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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 // Mar 2014

    Bharti Airtel One Rupee Mobile Video Service

    Airtel's One Rupee is the first service in India to offer a range of compelling video content to mobile users at an affordable price. Their challenges are compelling mobile video content offering at affordable rates and expanding addressable market for data consumption. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    IT Vendor Operates More Effectively with Innovative Infrastructure

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Swiss SP Courts Clients with Savvy, Affordable Cloud Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Insurance Provider Improves Scalability and Enhances Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Secure Data Center Solution Spurs Economic Growth

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    World's Leading Risk Management Firm Avoids Network Risk

    Aon is Australia's leading provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Their challenges are to provide greater network visibility for highly distributed regional network, eliminate error-prone manual inventory and prevent network risk. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    Texas County Deploys New Data Center to Optimize Operations

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Cloud Provider Delivers Enterprise-Class Computing and Disaster Recovery

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    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

    Software-Defined Networking Promises Competitive Advantage

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Bank Gains Superior SAN Manageability

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco and VMware: Virtualizing the Desktop

    The traditional approach to managing desktops in a global enterprise has become untenable. Increasingly, geographically dispersed user endpoints, in the form of desktop and laptop computers and personal devices, are making “desktop” management and security nearly impossible. Operating costs are increasing dramatically as IT departments struggle with the security and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco Publishes Industry’s First and Best VMware View Planner Benchmark Result

    Cisco has the distinction of being the first in the industry to announce top VMware View Planner benchmark results. Highlights The Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) can deliver scalable, uncompromised desktop virtualization performance for extremely rigorous workloads. Cisco’s dedication to ultra-simplified, high-performance, and cost effective virtual desktops infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and Technology: Video Communications Benefits Midmarket Enterprises

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

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and technology: a total-cost-of-ownership comparison for unified communications

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions – including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IT Agility Delivered: Cisco Unified Computing System

    Information technology organizations are in the midst of a major transition. As they move from being cost centers to integrated, strategic parts of the business, IT administrators, managers, and executives are keenly aware of the challenges they face. While the pace of most industries has been accelerated through the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Delivering on the promise of virtualization: Cisco Unified Computing Systems

    This document describes Cisco UCS by looking at how its three main components—unified fabric, unified management, and powerful servers with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors—solve the problems that virtualization creates. Sponsored by Cisco and Intel® Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or...

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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

    Infographic: Collaboration Solutions: How Far Have We Come – And What are the Implications for your Midsize Business?

    For the midsize business, technologies like video conferencing and mobile collaboration can accelerate innovation and accelerate decision making. Our Summer 2013 survey of business and IT professionals from across EMEA reveals how they’re benefiting – and where the challenges lie. How does your own experience compare? Download this Infographic to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Whitepaper: Successfully Deploying Communications And Collaboration Solutions To Meet The Needs Of Your Medium ­Size Business

    Whether you’re a growing medium­ size business (MB), a thriving multinational, a small local player, or somewhere in between, the way your employees communicate today differs significantly from how they did as little as five — even three — years ago. Why? Simply put, it’s a difference in technology and...

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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

    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 // Dec 2013

    Big Data Company Builds High-Performance Development and Test Network

    Guavus is a leading provider of big-data analytics solutions for communications service providers. Their challenges are to build highly stable test network for big-data analytics software, simplify network management and minimize operational costs. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Unified Fabric with Cisco Nexus 6004...

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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 // 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 // Dec 2013

    Real Estate Services Provider Simplifies Data Center

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

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  • Case Studies // 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 // 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 // Dec 2013

    Global IT Provider Keeps Staff Connected and Reduces Six-Figure Travel Costs by 10%

    Pentana is the largest provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for the automotive industry in the region, offering the latest hardware and software as well as consulting, training, support and product development services. To keep staff connected during rapid expansion, increase productivity and operational efficiency and reduce its six-figure...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: Midsize TCO Comparison

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions - including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic - The Power of In-person

    The demands of a distributed globalized marketplace have altered the way organizations communicate with colleagues, supplier/partners, and customers who may be separated by long distances. A global survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Cisco, assessed 862 business leaders' sentiments about the value of in-person meetings and their...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: UC and Collaboration Adoption by Business Leads to Real Benefits

    Most businesses are thinking about deploying a wide array of collaboration features - from VoIP to collaboration platforms and even WebRTC clients - and better than 80% of those companies are realizing real business benefit. To better understand the adoption of the latest collaboration technology, Forrester Consulting has surveyed buyers...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Cisco ASA CX delivers context-aware security

    The 'appification' of the web and the consumerization of IT are radically changing the enterprise security landscape. The security apparatus at today’s enterprises needs to be aware not only of applications and users accessing the infrastructure, but also of the device in use, the location of the user and the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Avoid making major mistakes in data center virtualization (Spanish)

    With increasing demand for data centers, network infrastructure may become more complex and more costly. Cisco In this article, you'll discover how to avoid the five major errors during consolidation and virtualization of data centers and how to correct them. Read the report.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    A comprehensive guide to the data center transformation (Spanish)

    Allow the data center more efficient and agile. Domain TenSM Cisco provides a holistic framework that allows you to identify gaps and create an architectural plan for consolidation, virtualization and the transition to the cloud. Download the ebook and see the video.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    The advantages of a private network implementation (Spanish)

    Before you start your journey to the cloud, discover the barriers to successful implementation. This white paper from Cisco CIO ™, you get a breakdown of IDG Research survey in 2012 in which they compare private clouds, public and hybrid. Read the report.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Miercom Lab Testing Summary Report

