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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...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Investment Firm Increases Sales Capacity With Web Meetings

    Standard Life is a major asset management group headquartered in Edinburgh and operating across the globe. Their challenge is phone calls being used as primary method of outreach to intermediaries and effective, engaging sales tool needed to demonstrate new set of online services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Cisco Cloud Computing - Data Center Strategy, Architecture, and Solutions

    Public sector and federal government agencies are looking for better vehicles to tame IT budgets, and at the same time provide agile IT services to organizations, citizens and constituents. The paradigm of cloud computing, which has been recently introduced and developed, offers means for public managers and government executives to...

    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 // 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...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Hyperconnectivity and the Approaching Zettabyte Era

    This white paper is part of the Cisco Visual Networking Index, an ongoing initiative to track and forecast the impact of visual networking applications. This paper presents some of the key findings of Cisco's global IP traffic forecast and explores the implications of IP traffic growth for the service providers.

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Blueprint for the Intercloud - Protocols and Formats for Cloud Computing Interoperability

    Cloud Computing is a term applied to large, hosted datacenters, usually geographically distributed, which offer various computational services on a "Utility" basis. Most typically the configuration and provisioning of these datacenters, as far as the services for the subscribers go, is highly automated, to the point of the service being...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Cisco Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Solutions

    The presenter of this webcast will provide the latest information on Cisco Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Solutions, a key element of Cisco Data Center 3.0 vision and strategy, providing a range of capabilities designed to meet LAN extension business requirements. The attendee of this webcast will learn about Cisco DCI...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    PCI Compliance for Small Business: Using Router-Based Security to Protect Cardholder Data

    The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) was developed from an earlier regulatory program from VISA called the Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP). Any organization that accepts, processes, or stores credit card information must comply with the standards set by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Cisco...

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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 // 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...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Bright House Networks and Cisco: A Successful Approach to Tru2way Implementation for Cable MSOs

    Bright House Networks is a US-based cable operation with multiple systems located across the country. It has been quick to embrace advanced technologies, successfully positioning itself as a frontrunner in the development and deployment of services such as CallerID-on-TV, Video-on-Demand (VoD), and enhanced television services such as Start Over. Bright...

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  • Presentations // Mar 2009

    Unite Data Center Technologies with the Cisco Unified Computing System - Flash Overview

    Cisco is transforming the data center. Learn more about the foundation technologies of the Cisco Unified Computing Architecture and how Cisco has unified data center technologies, simplified the infrastructure, and amplified system functionality over legacy server deployments. See key functionality of the Cisco Unified Computing System that you can leverage...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Comparing Industry Leading Anti-Spam Services

    The following analysis summarizes the spam catch and false positive rates of the leading anti-spam vendors. Compiled by Opus One, an independent research firm, this report provides data to objectively compare the market's most popular anti-spam solutions. All of the anti-spam solutions tested are in Gartner's 2008 "Leaders" or "Challengers"...

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  • Resource Center // Feb 2009

    Basic Networking: What You Need to Know

    Basic networking consists of two essential pieces of equipment: switches and routers. If you know how this hardware works, you'll have a fundamental understanding of basic networking as well. Knowing more about basic networking can help you make better decisions about the network design, services, and features your business needs...

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  • Resource Center // Feb 2009

    How Does a Network Switch Work?

    How does a network switch work? How does it compare to a hub or router? This page offers a brief overview that explains the differences between these essential pieces of network hardware.

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Best Practices in Using Reputation-Based Anti-Spam Services for Email Security

    One of the most efficient, least costly and, remarkably, most effective anti-spam techniques is IP reputation filtering. An incredibly inexpensive technique for the anti-spam gateway, IP reputation filtering can be used to identify 80 percent (or more) of spam without even looking at message content. IP reputation services have become...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Identifying Incidents Using Firewall and IOS Router Syslog Events

    The focus of this paper is the analysis of data contained in the memory buffer of the device, using tools native to the device itself, after a trigger event has occurred. This kind of analysis may require an administrator to obtain additional information about the event. This paper does not...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Advances in Physical Safety and Security in Government: Protect People, Assets, and Information

    The new building blocks of physical safety and security in government are IP video surveillance systems, building access controls, unified communications, and network access controls. All connect to the government's existing IP network, eliminating the costs of separate networks. IP video surveillance cameras can pay for themselves quickly: Wireless cameras...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Data Leakage Worldwide: The High Cost of Insider Threats

