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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Rate Control and Stream Adaptation for Scalable Video Streaming Over Multiple Access Networks

    In a multihomed video streaming system, a video sequence is simultaneously transmitted over multiple access networks to a client. In this paper, the authors formulate the rate control and stream adaptation problems into a unified optimization problem, which determines the sending rates of individual networks, selects which video packets to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    New B2C Launch Strategy Delivers Extraordinary Sales

    Seagate Technology has been providing the storage devices at the center of computers, their challenge is that bypass traditional B2B channels to reach end-users about revolutionary new storage drive, with limited expenditures, get attention of influential customers such as gamers and other enthusiasts and create new launch model that focuses...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Resource Allocation for Multihomed Scalable Video Streaming to Multiple Clients

    The authors consider multihomed scalable video streaming, where videos are transmitted by a single server to multiple clients over heterogeneous access networks. The specific problem that they address is to determine which video packets to transmit over each network, in order to minimize a cost function of the expected video...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    University Reaches More Students Online, Spending Less

    Munich University is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Germany, with partner universities in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia, and 14,000 students. Some 11 percent of the students are located abroad. To better accommodate this international presence, the university chose Cisco WebEx™ Meeting Center to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Efficient and Agile 1+N Protection

    This paper introduces an efficient implementation of the network coding-based 1+N protection. The strategy provides proactive protection to N link-disjoint full-duplex connections against single link failures. The implementation is efficient and uses a tree shaped minimum cost protection circuit. The protection circuit carries linear combinations of data units originally transmitted...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    WebEx Developer Program

    The WebEx developer program supports the efforts of partners and enduser customers interested in integrating Cisco WebEx web conferencing services with enterprise systems and applications. The core elements of the program include: the WebEx integration platform that exposes a set of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), the developer portal, which contains...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    Web Conferencing Drives Efficiency for Healthcare Technology Firm

    Medical Information Technology, Inc. (MEDITECH) has been providing integrated information systems to the healthcare industry since 1969. They wanted to provide ongoing MEDITECH software training without requiring travel and lost productivity for staff or customers and strengthen customer engagements. MEDITECH chose cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Design and Implementation of RADIUS - An Network Security Protocol

    RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) is a protocol used for authentication, authorization and accounting of network objects in networking environment. The protocol has set of weaknesses due to its implementation. First the overview presents the basic operation and functioning of RADIUS protocol. Then analysis part focuses on Vulnerability...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Pervasive Security Answers Cloud Computing Worries

    Security tops IT executives' concerns about cloud computing, according to a survey of 700 customers recently conducted by Cisco. Further, within the 2010 Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) survey of IT professionals, 48% of CIOs noted that cloud computing risks - from malicious software to data leakage and...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Small Nonprofit Reaches Large Audience With Web Tools

    The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) challenge is to educate executives, teachers, and healthcare professionals nationwide on environmental issues and programs, reach large audience with small staff and limited travel budget and find new ways to teach sustainability. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Public Agency Leads Green Movement by Taking Business Online

    The County of San Diego is making a concerted effort to go green. Their challenge is that employees in the same department can often be separated by more than 30 miles. Although maintaining communication is crucial for multiregional teams, in-person meetings were not helping the county to reduce its carbon...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Cisco Unified Communications: New Deployment Models for Communications and Collaboration

    According to a new survey by Forrester Research, 7 out of 10 enterprises are investing in collaboration solutions1 like unified communications. A majority of these organizations will outsource some or all of the software and hardware needed to enable their companies for collaboration. Today, there are many deployment options for...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    The Economics of Network-Powered Growth

    This paper assesses the evidence and finds strong support in the economic literature for the notion that network technology has the potential to boost economic growth permanently, sustainably enriching poorer societies. The drivers of economic growth have been difficult for economists to determine; some countries prosper, while others decline or...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Exploring Two-Sided Business Models for Service Providers: Creating Profitability Through Innovation

    The global service provider industry has experienced wave after wave of disruption, from the convergence of voice, data, and video, to the current explosion of digital media, which is devouring service provider capacity without contributing equivalent revenue. In this environment, SPs are faced with a choice: they must either evolve...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Teachers Boost Test Scores With Virtual Tutoring

    Ed2Net Learning their challenges are captivate and motivate students using online meeting tools, improve student achievement and test scores and provide secure and easy-to-use learning environment. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx Meeting Center solution. Ed2Net employed online meeting solutions to connect tutors and students,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Brokerage Delivers Innovative 24-Hour Global Event Online

