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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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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Wholesaler Increases Sales and Saves Money

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

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  • Case Studies // 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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  • 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 // Aug 2011

    Managed Services Provider Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

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

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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Delivering Cloud Services for Less

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Transforming Government Services with a Secure, Compliant Private Cloud Environment

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

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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 2011

    CCH: Cognitive Channel Hopping in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

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

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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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  • 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 // Mar 2010

    Abusing Social Networks for Automated User Profiling

    Recently, social networks such as Facebook have experienced a huge surge in popularity. The amount of personal information stored in these sites calls for appropriate security precautions to protect this data. In this paper, the authors describe how people are able to take advantage of a common weakness, namely the...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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 // 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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  • 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 // Mar 2011

    Software Developer Avoids Planes, Experiences Profit Gains

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

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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 // 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 // Jun 2011

    Telepresence: Optimize to Preserve and Increase Business Value

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Self-Verifying Names for Read-Only Named Data

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Data Center Network Evolution: Prepare to Deliver Business Value

    Modern business and technology trends are placing new demands on data centers that were built for a different time and a different set of requirements. Many existing data center networks were designed primarily for traditional voice and data traffic and incorporate assumptions about your applications that no longer are true....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    School District Enhances Interactive Learning Experience

    The Ligonier Valley School District is home to approximately 1700 students. Spread across more than 230 square miles, Ligonier Valley is one of the largest geographical school districts in Pennsylvania. The district’s students are housed in four buildings: Laurel Valley Elementary (K-5), RK Mellon Elementary (K-5), Ligonier Middle School (6-8),...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Intelligent WAN Technology Design Guide

    Cisco® Validated Designs provide the foundation for systems design based on common use cases or current engineering system priorities. They incorporate a broad set of technologies, features, and applications to address customer needs. Cisco engineers have comprehensively tested and documented each Cisco Validated Design in order to ensure faster, more...

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