    The findings from a global security study on data leakage revealed that the data loss resulting from employee behavior poses a much more extensive threat than many IT professionals believe. Commissioned by Cisco and conducted by U.S.-based market research firm InsightExpress, the study polled more than 2000 employees and information...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    P3 Healthcare ICT Investment Model : A How-To Guide for Executives and Healthcare Boards

    Every day, all over the world, health departments, hospital boards, CEOs, and healthcare investment bodies make decisions about healthcare funding. Most view healthcare Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - including clinical, administrative, diagnostic, and imaging technologies - as a black hole that swallows millions of investment dollars with limited, visible...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Using Oracle Data Guard With Cisco Wide Area Application Services for Data Center Replication

    Oracle Data Guard is one of the most effective and comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery solutions available for enterprise data. The solution offers protection for Oracle Databases, providing customers the ability to protect business data. Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) optimizes the performance of many different applications by...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    A Compelling IP Backhaul Alternative for Mobile Operators Confronting Increasing Volumes of High Speed Packet Access Traffic

    This paper explores the dramatic and continuing increase in data traffic within mobile service provider networks - specifically traffic based on HSPA and associated standards - and presents a solution for cost-effectively providing more bandwidth in the Radio Access Network (RAN) for backhaul of data traffic. The Cisco solution, Mobile...

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  • 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...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2008

    Optimizing 802.11n Design and Performance

    Fueled largely by the emergence of new applications and the need for nonstop access to voice and video by mobile users, demand for 802.11n is growing rapidly. This webcast will help the attendee to gain a technical understanding of how to optimize design and performance for 802.11n networks so one...

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  • Resource Center // Aug 2008

    Networking Solutions for Small Business

    Networking solutions for small business can keep your employees connected and productive whether they are. Learn how.

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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...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Basic Network Design

    The main function of the manufacturing zone is to isolate critical services and applications that are important for the proper functioning of the production floor control systems from the enterprise network. This separation is usually achieved by a Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The focus of this paper is only on the...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2007

    Data Loss Prevention Best Practices: Managing Sensitive Data in the Enterprise

    While a great deal of attention has been given to protecting companies' electronic assets from outside threats - from intrusion prevention systems to firewalls to vulnerability management - organizations must now turn their attention to an equally dangerous situation: the problem of data loss from the inside. In fact, in...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2007

    Best Practices for Migrating Your First Generation SANs to Cisco MDS 9000

    With the ongoing quest to efficiently manage the many costs of the data growth, many organizations are considering their options to migrate from a first generation SAN platform to a SAN Director platform. But before one realizes the benefits, he or she first needs to address the challenges associated with...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2007

    Understanding EtherChannel Load Balancing and Redundancy on Catalyst Switches

    Fast EtherChannel allows multiple physical Fast Ethernet links to combine into one logical channel. This allows load sharing of traffic among the links in the channel as well as redundancy in the event that one or more links in the channel fail. Fast EtherChannel can be used to interconnect LAN...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    An Automated, Application-Aware Foundation for the Modern Enterprise

    Enterprises have seen massive change over the last decade, but one thing has remained consistent: the Enterprise Network. This article provides insight on an adaptable and programmable network platform to stay ahead of enterprise trends such as BYOD, Cloud Adoption and Xaas

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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Optimally Manage the Data Center Using Systems Management Tools from Cisco and Microsoft

    IT Managers and administrators constantly seek strategies on how to holistically manage and orchestrate server and networking infrastructure and the software stack. Download this Information guide on best practices to optimally manage the data center using systems management tools from Cisco and Microsoft.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Enables Business Transformation

    Every C-level executive is focused on transforming the business, and IT leaders are tasked with providing them with the evolving network infrastructure and support. Download this whitepaper to learn how Cisco ONE enterprise networks architecture enables business transformation and provides the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Courting Students with Next-Generation Wireless

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    City Attracts Visitors with Free Outdoor Wi-Fi

    The Adelaide city center is the vibrant cultural hub of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. Spanning 15.5 square kilometers, the area comprises stores, restaurants, parklands, and city squares. Their challenges are they need stimulate local economy by attracting people to city center businesses, lower connectivity costs for mobile...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Shopping Center Landlord Enhances Customer Experience with Wi-Fi Services

