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  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    How Cisco IT Deployed Cisco WebEx Cloud Connected Audio

    Cisco employees have increasingly used online web conferences in place of in-person meetings and audio-only conference calls. Their challenges are to support employees' rapidly growing use of audio and web conferences by transitioning to Cisco WebEx services and create network design to support shift from inbound to outbound calls for...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2015

    Saving Critical Workloads

    In fifteen years, Peak 10 has grown into a major provider of cloud, managed, data center and network services. The company collaborates with customers across a wide range of industries to find the solutions that work best for them. Their challenges are to deliver reliable, managed disaster recovery as a...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Manufacturer Unifies Workforce and Enhances Customer Interactions

    Pella Corporation offers a broad range of quality residential and commercial windows and doors for new construction and remodeling projects. Their challenges are to increase customer satisfaction with contact center experience, maintain people-centric culture as enterprise grows and simplify IT. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Transforming to an Engaged and Connected City

    Economic opportunity and a reputation as "Canada's safest city" have boosted the City of Mississauga's population to nearly 800,000 residents, and its growing fast. Their challenges are to provide open and accessible government, enable decisions through research and analytics, create a connected and engaged workforce and improve services through innovation....

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    A New Framework for Transforming IT

    As the global economy recovers, financial institutions are seeing new growth and fiercer competition. That's certainly true for Skipton Building Society, the UKs fourth-largest building society. In 2013, the organization made strong advances in customer count, savings balances and pretax profits. Their challenges are complex IT processes slowed responsiveness to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Best Practices for Building a Mobility Strategy

    The era of mobility is here. Line-of-business managers and IT leaders must consider how to evolve the business to maximize the new opportunities created by mobility. Mobile computing represents the most significant shift in IT since the birth of computing. Organizations that embrace this shift can gain a significant advantage...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    5 Tips for Wireless and BYOD

    BYOD and mobility continues to be one of the most influential trends reshaping the landscape of the mobile enterprise and the evolution of IT organizations. If your company needs to deploy mobile devices, read on!

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2014

    Wireless Network Connects 50-Acre Campus

    "Recognized by 28 national awards, Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) is one of the top high schools in the United States and the largest career and technical high school in New Jersey. Their challenges are to support one-to-one laptop initiative, upgrade wireless network to support thousands of devices simultaneously and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Infographic - Accelerating 40G Adoption

    An Infographic from Cisco looking at accelerating 40G adoption. It explores the trends driving the 40G upgrades as well as what it means for you Data Center. Download this Infographic to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Why the Nexus 9000 Switching Series Offers the Highest Availability and Reliability Measured in MTBF?

    With 2014 and 2015 being the years of open networking pilots and deployments, respectively, much focus was on the upcoming announcements of high-density 40GbE spine switches from Cisco’s Nexus 9000 series, Arista’s 7500E and HP’s 11900/12900. The new generation of hybrid switching leverages the forwarding and power efficiency gains afforded...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Nexus at a Glance

    The Cisco ACI makes IT more agile by reducing application deployment time. It does this by providing a common programmable automation and management framework for network, application, security, and virtualization teams. Cisco ACI is built on a fabric foundation that combines hardware, software, and ASIC innovations into an integrated system....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Powerful Business Support

    Serving over half a million customers, the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) is currently the only electricity utility on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Their challenges are to reduce operating expenses for IT support, increase speed and efficiency of SAP applications and standardize data centers on single solution. They chose...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleashing IT ACI Special Edition Article

    Virtualization, cloud, and mobility are opening new avenues in the IT world and could require infrastructure changes. The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) is the future of networking with a holistic architecture, centralized automation, and policy-driven application profiles. Featured customers weigh in on their decision to implement Cisco...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Transform your business by adopting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

    The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric architecture brings a revolutionary policy-based approach to data center networks with the introduction of the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches and the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). Enhancements introduced in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series facilitate programmability of the fabric according...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Infographic - Why Choose Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

    An infographic explaining application deployment at the speed of business. Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is application aware, enables dynamic application instantiation and removal, and is capable of supporting physical, virtual, and cloud integration with full management visibility. Download this infographic to understand how ACI can boost the efficiency of your...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

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  • Research // Nov 2014

    Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Overview

    Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is an innovative architecture that radically simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle. This report provides a brief overview of Cisco ACI along with, • Infrastructure problems addressed • Main ACI Components • Benefits of ACI • ACI Services Download this report to learn more.

