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  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report

    As adversaries rapidly refine their ability to develop and deploy malware that can breach network defences and evade detection, the security industry, as a whole, struggles to innovate at a similar pace. This dynamic creates a significant problem for organizations investing in security products and services: They often end up...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    ESG Paper: Cisco’s Intelligence Security Architecture

    Nowadays, all organisations face an unprecedented threat landscape, resulting in the recent wave of data breaches at organisations like Target, Home Depot, and JPMorgan Chase. Given this dangerous situation, CISOs must move beyond security controls for prevention alone and organisations must vigorously hunt down malicious cyber-activities by collecting and analysing...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    Desktop Collaboration - Office Takeover Video

    Offices aren’t productivity factories anymore - they’re collaboration centres where individuals and groups can develop their best ideas. Cisco® Collaboration tools bring people together to speed the decision-making process and help you execute on your most innovative ideas while cutting operational waste. View this video to see hoe a company...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Enterprise Network Security Solutions Paper

    Security analysts used to say it’s not a question of if you’ll be attacked but when. Today, the facts are even more alarming: we no longer need to wonder when your network will be targeted. Your business is under attack right now. According to the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report,...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco e-Book: Data Centres That Deliver

    Organisations thrive when applications and information move faster. But most IT staff spend 70 percent of their time maintaining existing systems - leaving only one day per week for initiatives that create competitive advantage. Cisco looks to flip that ratio. Cisco's integrated infrastructure and IT solutions help you simplify application...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    ZK Research: WiFi and the Need for Multigigabit Networks

    Historically, the speed of a wired connection at the access edge has always been faster than that of a wireless connection. This means workers had to choose between the performance of wired connectivity and the convenience of a wireless connection. The era of LAN-like wireless is finally here. Now, users...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco eBook: Today’s Collaborative Spaces

    Offices aren’t productivity factories anymore - they’re collaboration centres where individuals and groups can develop their best ideas. Cisco Collaboration tools bring people together to speed the decision-making process and help you execute on your most innovative ideas while cutting operational waste. Download the report to learn how to create...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco: Addressing the Full Attack Continuum

    Zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats have outstripped the capabilities of traditional security methods that rely exclusively on detection and blocking for protection. In fact, 100 percent of companies surveyed by Cisco, as part of our Annual Security Report, have connections to domains that are known to host malicious files...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    NGFW Requirements for SMBs and Distributed Enterprises

    The need for threat-focused next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) that can effectively mitigate risks that traditional unified threat management (UTM) and point solutions cannot is highlighted by numerous studies, including one from Cisco that reported that every organization should assume it has been hacked. Cisco threat researchers found malicious traffic was visible...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) CVD

    This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for detecting, connecting, and engaging mobile users within your venue and leveraging your Wi-Fi network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Integrated Network Security Architecture: Threat-focused Nextgeneration Firewall

    Most large organizations address network security with an army of tactical point tools like firewalls, VPN gateways, IDSs/IPSs, network proxies, malware sandboxes, web and e-mail gateways, etc. This messy array of independent technologies was adequate ten years ago, but now presents a plethora of operational, policy enforcement, and monitoring challenges....

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-Generation Network Security: A Buyers’ Guide

    Today’s adversaries continue to increase their capabilities faster than the defenses deployed to stop them. Whether they are obfuscating their attacks or hiding malicious code within webpages and other files, they are making it more and more difficult to profile and identify legitimate network traffic. This is especially true in...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Achieve More with Video Collaboration - Cisco CMR

    As the workforce becomes more mobile and distributed, leaders recognise that video is an essential component of effective business collaboration. Video conferencing is becoming more pervasive, as it delivers a range of proven benefits to teams and orqanisations. Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) ...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forbes Paper: Boost Innovation With Video

    Video communications and videoconferencing have been a part of corporate life for decades. It already is a staple of executive conference rooms, and many larger organizations maintain in-house or contracted video capabilities for special events and presentations. Now, thanks to easy-to-use technology and affordable options, a wide range of employees...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Business Value of UCS as a Platform

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Case Study: Powering World Motor-Racing Events

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Paper: Data Centre Everywhere

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Jun 2015

    TechWiseTV: 802.11ac Wave 2: Are you Ready?

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    MarketScope for Group Video Systems

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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),...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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....

