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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experience

    When customers are on your premises, you have an important opportunity to engage their attention and give them better service though your Wi-Fi network. You can track their locations within your venue, observe their behaviour, and deliver special offers or promotions to them-while they’re right there.Cisco® Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX),...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Design Guide at a Glance: Campus Wireless LAN Technology

    Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) 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 CVD in order to ensure faster, more reliable,...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Ways Cisco is Transforming Video

    Video conferencing is becoming the tool for collaboration. It’s being adopted quickly, and the demand for affordable, easy-to-use video endpoints is ramping up for every desk, every team room, and every home office. Download this white paper to learn how Cisco is trasforming the way organizations collaborate.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How-To Guide: Creating Exceptionally Collaborative Workplaces

    In collaborative spaces, people naturally share ideas, which leads to innovation and growth. But how do you design a workplace that provides a highly collaborative atmosphere and that incorporates what people want? According to the Cisco® 2014 Connected World Technology Report, the top 5 workplace trends are: Flexibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Top 5 Trends That are Transforming Customer Service

    These days, customer service is far more than a simple phone call. Today’s customers want to be taken care of at any time, in any location, on any device. Yesterday’s solutions aren’t enough. Here are five important trends to keep up with in customer service.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organization

    In the past, attempts to integrate data center infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation: the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new revenue...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Things you Should Know About Computing Outside Your Data Center

    With the dramatic increase in data generated by mobile devices and connected machines, centralized data centers and public clouds are too far removed from where the action takes place. To get the real-time insights you need, here are the five things you should know about computing outside your data center.Powered...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Reasons Cisco UCS is the Best Choice When Migrating Applications

    It’s understandable to be risk averse when making major IT decisions with critical business impact. When you make these kinds of decisions—such as whether or not to change server vendors when migrating applications— you need to be confident that the benefits of the new solution are worth the risk. ...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Washington Schools Implement Desktop Virtualization Solution

    The Richland School District serves the cities of Richland and West Richland, in the southeast region of the state of Washington. Their challenges are to reduce downtime associated with maintenance, repairs, and upgrades, cost-effectively upgrade and update 4500 computers across 15 schools and implement flexible solution that can scale to...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    College Lowers Desktop Costs in Computer Labs by 30 Percent with Virtual Desktops

    Volunteer State Community College is a publicly supported two-year community college located in Gallatin, Tennessee. Their challenges are to support growing student population while reducing operational costs, cost-effectively refresh computer labs to comply with state mandate for computer-based instruction and free up time for IT team to focus on online...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Contact Center Provider Grows Revenue with Collaboration

    Afni is a contact center company that helps global telecommunications, cable, insurance and healthcare service companies. Their challenges are to refresh legacy communications infrastructure to take advantage of global growth opportunities, improve quality and efficiency of customer interactions and scale cost effectively and enable new business opportunities. They chose Cisco...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Irish Bank Gains Flexibility with New Call Center Solution

    Allied Irish Bank is a full-service bank based in Dublin, Ireland, that offers a range of business and personal banking services. Their challenges are to eliminate isolated systems that increased contact center costs and reduced effectiveness, gain more flexibility deploying contact center agents to satellite offices and ease reporting on...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Prioritizing Big Data Agility and Scalability

    With a global monthly reach consisting of more than 500 million mobile users and billions of requests, Tapjoy historically relied heavily on their IT footprint. Tapjoy engineers opted for a cloud-based model to run their big data platform instead of bare metal, prioritizing agility and the ability to scale over...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Mar 2015

    Data Virtualization Streamlines Project Management

    Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. Their challenges are to obtain a comprehensive view of the background, current status and availability of all human assets, to gain visibility into personnel and project information and to create a uniform standard for running and managing ongoing...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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

    University Lowers Barriers, Fortifies Security with Virtualization

    University of British Columbia founders established B.C.'s first university to help transform a frontier province into a prosperous contributor to the nation. Their challenges are lack of campus network capacity constrained flexible use of resources and proliferating department-level firewalls slowed performance and hampered troubleshooting. They chose Cisco to overcome these...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Network Virtualization Transforms Busy Airport

    Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the airport oversight and operations department for the city of Los Angeles, owns and operates three airports. Their challenges are to improve network services for LAWA employees and airport tenants, improve airport security through expanded video surveillance and improve network security for different user groups....

