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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

    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

    Managing the Real Cost of On-Demand Enterprise Cloud Services With Chargeback Models

    Enterprises today are looking to cloud computing to help them better deliver existing as well as new, innovative services on demand across network, computing, and storage resources - at reduced cost. Cloud computing - IT resources and services that are abstracted from the underlying infrastructure, pooled, and then provided on...

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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 // Aug 2010

    Managing Device Configuration and Software Images - The Foundation of Management of Network Services and Evolution

    Robust configuration and software image management is fundamental to effective management of today's network services. It is the key to timely network problem remediation, augmenting the powerful troubleshooting tools offered in Cisco Active Network Abstraction (ANA). It also renders timely technology and new service rollouts, crucial in today's rapidly evolving...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Emulex OneConnect UCNA Platform Simplifies Data Center Management, Cuts Costs and Creates a Future-Proof Plan for Hospital's 10GbE Bandwidth Requirements

    Tahoe Forest Health System (TFHS) provides a wide range of health care support services and manages two hospitals in the rural, recreational areas of northern California. With so much riding on the busy hospital's IT infrastructure, TFHS has a state-of-the-art data center and an IT staff well-equipped and poised to...

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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...

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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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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Deployment Considerations for EnergyWise Phase I

    Cisco EnergyWise is a logical evolution of services that can be offered using the network as a platform. Switching devices initially provided only Layer 2 network connectivity to end devices. With the introduction of Power over Ethernet (PoE) the switch became a source of power for end devices such as...

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  • 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 // Aug 2010

    Integrated DPI and Cisco In-Line Services: Optimize the Flow of Traffic and Monetize Your Network

    Mobile operators, from cell phone companies to ISPs, are faced with two challenges: how to optimize and monetize their networks. With mobile broadband traffic projected to increase up to 35 times its current volume by 2015, the response to these two issues could mean the difference between significantly growing the...

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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 // 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...

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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 // Jul 2010

    Layer 2 Attacks and Mitigation Techniques for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Running Cisco IOS Software

    Security is at the forefront of most networks and many companies implement a comprehensive security policy encompassing many of the OSI layers, from application layer all the way down to IP security. However, one area that is often left untouched is hardening layer 2 and this can open the network...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    STP MiTM Attack and L2 Mitigation Techniques on the Cisco Catalyst 6500

    The purpose of this paper is to identify how easily the Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP) can be compromised to allow eavesdropping in a switched corporate environment and how to mitigate this vulnerability using L2 security features that are available on the Cisco Catalyst 6500. The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Man in...

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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

    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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // Jun 2010

    Cisco Data Center Services Node Architecture

    The Cisco Data Center Service Node (DSN) is a new product offering from Cisco that complements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches in the data center. Cisco DSN is the platform of choice to host specific integrated network services relevant in a given data center. Examples of network services include...

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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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  • 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 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 // 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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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Server Consolidation Using Cisco Unified Computing System and EMC CLARiiON Storage

    Server consolidation has gathered a great deal of momentum in the marketplace. Companies of all types are struggling with increasing infrastructure demands and changing business practices while often being constrained by smaller IT budgets. As a result, consolidation is increasingly becoming a central theme in many companies' IT strategies. These...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Using SPEC CPU2006 Benchmark Results to Compare the Compute Performance of Servers

    The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) CPU2006 benchmark is an industry-standard benchmark that is designed to compare the performance of servers. This benchmark can be run cross-platform, so it is possible to compare systems with different architectures running the same workload, such as Intel Xeon, AMD Opteron, Intel Itanium, IBM...

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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...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware Infrastructure 3 in a Cisco Network Environment

    Currently, there are efforts to consolidate and standardize the hardware and software platforms comprising the enterprise data center. IT groups are considering the data center facility, the servers it houses, and network components as a pool of resources rather than unrelated assets "Siloed" to resolve specific business requirements. Server virtualization...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cisco Intercompany Media Engine: Remove the Barriers to Full, Rich, Unified Communications Among Enterprises

    The global Verification Involving Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Reachability (ViPR) Network (ViPRNet) brings together Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), the PSTN, and peer-to-peer (P2P) technology to enable companies to collaborate with partners, suppliers, and customers - the kind of collaboration that gives user a competitive edge. Today, competing successfully depends...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cisco Smart Grid: Substation Automation Solutions for Utility Operations

    Smart Grid promises to deliver a next generation power grid that allows utilities to manage the generation and consumption of power more efficiently. The US Department of Energy defines smart grid as "The electricity delivery system from point of generation to point of consumption integrated with communications and information technology...

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  • 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 // 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 // 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...

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  • 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,...

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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 // 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...

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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    German Venue Achieves Highest Customer Satisfaction Score

    The darmstadtium competes with a large number of rival congress centers. This fiercely fought-over market is changing as demand increases for Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) connectivity. Their challenges are to create powerful venue differentiator in crowded marketplace and meet bring-your-own-device challenges. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Underground Passengers Enjoy Continuous Online Access

    Transport for London (TfL) was created in 2000 as an integrated body responsible for transport system across the city. Their challenges are to support mayoral transport strategy to help London's transport systems keep pace with the world's best and make internal operational teams better informed and more efficient. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Wi-Fi Innovation Powers Next-Generation Airport Services

    Frankfurt Airport is the busiest airport in Germany. Owned by Fraport AG, an international venture with partnership interests in 13 other airports worldwide. Their challenges are to provide robust wireless platform for future growth and commercial innovation and equip new headquarters with flexible and collaborative working environment. They chose Cisco...

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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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  • 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

    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 // 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    Enabling Customers to Set Up Data Centers in Minutes

    FASTWEB is a leading telecommunications provider in Italy. Their challenges are they need to create new revenue streams, enhance customer retention and improve market positioning. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco unified data center architecture, including Cisco intelligent automation for cloud, Cisco unified computing system servers,...

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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 // Nov 2013

    City of Tomorrow Builds in Next-Generation Security

    The City of El Paso is located in west Texas, serving a rapidly growing citizenry of 800,000. Their challenges are they need to maintain uptime for employees and citizens, compliance with HIPAA, PCI, and Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS), re-centralize IT functions for greater efficiency. They chose Cisco to overcome...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Virtualized Environment Transforms Media Distribution

    PLAZAMEDIA GmbH is one of Germany's largest TV and news media providers, and a leading producer of sports TV. Their challenges are they need to maintain competitive advantage in rapidly-changing marketplace, grow radio and TV audiences, and access new customers and revenue streams and achieve cost efficiencies and greater business...

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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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  • 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 Schools Turn to IT to Secure Grounds and Facilities

    Katy Independent School District (ISD) is charged with providing instruction to upwards of 60,000 students. Their challenges are to improve physical security across all campuses in growing district, provide day-and-night IP-based surveillance of premises and high-risk areas and navigate major upgrade to video surveillance system in tight timeframe. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Mitigating Security Breaches with Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention

    Based in Memphis, TN, and with 28 sites across the United States, Barnhart Crane & Rigging serves demanding customers in construction. Their challenges are to prevent hacker intrusions into network, get improved visibility into firewall to find potential vulnerabilities and deploy network security system that can be modified during business...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Laser Pioneer Secures Network End-to-End to Protect Assets

    Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) is a world leader in photonics-based solutions. Their challenges are to mitigate inbound, outbound web threats to protect network and address cost and staff efficiencies. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implement integrate cloud web security to protect web access, institute security Service-Level Agreement...

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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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  • 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 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 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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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Forrester: What's Next in the Mobile Workplace?

    Momentum is growing for corporate mobility - 64% of firms say that unleashing employee mobility is a priority. Forrester examines the trends, outlines deployment priorities, and highlights the business benefits of crafting a mobile strategy. Learn more.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Collaborate on Many Devices in the Post-PC Era

    The Post-PC World is here. Are you ready? Read about how the proliferation of mobile devices has reshaped the work experience - employees now want to work their way. Learn how it impacts IT strategy and 10 ways you can prepare. Read white paper.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Forrester: Meet Mobility & Video Demands with UC

    IT managers know the benefits of unified communications (UC) - but where, when, and how much should they invest and deploy? Forrester explores how IT managers can expand UC capabilities with smart and effective infrastructure investment. Read white paper.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Unified Communications WP - Cisco or Microsoft?

    Unified communications is critical for remote working, collaboration, and cost savings. With an increased demand for mobility, which solution is best? See how a 2012 survey of purchasers and evaluators rated Cisco and Microsoft. Download white paper.

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    How Cisco IT Optimizes Network with Proactive Support Services

    The Cisco Network Optimization Service is a proactive support service that helps organizations maximizes the value of their network investments. Their challenges are to maximize value of existing network investments by optimizing performance and availability, apply best practices to plan and manage network changes, prepare network for new technologies that...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Global Bank Builds Foundation for Highly Secure BYOD

    Their challenges are to accelerate Cisco IOS Software standardization in the face of frequent M&A activities, implement coherent security policy to enable more granular controls of approved, suspect, and rogue devices and prohibit noncompliant devices from accessing critical. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented gain Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Cost Effective Telephony on a Reliable Network

    The Maersk Group is a global conglomerate operating in global trade, shipping and energy. Their challenges are to create a redundant network, reduce costs and streamline support operations. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco IPCC and IPT solution, virtual cluster phones deployment and designing and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Mobile World Congress Organizers Provide Reliable Wi-Fi For 72,000 Attendees

    The GSM Association (GSMA, or Groupe Speciale Mobile Association), formed in 1995, is an association of mobile operators. Their challenges are to provide high-quality Wi-Fi experience in challenging environment, work around interference from thousands of access points owned by exhibitors and attendees and simplify setup and troubleshooting during four-day event....

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    iBasis Accommodates Growing Volume Of High-Quality, International Voice Calls

    iBasis is a global leader in voice traffic solutions both domestically and internationally. Their challenges are to keep up with rapid growth and enable high volumes of voiceover-broadband traffic. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented upgraded network to provide the high density required to support peak...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2015

    Software Developer Lowers Phone Costs, Improves Customer Care

    Quintiq is an industry leader in planning and optimizing the world's supply chains. Their challenges are to implement scalable, reliable communications platform to support company growth, simplify collaboration within global workforce and provide follow-the-sun customer support. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have consolidated to two Cisco unified...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Spanish University Supports New Services with Network Upgrade

    The University of Granada (UGR) is a public university located in the city of Granada (Spain). Their challenges are to support collaboration between researchers, teachers and students worldwide, support e-learning and access to online resources, including HD video resources and help ensure network security and stability. They chose Cisco to...

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