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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Smart Grid: Leveraging Intelligent Communications to Transform the Power Infrastructure

    Smart grid is the term generally used to describe the integration of the elements connected to the electrical grid with an information infrastructure to offer numerous benefits for both the providers and consumers of electricity. It is an intelligent future electricity system that connects all supply, grid, and demand elements...

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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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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The Role of 3GPP's Evolved Packet Core in the Build-Out of the Mobile Internet

    With the rise of the Mobile Internet, IP capabilities are coming front and center for many operators.3GPP has responded to this trend with an all-IP core network called the EPC and new packet-optimized airlink technologies like E-UTRAN (otherwise known as LTE). Cisco will play a major role in the Mobile...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Understanding Quality of Service on the Catalyst 6500 Switch

    This paper explains the Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities available in the Catalyst 6500 Switch as it applies to PFC QoS for IPv4 data. This paper does not cover QoS features on the WAN linecards like the FlexWAN, OSM and SIP modules, nor does it cover QoS for MPLS. This...

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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

    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 // 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 // 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 // Jan 2011

    Video Conferencing Brings the World to Telecom Firm's Door

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Agency Transforms Business Model With Webcasts and Video

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2011

    Video Speeds Staff Training and Streamlines Acquisitions

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Brokerage Delivers Innovative 24-Hour Global Event Online

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Real-Time Web Meetings Increase Impact of Software Demos

    Snow Software provides specialized products and training that help companies manage software and hardware assets. Their challenge is to demonstrate complex asset management software products to worldwide prospects, including overall ease of use and enable collaboration between international partners and staff located across Europe. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Web Meetings Enhance Recruiting and Expand Applicant Pool

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Video Delivers Face-to-Face Interaction for Remote Students

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Training Company Doubles Revenue With New Online Strategy

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

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  • Case Studies // 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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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Online Meetings Enable Sales Team to Increase Leads Tenfold

    HLP Information management GmbH is a provider of software and IT solutions that specializes in helping global clients. Their challenge is to highlight sophisticated features of advanced IT systems, deliver more sales presentations and product demonstrations to global customers and improve meeting accessibility while reducing costs for customers and staff....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Government Agency Expands Training With Online Classes

    The European Patent Office (EPO) is responsible for providing a uniform patent application process for individuals and companies, their challenge is to enable online training sessions for patent developers, demonstrate capabilities of large, complex patent database and support easy access for multinational users. The EPO chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Global HR Firm Reaches Remote Clients With Web-Based Coaching

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Software Company Reaps the Benefits of Online Meetings

    SunGard is one of the world's leading software and IT services companies, their challenge is to reduce travel costs associated with in-person meetings without compromising effectiveness and implement user-friendly online solution for global organization with multiple internal platforms. SunGard chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology....

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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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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Courting Students with Next-Generation Wireless

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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 // 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

    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 // 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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  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    University Cuts $1 Million in Annual Travel Costs

    At the University of Notre Dame, faculty and staff use Cisco WebEx™ products to collaborate with colleagues, to communicate with overseas students, and to reduce travel costs. Notre Dame administrators cite WebEx’s cross-platform support and ease of use as the primary reasons it’s become so popular among instructors and students....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    University Reaches More Students Online, Spending Less

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

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