    Cisco engaged Miercom to evaluate the performance of the newly launched ASA 5500-X Series of Adaptive Security Appliances against comparable products selected on the basis of intended markets and price. Three different comparative scenarios were tested. Products from Check Point and Fortinet were included in the testing and compared to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    2013 Cisco Annual Security Report

    Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the rapidly expanding attack surface found in today’s "any-to-any" world, where individuals are using any device to access business applications in a network environment that utilizes decentralized cloud services. The 2013 Cisco Annual Security Report highlights global threat trends based on real-world data, and provides...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Getting the Most Out of Your Next-Generation Firewall

    Network administrators are encountering the highest levels of change in history as they attempt to balance security with productivity. Rapidly evolving business trends are challenging them to provide widespread but safe Internet access, allowing employees to use legitimate business applications while using their device of choice. Applications have evolved to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    IDC Shows How VCE Saved Customers Time and Money

    IDC research with five companies that have implemented Vblock Systems from VCE indicated substantial business benefits associated with IT convergence and improved asset sharing. The results also showed reduced IT costs per unit of workload, faster deployment, and reduced downtime. Read the report.

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Power of In-Person - The Business Value of In-Person Collaboration

    As organizations compete and grow in a fast-paced global economy, a new set of business imperatives for success has evolved—solving complex problems quickly, effectively scaling partner interactions, growing customer relationships, and enabling agile innovation. These elements are critical to creating market differentiation and competitive advantage in today’s business landscape. Distributed...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Four Steps to Understanding the Possibilities of Video for Your Organisation

    More than half of communication efficiency is determined by tone of voice and body language, and many of these important nonverbal details are lost in email exchanges or conference calls. Face-to-face communication is more personal, building a higher level of trust, reducing confusion, and increasing accountability. Of course in today’s...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Georgia City Deploys Consolidated Environment to Increase Productivity

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Italian Manufacturer Secures Continuity of Supply

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Subsea Supplier Improves Application and Data Center Performance

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Rebate Fulfillment Firm Cuts Costs, Boosts Performance

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Service Provider Assures Scalable Platform for the Cloud

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2012

    Creating New Class of Enterprise-Cloud Services

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

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    BlueWave Builds Bigger, Better Cloud to Provide Services Faster

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

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Unified Computing Platform Makes Server Allocation Around 60 Times Faster

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Validated Data Center Architecture Sees Fast Benefits

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

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Global Enterprise Scales to Meet Real-Time Demand

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2012

    Service Provider Standardizes Data Center to Deliver Custom Cloud Services

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Detecting IPv6 Tunnels in an Enterprise Network

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Enterprise Distributed Systems and Infiniband

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Enterprise Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Design for Performance and Reliability

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Securing the Unified Communications - Enabled Enterprise

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

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

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

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

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    SMB Public Cloud Adoption: Opening a Hidden Market

    The size and potential of the cloud opportunity in the Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) segment is well documented. However, even the most positive analyses may overlook a major sector of this market - the smallest of small businesses - because it typically has little or no business IT spending....

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Cisco Nexus Employed in the Network Infrastructure of the New Head Office High Operability and Stability Provided by Utilizing FabricPath

    Square Enix is best known as the developer of the two epic RPG series Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. A high-capacity network is required in game development. The previous network also had 10Gbps ports on the core switch, but the new network required bandwidth of tens of Gbps on a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Aviation Institute Increases Efficiency With Server Refresh

    The Florida Institute of Technology Aviation (FITA), located at the Melbourne International Airport on Florida's Space Coast, their challenge is to create unified fabric for network connectivity among departments, refresh technologies to enable and speed virtual applications and increase both student and staff productivity while lowering technology management costs. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    School Expands Services With Virtual Desktop Environment

    Located just outside of Los Angeles, Oaks Christian School (OCS), an independent college preparatory school has helped hundreds of students pursue academic excellence, artistic expression, and athletic distinction. Their challenges are expanding academic services for students and faculty across devices, reducing expenditures by extending life of aging computers and maintaining...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Media Company Lays Firm Foundation for Business Growth

    Aegis Media is the world's leading media and digital communications group. Their challenge was to support ambitious business growth and improve operational efficiency and IT governance and security. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Data center transformation, with FlexPod architecture based on Cisco Nexus switching, Cisco UCS servers, NetApp...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Bank Gets Ready for Retail With Desktop Virtualization

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

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Alaskan Bank Virtualizes Branches for Productivity Benefits

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

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Insurer Boosts Data Center Efficiency and Agility

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

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Accelerating Cloud and Virtualization Benefits

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

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Realizing Mobility With Device Flexibility

    NNIT is a leading Danish IT services company, providing consultancy and outsourcing to customers looking to make software applications. Their challenge is to increase employee efficiency and business opportunities by building optimal IT environment for secure mobility and video collaboration. They deployed to Cisco Borderless Network, with Medianet, Secure-X, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Navaho Partners With Cisco to Capture Virtual Image Storage Market

    Navaho is a leading European cloud services provider, delivering a range of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises. Their business challenges were to take early and solid lead in developing cloud-based digital trust services,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Solution Provider Gets Full Benefit of Cloud Delivery Model

    Well-known worldwide as the Netherlands telecommunications carrier, KPN is also present in markets such as Belgium, France, Germany, and Spain. Their challenges are to eliminate customer dissatisfaction with long solution lead times, help enable introduction of new cloud-based service offerings and transform IT organization for optimal flexibility and efficiency. Implementation...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Aluminium Smelter Benefits From New Approach to Networking

    Emirates Aluminium Company wants to improve plant efficiency, achieve lower cost of ownership and meet demanding green-field project timescales. EMAL knew that the traditional approach to manufacturing plant networking would not deliver the truly integrated, but discrete, model that the company needed. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco...

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