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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    IT Services Provider Protects SAN Investment, Expands Capabilities

    EVRY AS provides IT services to businesses, financial institutions, national public-sector entities, municipalities, etc. Their challenges are to meet increasing demand for high performance, keep SAN infrastructure as simple as possible and minimize management requirements. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco MDS 9710 multilayer directors,...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Claims Management Company Makes 10-Year SAN Investment

    Crawford & Company is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions. Their challenges are to improve SAN switching resiliency and performance, support future requirements, including scaling capacity, growing VMs, and potential move to FCoE and minimize migration risk and effort. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    System Integrator Simplifies and Automates Data Center Infrastructure

    NEC NEtworks & System Integration Corporation (NESIC) is a large-scale network and system integrator for the NEC Group. Their challenges are to unify infrastructure management for both virtual and physical environments, reduce time and labor involved with deploying infrastructure and improves cost-efficiency of cloud services and solutions. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    School District Deploys VDI to Improve Computer Management

    Garland Independent School District (GISD) ranks as the twelfth-largest district in Texas. Their challenges are to reduce management load for IT staff across district, improve productivity for staff and classroom time for students and reduce costs by streamlining management and lengthening refresh cycle. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    IT Provider Improves Efficiency with Self-provisioning

    ORBIT is a leader in providing IT consultancy and project management services for companies in Germany. Their challenges are to unify infrastructure management across physical, virtual, and baremetal layers, automate provisioning of virtual machines with self-service portal for developers and manage and track resource usage to accurately invoice clients. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    How Cisco Transformed Its Supply Chain

    The Cisco supply chain is highly diverse, extensive, and global. Their challenges are business agility constrained by highly customized supply chain system and multiple ERP instances, few industry-standard processes and automation efficiencies in the supply chain and long time to market and for acquisition integration. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Agency Deploys Scalable, Power-Resilient Network

    The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) was established in 1987. Their challenge is to refresh heterogeneous campus network infrastructure for high availability, security, and energy efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented standardized on Cisco catalyst 4500 E-Series switch platform with Cisco Universal Power Over...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Service Provider Expands Cloud Business With Cisco CMSP Certification

    Convincing SMBs that a fully-managed, enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure is within their economic reach is not an easy task. Their challenges are to expand Cisco Powered Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) business, demonstrate technology platform credibility and differentiate cloud services from commodity offerings. They chose Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Services Firm Goes Global With Desktop as a Service

    Quest has been a trusted technology consulting and management firm, delivering technology products. Their challenges are to capitalize on Internet of Everything (IoE) market opportunity with new managed service, deploy scalable cloud infrastructure to support business and customer expansion and utilize new services to expand client base internationally. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    School District Offers More Connected Learning at Lower Cost

    Based in the state's capital, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is the largest school district in the state of Indiana. Their challenges are to improve student access to computing labs and resources and reduce number of physical servers to save on hardware and maintenance costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program

    Electronic Arts (EA) is a leader in interactive games and employs 8,000 professionals worldwide with 18 development studios in 11 countries. Their challenges are to provide timely, complete, accurate product-demand data to business, decrease time and staff involvement in routine data processing and increase available staff time for exploring new...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Greater Virtualization with a Smaller Server Footprint

    Power utility Elektroprivreda found itself with a complex mix of hardware and software for the running of its power generation and distribution operations. Their challenges are to simplify diverse, sprawling IT infrastructure and reduce costs and improve efficiency of data center operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Auction Company Makes Network Access Safer, Faster

    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of live, unreserved public auctions of used heavy equipment and trucks every year. Their challenges are to prevent network outages and protect sensitive information; provide great experience for employees and customers and minimize workload for small IT team. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Educational Community Cloud Supports Learning Excellence

    Kennisnet is a public educational organization that supports Dutch primary, secondary and vocational education institutions in the effective use of IT. Their challenges are to enable scalable and secure virtual data center services for education-related institutions and find cost effective, high-performance alternative to public cloud offerings. They chose Cisco to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report