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    TechWiseTV: Smarter Routers for the Intelligent WAN

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Boost Innovation With Video Communications

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences Make Your Customer’s Encounter Personal

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Best Practices for Building a Mobility Strategy

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    The Mobile Learning Phenomenon In Education

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Top Five Things to Know about Cisco BiDi Optical Technology

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Next Generation Enterprise WAN

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cisco and Akamai Elevate the Customer Digital Experience

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Five Secrets of Highly Effective Data Centers

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Achieve More with Video Collaboration - Cisco CMR

    As the workforce becomes more mobile and distributed, leaders recognise that video is an essential component of effective business collaboration. Video conferencing is becoming more pervasive, as it delivers a range of proven benefits to teams and orqanisations. Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) ...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco: Addressing the Full Attack Continuum

    Zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats have outstripped the capabilities of traditional security methods that rely exclusively on detection and blocking for protection. In fact, 100 percent of companies surveyed by Cisco, as part of our Annual Security Report, have connections to domains that are known to host malicious files...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    NGFW Requirements for SMBs and Distributed Enterprises

    The need for threat-focused next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) that can effectively mitigate risks that traditional unified threat management (UTM) and point solutions cannot is highlighted by numerous studies, including one from Cisco that reported that every organization should assume it has been hacked. Cisco threat researchers found malicious traffic was visible...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) CVD

    This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for detecting, connecting, and engaging mobile users within your venue and leveraging your Wi-Fi network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Integrated Network Security Architecture: Threat-focused Nextgeneration Firewall

    Most large organizations address network security with an army of tactical point tools like firewalls, VPN gateways, IDSs/IPSs, network proxies, malware sandboxes, web and e-mail gateways, etc. This messy array of independent technologies was adequate ten years ago, but now presents a plethora of operational, policy enforcement, and monitoring challenges....

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-Generation Network Security: A Buyers’ Guide

    Today’s adversaries continue to increase their capabilities faster than the defenses deployed to stop them. Whether they are obfuscating their attacks or hiding malicious code within webpages and other files, they are making it more and more difficult to profile and identify legitimate network traffic. This is especially true in...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco e-Book: Data Centres That Deliver

    Organisations thrive when applications and information move faster. But most IT staff spend 70 percent of their time maintaining existing systems - leaving only one day per week for initiatives that create competitive advantage. Cisco looks to flip that ratio. Cisco's integrated infrastructure and IT solutions help you simplify application...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    ZK Research: WiFi and the Need for Multigigabit Networks

    Historically, the speed of a wired connection at the access edge has always been faster than that of a wireless connection. This means workers had to choose between the performance of wired connectivity and the convenience of a wireless connection. The era of LAN-like wireless is finally here. Now, users...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco eBook: Today’s Collaborative Spaces

    Offices aren’t productivity factories anymore - they’re collaboration centres where individuals and groups can develop their best ideas. Cisco Collaboration tools bring people together to speed the decision-making process and help you execute on your most innovative ideas while cutting operational waste. Download the report to learn how to create...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report

    As adversaries rapidly refine their ability to develop and deploy malware that can breach network defences and evade detection, the security industry, as a whole, struggles to innovate at a similar pace. This dynamic creates a significant problem for organizations investing in security products and services: They often end up...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    Desktop Collaboration - Office Takeover Video

    Offices aren’t productivity factories anymore - they’re collaboration centres where individuals and groups can develop their best ideas. Cisco® Collaboration tools bring people together to speed the decision-making process and help you execute on your most innovative ideas while cutting operational waste. View this video to see hoe a company...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Enterprise Network Security Solutions Paper

    Security analysts used to say it’s not a question of if you’ll be attacked but when. Today, the facts are even more alarming: we no longer need to wonder when your network will be targeted. Your business is under attack right now. According to the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report,...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    ESG Paper: Cisco’s Intelligence Security Architecture

    Nowadays, all organisations face an unprecedented threat landscape, resulting in the recent wave of data breaches at organisations like Target, Home Depot, and JPMorgan Chase. Given this dangerous situation, CISOs must move beyond security controls for prevention alone and organisations must vigorously hunt down malicious cyber-activities by collecting and analysing...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forbes Paper: Boost Innovation With Video

    Video communications and videoconferencing have been a part of corporate life for decades. It already is a staple of executive conference rooms, and many larger organizations maintain in-house or contracted video capabilities for special events and presentations. Now, thanks to easy-to-use technology and affordable options, a wide range of employees...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Online-Meetings statt Flugreisen

    Bei der Planung und Durchf?hrung von internationalen IT-Projekten greifen die SOS-Kinderd?rfer schon seit l?ngerem auf Online-Meetings mit Cisco WebEx zur?ck. Mittlerweile hat sich diese Kommunikationsform auch in anderen Bereichen der Organisation fest etabliert. Die Anzahl der Flugreisen konnte dadurch reduziert und die Kommunikation wesentlich vereinfacht werden.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Virtuelle Mobilit?t statt Ortswechsel

    Das Krisenjahr 2009 hat das Verh?ltnis der Unternehmen zu Gesch?ftreisen nachhaltig ver?ndert. F?r operative Aufgaben macht die virtuelle Collaboration eine physische Ortsver?n-derung weitgehend ?berfl?ssig. Online-Meetings lassen sich schnell und ohne Aufwand organisieren und sind effizienter als Gesch?ftreisen.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Virtuelle Communities f?r Good Governance