    With 400 million customer visits, including over 30 million unique customers every year, intu is one of the biggest names in retail in the United Kingdom. Their challenges are they need to provide a multichannel shopping experience, enable shoppers to connect with social networks, stream video, and opt-in for personalized...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Staffing Services Firm Projects One-Year ROI for SpeedLink VPN

    Randstad Holding is headquartered in Diemen, Netherlands and specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their challenges are they need to improve profit margins by reducing costs for data and voice communications, expand simultaneous calling capacity and manage network efficiently with small, dedicated team....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Pinellas County Integrates Wired and Wireless Networks

    Pinellas County is Florida's most densely populated county. Located on a compact peninsula bounded to the east by Tampa Bay and to the west by the Gulf of Mexico. Their challenges are to move from limited separate wireless LANs to cohesive countywide wired-wireless network encompassing 53 locations and 111 buildings...

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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Elevate the Branch-Office Experience with an Application-Centric Platform

    Today’s branch office requires the same level of rich application services as the company headquarters to ensure business innovation and employee productivity. Why are these services needed? What impact do they have on the network, IT staff, and service provider? What is the best way to boost the branch-office network...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TechWiseTV: Smarter Routers for the Intelligent WAN

    As demands for “right here, right now” information sharing continue to rise, today's organizations are taking a hard look at their branch and remote locations, where performance and service enablement have always been a primary indicator of company wide productivity. In this episode, the TechWiseTV team takes a dive deep...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Next Generation Enterprise WAN

    Public cloud services and mobility are driving business needs where the Internet and MPLS play an equally important role for enterprise connectivity. Network planners must establish a unified WAN with strong integration between these two networks to avoid application performance problems.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cisco and Akamai Elevate the Customer Digital Experience

    The term “perfect storm” is used to describe when several forces come together and create a large, single event that has transformative effects. A technology perfect storm took place in the 1990s when Internet services, low-cost home computers, browsers and affordable broadband all came together and created the Internet revolution....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Boost Innovation With Video Communications

    In today’s global economy, innovation matters. For teams to innovate rapidly and with great frequency, they must be able to clearly communicate and closely collaborate. Miscommunication, misunderstanding and misinterpretation only leads to costly errors, bottlenecked business processes and market misfires. Most of these issues are avoidable.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Unified Access (UA) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) CVD

    Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) continues to be one of the most influential trends reshaping the landscape of the mobile enterprise and the evolution of IT organizations. The influx of powerful mobile devices into the workplace is changing how users access and consume enterprise resources. IT managers are establishing policies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences Make Your Customer’s Encounter Personal

    Customers or guests passing through your store, hotel, or other venue increasingly expect free Wi-Fi. They also expect personal service. You can give them both, which can help boost your sales. And in doing so, you can gain information that will help make your venue more attractive and profitable.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    High-Speed Broadband in Every Classroom: The Promise of a Modernized E-Rate Program

    The United States educational system is in the midst of transformational change due to widespread adoption of technologies, including video, mobile devices, and cloud services. Given the enormous potential of these technologies to improve educational outcomes, increase access to information and collaboration, and reduce costs, schools and libraries across the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Best Practices for Building a Mobility Strategy

    The technology that powers organizations has undergone several major transitions since the birth of computing. In the 1960s, the mainframe was the dominant compute model, and it gave way to mini computing about a decade later. In the 1990s, businesses eventually shifted to PC-based computing in the client/server era. This...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Location-Based Services: An Important Building Block to Enhance the Customer Experience

    While the explosion in mobile device usage has led to an array of well-publicized IT challenges, it has nonetheless created tremendous business opportunities. Mobility is everywhere; it is in healthcare sites in which mission-critical tablets access medical records to large public venues in which sports fans share game photos over...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    The Mobile Learning Phenomenon In Education

    As education evolves, so does the way we teach and learn. This report focuses on one of the newest trends, still in its nascent stages—mobile learning. It describes the potential benefits of mobile learning, addresses the challenges and opportunities that introducing mobile learning presents, and provides examples from school districts...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center (VMDC) Virtual Services Architecture (VSA) 1.0 Design Guide

    The Cisco® Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center (VMDC) solution provides design and implementation guidance for enterprises deploying private cloud services and service providers building virtual private and public cloud services. The Cisco VMDC solution integrates various Cisco and third-party products that are part of the cloud computing ecosystem.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Migrate from Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches to Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

    The data center is central to IT strategy and houses the computational power, storage resources, and applications necessary to support an enterprise business. A flexible data center infrastructure than can support and quickly deploy new applications can result in significant competitive advantage, but designing such a data center requires solid...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Rightsize for the Midsize: Leverage the Network Infrastructure for Competitive Success