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBG) specializes in routing orders, their challenge is to establish value of advanced proprietary trading software, deliver live demonstrations with real-time market data and conduct worldwide education events for international customers. Interactive Brokers Group chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx solutions. Cisco Web-based...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Insurer Improves Agent Training and Gains Competitive Advantage

    When global financial protection firm AXA Group, their challenge is to provide top-quality, ongoing training to 8000 agents scattered across Mexican Republic, reduce time and money lost to travel, while extending reach and improving instruction and increase collaboration to share best practices among employees and industry. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    School Officials Deliver Statewide Updates With Web Meetings

    The Indiana Department of Education oversees every aspect of Indiana's primary and secondary public education system. Their challenge is to quickly inform school officials statewide about legislative changes to education funding, schedule annual budget workshop within short timeframe while controlling costs and maximize use of public funds with innovative online...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Guidelines for Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure Implementation: A Control Engineer's Guide

    As part of a continuing effort to make their organizations more efficient and flexible, manufacturers are rapidly migrating to Industrial Ethernet technology to network their industrial automation and control systems. The use of standard Ethernet technology enables organizations to control costs by moving from costly plant-optimized networks to a proven...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud: Powered by the Network What a Business Leader Must Know

    Cloud is a new computing paradigm. In Cloud, IT resources and services are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure and provided on-demand and at scale in a multi-tenant environment. Cloud has several characteristics: Information technology, from infrastructure to applications, is delivered and consumed as a service over the network; Services operate...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Security Considerations White Paper for Cisco Smart Storage

    Network-Attached Storage (NAS) is a relatively simple and inexpensive way to provide file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. NAS can also be used to host web server, and other services (iTunes, MySQL, PHP, web DAV, etc.). NAS uses protocols such as SMB/CIFS (Server Message Block/ Common...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Web Meetings Enhance Recruiting and Expand Applicant Pool

    The Arizona Office of the Auditor General serves as an independent source of financial and programmatic information for state and local government entities. Their challenge is to enable agency to expand recruitment efforts to local offsite and out-of-state candidates, allow full evaluation of candidates during remote interviews and implement cost-effective...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud Computing and the Economics of Enterprise IT

    Enterprise IT departments need to respond with agility to business needs and demand fluctuations, which existing data center architectures cannot achieve. Private cloud computing - highly scalable IT resources abstracted from an underlying infrastructure and provided as needed in a multi-tenant environment - has emerged as a prime vehicle for...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    High School Expands Learning Opportunities by Going Online

    Prospect High School challenge is to make specialists within district available to greater number of students, improve student performance through individualized instruction and provide anytime, anywhere learning opportunities expected by today's students. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx meeting applications. With Cisco WebEx meeting applications...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 2010

    Cloud: Powered by the Network - What a Business Leader Must Know

    Cloud is a new computing paradigm that opens the door to bold new possibilities. In Cloud, IT resources and services are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure and provided on-demand and at scale in a multi-tenant environment. Cloud is already having a broad impact, with implications that are relevant even to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Firm Transforms Global Customer Support With Online Meetings

    The Superstructure Group is a leading provider of technology products and consultancy services for the security intelligence, corporate surveillance, fraud investigation, aviation safety, and risk management industries. They wanted to engage with customers and prospects worldwide while reducing travel, resolve customer support issues more quickly and effectively, increase customer satisfaction,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Slow Is Fast for Wireless Sensor Networks in the Presence of Message Losses

    Transformations from shared memory model to Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) quickly become inefficient in the presence of prevalent message losses in WSNs, and this prohibits their wider adoption. To address this problem, the authors propose a variation of the shared memory model, the SF shared memory model, where the actions...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Healthcare Network Uses Online Meetings to Connect Providers

    NEMICS wants to increase knowledge-sharing among multidisciplinary cancer care teams, leverage existing video conferencing technology and share and view radiology and pathology images online. NEMICS chose cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology where web conferencing lets medical workers in rural areas participate in multidisciplinary team meetings,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Barnardo's Uses WebEx Enterprise Edition to Overhaul IT Training and Improve Internal Communications

    Barnardo's is one of the UK's leading registered charities. Their challenge is to train the employees and some volunteers in the company's IT systems and processes. Training the staff without any form of distance learning would mean a combination of classroom sessions and on-site visits. They needed a solution that...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Global HR Firm Reaches Remote Clients With Web-Based Coaching

    As one of the three largest human resources consulting firms in the world, the BPI Group, their challenge is to provide one-on-one career coaching services to clients in remote areas, supplement individualized coaching with regularly scheduled webinars and improve internal collaboration among BPI global offices and partners. BPI Group chose...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Online Meetings Spark New Opportunities for Schools