    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 // 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...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    An IT Transformation for Power Outage Management

    Long Island Power Authority, a non-profit municipal electric provider, owns the retail electric transmission. Their challenges are to enable faster, more accurate data access to support a new storm process and power outage management system to help enhance employee efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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!

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Multinational Conglomerate Deploys Secure WiFi

    The ESSAR Group is a multinational conglomerate and a leading player in the sectors of steel, oil & gas, power, communications, shipping ports & logistics, construction and minerals. Their challenges are to provide secure Wi-Fi access to visitors and guests and to provide seamless wireless connectivity to employees on travel....

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    IT Services Provider Benefits From High Quality Video Collaboration

    iGATE provides full-spectrum consulting, technology, business process and product engineering outsourcing services. Their challenges are to improve the quality of communication and collaboration among employees, aid internal teams in quick decision making and improve workflow efficiencies. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented state-of-the-art video conferencing solution,...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    IT Company Improves Business Agility with Desktop Virtualization

    KPIT Cummins is an end-to-end product design, engineering and IT services company. Their challenges are to manage exponential business growth and dynamically scale IT Infrastructure, enable employees to easily access corporate data from anywhere and over a broad range of end-user devices without compromising security and improve operational efficiency and...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Industry Conglomerate Deploys Dynamic Server Platform

    The ESSAR Group is a multinational conglomerate and a leading player in the sectors of steel, oil & gas, power, communications, construction and minerals. Their challenges are quicker access to real-time operational information, ability to crunch data and uncover trends/patterns that help improve planning and forecasting. They chose Cisco to...

    Provided By Cisco

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Product Services Company Benefits from Seamless Collaboration

    Persistent Systems is recognized as an award-winning technology company specializing in software product development services. Their challenges are to facilitate communication across geographies and time zones, break down organizational silos, enable social networking, improve efficiency of business processes and support employee innovation. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. The...

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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...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Connected Mobile Experience

    When customers are on your premises, you have an important opportunity to engage their attention and give them better service though your Wi-Fi network. You can track their locations within your venue, observe their behaviour, and deliver special offers or promotions to them-while they’re right there.Cisco® Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX),...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Design Guide at a Glance: Campus Wireless LAN Technology

    Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) 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 CVD in order to ensure faster, more reliable,...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Ways Cisco is Transforming Video

    Video conferencing is becoming the tool for collaboration. It’s being adopted quickly, and the demand for affordable, easy-to-use video endpoints is ramping up for every desk, every team room, and every home office. Download this white paper to learn how Cisco is trasforming the way organizations collaborate.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How-To Guide: Creating Exceptionally Collaborative Workplaces

    In collaborative spaces, people naturally share ideas, which leads to innovation and growth. But how do you design a workplace that provides a highly collaborative atmosphere and that incorporates what people want? According to the Cisco® 2014 Connected World Technology Report, the top 5 workplace trends are: Flexibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Top 5 Trends That are Transforming Customer Service

    These days, customer service is far more than a simple phone call. Today’s customers want to be taken care of at any time, in any location, on any device. Yesterday’s solutions aren’t enough. Here are five important trends to keep up with in customer service.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organization

    In the past, attempts to integrate data center infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation: the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new revenue...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Things you Should Know About Computing Outside Your Data Center

    With the dramatic increase in data generated by mobile devices and connected machines, centralized data centers and public clouds are too far removed from where the action takes place. To get the real-time insights you need, here are the five things you should know about computing outside your data center.Powered...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Reasons Cisco UCS is the Best Choice When Migrating Applications

    It’s understandable to be risk averse when making major IT decisions with critical business impact. When you make these kinds of decisions—such as whether or not to change server vendors when migrating applications— you need to be confident that the benefits of the new solution are worth the risk. ...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Network Service Providers as Cloud Providers Survey Shows Cloud Is a Bright Option

    Cloud computing is poised to be a $43 billion market. This alone should prompt NSPs to consider how best to begin transitioning to cloud providers, especially in today's climate of diminishing margins on traditional services. Customers are making decisions about cloud migration on an application basis. This means that NSPs...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Social Media: Cultivate Collaboration And Innovation

    Global research findings reveal that businesses are in varying, though relatively nascent stages of adopting social networking and collaboration technologies. Representing a wide cross section of sizes, industries, and missions, the organizations interviewed share common drivers. While marketing, PR, and sales are further along in their use of social media,...