    Der berufsbegleitende Studiengang "Master of Public Policy", den die HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance anbietet, findet nicht nur vor Ort sondern auch im Netz statt. Die Studierenden und die Dozenten nutzen f?r ihre Kommunikation die Webkonferenz-L?sung Meeting Center von Cisco WebEx um damit ortsunabh?ngig an gemeinsamen Projekten zu arbeiten.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Abschied vom B?roschreibtisch

    Die Arbeitswelt ver?ndert sich und herk?mmliche Modelle der Organisation von Arbeitszeit und Arbeitsort k?nnen neue Anforderungen nicht mehr abdecken. Das Konzept des ""Smart Working"" l?st die Arbeitsprozesse von r?umlichen, zeitlichen und hierarchischen Einschr?nkungen und organi-siert sich in virtuellen Communities.

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Desktop Virtualization: New Business Opportunities With Cost-Effective, Flexible Desktops As A Service

    Service providers and enterprises today are working to reach a shared goal: how to better serve global customers. In fact, service providers, because of their networking, billing, and services expertise, may be uniquely positioned as trusted business partners providing enterprise customers with outsourced, real-time, on-demand managed services. In order to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cisco Unified Computing System Integration With Oracle e-Business Suite R12

    Oracle E-Business Suite running on the Cisco Unified Computing System will unite computing, network, storage access, and virtualization resources into a cohesive system. The Cisco Unified Computing System, based on industry standards, is designed to streamline data center resources, scale service delivery and radically reduce the number of devices requiring...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Realizing the Benefits Of Virtualization

    Virtualization has improved business agility. "The Cisco Nexus solution means that we can respond much faster to the needs of our customers," says Vassalli. As a result, the customer can now be confident of meeting new security compliance requirements, which means there is less risk to us in terms of...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Enterprise Data Center Topology

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Data Center Design - IP Network Infrastructure

    The Cisco Data Center 3.0 architecture is built on the concept of investment protection, allowing incremental integration of new technologies and platforms into the existing infrastructure to meet changing business needs. Specific business requirements in the enterprise data center can dictate highly customized topologies, but often many of the same...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Shift to Cloud Computing: Forget the Technology, It's About Economics

    Cloud computing is hailed as the next big thing in IT, and a great deal of attention has focused on cloud technology. But technology is not the primary impetus to shift from traditional, data-center-based IT, and the technologies that underpin cloud computing are not new. Rather than experiencing a technological...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Securing the Smart Grid

    The smart grid promises a more efficient way of supplying and consuming energy. In essence, the smart grid is a data communications network integrated with the power grid and collects and analyzes data about power transmission, distribution, and consumption all in near-real time. Based on this data, smart grid technology...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Network Virtualization-Path Isolation Design Guide

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Pervasive Security Answers Cloud Computing Worries

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Resource Allocation for Multihomed Scalable Video Streaming to Multiple Clients

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

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

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

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: First Uncover Its Value and Assess Network Readiness

    Effective use of business video can help organizations collaborate to increase productivity. While implementation of the right technologies is critical to success, it is equally important to understand the need to begin the process with the right assessment and preparation. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video Planning: Consider the User Experience and Operational Efficiency

    Business videos can showcase the strategic value of IT to the organization. IT professionals need to understand the many planning and design considerations that will ultimately produce an excellent user experience and optimize operational efficiency. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers to provide a framework for...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: Deliver the Desired Results with Implement and Operate Services

    Business video can showcase the strategic value of IT to the organization. IT professionals need to understand the issues, which can arise during implementation and ongoing operations, and be prepared to overcome them to help ensure an excellent user experience. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Videos // May 2011

    Business Video: Optimize to Preserve and Increase Business Value

    As a user of business video, you understand that a consistently high-quality video experience requires ongoing monitoring and tuning of the underlying network and solutions. Identifying operational efficiencies and new capabilities for communication, collaboration, education, and security is crucial. Cisco Services has produced a series of four white papers to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Cisco Cloud News: Get it "To Go"

    What are the top revenue-producing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings today? What are buyers looking for in a cloud services provider? How can you improve application performance over the WAN? The Cisco Managed/Cloud Services Insight Group helps service providers capitalize on the cloud by providing insight and answers to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Companies Look to the Clouds for Collaboration

    Business leaders and IT departments are under pressure to provide innovative tools and capabilities to users they serve during a time of shrinking budgets and limited resources. Cloud-based collaboration services address these challenges. Delivering collaboration services from the cloud is an opportunity custom made for service providers. Are you ready?...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Why WebEx? Discover the Beneits of Real-Time Web Collaboration in Your Organization

    The global economy requires new ways of doing business. It simply is not feasible to travel to all locations to meet prospects, customers, and colleagues. It's inefficient, too expensive, and hampers productivity. Today's companies are global operations, with distributed workforces, worldwide clients, and round-the-clock customer support. When the workday ends...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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...

    Provided By Cisco Systems