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Innovating Italian Logistics Market with Cloud

    Artoni Trasporti serves 13,000 clients and handles 30,000 daily shipments via 35 branches and 35 partners. Operations must be visible in real-time. Anytime, anyplace. In the warehouse, in the office, and on the road. Their challenges are to protect business continuity with more agile and lower-cost IT model. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Evolved Data Centers for Transforming Companies

    Calligaris Spa is a historical Friulian company that has been engaged in the production of home furnishings since 1923, and it's one of the most well-known Italian brands worldwide in the field of home design. Their challenges are innovating the data center network infrastructure, ensuring higher performance by reducing management...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Fitness Company Builds Secure Data Center

    Beachbody, creator of one of the nation's most popular in-home fitness and weight loss solutions, was founded in 1998. Their challenges are to disparate network without standardized platform hindered growth, isolated data, security, and telecom didn't allow single-pane network view and manual configuration and management of firewalls required intensive time....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Cisco Collaboration: Giving Small and Medium Organisations a Head Start

    Simple, affordable collaboration solutions are making it easier for people to work more effectively, on any device, and from any location: in the office, at home, or on the move. Nowhere is this more evident than in small and medium organisations where more and more businesses are seizing new opportunities...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Top Ways to Optimize Your Contact Centre Investment

    Improving the customer experience to strengthen loyalty is a top goal for global brands. And because contact centres are typically a once-in-a-decade investment, the stakes are high. Picking the right platform and the right partner is proven to: Improve customer satisfaction Lower cost per call Increase first contact resolution ...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Customers Have Changed the Way They Interact. Has your Contact Centre?

    Customers now communicate across multiple emerging channels and devices. This isn’t a vision of the future – it’s happening right now. The research shows that customers have and are in love with the technology. What’s more, their preferences are becoming well established, so if you are not accessible in...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Bank Migrates Two Data Centers to Support Long-Term Growth

    Banco de Guayaquil is Ecuador's second-largest private bank, serving approximately 1.6 million customers with an extensive network of 4000 neighborhood banks, 200 national offices. Their challenges are to migrating two data centers to achieve greater geographical redundancy, complete project on time, on budget, with no impact on users and find...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Making Life Easier at a Banking Sector Firm

    Bellevue Group has a focus on corporate banking and asset management. Their challenges are to improve compliance, enhance services, cut complexity and have high availability. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco unified data center architecture, collaboration, security and wireless. The results of implementing Cisco were...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Wi-Fi Means Rapid Growth for Mobile Advertising Innovator

    Velti has emerged as a leading player in this global boom, providing mobile advertising technology and solutions. Their challenges are to enhance business agility through quicker set-up of new offices anywhere, decrease provisioning time for mobile workforce and reduce capital expenditure and accelerate secure collaboration and communication within and between...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    African Bank Halves Data Center Size

    Zanaco is one of Zambia's top banks. It leads the way in areas such as Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and Internet banking. Their challenges are to create IT platform for growth and simplify admin and upgrade compute. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Unified Computing...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    IT Solutions Provider Delivers Unified Global Services

    Getronics is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, offering a complete portfolio of integrated IT and communications services for large enterprises and public-sector organizations. Their challenges are to engage with multinational German company to provide superior visibility across installed base, consolidate end-of-life data for more proactive lifecycle management and help ensure...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Data Center Provider Boosts Hosting Capability

    OEtker Daten und InformationsVerarbeitung (OEDIV) is a data center application hosting business belonging to Dr. Oetker, the German multinational conglomerate. Their challenges are to reduce costs while maintaining quality of service, attract new hosting customers and improve time to market. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Growing University in Namibia Moves to Next-Generation Security

    At The Polytechnic of Namibia has a 13,000-student university with 11 offices across the country. Their challenges are to prepare network for anticipated doubling of student body size, strengthen network security against increasing infections and attacks and simplify security implementations and management for limited staff. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Protecting Against Security Threats, Streamlining Service Delivery

    The Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain, provides health, education and administration services for a widely dispersed population of more than two million residents. Their challenges are to streamline delivery of regional government's public services and update, simplify email management with easy-to-deploy email security...