    Provided By Cisco

  • 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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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services and Microsoft RDP

    See how Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) enhances the value of Microsoft RemoteFX for wide area networks. As part of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), the RemoteFX enhancement to Remote Desktop Services (RDS) provides a local-like, full-fidelity virtual desktop experience. See How.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Enhanced Optimization with Context-Aware DRE

    Make better use of WAN bandwidth and improve user experience. The newest caching approach in Cisco Wide Area Application Services optimizes WAN traffic based on its directionality through contextual awareness of the application, while providing performance fairness provides across branch offices.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Optimized VDI with Microsoft RDP and Cisco WAAS

    As part of a virtual desktop infrastructure, Cisco Wide Area Application Services enhance Microsoft's RemoteFX Desktop Services to provide a local-like, full-fidelity experience. See how this helps you provide quality performance, reduce bandwidth costs, and improve scalability. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Optimize Application Delivery for the Cloud

    Learn how Cisco Wide Area Application Services provides high quality user experience for virtual desktops while doubling concurrently supported users over the WAN. Accelerate performance for applications and video delivered by Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp. Read the paper.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Validated Network Deployments for WAN Optimization

    Need to deploy monitoring tools, gain visibility, or optimize and prioritize network traffic? This Cisco validated guide walks through the steps to build out the Cisco Application Velocity solution, delivering faster, higher quality WAN performance with better network visibility and control. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Cisco WAAS Optimizes Application Delivery from the Cloud

    Delivering applications from the cloud to the remote sites creates additional challenges in application performance, availability, and security. See how Cisco Wide Area Application Services solve application-delivery challenges for customers. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Cisco WAAS Context-Aware Data Redundancy Elimination

    Enterprises face numerous challenges in the delivery of applications and critical business data to the enterprise edge. Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) provides a comprehensive WAN optimization and application-acceleration solution. Learn More.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    High Availability With VMware VSphere and Emulex/Cisco SANs

    Server virtualization has moved from development and test labs into the heart of the data center. When failure or unplanned downtime of a physical server affects multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) running business-critical applications, High Availability (HA) becomes a high-priority requirement. This second installment in the SAN Virtuosity series co-authored by...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Best Practices When Implementing SIP Trunks for PSTN Access

    This paper summarizes the best practices for planning, preparing, and deploying Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking for public-switched-telephone-network (PSTN) access in an enterprise network. Several areas of best practices are covered, including: Providers, Deployment, Network design, Protocols and codecs, Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM), Session Border Controller (SBC), Security, Redundancy

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Architectural Considerations for Backhaul of 2G/3G and Long Term Evolution Networks

    This white paper will initially discuss the migration trends that Cisco sees in Europe in relation to the transport options for Second-Generation (2G) and Third-Generation (3G) traffic. A more detailed analysis will then examine the options available for transporting Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)/2G (time-division multiplexing [TDM] based) and...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    IP Centrex or Hosted Unified Communications: Key Considerations for Service Providers

    For service providers, the objectives of IP Centrex and hosted Unified Communications services are similar: Give business customers another way to access IP communications technologies without having to invest in customer-premises systems. There's certainly opportunity in the market. Some 84 percent of small and medium-sized businesses today still had some...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Cisco IOS NAT − Integration With MPLS VPN

    Cisco IOS NAT has features to permit scalable deployment of shared services today. Cisco continues to develop NAT Application Level Gateway (ALG) support for protocols important to customers. Performance improvements and hardware acceleration for translation functions will ensure that NAT and ALGs provide acceptable solutions for some time to come....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Enhanced Business Continuity With Application Mobility Across Data Centers

    The evolution of the global economy is redefining the paradigm of business continuity. Most businesses can no longer afford to operate only in their native time zones, but are mandated to operate round the clock. This puts a very heavy burden on Information Technology (IT) groups because the operational windows...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Wireless RF Interference Customer Survey Results

    Over 600 Cisco customers participated in an online survey about wireless RF interference and wireless network usage. The survey results confirmed that RF interference is affecting wireless network performance for a majority of companies. It also confirmed that the majority of companies now consider all or part of their wireless...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cisco Connected Life User Experience Index: Global Penetration of Advanced Services

    The Cisco CLUE Index provides a quick snapshot of how regions rank relative to each other in their adoption of these advanced services within each category. The index also provides a quick snapshot of ranking of various services within each category relative to the portfolio of the other select advanced...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Enterprise Wireless Competitive Performance Test Results

