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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 // 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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Sales Team Showcases Multimedia Content With Web Meetings

    CEV Multimedia specializes in producing career and technical educational resources for students at schools. Their challenge is to give sales presentations at schools remotely to accommodate busy teacher schedules, deliver interactive demonstrations to highlight unique multimedia course materials and allow remote sales team members to communicate more frequently while reducing...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Leading Trading Platform in India Delivers Enhanced Application Performance With Cisco

    The Karvy Group is one of the leading trading platforms operating in India today. Founded in 1983, it grew out of Hyderabad to become a member of the National Stock Exchange of India and the Bombay Stock Exchange. The Karvy Group wanted to increase the availability and performance of its...

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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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Leading University Transforms Education

    Purdue University is one of the nation's leading research and academic institutions. Committed to providing the highest quality academic experience to its students. Their challenges were to facing the exponential growth of mobile devices from its student population, as well as new bandwidth-intensive educational applications, the university needed a significant...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Online Higher Education Institution Prepares for Growth

    Apollo Group is a leading provider of higher education programs for working adults. Apollo Group's learning and business applications reside on approximately 7500 servers in three data centers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The IT team wanted to upgrade the data center network. In addition, Apollo requires a modular and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Web Meetings Allow Firm to Establish Global Business Model

    Statseeker develops, markets, and distributes highly scalable network infrastructure monitoring software that is designed to operate within large, complex networks. Their challenge is to expand business globally without establishing international offices, establish business model to sell directly to customers online and significantly reduce the need for face-to-face meetings. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Beverage Distributor Virtualizes Data Center

    Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated is the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, with territories in 11 states and serving more than 18 million consumers. Coca-Cola Bottling Company wanted 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity without the expense of building a new data center. Coca Cola Bottling Company built a new...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Independent Review Organization Builds Private Cloud

    A national independent review organization, ExamWorks, Inc. matches clients in law firms and insurance companies with medical experts for trial testimony, physical examinations, and peer reviews. To conduct business on a national scale, ExamWorks needed centralized backups, disaster recovery, and the ability to comply with regulations such as the Health...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Lte: Simplifying the Migration to 4G Networks

    Radio access solutions are a primary consideration of the LTE deployment strategy, as it impacts the mobile operators' most valued asset, spectrum. As an equally important part of this equation, the multimedia core network will play a central role in enhancing mobility, service control, efficient use of network resources, and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Large Multidisciplinary University Regains Control of Desktop Applications

    Seattle University (SU) wanted to have short desktop computer lifecycles, difficult management of the desktop application environment, and high operating expenses and have inability to meet specific, real-time software application requests from professors, students, and college deans. The challenge was to disconnect between desktops, applications, and data within the data...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Outsourcing Provider Transforms Business Model

    Italian ICT Company TSF adapted the Cisco Data Center 3.0 vision to create new, on-demand cloud services. In order to reach its business goals TSF decided that it could best achieve its goals by using Cisco Data Center 3.0 architectures and technologies. Cisco Data Center 3.0 provides a roadmap for...

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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

    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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Hospital Reduces Data Center Costs

    Salem Hospital wanted to lower equipment costs and reduce cabling costs with a unified fabric. The challenge was to support anticipated growth in electronic medical records and medical imaging and saved 15 to 20 hours weekly on SAN management. The Salem Hospital IT department built a Cisco Data Center 3.0...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Healthcare Provider Saved $1 Million on Data Center

    Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) is an integrated healthcare delivery system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. As part of the strategy, SJHS decided to transform its California data center, which is used for regional as well as enterprise applications. SJHS found its solution in the Cisco...

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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 // 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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    School District Provides Multicampus High-Speed Wireless

    Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) is the nation's 11th largest school. They needed a high-performance wireless infrastructure that would span their entire district and help them deliver on their vision to be the top producer of successful students in the nation. Orange County Public Schools chose cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    University Leads the Way in Media-Rich Mobility

    Rochester Institute of Technology is one among the nation's leading comprehensive universities. RIT is also known for providing unparalleled support services for students with hearing loss through its National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT noticed a new trend among its hard-of-hearing student population. They needed to deploy a media-ready...