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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 // Jun 2014

    School Gives Students Secure Web Access to Needed Applications

    The PDM Group of Institutions provides primary, secondary education as well as higher education and operates 14 different institutions that offer high-quality technical, business, engineering, and medical education. Their challenges are to simplify network and security operations, control access to network, applications, and websites and help ensure adequate network bandwidth...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Securing Fire Service That Protects Millions

    New South Wales is an immense state in southeast Australia that covers about 45,000 more square miles than the U.S. state of Texas. Their challenges are to maintain 100 percent network availability, centrally manage 100 branch offices across area of 312,000 square miles and simplify security management for limited staff....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Multi-User Protocols with Access Control for Computational Privacy in Public Clouds

    Computational privacy is a property of cryptographic system that ensures the privacy of data being processed at an untrusted server. Fully Homomorphic Encryption schemes (FHE) promise to provide such property. Contemporary FHE schemes are suited for applications that have single user and server. In reality many of the cloud applications...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Server and Desktop Virtualization Helps Rental Giant

    Hertz, is the car rental and leasing industry. Their challenges are to rationalize, replace, and consolidate aging legacy IT and network infrastructure across Europe, decrease total cost of IT ownership and variabilize IT costs and simplify IT operations and increase employee efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Data Retrieval Firm Boosts Productivity while Protecting Customer Data

    DriveSavers has become one of the premier data recovery companies in the world - with a track record of rescuing data from hard drives that have been through warehouse fires, bus crashes, and even several days at the bottom of the Amazon River. Their challenges are to protect critical applications...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    How Cisco IT Migrated Unified Communications to Cisco UCS

    For many years, Cisco IT used Cisco 7845 Media Convergence Servers (Cisco MCS) as a standard hosting platform for voice services. Their challenges are to grow current UC solution, simplify management of UC systems and upgrade UC servers with minimal downtime. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Cloud Storage Company Saves Money and Increases Collaboration

    Coraid is a cloud storage company that provides enterprises of all sizes with flexible, high-performance Ethernet SAN solutions. Their challenges are to improve collaboration and communication between global offices, remote employees, and business contacts, implement cost-effective, cloud-based video-conferencing solution and help enable high-touch virtual meetings for more efficient product development....

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Seven Corners Meets Travelers' Needs- Fast and Efficiently- with a Private Cloud Built on Cisco, NetApp, and VMware

    Seven Corners, is one of the most experienced international travel health insurance, trip insurance, and specialty benefit management companies in the industry. Their challenge is to refresh servers/storage infrastructure for availability, agility, and efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented build private cloud on Cisco, NetApp,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    How Cisco IT Planned and Executed a Global Data Center Strategy

    In 2008, as its data centers approached space and power limits, Cisco IT developed a global data center strategy. Their challenges are to increase capacity to support business growth, provide operational continuity throughout planned or unplanned outages and transform Cisco IT business model to a service provider model. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Real Estate Services Provider Simplifies Data Center

    Cassidy Turley is a leading provider of commercial real estate services for owners, investors, and occupiers. Their challenges are to standardize legacy data center equipment from nine initial companies and several acquisitions, eliminate latency experienced with business-critical applications and enhance performance, scalability, and reliability of data center through consolidation. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Top Fitness Publisher Optimizes Data Center, Improves Performance

    Human Kinetics is known globally as the information leader in physical activity and health. Their challenges are to improve storage scalability to meet present and future growth demands, downsize data center while optimizing manageability and performance and migrate to blade solution to increase data center capacity. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Auto Company Improves Business Continuity and Cuts Costs

    Colmobil group forms a vital link in the country's auto industry supply chain. Their challenges are to improve business continuity capability, increase system availability to help ensure prime position in country's automotive supply chain and enhance business flexibility while reducing costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    How Cisco IT Virtualized Oracle RAC Databases on Unified Computing System with VMware

    The Cisco workforce accesses approximately 1300 Oracle databases for business processes ranging from order processing to customer care. Their challenges are to increase business agility by accelerating provisioning of new Oracle and Oracle RAC databases, increase resiliency and lower infrastructure costs for Oracle databases. 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 // 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 // Sep 2012

    How Cisco IT Uses SAP BWA Appliance to Improve Pipeline Visibility

    Cisco Sales Operations plays a vital role in tracking all transactions and bookings for the company. Their challenges are to multiple business intelligence data sources hard to keep current or cross-reference for good decision making and growing sales, new offerings and new markets put even more stress on current business...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Cisco IT Automates Workloads for Big Data Analytics Environments