    The Anoka-Hennepin the largest school district in the state, their challenge is to increase opportunities for teacher cooperation and communication, Offer robust interactive meeting experiences for multisite educators and support rapid exchange of ideas with collaborative document creation and sharing. chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Second Opinion Consultation Takes Place Online Using WebEx

    The Santa Maria Nuova Hospital is the main healthcare facility in Reggio Emilia province. Over the last few years, the hospital has improved the network connecting. The aim was to submit the materials being viewed to colleagues and specialists, especially in cases of particular clinical interest, while at the same...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Agency Transforms Business Model With Webcasts and Video

    The Food Group is one of the leading marketing firms serving the food industry, their challenge is to deliver interactive rich-media presentations to global clients, create new service offering by increasing capacity to produce customer web events and facilitate staff collaboration and project continuity across five office locations. The Food...

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  • 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...

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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 // Apr 2010

    Using Cisco NAM Hardware in a WAAS Deployment: Deployment Guide

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a powerful application acceleration and WAN optimization solution that optimizes the performance of TCP-based applications operating in a WAN environment This optimization allows IT organizations to consolidate costly branch-office servers and storage in centrally managed data centers and to deploy new applications directly...

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud Computing and the Economics of Enterprise IT

    Enterprise IT departments need to respond with agility to business needs and demand fluctuations, which existing data center architectures cannot achieve. Private cloud computing - highly scalable IT resources abstracted from an underlying infrastructure and provided as needed in a multi-tenant environment - has emerged as a prime vehicle for...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    The Economics of Network-Powered Growth

    This paper assesses the evidence and finds strong support in the economic literature for the notion that network technology has the potential to boost economic growth permanently, sustainably enriching poorer societies. The drivers of economic growth have been difficult for economists to determine; some countries prosper, while others decline or...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Exploring Two-Sided Business Models for Service Providers: Creating Profitability Through Innovation

    The global service provider industry has experienced wave after wave of disruption, from the convergence of voice, data, and video, to the current explosion of digital media, which is devouring service provider capacity without contributing equivalent revenue. In this environment, SPs are faced with a choice: they must either evolve...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Using Cisco NAM Hardware in a WAAS Deployment: Deployment Guide

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a powerful application acceleration and WAN optimization solution that optimizes the performance of TCP-based applications operating in a WAN environment This optimization allows IT organizations to consolidate costly branch-office servers and storage in centrally managed data centers and to deploy new applications directly...

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.).

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Slow Is Fast for Wireless Sensor Networks in the Presence of Message Losses

    Transformations from shared memory model to Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) quickly become inefficient in the presence of prevalent message losses in WSNs, and this prohibits their wider adoption. To address this problem, the authors propose a variation of the shared memory model, the SF shared memory model, where the actions...

    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

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    WebEx Developer Program

    The WebEx developer program supports the efforts of partners and enduser customers interested in integrating Cisco WebEx web conferencing services with enterprise systems and applications. The core elements of the program include: the WebEx integration platform that exposes a set of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), the developer portal, which contains...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Accelerated Internet Over Satellite Solution

    This paper provides deployment guidance for Cisco Accelerated Internet over Satellite, a solution that combines the IP connectivity of Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) and the satellite Wireless WAN (WWAN) link acceleration capabilities of the Cisco Network Capacity Expansion (NCE) service module. The paper presents performance results achieved by combining...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    The Impact of Collaborative, Scaffolded Learning in K-12 Schools: A Meta-Analysis

    Although Americans view themselves as a nation of self sufficient individuals, in reality much of the work they do is accomplished in collaboration with others. With the advent of technology and Web 2.0 tools, such collaboration has dramatically increased and is accomplished online. Outside of school, learning new tasks often...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Lighting Design Firm Supports Collaboration, Responsiveness

    Illumination Arts is an award-winning designer of innovative lighting solutions for all types of corporate, government, and institutional projects. Their challenges are to improve phone messaging and conferencing capabilities and incorporate scalability to support growing business. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Smart Business Communications System to bring together...