    The recently-released Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report offers a cross-industry look at the major security concerns at the moment as well as malware and vulnerability trends that will be significant in projecting healthcare IT security focuses in the future. The report highlights three key findings – attacks against infrastructure, perimeter...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Faster Access to Information and Applications

    Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-Zentralbank (WGZ BANK) acts as a central bank for Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken. Their challenges are to better enable workforce mobility and productivity and optimize IT management and agility. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented virtual desktops, delivered using Citrix XenDesktop with FlexPod architecture, providing users...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    School Simplifies E-Rate Funding by Moving to Cloud Solution

    Perspectives Charter schools operates five open-enrollment public schools, serving 2300 students. Their challenges are to obtain reliable, high-quality communications services at low cost, simplify funding for communications system maintenance and help school staff collaborates across locations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented replaced on-premises voice system...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Successful Video Deployments Require Attention to Architecture: Connecting Everything to Everyone from Anywhere

    This paper will discuss the changing nature of business today, including the impact of an increasingly mobile and virtual workforce in a BYOT world; highlight the key benefits Frost & Sullivan research shows video conferencing can deliver; note advancements in video technology that are making it easy to deploy to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Collaboration Case Study: Nationwide Financial Firm

    Nationwide, a United Kingdom financial services firm, needed better ways to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive market. Read about how Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution helps Nationwide improve customer service while beating mortgage market competition. Read more..

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Global Company Transforms Culture with Cloud-Based Collaboration

    D+M group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired sound solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. Their challenges are to increase operational efficiency, promote innovation by fostering collaboration and lower communications total cost of ownership. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented common cloud collaboration platform...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Managed Services Provider Makes Rain with Cloud Offerings

    OnX Enterprise Solutions has become one of North America's foremost independent enterprise data center infrastructure and solution providers. Their challenges are to evolve cloud offerings to meet changing customer demand, focus on software-as-a-service model to deliver key business applications from cloud and tap into growing market for cloud-based disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Service Provider Takes Customers to Cloud with Flexible Computing

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) provides integrated communications and data-hosting services to large enterprises and mid-market customers in both the public and private sectors. Their challenges are to expand hosting product range with agile multitenant hosting offering to strategically grow hosting services and acquire secure, high-availability, and trustworthy infrastructure to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CloudVerse Switching for Competitive Advantage

    SITEL is at the forefront of the digital economy. Its dark fiber optic network and data centers connect the Slovakian Internet generation with the world, and currently carry about a third of the country's total data traffic. Their challenges are upgrade service delivery platform and enable new services and make...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Australian University Powers Innovative Teaching and Research

    Swinburne University of Technology has been strongly committed to delivering innovative education using the best technology. Their challenges are supporting learning with rich collaboration and high-performance applications and rapidly scaling data center resources to meet IT demands. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented leverage integrated FlexPod solution,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Powering Italy's Information Society

    Cineca powers Italy's information society. The nonprofit consortium provides High-Performance Computing (HPC) services. Their challenges are to address immediate priority to accelerate customer projects and provide path for data center evolution and virtualization. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented adopt Cisco data center 3.0 approach; deploy Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    IT Vendor Operates More Effectively with Innovative Infrastructure

    ASBIS SK is the largest IT distribution company in the Slovak republic, offering more than 60 hardware and software brands. Their challenges are to enhance security, scalability, and flexibility, reduce capital and operational expenses and overcome hardware obsolescence. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement Cisco hosted cloud...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Swiss SP Courts Clients with Savvy, Affordable Cloud Services

    Swiss-based MiroNet AG offers IT (MiroCare), hosting (MiroHost), and cloud (MiroCloud) services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Switzerland. Their challenge is to expand cloud services business by offering existing and new customers advanced features for greater freedom and control at less cost. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge....