    Cisco business units are adopting big data analytics to unlock the business intelligence in vast amounts of data with the goals of increasing sales, improving the customer experience, enhancing product quality, and more. Their challenges are to keep up with growing demand for internal big data analytics, help developers become...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    How Cisco IT Migrated 34 TB Oracle RAC Database from HP Superdome to Cisco Unified Data Center Platform: Unified Computing, Unified Fabric, and Unified Management

    As part of the global data center program, Cisco IT embarked on the journey to a private cloud in 2009. Their challenges are to scale mission-critical Oracle RAC database, eliminate downtime requirement to perform server maintenance and execute flawless migration to avoid disruption to customer service. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Global Business Analytics Leader Reduces WAN Network Costs

    SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has focused on delivering proven customer solutions that drive innovation and improve performance. Their challenges are to control communications costs, improve employee productivity and efficiency and help ensure reliable, uninterrupted performance of communications services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    How Cisco IT Built a Storage Cloud for Big Data

    The Cisco workforce is capturing massive amounts of video for communications, collaboration, training, and physical security. Their challenges are cost-effectively store unstructured static files or big data and relieve employee teams from having to continually request new storage. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Built private...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Creating Business Value With Effective, Pervasive Cloud Security and Cloud Enablement Services

    Businesses today are facing and responding to increasing economic and market pressures to adopt new IT models like cloud computing. As a result, cloud computing adoption rates are increasing, and some analysts predict that 30 to 50 percent of IT services could move to the cloud in the coming decade....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Making Life Easier at a Banking Sector Firm

    Bellevue Group has a focus on corporate banking and asset management. Their challenges are to improve compliance, enhance services, cut complexity and have high availability. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco unified data center architecture, collaboration, security and wireless. The results of implementing Cisco were...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Collaboration Improves Productivity and Staff Satisfaction at Outsourcing Company

    TDS - a Fujitsu-owned IT services company specializing in SAP consulting and outsourcing in Germany. Their challenges are to enable strong teamwork across a highly mobile and dispersed workforce while enhancing service delivery quality. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented collaboration platform based on Cisco unified...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Visibility Spells Reliability for Mobile Service Provider

    Safaricom provides mobile telecommunications services as well as voice, messaging, data and fixed broadband to more than 17 million customers across the African nation. Their challenges are to improve reliability of IP network, reduce labor and complexity involved in managing and updating network and use network services and quality to...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Produce Importer Keeps Pace with Fast-Moving Marketplace

    Fresh Direct Produce prides itself on providing its customers the most delicious fruits and vegetables that the world has to offer. Their challenge is to stay competitive in fast-moving industry by improving employee accessibility and responsiveness. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented Cisco unified communications solution...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Software-Defined Networking Promises Competitive Advantage

    Telecom Italia is the largest telecom company in Italy. Their challenges are to maintain innovation for next-generation advantage, reduce operating cost and improve service provider agility and deliver new products and services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented software-defined networking, initially based on OpenFlow implementation and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Protecting Against Security Threats, Streamlining Service Delivery

    The Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain, provides health, education and administration services for a widely dispersed population of more than two million residents. Their challenges are to streamline delivery of regional government's public services and update, simplify email management with easy-to-deploy email security...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Transforming to an Engaged and Connected City

    Economic opportunity and a reputation as "Canada's safest city" have boosted the City of Mississauga's population to nearly 800,000 residents, and its growing fast. Their challenges are to provide open and accessible government, enable decisions through research and analytics, create a connected and engaged workforce and improve services through innovation....

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Data Accessibility Allows Quicker Drug Development

    Pfizer is a pharmaceuticals industry. Their challenges are to remove data integration bottlenecks to effectively provide information to researchers and managers during the drug discovery process, maintain quality and security of replicated data and shorten drug discovery cycle. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented more effective...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Server and Desktop Virtualization Helps Rental Giant

    Hertz, is the car rental and leasing industry. Their challenges are to rationalize, replace, and consolidate aging legacy IT and network infrastructure across Europe, decrease total cost of IT ownership and variabilize IT costs and simplify IT operations and increase employee efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    How Cisco IT Deployed Cisco WebEx Cloud Connected Audio

    Cisco employees have increasingly used online web conferences in place of in-person meetings and audio-only conference calls. Their challenges are to support employees' rapidly growing use of audio and web conferences by transitioning to Cisco WebEx services and create network design to support shift from inbound to outbound calls for...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Cisco Enhances Learning Environment with First-Ever K-12 vBlock Solution in a Unified School District

