to meet anytime, anywhere. Through innovations such as integrating voice, video, and Web conferencing into everyday communications, organizations are expanding their market reach, improving operational effectiveness, and accelerating decision making....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Service Control EasyApp - Time Shifting Traffic

    When it comes to network congestion in service provider networks, there is a common paradox: When one looks at daily consumption, there is usually more network bandwidth available than users demand, yet there are almost always problems with congestion and poor performance. Congestion occurs because at a given moment, there...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Value of Cisco TelePresence in Strengthening Financial Supervision

    The series of G-20 Summits in 2009 revealed a welcome and promising consensus on the policies and governance structures required to reform the global banking system. Better "Macro-prudential" supervision will be facilitated by enhanced roles for the Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF), and by a strengthened mandate and expansion of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Unlocking the Potential of Cloud Computing With Cisco Application Performance Management

    To meet new needs in today's challenging IT and telecommunications services marketplace, enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) alike are turning to cloud-based computing. The underlying new operational model promises to improve the agility, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of IT. This market is soaring as service providers step in...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Optimizing Enterprise Video Over Wireless LAN

    Video is marking the next evolution of business collaboration. Executive communications to employees through IPTV, on-demand playback of sales meetings or training sessions, and videoconferencing are just a few of the rich-media applications that are helping organizations improve the effectiveness of communications across distributed groups. These applications enable faster and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Personalized Mobile Broadband: Grow Revenue With Cisco Policy and Charging Control

    The acceleration of mobile broadband adoption and proliferation of smartphones, netbooks, and other mobile Internet devices continues at a torrid pace. By 2014, there will be 5 billion wireless consumer devices generating traffic on the world's mobile networks, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Mobile Data Forecast (www.cisco.com/go/vni)....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco 40-Gbps DWDM Solutions: Boost Capacity and Flexibility the Smart Way

    The Exabyte Era is upon us. Cisco research indicates that the total volume of worldwide IP traffic is doubling every two years. By 2011, the world's IP networks will transport 29 exabytes of traffic - equivalent to 144 times the total amount of printed data that exists today - each...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Access Control

    The benefits of using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions - software solutions delivered via the cloud-computing model - are clear for many organizations, and can include significant cost savings and greater workforce productivity. However, adoption of these services also presents a major challenge for IT administrators: managing access control. Without effective management...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why IP Is the Right Foundation for the Smart Grid

    The energy community is starting to combine Information and Communications Technology (ICT) with the electric power grid. This "Smart grid" is a data communications network integrated with the power grid that collects and analyzes data captured in near real-time about power transmission, distribution, and consumption. Based on this data, smart...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Cisco MDS 9000 Family SANs Increase Cisco Unified Computing System Benefits

    The Cisco Unified Computing System offers outstanding scalability, performance, network integration, and cost effectiveness in a compute server environment. However, its integrated, heavily virtualized design center almost demands the use of SANs for storage connectivity. Cisco MDS 9000 Family SANs, with a common heritage, consistent feature sets, and many optimizations...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Catalyst 6500 VSS and Cisco Nexus 7000 VPC Interoperability and Best Practices

    In the traditional port channel model, link aggregation was only possible to a single device. MEC and vPC are two new port channel concepts that extend link aggregation across two physical switches. MEC and vPC address the multitude of new network connectivity challenges where link aggregation connectivity across two devices...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco TelePresence - Complimentary Calculator and Meeting Offer

    Experience Cisco TelePresence for yourself and discover impressive productivity, efficiency, and collaboration advantages. Conduct a business meeting using Cisco TelePresence at a location near you and see how quickly Cisco TelePresence can pay for itself. Learn how to connect with people in ways never before possible.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cisco TelePresence Solutions - Collaboration for Everyone, Everywhere

    To thrive today, you have to collaborate with colleagues, partners, and customers globally at a moment's notice. Cisco TelePresence creates a live, face-to-face communication experience that empowers you to meet, share content, create high-quality video recordings, scale the influence of your experts, and deliver powerful personalized services. And you...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Securing Architectures and Applications for Network Convergence

    Manufacturers today can make smart decision at the same time make better business because the manufacturers are able to access to manufacturing data through the advanced convergence of both manufacturing, and enterprise networks which has offered them. This has provided the manufacturers, the competitive edge than the rest. What ever...

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