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Insurance Provider Improves Scalability and Enhances Services

    AmWINS is a visionary in specialty insurance distribution that manages over US $6.7 billion in insurance premiums annually. Their challenges are unifying data center and branch operations, improving network scalability and reliability and delivering higher-value services to employees and clients. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement standardize...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Secure Data Center Solution Spurs Economic Growth

    The Montana Economic Revitalization and Development Institute (MERDI) have a broad mission. Their challenges are to provide advanced IT services to local government, nonprofit and business organizations to promote economic growth, help ensure security in multitenant environment and simplify network and security operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Service Provider Builds Secure Private Cloud for Banking

    Finanz Informatik Technologie Service (FI-TS) is an information services provider for the financial services sector in Germany. Their challenges are to keep existing customers loyal, while generating new business, launch cloud-based computing service designed to match security and compliance levels required by finance industry and reduce IT production costs and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers with Intelligent Intel Xeon Processors for Microsoft Exchange Server

    Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) C-Series Rack Servers and B-Series Blade Servers with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors deliver messaging flexibility and choice to businesses of every size. Read this white paper to find out how you can adequately support and scale servers like Microsoft Exchange, whilst reducing operating expenses,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS with Intel Xeon Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation

    Although virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has also created many challenges. Infrastructure is complex, difficult, and time consuming to scale. Network ownership is split between network and server administrators. Security is managed by least-common-denominator approaches. And the massive number of virtual machines these environments spawn taxes server,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with Citrix XenDesktop: Deliver Desktops and Applications as On-Demand Services

    Citrix XenDesktop is a desktop virtualization solution that transforms Windows desktops and applications into an on-demand service available to any user, anywhere, on any device. With XenDesktop, you can securely deliver individual Windows, web and SaaS applications, or full virtual desktops, to PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones, laptops and thin clients—all...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Educational Service Provider Gains Agility to Quickly Scale Up or Down

    Synergis education provides educational services for colleges and universities that are evolving to serve a new type of student. Their challenges are quickly add communications services in new locations as business expands free IT resources to focus on the core business and minimize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Image Hosting Service Implements Flexible Cloud Infrastructure

    Photobucket is one of the world's largest image and video hosting services. Their challenges are using resources more efficiently to compete with competitors, establishing flexible cloud infrastructure to streamline operations and reducing data center size, complexity, and maintenance. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement deployed FlexPod infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Builds Consolidated Data Center

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the 7th smallest, but the 14th most populous and the 3rd most densely populated state in the United States. Their challenges are they need to consolidate and find greater efficiencies, support disaster recovery while reducing costs and reduce dependency on third-party data center. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Texas County Deploys New Data Center to Optimize Operations

    Denton County is one of the fastest-growing in the United States. Their challenges are they need to support increased demand for data center space, build new data center with latest technology and increase physical space and cooling capacity in data center. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Cloud Provider Delivers Enterprise-Class Computing and Disaster Recovery

    iland is a leading cloud service provider that delivers managed infrastructure, backup, and disaster recovery to organizations of all sizes. Their challenges are they need to expand proven cloud operations globally, maximize employee productivity through automated, repeatable processes and extend reliable backup and disaster recovery without sacrificing performance. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Bank Gains Superior SAN Manageability

    The Banco Nacional de Costa Rica is the largest bank in Costa Rica and Central America. Its network supports 170 offices and more than 400 ATMs across the country. Their challenges are they need to expand SAN network capacity and support virtualized environment, improve availability and simplify management of multiple...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and Technology: Video Communications Benefits Midmarket Enterprises

    Midmarket enterprises strive for success in a highly competitive landscape. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions—including smart technology use. Today, technology should enable an enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers; in the future, it should allow businesses to make simple but value-rich changes. Implemented technology...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Bank Gets Ready for Retail With Desktop Virtualization

    Arab Investment Bank is an Egyptian federal joint stock company founded in 1974 and primarily involved in investment and business banking services. Their challenges are to support business expansion into retail banking market and improve employee IT support while lowering costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Alaskan Bank Virtualizes Branches for Productivity Benefits