    Andover Public Schools (Unified School District 385) in Kansas serves elementary, middle, and high school students. Their challenges are to enable efficient use of space in a growing data center, connect limited IT resources, personnel, and manufacturers through one point of contact and cut exorbitant costs. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Morgan County Schools Deploy Virtual Desktop Network

    The Morgan County School System (MCSS) has five campus locations, from pre-K through 12. Their challenges are to offer technologically superior end-user experience and learning environment, implement cost-efficient, scalable network platform for new applications and anticipated user growth and streamline management responsibilities to serve multiple campuses. They chose Cisco to...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    School District Prepares Special Education Students for Careers

    Berkshire UFSD serves young men 12 to 18 years of age who are emotionally or learning disabled as classified through the Committee on Special Education (CSE). Their challenges are to offer education alternatives for at-risk high school students, train special education students with technology and Improve graduation rates and entry-level...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2011

    School District Deploys Virtualized Solutions for Enhanced Learning

    Aledo Independent School District (ISD), based in Aledo, Texas, educates a student population. Their challenges are to support campus expansion while reducing operational costs, leverage desktop virtualization solutions to sustain district growth and operate with limited number of IT staff. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Delivering Network-Based Application Visibility

    In today's global, interdependent marketplace, companies increasingly are turning to networked applications to support their most critical business processes. Organizations continue migrating to more distributed workflow models that connect employees, customers, trading partners, and external vendors. These network-based models have demonstrated a tremendous potential to reduce risk, speed time to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Planning the Migration of Enterprise Applications to the Cloud

    Evaluating applications, designing migration plans, and migrating applications to a targeted cloud computing model or models is a demanding task. It requires detailed application migration process design experience and deep understanding of cloud computing models as well as detailed knowledge of how the applications interact with both each other, the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Cisco Reputation Filtering: Providing New Levels of Network Security

    Today's sophisticated, blended threats can exploit three or four different communications vehicles before they launch full-scale attacks on unprepared enterprise networks. This paper, written for IT managers and executives, examines the new security risks for today's borderless enterprise networks, and describes how cloud-based Cisco Security Intelligence Operations and powerful, comprehensive...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Fast Forward to Ethernet Exchange Networks

    With the rapid growth of network-intensive applications, such as video, and the expanding adoption of smartphone devices, both supported by Third-Generation (3G) and Fourth-Generation (4G) networks, carriers are tapping into the reliability and speed of Ethernet to interconnect multiple service providers beyond the boundaries of their service footprints. In this...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Mobile Access Indoor Wireless Solution and Cisco WLANs

    The purpose of the paper is to show that the Mobile Access access pod and the Cisco Aironet access point can share the same Cisco WLAN infrastructure including the CAT-5e/6 cable run while each solution maintains complete functional performance. Mobile Access is a Cisco Developer Networks partner with Cisco Systems...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    CFM Service Diagnostics Scripts for Integrated Services Routers

    Cisco CFM Service Diagnostics offers a collection of powerful onboard diagnostic tools to identify commonly encountered network problems, provide real-time alerts, automatically collect relevant information, and conduct root cause analysis. These Connectivity Fault Management Diagnostics Scripts run over the EEM (Embedded Event Manager) Infrastructure. EEM brings the management capability inside...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Virtualized SAP Solution Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage

    SAP provides a comprehensive range of enterprise software applications and business solutions to empower every aspect of commerce and increase operational efficiency. Customers use SAP services either through an IT-deployed model or through a hosted model, with the former being the more common platform. Traditional deployments have SAP installed on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    University of Arizona Increases Flexibility While Reducing Total Cost of Ownership With Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

    IT departments are moving away from expensive monolithic network and server infrastructures to flexible, dynamic architectures to reduce complexity and cost. This transition includes moving from multiple, parallel networks to one standards-based low-latency, high-bandwidth network. In mid 2009, the University of Arizona transitioned to a unified fabric supporting both data...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Using VMware VMmark Benchmark Results to Compare the Virtualization Performance of Servers

    The VMware VMmark benchmark is a benchmark designed by VMware to model a server consolidation scenario. The original benchmark specification and test harness for VMmark 1.0 was published in 2007 and modeled the standard workloads found in the data center at the time: a database server, a file server, a...

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