    Midsize firms from every region and industry are finding themselves under increasing pressure to improve productivity and business performance. Firms with 100 up to 1,000 or even 2,500 employees are still agile enough to respond to new opportunities, but they typically lack the comprehensive resources of larger companies to empower...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Top Five Things to Know about Cisco BiDi Optical Technology

    Mobile and virtualized workloads, cloud applications, big data, heterogeneous devices: they are all growing in your business, demanding previously unimagined capacity and performance from your servers and data center fabric. And that demand is not slacking. Your employees, applications, and competitive advantage increasingly depend on it. Those servers and applications...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Preparing Its Datacenters for the Next Generation of Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud with Its Application Centric Infrastructure

    The pace of change facing Cisco's IT department is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Cisco's IT department, which is responsible for 4,067 production applications and inspecting 27TB of data daily, must be able to deploy such applications quickly, securely, and cost-effectively...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Five Secrets of Highly Effective Data Centers

    More than ever, the data center is a gateway to opportunity, responsible for bringing together the data, applications, and IT resources needed to support growth and innovation. At Cisco we have the opportunity to observe how data center infrastructure is evolving in response to market and technology trends. In no...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    A Data Center Fabric Is Critical to a Next-Generation Data Center

    The data center has gone through many major evolutionary changes over the past several decades, and each change has been defined by major shifts in architectures. The industry moved from the mainframe era to client/server computing and then to Internet computing. In 2011, another major shift began: the shift to...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Campus Wireless LAN

    Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) present systems that are based on common use cases or engineering priorities. CVDs incorporate a broad set of technologies, features, and applications that address customer needs. Cisco engineers have comprehensively tested and documented each design in order to ensure faster, more reliable, and fully predictable deployment.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cisco Validated Design Summary for BYOD

    There are numerous ways to enable a BYOD solution based on the unique business requirements of a specific organization. While some organizations may take a more open approach and rely on basic authentication, other organizations will prefer more secure ways to identify, authenticate, and authorize devices. A robust network infrastructure...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2015

    TechWiseTV: 802.11ac Wave 2: Are you Ready?

    Your users are ready for multigigabit wireless. The real question is, is your network? Don't miss this opportunity to get a first-hand look at the solutions you'll need to achieve data rates that make it easier for your people to share, stay informed, and make smart decisions.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Miercom 2690-X Report

    Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families. Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    MarketScope for Group Video Systems

    The introduction of personal and mobile endpoints is dramatically reshaping the landscape for group video collaboration. IT leaders should align their video portfolios for maximum utilization and strategic fit with their related investments in collaboration and unified communications.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

    WAN optimization increasingly resembles a mature market with increasing feature standardization. Vendor innovation is focused on supporting new application types and deployment options, with WAN optimization migrating toward more diverse platforms or to a WAN cloud.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing Equipment 2014 Vendor Assessment

    The worldwide enterprise videoconferencing equipment market has been experiencing some downs lately — with consecutive quarters and two years of declining revenue growth in 2013 (-13.1%) and 2012 (-5.0%). This is mostly attributed to the impact of delayed customer buying decisions, lower-cost systems, more software-centric solutions, and the rise of...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Video Forrester Wave

    In Forrester’s 24-criteria evaluation of videoconferencing infrastructure and cloud services vendors, we identified the 10 most significant OEMs — Acano, AGT, Avaya, Blue Jeans Network, Cisco Systems, Lifesize, Pexip, Polycom, Videxio, and Vidyo — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Business Value of UCS as a Platform

    IDC finds that leveraging data analytics in business decisions is becoming a top priority for an increasing number of companies. This in turn is placing new demands on IT organizations; the need is twofold: to manage new streams of unstructured data from sources such as social media and to speed...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Case Study: Powering World Motor-Racing Events

    A Cisco Wi-Fi network gives racing community highly secure communications and consistent web access anywhere. Download this case study to learn how Cisco solved all the challenges facing MST: • Provide a robust, resilient Wi-Fi network for rapid race setup all over the world • Protect data security and separation...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Paper: Data Centre Everywhere

    Data is everywhere, so computing and storage resources have to be accessible everywhere as well: from the core of the data centre to the employees, customers, citizens, and machines at the edge. Companies have started to recognise the need to transform the way they manage data and their entire IT...

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