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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 // Jan 2010

    SNMP Over SIP - The Future of Network Management

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    SNMP Over SIP for Network Management

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Integrating Syslog-ng and CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution 3.2

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

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

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

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Increase Sales Performance and Enhance Customer Service

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

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Webcast Excerpts: Introducing the Virtual Computing Environment Coalition

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Major Medical Institution Safeguards Open Academic Network

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Data Center Design With Cisco Nexus Switches and Virtual PortChannel: Overview

    Each access layer in the data center is "Divided" in pods (building blocks), where servers in each pod share similar characteristics, whether these characteristics are similar hardware, similar SLAs provided to the customer (internal or external), and so on. This is different from building separate silos for each business unit....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Get High Performance and Flexibility at a Compelling Value With the Cisco MDS 9148 Multilayer Fabric Switch

    Commercial customers are experiencing rapid storage growth, primarily as a result of email, database, and backup and archive applications and compliance and regulatory requirements. For a business to be competitive in the current economic environment, its IT department must adapt to limit Capital Expenditures (CapEx) while optimizing Operating Expenses (OpEx)....

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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...

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Collaboration Boosts Productivity for Generali Group

    The Generali Group is one of the most significant participants in the global insurance and financial products market. Their challenges are Customer satisfaction lowered because of difficulty contacting agents, productivity and speed of execution hampered by lack of effective collaboration tools and M&A activities impeded by high cost of travel...

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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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  • 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...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2000

    Network Security Policy: Best Practices White Paper

    Without a security policy, the availability of your network can be compromised. The policy begins with assessing the risk to the network and building a team to respond. Continuation of the policy requires implementing a security change management practice and monitoring the network for security violations. This document is divided...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2007

    Change Management: Best Practices White Paper

    This document provides a template for change management that promotes high-availability networks. Specifically, the template provides the critical steps for creating a change management process, a high-level process flow for planned change management, an emergency change process flow, and a general method to evaluate the success of your process.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    Disaster Recovery: Best Practices White Paper

    A disaster recovery plan covers both the hardware and software required to run critical business applications and the associated processes to transition smoothly in the event of a natural or human-caused disaster. To plan effectively, you need to first assess your mission-critical business processes and associated applications before creating the...

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  • 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....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    World-Class Optician Offers Great Customer Service

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Croatian Automobile Dealership Improves Service and Sales

    AutoZubak challenge is to help callers reach the right person, the first time and meet the needs of a mobile workforce. AutoZubak decided to replace its standalone PBX systems with a centralized unified communications system that would send voice traffic over the existing IP network. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • 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 // Feb 2012

    Transforming Networking and Server Administration

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Bringing Managed IT Services to Saudi Arabia

    The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) is a leader in providing integrated communications services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Bringing innovation to its customers through the early adoption of transformational technologies is central to the company's strategy. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They deployed to Cisco Multi-Protocol Label...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Protecting the Past and Defining the Future

    The idea of connecting Russia's 130,000 libraries was first suggested in 2007. The National Library Project included a highly secure IP network and data center infrastructure that was capable of aggregating and processing requests from millions of users. To help with these challenges, the Russia-US Working Group on Library Cooperation...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Retailer Modernizes Communications

    Abu Harb is a family-owned business that started as a small grocery store, their challenges are to automate its business processes by introducing centralized applications for finance and human resources and to replace wired price-checking devices in the stores with wireless systems and reduce the high cost of phone calls...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Stationery Firm Improves Customer Service

    Libesa is one of Chile's best-known manufacturers of stationery and office supplies. Their challenge is to improve its responsiveness to customers by streamlining and integrating communications throughout the organization. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. Libesa installed a single wired and wireless Cisco network in its factory and distribution...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Retailer Prepares for Market Expansion

    Mercator S is the second largest retailer in Serbia, the company was running two separate networks for computing and telephony, and using products from different vendors for its network switching, security, and telephone systems. Their challenges are to lower its operating costs by consolidating computing and telephony services onto the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    New University Manages Rapid Growth