    Northrim is a commercial bank, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, committed to providing customer-first service. Business continuity and strong security are important competitive differentiators. Slow bandwidth delivery hampered employee productivity and affected customer service and different WAN configurations and server setups among branch offices create IT support challenges. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Insurer Boosts Data Center Efficiency and Agility

    Helvetia Group has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful insurance group that does business in selected European countries. They need to integrate newly acquired companies and regulatory compliance requirements, faster and at lower cost and consolidate to one high availability platform and deliver...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Accelerating Cloud and Virtualization Benefits

    Hi3G Access AB is one of Scandinavia's fastest-growing and most innovative mobile companies. Their challenges are to lower costs and simplify data center management and improve scalability, resilience, and application performance. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to virtualized cloud environment based on Cisco Unified Data Center...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Hosting Firm Delivers Big Performance Gains to Customers

    Secure-24 is a premier provider of critical applications hosting services, including Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) hosting, private-cloud hosting, and disaster recovery. Their challenge is to meet customer demand for hosting high-performance, business-critical applications, provide reliable, high-availability environment at lowest possible cost and offer flexible pricing in increasingly competitive market. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Service Provider Delivers Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Solution

    O4IT is a young and rapidly-growing provider of IT services in the Latin America, their challenges were to deliver innovative IT and cost-optimized service to Latin American market, help ensure scalability to meet rapid growth targets and simplify infrastructure management. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Georgia City Deploys Consolidated Environment to Increase Productivity

    The city's police department was facing several challenges in managing public safety, because its technology and infrastructure were outdated and completely outsourced, which did not allow the department to access its data efficiently. They need secure network and install new hardware and increase public safety using technology to aggregate data....

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Italian Manufacturer Secures Continuity of Supply

    Costruzioni Elettroniche Industriali Automatismi (CEIA) may not be a familiar name, but if the user travels a lot the chances are they will have encountered its products. Their challenges are to improve business continuity, enhance infrastructure scalability and reduce IT administrative burden. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Implemented...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Subsea Supplier Improves Application and Data Center Performance

    Innovative technologies and the rising price of natural resources have pushed more companies into exploring and developing offshore fields of oil and gas. They wanted to support business activities globally by providing up-to-date reporting, virtualized and improve performance on servers running SAP applications and streamline data center management. Updated data...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Rebate Fulfillment Firm Cuts Costs, Boosts Performance

    Young America was founded in 1972 to help three Minnesota businesses fulfill their customer rebate offers and other types of marketing promotions. Their challenges are to increase data center capacity to handle growing volume of incoming business, improve availability to meet requirements for Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) and enhance performance to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Service Provider Assures Scalable Platform for the Cloud

    Daisy Communications is a fast-growing independent service provider based in the U.K. They want to integrate diverse legacy networks after rapid run of multiple acquisitions, target long-term investment with assured scalability for cloud-based applications and gain the technology capabilities required to acquire more FTSE 100 customers. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Creating New Class of Enterprise-Cloud Services

    Savvis is a worldwide leader in providing Cloud, network, and managed hosting services. They want to develop new enterprise-class cloud solution, enabling customers to create their own virtual private data center inside multitenant environment and differentiate by offering tiered service options and easy self-provisioning. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    BlueWave Builds Bigger, Better Cloud to Provide Services Faster

    Cloud services firms, such as BlueWave Computing, assume this daunting responsibility for their clients and make a business of designing and delivering services that satisfy the most exacting business requirements. Their challenges were to deliver new, high-performance cloud service, help enable rapid growth in customer base and keep infrastructure and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Unified Computing Platform Makes Server Allocation Around 60 Times Faster

    DATEV eG offers software solutions and IT services across Europe for tax advisers, accountants and attorneys, as well as their clients. DATEV wanted a modern, easy-to-manage, failsafe, cost-saving and future-proof infrastructure solution that would integrate well within its existing rack server environment. The personalized infrastructure solution is based on a...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Validated Data Center Architecture Sees Fast Benefits