    Today's enterprises face a choice when selecting a vendor of wireless LAN infrastructure for their organization. While there are many vendors to choose from, not all possess the expertise in both radio frequency (RF) design and computer networking to build true, enterprise-class infrastructure. This disparity in competency manifests itself in...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Flexible Customer Premises Equipment Enables Managed Services Providers to Reach Small Businesses

    Demand for managed services is expected to grow dramatically over the next few years, with small businesses - those with fewer than 100 employees - expected to make up more than half of the market opportunity. Small businesses typically do not have the finances, technical staff, or expertise needed to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Service Control EasyApp - Measuring IPhone Usage

    One of the most important evolutions of the Internet in recent years is the proliferation of end devices used by consumers to access the Internet. Several years ago a full Internet experience was available almost exclusively through personal computers, but today that is no longer the case. A wide range...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Service Control EasyApp - Internet Video on My Network

    Internet video (often called "over-the-top" video) is a strong driving force of Internet growth. Recent studies predict that 80 percent of all Internet traffic will be video traffic by 2011. The explosive growth of Internet-based video services such as YouTube, Hulu, or Netflix requires network providers to make sure that...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Autoprovisioning Data Center Top-of-Rack Switches

    With the vast increase in available information, movement to virtualization, and growing demand for cloud computing, data centers are expanding at a rapid pace. To save costs, increase availability, and address environmental factors, companies are expanding their data centers into different geographical areas, while their network operations groups are mainly...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Cisco's Experience With Next-Generation Events Enhancing Meetings and Events With Collaboration Capabilities to Improve Business Impact, Reduce Costs

    With the pressures of globalization, increased competition, and the continually accelerating information explosion, the need for employees, customers, and partners to come together, exchange knowledge, gain fresh perspectives, build networks, and nurture relationships has never been greater. Internal events are essential to ensuring effective communication, creating organizational alignment, and enhancing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    New Peering Standards for Ethernet Exchanges: Simplify Interconnections and Enable New Revenues

    The growth of Carrier Ethernet services has led to the establishment of robust carrier interconnects standards by the MEF that enable many-to-many connections and a common, reliable framework for providing end-to-end CoS, OAM, and SLAs. With the ratification and adoption of the E-NNI specification in particular, interconnect providers now see...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Cisco Threat Defense for Borderless Networks

    Traditional security techniques are unable to respond to threats that can arise from anywhere. To protect today's borderless networks, IT managers must adapt by implementing faster, smarter security measures that monitor the constantly changing global landscape. This white paper, written for IT managers and executives, examines the security risks and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Role of 10 Gigabit Ethernet in Virtualized Environments

    Virtualization is rapidly becoming an essential tool for more fully harnessing and managing the power of today's data center servers. In only a few years, standard x86 server technology has increased in performance and density so that today, multisocket, quad-core systems with 32 or more gigabytes of memory are the...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Credit Card Secure Architecture for Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Applications

    This whitepaper describes how to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for securing credit card information while using the Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP). Cisco CVP is an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) product with a unique architecture that lends itself to safe, secure deployment for...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    FWSM Cluster Deployment Across Two VSS Domains

    VSS is a Cisco technology that binds together two Catalyst 6500 switches to form one virtual switch entity. Once the virtual entity is formed, only one of the two supervisors is active at a time. The other remains in standby mode. The virtual entity is perceived as one Catalyst 6500...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Installing and Maintaining a Cisco Unity Connection 7.x Warm-Standby Server

    To use a warm-standby server as the disaster recovery model, one should: Install a spare Cisco Unity Connection server at a remote or disaster recovery location without populating the database on the server. Use the Disaster Recovery System to back up Connection data on the currently active server, and store...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Business Continuity With the Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC Symmetrix VMAX

    EMC and Cisco recently completed a joint project to demonstrate the High Availability (HA), scaling and Disaster Recovery (DR) capabilities of a combined compute and storage architecture. The initial objective was to validate current established solutions for local HA and DR with the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and its...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services Web Cache Communication Protocol Redirection: Cisco Router Platform Support

    Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) relies on network interception to receive packets from flows that should be optimized. Web Cache Communication Protocol Version 2 (WCCPv2) gives IT organizations a mechanism to transparently intercept and redirect this network traffic to a nearby Cisco WAAS device for application acceleration and WAN...

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