    Yasar University was founded in 2001, with the goal of helping students excel both academically and as members of society. Early expansion was rapid, and the institution soon began to outgrow its original infrastructure. Their challenges are to create an infrastructure that could cope with future growth including advanced technologies...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Local Government Centralizes Storage to Reduce Costs

    The city of St. Paul, Minnesota is home to more than 272,000 citizens. The IT team contributes to the city's economic health by striving to keep operational costs low. Their challenges are to reduce data center costs, scale to meet growing storage requirements and simplify management of police video. To...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Training Institute Adopts New Datacenter Architecture

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    University Stays in Front With Full-Scale Network Transformation

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Oak Hills Does the Math: VDI on Cisco UCS, VMware, and NetApp + Champion Solutions Group = $1.27M Savings

    The Oak Hills Local School District in western Hamilton County, their challenge is to reduce IT costs while delivering anytime, anywhere teaching and learning. To overcome this challenge they chose Cisco. Cisco solved their issue by building a virtual desktop solution on Cisco UCS, VMware, and NetApp. The results of...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2011

    Transforming the Learning Society in Hong Kong

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong's has more than 14,300 post-graduate and undergraduate students. Their challenges are to meet the need for faster and more flexible provisioning of computer resources, provide more computing power for research, overcome inefficient use of human and data center resources and expand computing and network...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    School District Virtualizes Desktops, Transforms Management

    The Yakima School District encompasses 14 elementary schools, five middle schools, and four high schools to serve 15,300 students. Their challenges are to deploy 14 computer labs that meet schools' needs today and in the future, maintain investment in aging computers while increasing application responsiveness and improve control over student...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Energy Management Firm Builds Dynamic, Scalable Data Center

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

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Solid IT Infrastructure Engineered for Aurecon

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

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    New Data Center Deployment Enables Business Growth

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Internet Protocol and Radio Frequency Networks: Creating Robust Military Networks

    Only by choosing which underlying mechanisms to standardize and taking action on that decision can it creates a level of connectivity within tactical military internetworks that it takes for granted in the public Internet. Standardization is the core of the Radio Aware Routing concept. It will make it possible to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Configuring and Troubleshooting VoIP Monitoring

    Cisco software products for IP contact centers have the ability to silently monitor and record calls between contact center agents and customers. The configuration of various network components can be complex. Misconfiguration will lead to the feature failing to work properly. This white paper is intended to take the mystery...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Design Guide for Cisco Unity Virtualization

    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 // Oct 2008

    Seamless Roaming for Enterprises

    Mobile intelligent roaming allows mobile users to seamlessly transfer calls and extend advanced unified communication and business applications from the WLAN to a cellular network and back again. It optimizes the productivity and performance of mobile workers, by providing ubiquitous access to business applications from a single device, offering both...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Data Center Top-of-Rack Architecture Design

    Data centers are undergoing a fundamental shift. Application developments and server virtualization are causing IT to seek a more flexible, efficient, and available infrastructure that can dynamically adapt to the needs of the business. To achieve this vision, data center architectures are changing to become more modular, so that data...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Case Studies on CiscoWorks Resource Manager Essentials Compliance Management

    The feature will help organizations automate a network configuration audit process that produces a detailed report of the devices and changes required to make the network compliant to defined policy. These required changes can be fed into the change approval process and upon approval automatically pushed out to the network...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    The Digital Retail Banking Landscape

    Financial services institutions have a decision to make: do they upgrade existing infrastructure or make better use of what they have in place today? ARGO and Cisco have performed joint testing to show how to take advantage of existing infrastructure and maintain high SLAs on mission-critical applications. This testing has...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Private Cloud Computing for Enterprises: Meet the Demands of High Utilization and Rapid Change

    Customers today can take the first step with Cisco toward cloud computing and private clouds, as the enterprise IT infrastructure evolves toward a cost-effective, ubiquitous, easily accessible, reliable and efficient utility service, with unified management for ease of delivery. Private clouds keep the benefits of cloud computing under the control...

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