    GTS Central Europe (GTS) is a leading regional provider of integrated telecommunications services. Their challenges are to increase competitive advantage through cloud-based infrastructure services and reduce costs and drive financial performance across European data centers. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Pre-validated cloud architecture from Cisco, NetApp, and VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Global Enterprise Scales to Meet Real-Time Demand

    HireRight is the industry leader in providing solutions to meet its customers' employment background screening, drug screening, and employment eligibility requirements. Their challenges are to streamline IT infrastructure and simplify administration for long term, reduce carbon footprint and maintain high performance and availability for customers and internal users. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    North American Service Provider Tracks Multiple Benefits of Unified Computing Infrastructure for Private Cloud

    Large companies and government agencies often struggle to manage multiple isolated departments with slow, complex workflows, redundant solutions, and bloated expenditures. Their challenges were lower application infrastructure costs, decrease operational complexity, and deploy and support applications more quickly across the organization to meet increasing demands and understand value and benefits...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Service Provider Standardizes Data Center to Deliver Custom Cloud Services

    Peak 10 has evolved from a more limited provider of IT services into a comprehensive provider of cloud-based, fully managed IT. Their challenges were to unify cloud delivery of subscription-based, customized, fully managed, enterprise applications, need to create scalable, flexible, multitenant environment to meet growing demand for cloud services and...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    The Cisco SONA Architectural Model in Unified Communications: A Solid Foundation for the Collaborative, Innovative Enterprise

    Enterprises are increasingly taking an architectural approach to analyzing their business processes, the supporting application framework, the information and data storage, as well as their IT infrastructure. The same architectural considerations must apply to a unified communications solution. A primary goal of unified communications solutions is to boost productivity and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Putting Social Software to Work in Your Business: A Journey Toward Enterprise 2.0

    Over the past decade, business leaders have addressed productivity gaps by implementing systems that automate and accelerate transactional business processes. Automating repeatable processes frees up time for people to focus on things that can't be automated. Today, however, business leaders cannot achieve the growth and innovation they want from further...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Network Services

    Enterprise architectures, the IT frameworks that govern the alignment between business and technology architectures, come in a range of styles. For example, the pioneering \"Zachman framework\" emphasizes the classification and proper assignment of artifacts. TOGAF, a widely used architecture developed by the Open Group, lays out a process for moving...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Cloud: What an Enterprise Must Know

    This paper is addressed to business and technology leaders at enterprises worldwide, with the expectation that the reader has a basic understanding of cloud computing. As user work through this process within user's own organizations, user can read this paper to gain insights from Cisco's perspective about the benefits, barriers,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Enterprise IPv6 Transition Strategy

    Government mandates, e-business and Internet growth requirements, and impending IPv4 address exhaustion concerns are prompting many enterprises to begin implementing an IPv6 transition strategy. The available techniques for supporting IPv6 transition strategies fall into three categories: IPv6 native (dual-stack), IPv6 tunneling, and IPv6 translation. Most of these techniques have limited...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    IPS Deployments in Enterprise Data Centers

    Enterprises consolidate all their applications and servers into data centers. The services hosted by the data center are crucial; the data center offers key functions for day-to-day business and ecommerce transactions. The concentration of services, confidential information, and resources make these centralized locations attractive for exploit. Attacks against these server...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Detecting IPv6 Tunnels in an Enterprise Network

    The ongoing depletion of unique and global IPv4 addresses is creating an increased focus on IPv6 technology. The regional registries run ongoing statistics on the available IPv4 address pool and realize that they will be unable to meet IPv4 address block requests at some point in the future. Most major...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Securing the Unified Communications - Enabled Enterprise

    In today's global economy, traditional time and geographical boundaries are vanishing. Many businesses have adopted a 24-hours-a-day approach to serving customers, who may be located anywhere in the world, in any time zone. For businesses, government agencies, and academic organizations to thrive in this dynamic market, personnel must remain accessible...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Fixed Mobile Convergence for the Enterprise: Understanding Technology and Deployment Options for Voice and Unified Communications Applications

    The term fixed mobile convergence is used increasingly by industry press, service providers, and vendors. Unfortunately, the term is not well defined and is often used loosely. This paper will define fixed mobile convergence. It will then focus on solutions that provide fixed mobile convergence for voice and unified communications...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Enterprise Distributed Systems and Infiniband

    Enterprise systems are increasingly strained by the sheer volume of data that is consumed, generated, and manipulated during the course of everyday operations. This paper discusses the challenges faced by different industries and how networking technology can help businesses scale system performance. A recurrent theme across all of these sectors...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Enterprise Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Design for Performance and Reliability

    This paper, intended for IT architects deploying virtual desktops, explains how user can use products from VMware, Cisco, and EMC to create an end-to-end solution for VMware View 3.0. Planned correctly, the complete Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides a PC-like experience, even in bandwidth-constrained environments. \"Desktop computing\" has become a...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Texas University Enhances Reputation with New Data Center

    West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in Canyon, Texas is a pioneer. The school has been operating with a virtual data center since 2008 to achieve better operational efficiency. They need to support growing student enrollment while reducing costs and desire to refresh virtual data center to support distance learning. Update...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    College Chooses Virtual Desktops to Meet Instructional Needs

    Volunteer (Vol) State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee currently operates with 600 full-time faculty and staff who strive to meet the needs of 8500 students. They want to support growing student population while reducing operational costs, accommodate students requiring a work life balance and adjust instruction after state program changes....

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    School District Enhances Learning with Virtual Desktops

    Utica City School District (UCSD), located in New York State, spans 13 school buildings, their challenges are to migrate school desktop computers to virtual desktop infrastructure, increase collaborative learning environments within constraints of small budget and streamline server infrastructure and management system. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure deployed on Cisco UCS, serving...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    University Switches on Remote Learning Power

    The University of CAgliari (UniCA) is the top higher education establishment in Sardinia. Their challenges are to equip 32,000 students with Wi-Fi access and transformational e-learning tools, improve efficiency of university staff through improved collaboration and save on operational cost of running network spanning ten campus sites. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Bank Improves Data Center Resilience and Disaster Recovery

    One of the largest financial institutions in the Czech Republic, GE Money Bank is a fast growing full-service bank with an extensive network of branches and automated teller machines. Their challenges are to enhance resilience through greater network uptime, improve service delivery and maintain security across entire application estate. They...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Banking Leader Improves Group-Wide Data Management and Availability

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    German Leasing Company Simplifies Data Center Operations

    LHI has developed from a real estate leasing specialist into an investment partner for companies, the public sector, and investors. Their challenges were to improve SAP performance and simplify infrastructure and reduce cabling. Impressed by its virtualization capabilities and ease of management, SAP deployed on Cisco Unified Computing System. The...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2011

    By Virtualizing, Hospital Downsizes Data Center, Cuts Costs

    The Denver Health and Hospital Authority is the Rocky Mountain Region's Level I academic trauma center and the safety-net hospital for the Denver area. They want to streamline troubleshooting of complex data center problems, downsize data center while optimizing utilization and performance and provide universal access to data center, application....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Health Insurance Company Improves Service and Cuts Cost

    As a leading Swiss healthcare insurance provider, Groupe Mutuel Association d'Assureurs has 1.4 million clients and is ranked second in its market. They want to improve operational resilience and enhance service capability, while lowering costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. FlexPod architecture based on Cisco Nexus switching, Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Hospitals Upgrade Data Center to Deliver New Medical Applications

    As a not-for-profit healthcare system, Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) is dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people throughout the region. They want to improve data center performance, standardize on single data center vendor to streamline infrastructure and management and reduce data center resources, including support, space, power, and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    NHL Team Prepares for Future Technologies With Cisco and Tegile

    The Minnesota Wild National Hockey League (NHL) franchise has excited devoted hockey fans in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, making its first playoff appearance in only its third season. Their challenges are to streamline infrastructure management to support increased interaction with clients, managing and planning for infrastructure growth and following sustainability...

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