    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...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Financial Firm Makes Wise Money Move With New Phone System

    Summit Financial Management was leasing phone services from the firm's building landlord. Their challenge were to reduce expenses while receiving more services, make it easier for clients to reach staff and identify company using caller ID. Summit wanted to reduce its expenses and only pay for the services that met...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    New Phone System Helps Horse Farm Operate More Efficiently

    Badifarm owner has five ranch hands and two office staff who involved in every aspect, their challenges are to improve customer service, enhance communication between farm workers and office staff and reduce telecommunications costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Deployed to Cisco Unified Communications 500 Series provides a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Data Mining and Analysis Firm Connects Offices Across United States

    Graphet is a small business that helps large commercial and industrial customers across the United States to conserve energy and reduce costs. Their challenges were integrating its geographically spread-out workforce and competing with larger companies. They chose Cisco smart business communications system. The results of choosing Cisco were improved remote...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Geek Terminal Serves Up Smart Business Communications System to Professionals on the Move

    Geek Terminal is Singapore's premier business lounge for IT-savvy travelers and mobile business warriors. Their challenges are to improve availability and reliability of networks to cater to growing customer base, ensure network security to protect sensitive corporate information exchanged and to provide an improved communications experience, and a lasting impression...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2008

    Medical Office Increases Productivity With Unified Communications System

    Small medical practices commonly struggle to complete labor-intensive administrative tasks while providing outstanding care in a warm and personal atmosphere. Their challenges are to provide high-quality, personalized care for patients, increase staff productivity and reduce time spent on administrative tasks. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Reduced time required...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Business Services Provider Improves Information Management

    With three divisions; consulting, personnel search, and training, service provider Opera Labori understands the importance of efficient information management. Their challenges are to create a scalable voice and data infrastructure that can be easily moved to a new site, interconnect telephone system with the Microsoft CRM application and better manage...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Australian Beach Resort Visitors Surf the Net

    Mullaloo Beach Suites is a stylish hotel property located in the heart of the dazzling northern beaches of Perth, Australia. Their challenge is to deliver secure, dependable wireless Internet services to guests, and streamline business operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Reliable Internet service improves guest satisfaction, reduces...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Optical Retailer Focuses on Superior Service

    A leading optical retailer, Pearle Vision of Charlotte, North Carolina, their challenge is that paper-based records system slowed business operations and exposed confidential client data to risk. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco storage solution improves patient care, improves efficiency and revenue, and provides network and physical security...

    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...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud: Powered by the Network - What a Business Leader Must Know

    Cloud is a new computing paradigm that opens the door to bold new possibilities. In Cloud, IT resources and services are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure and provided on-demand and at scale in a multi-tenant environment. Cloud is already having a broad impact, with implications that are relevant even to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Virtualization, Isolation and Encryption of IP Video Surveillance

    This paper demonstrates how to secure and logically separate an enterprise network to support IP Video Surveillance. The design described in this paper implements the concepts of virtualization, path isolation, and encryption at both branch and campus LAN/WAN. If remote users have a business requirement to view live and archived...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Cloud Computing Overlay For Unified Service Delivery: Delivering Infrastructure-As-A-Service

    A top priority for many service providers today is entering the market for cloud computing services. A number of service providers are starting with "Infrastructure-as-a-Service" (IaaS) offerings that enable their customers to run workloads on the provider's infrastructure. Such offerings have also been called "Virtual infrastructure hosting" services. In order...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Network Virtualization-Path Isolation Design Guide

    Network virtualization provides multiple solutions to business problems and drivers that range from simple to complex. Simple scenarios include enterprises that want to provide Internet access to visitors (Guest access). The stringent requirement in this case is to allow visitors external Internet access, while simultaneously preventing any possibility of unauthorized...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cloud: Powered by the Network What a Business Leader Must Know

    Cloud is a new computing paradigm. In Cloud, IT resources and services are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure and provided on-demand and at scale in a multi-tenant environment. Cloud has several characteristics: Information technology, from infrastructure to applications, is delivered and consumed as a service over the network; Services operate...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Pervasive Security Answers Cloud Computing Worries

    Security tops IT executives' concerns about cloud computing, according to a survey of 700 customers recently conducted by Cisco. Further, within the 2010 Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) survey of IT professionals, 48% of CIOs noted that cloud computing risks - from malicious software to data leakage and...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Guidelines for Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure Implementation: A Control Engineer's Guide

    As part of a continuing effort to make their organizations more efficient and flexible, manufacturers are rapidly migrating to Industrial Ethernet technology to network their industrial automation and control systems. The use of standard Ethernet technology enables organizations to control costs by moving from costly plant-optimized networks to a proven...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Enterprise Data Center Topology

    A typical large enterprise network often consists of multiple data centers, each with a responsibility for supporting key functions. In general, these data centers can be classified into three types: Internet, extranet and Intranet. The Internet data center, which is used by external clients connecting from the Internet, supports the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems