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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 // May 2014

    IT Provider Improves Efficiency with Self-provisioning

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Education Provider Assures Protected Campus Learning

    Security's an important issue in any learning environment. But at Fontys University of Applied Science in the Netherlands, IT security is particularly challenging because of the high caliber of students involved. Their challenges are to cope with growth in Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) numbers and support mobile end-points while maintaining IT security....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    How Cisco Transformed Its Supply Chain

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Agency Deploys Scalable, Power-Resilient Network

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Service Provider Expands Cloud Business With Cisco CMSP Certification

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IT Services Firm Goes Global With Desktop as a Service

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    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 // Apr 2014

    City Saves $4.2 Million with Shared Data Center and Storage Model

    As one of the top 20 most populous in the United States (US). This US city needed a support growth while managing the cost of limited city resources, consolidate IT strategy, architecture, planning, standards, and key enterprise application services and address pressing data storage and data center needs with a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    School District Offers More Connected Learning at Lower Cost

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Greater Virtualization with a Smaller Server Footprint

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Auction Company Makes Network Access Safer, Faster

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Educational Community Cloud Supports Learning Excellence

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Faster Access to Information and Applications

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    School Simplifies E-Rate Funding by Moving to Cloud Solution

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

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Global Company Transforms Culture with Cloud-Based Collaboration

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

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Collaboration Case Study: Nationwide Financial Firm

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Managed Services Provider Makes Rain with Cloud Offerings

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Service Provider Takes Customers to Cloud with Flexible Computing

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CloudVerse Switching for Competitive Advantage

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Transforming Cross-Campus Wireless Experience

    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the world's leading technical institutions. The cosmopolitan campus brings together 14,000 students, professors, and staff from over 120 nationalities. Their challenges are to improve wireless experience for students, teachers, and guests and embrace bring-your-own-device and mobile traffic growth. They chose Cisco...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Australian University Powers Innovative Teaching and Research

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Powering Italy's Information Society

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Swiss SP Courts Clients with Savvy, Affordable Cloud Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    IT Vendor Operates More Effectively with Innovative Infrastructure

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Insurance Provider Improves Scalability and Enhances Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Secure Data Center Solution Spurs Economic Growth

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    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 // Feb 2014

    Service Provider Builds Secure Private Cloud for Banking

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Educational Service Provider Gains Agility to Quickly Scale Up or Down

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Image Hosting Service Implements Flexible Cloud Infrastructure

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Builds Consolidated Data Center

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Texas County Deploys New Data Center to Optimize Operations

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Cloud Provider Delivers Enterprise-Class Computing and Disaster Recovery

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Improving Efficiency and Agility in IT Infrastructure

    Krones group, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, plans, develops, and manufactures machinery. Their challenges are to improve IT efficiency and agility and deliver technology migration while minimizing interference to other departments. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Smart+Connected manufacturing solution, based on Cisco unified data center...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Agency Deploys Scalable, Power-Resilient Network

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    System Integrator Simplifies and Automates Data Center Infrastructure

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    IT Provider Improves Efficiency with Self-provisioning

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    School District Deploys VDI to Improve Computer Management

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    School District Offers More Connected Learning at Lower Cost

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

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  • Case Studies // 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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  • 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

    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 // 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 // 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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  • 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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  • 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 // 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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  • 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // May 2014

    Education Provider Assures Protected Campus Learning

    Security's an important issue in any learning environment. But at Fontys University of Applied Science in the Netherlands, IT security is particularly challenging because of the high caliber of students involved. Their challenges are to cope with growth in Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) numbers and support mobile end-points while maintaining IT security....

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Transforming Cross-Campus Wireless Experience

    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the world's leading technical institutions. The cosmopolitan campus brings together 14,000 students, professors, and staff from over 120 nationalities. Their challenges are to improve wireless experience for students, teachers, and guests and embrace bring-your-own-device and mobile traffic growth. They chose Cisco...

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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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    How Cisco IT Built Big Data Platform to Transform Data Management

    Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco IT manages 38 global data centers comprising 334,000 square feet. Their challenges are to provide Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) for internal customers using big data analytics services, unlock the business value of large data sets,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Sony Adopts Cisco Solution for Global IPv6 Project

    Sony Corporation is one of the largest and most comprehensive consumer electronics and entertainment companies in the world. Their challenges are numerous constraints on communications impeding communication between companies in Sony Group, network expansion required much time due to complexity of enterprise network and TCO had continually increased. They chose...

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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 // 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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  • 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 // 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...

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  • 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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